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Los Angeles
love my family, good design and pretty little things
Interests: crafting, sewing, food, running, vintage, paper, books, all things bright and beautiful
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Hello! I’m a bit late, I know, but I am excited to announce the winner of the Rainy Day Sewing book giveaway. And I wanted to show you just a few of the extra things the winner will be receiving: Making this little pincushion was a flat out joy. Way... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at nanaCompany
hello! I'm so excited that my next book, "Rainy Day Sewing" is now available online and at bookstores! Rainy Day Sewing includes 18 sewing projects (from quilts and cushions to softies and totes) that are simple and fun to sew. This book was indeed a labor of love! Although, I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2019 at nanaCompany
I hope you enjoyed seeing all the wonderful makes from the Sonata Showcase and maybe met a new maker or two! I've got a winner to announce from the Ginger Root Bags giveaway! G I V E A W A Y W I N N E R ! Thank you... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2019 at nanaCompany
I have loved this Sonata Showcase because each designer has given me a gift. To see my fabric in the hands of such amazing makers is the most rewarding part of designing fabric and I have been overwhelmed with the sewing skills, the photography, the time and effort each designer... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2019 at nanaCompany
I have so many beautiful projects from the Sonata Showcase to share with you, let's get right to it! And don't miss the giveaway at the end! Day 3 featured Fran Gulick of Cotton and Joy. Fran is a web designer by day, and quilter by night. She used Sonata... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2019 at nanaCompany
Happy New Year, Friends! I wish you all peace and joy. I've always loved starting a new year and 2019 is no different. There is so much to hope for and so much to strive for. I would like to share with you some pics from the holidays but first... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2019 at nanaCompany
The Places We Go I love this year's theme for the Aurifil Designer Block of the Month and I'm pleased as punch Pat Sloan asked me a year ago to be a part of the team because she's just amazing and so is Aurifil thread. Please click here to visit... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2018 at nanaCompany
Hi Lisa! thanks! My friend bought this ladder for me as a gift and had it shipped to me so I don't know where it's from but I see ladders similar to these at HomeGoods. xo
Toggle Commented Nov 11, 2018 on Shine On! at nanaCompany
I'm so excited about this! Emily Dennis of Quilty Love wrote a fabulous book called "Modern Quilts: Block by Block" and I've just been trying it out. Using my latest fabric collection, Sonata, I chose a limited palette and made the Shine On block from Emily's book: I love how... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2018 at nanaCompany
Hello! Have you seen? I have a brand new fabric collection out. It's called Sonata and I love it so much!! This collection was inspired by my lifelong love for the music of the amazing Ludwig van Beethoven and it is my favorite yet. One of the very first things... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at nanaCompany
Many years ago I made a quick drawing in my sketchbook. And I let it sit for years and who knows what inspires a person to work again on a sketch from so many years ago, but I picked it up during a snowstorm this month and cleaned it up...... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at nanaCompany
Happy New Year! I'm really not all that embarrassed that I did New Year cards with Minted this year instead of Christmas cards. Not only that, but I haven't sent them all out yet! But we did have a wonderful holiday break and I hope you did too. We are... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at nanaCompany
It seems like many moons ago I made a quilt pattern called "Ornament Box" and it's still one of my favorites. The pattern is available here at my etsy shop. Amanda Clark (@amandamclark on Instagram) made this version using Little Town fabrics and it's exactly the quilt I'd want to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2017 at nanaCompany
Hello. It's the most wonderful time of the year. Again. We've been so busy. Not a manic, out of control, no time for happiness busy. Nope. More like there's been so much to celebrate and I've gone back to school for nursing and we adopted a little orange and white... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2017 at nanaCompany
Quilty books are the best. A quilty book by my friend Peta that has cake in the name? Awesome! And as anyone who has met Peta can tell you, she is just plain lovely. Truly generous, warm, and funny as all get out ~ and so so talented. I'm so... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2017 at nanaCompany
Summer's coming to an end and you know what that means? The holidays are coming!!! I'm kidding sorta, but kinda dead serious. Because time goes by that fast for me. So. Yum, right?? Originally, I was cutting just a stack of my Little Town collection, but a few fabrics from... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2017 at nanaCompany
hello All! I made a tote using my Ananas Cream print in canvas (from the Charleston collection) and took it down to the James river for a spin. Hence the name. Riverside Tote. ;) I think the pineapples are just perfect for a beach bag and of course I love... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at nanaCompany
"... simple designs to sew in no time." I LOVE those kinds of projects!! So, I've got a new book to talk about this week and it's called "Weekend Quilting" by Jemima Flendt. Jemima ~ I'm happy to say ~ is a friend of mine. And she's just as lovely... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at nanaCompany
Summer may be just beginning, but please let me introduce to you a hidden place far away, nestled deep in a forest of pines... a Little Town where winter lasts the whole year through! Yes, Little Town, my next fabric collection with Art Gallery Fabrics, is arriving at shops right... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at nanaCompany
hi Linda, I bought the ruler many years ago at a bookshop in London. I've since looked for it online and was not successful. :( xo amy
Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2017 on Made For Baby at nanaCompany
I'm here to share a book with you that's new. It's full of beautiful photographs and simple sewing projects that are fun to sew. It's a book I'm so happy to add to my library, as it's written by someone who's been inspiring me for many years. I'm sure you're... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2017 at nanaCompany
busy busy. April has been quite a month. All good but it kept us quite busy. Spring break. My sister came to visit. Easter was glorious. We celebrated Olivia's birthday. I finished another collection. And I sewed something! A pouch! Yea! I really just wanted to sew with some of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at nanaCompany
I love quilting books for all kinds of reasons, but mostly for that spark of inspiration I get from seeing the creativity of a mind that thinks differently from mine. Well, here is a truly fresh and innovative book that's hit bookstores this year... In Modern Triangle Quilts, Rebecca Bryan... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at nanaCompany
Back in February I mocked up a quilt, slowwwwly pieced it together, and then sent it off to Norma, my quilter (her website is Petit Design Co.) The quilt has been back and finished for a while but finally I got my husband to come take pics with me. I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at nanaCompany
This is the month! March 2017 is finally here. That means Charleston + Les Petits are right now shipping to shops and you'll be able to see in person these two collections I have been so excited to share with you. I hope you love them as much as I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at nanaCompany