Love You to the Moon Quilt

Love You to the Moon Quilt

  Do you remember some of the phrases your parents would tell you each day or at bedtime?  I always remember my mom saying "sleep tight don't let the bed bugs bite"!  I know kinda ......ew when you think about it.  Yet, it's a phrase that's etched in my mind, and the memory of her [...]

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Ombre Triangle Jitters Quilt

Ombre Triangle Jitters Quilt

Simple, modern, fast, and fabulous pretty much sums up Suzy Quilts Triangle Jitters quilt pattern.  I've fallen deeper in love with this quilt pattern the second time around.  Triangle Jitters graphic nature, paired with the simplicity of construction makes for the perfect quilt project.  My first time making this quilt I used pattered fabric that [...]

Scrappy Blue Baby Boy Quilt

Scrappy Blue Baby Boy Quilt

With so many new and fabulous fabric collections flooding online retailers and local fabric shops.  Using up old scraps can sometimes be the farthest inkling from your mind.  Yet, there is something thoughtful that comes from using those little bits and pieces of fabric that were once loved for other projects. A box of Blue fabric [...]

Colorful French Macaron Quilt

Colorful French Macaron Quilt

Last summer I made Elle a lovely French Macaron quilt for for 9th birthday, (see Elle's French Macaron Quilt post).  Modern Handcraft's French Macaron quilt was such a pleasure to make for several reasons.  One, the ease of construction, along with how quickly this quilt comes together, and lastly how visually stunning this quilt is. [...]

A Modern Baby Girl Quilt

A Modern Baby Girl Quilt

  Making for a new baby ranks pretty high on my list of favorite projects.  Not only do new parents really appreciate a hand made gift for their new bundle of joy.  Being smaller in size, these lovely quilts come together quick and easy.  Also imagining a new baby snuggled in a handmade quilt made [...]

Linen Zippered Pouches

Linen Zippered Pouches

As the Christmas rush was upon us this year I realized I hadn't yet made a gift for two daughters of an old friend of my husbands.  I've been making gifts for the girls since they were toddlers, and didn't want to stop the tradition on account that I forgot!  The girls are tweens now, [...]

Oliver + S Christmas Pajamas

Oliver + S Christmas Pajamas

One of my fondest memories of Christmas is the year my Grandma made all the kids pajamas.  Etched in my mind is a picture of all the kids standing in line with matching pajamas waiting in anticipation of what was around the corner,  stockings stuffed, and the delights of what Santa had brought!  Over the [...]

William’s Christmas Quilt

William’s Christmas Quilt

Aren't you in heaven when it comes to holiday fabric?  Fabric companies like Cotton + Steel, Riley Blake, and many others turn out holiday collections each year that wow!   Last Christmas I made my son William a Christmas quilt for his bed, and I was determined to make him something that felt really festive, [...]

Christmas Pennant

Christmas Pennant

  What are you making for Christmas this year?  Are you sewing or crafting something special for your family or friends?  I decided I would make both Elle and William Christmas pajamas, so I knew I wouldn't have a lot of time for much else in terms of sewing.  Yet, I really wanted to get [...]

English Garden Ruffle Top Purse

English Garden Ruffle Top Purse

 Are you familiar with Rifle Paper Co.?  If you aren't, they make the most lovely paper, stationary, greeting cards, art prints, and other products like wearable pins, and now shoes!  A few years back they teamed up with Cotton + Steel, a collaborative of modern fabric designers that was founded in 2013.  Cotton + Steel [...]