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Rashida Coleman-Hale
Atlanta, GA
I'm a married, linen loving, book writing, fabric designing, illustrating, sewing, crafting, blogging, mother of three.
Interests: knitting, classical music, sushi, beaches, summer, fall, being creative, pears, photography, sewing, graphic design, being a mom, traveling, ebay, illustration, orchids, hot tea, national geographic, colored pencils, snow days, handmade things, brand new sheets of blank paper, anything and everything japanese, winter, spring, seltzer water, turquoise, aquamarine, being married, new fabric, vintage fabric, water color, linen, silver and gold, did i mention linen, toffee, brown paper packages tied up with string..., butter cookies, macs not pcs, white chocolate, not dark, string instruments especially the cello
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Well, hello there! *shoos away the moths and cleans up the cobwebs* Dusting off the blog here. It's been SO long that I'm surprised that I even remember how to compose a post! I've been wildly busy with the newness... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2014 at i heart linen
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Hello friends! Happy Friday to you! It's been a very long time since I've posted and with good reason. I've been a busy, busy, busy bee and a lot has happened in a few short months. SO.........let's get to it.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at i heart linen
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Well folks, it's the very last post for the Fat Quarter Gang. Sad but true. :( It's been such great fun and the projects have been so wonderfully, fantastic. Thank you so much to Art Gallery Fabrics for letting me... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2013 at i heart linen
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Hello everyone! In case you haven't already heard I'm happy to announce that I will be teaching at Camp Stitchalot this May! Brenda, from Pink Castle Fabrics, is putting on this fun event. Click on over to find out more... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2013 at i heart linen
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So my dear friend, Thomas sent me some of his beloved Jellybean fabric. They are a smaller version of the eggs he created for Pear Tree and I heart them immensely!!! I've been in love with this print since......geez....I think... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2013 at i heart linen
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Boucherouite! Don't you love that word? Yeah, I had to look up the pronounciation myself. It's pronounced boo-shay-REET and it's a word derived from a Moroccan-Arabic phrase for torn and reused clothing. A Google image search of the term brings... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2013 at i heart linen
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It IS exciting, Faith! I'm so thrilled to finally meet you as well!! ^_^
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Hey guys! Happy New Year! I know it's almost February, but the year is still new! I hope it's going well for everyone so far. Busy, busy bee over here. What else is new right? Sheesh. But I'd rather be... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2013 at i heart linen
Thank you PinkSodaPop! I really enjoyed doing this project and so pleased to display my sweet grandfather's treasures in such a special way. Thank you for your comment! ~R
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Happy Monday, lovelies! Good weekend? I certainly hope so. SO. Tutorial number two from yours truly for the Fat Quarter Gang up in this piece! Word. (I'm especially excited about this post because I used a lightbox that I made... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2012 at i heart linen
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Rashida Coleman-Hale, fabric designer, author, and sewist extraordinaire, joins us today for the second installment in her series of posts about her experiences debuting her new fabric collection, Tsuru, at International Quilt Market. This week, Rashida talks about coming up... Continue reading
Jemellia are you going to QM too????? Yay! I look forward to meeting you there!
That's great, me too! Will you be there? See you there then! ^_^
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It's Quilt Market time!!!!! Woooooot! *does the Quilt Market boogie* I'm so extra excited about this trip because I'll be showing my collection with Cloud 9 Fabrics! Yeeeeeeaaaaaaahooooo! I'm not excited. No really, I'm not. Cross my heart and kiss... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2012 at i heart linen
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So the Zakka Style Sew Along has come to a close! Sad but, true. I must say that overall it was a huge success! The Flickr group has over 1700 photos!!! WOW!! It has been a fun filled 24 weeks... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at i heart linen
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Hi folks! Today I have a very special treat for you! It's a tutorial by my dear friend, the fabulous Melody Miller!!!!! You may know her from her to die for fabric collections, but NOW she has a lovely new... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2012 at i heart linen
Thank you so much, Shannon! That means oh, so much! ^_^ XO
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Yes! I was thinking a Washi dress, toooooo! ^_^ Thanks, Tara! Will you be at Market this season?
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Woot! Thank you! Can't wait to see what you make with it!
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How sweet! ^_^ Thank you, Jodi!
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Was going through some of my closet and purging last week and came across this clutch that I bought from Target several years ago. I looked it over...."Meh", I thought to myself, "I haven't used this thing in eons." Blech,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2012 at i heart linen
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Thanks, Larissa! So can't wait to see what everyone does with the border print....Well ALL of it actually. ^_~
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Yay! Thank you, Kelly! ^_^
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Thank you, Karen! That one is my fav too! ^_^
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