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Michelle (
Portland, OR USA
Interests: sewing, crafts, etsy, embroidery, art, quilting, diy, small business
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London Calling 9 Blueberry Floral Cotton Lawn by Robert Kaufman Please Note: This post has affiliate links to etsy products. Cotton lawn is awesome for masks! There are so many pretty prints--like the one above--and it seems to hold the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2020 at {}
Please Note: This post has affiliate links to etsy products. This sewing pattern isn't new, but the urge to sew something quick and easy to make met up with the urge to update some of the pattern images on my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2020 at {}
Dark Denim Tote Have you made some Grocery Bags from denim yet? If not, they turn out fantastic in this durable, classic fabric! The Grocery Bags are easy to sew in denim if you pick the right weight fabric. This... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2020 at {}
This post has affiliate links to etsy products. This adorable cat print fabric is called "Where's Kitty", which is something I often wonder aloud about my own cat. Maybe you do too? They are so good at disappearing. It's from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2020 at {}
Hello Sewing Friends: If you have the Rose Pincushion Cuff pattern and want to make a cuff with a different flower, here's a pattern mod for you! If you don't have this pattern, it's available at either link below: Rose... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2020 at {}
Quilting Cotton Scraps at Quilting Cotton Scraps on etsy. Tiny Scraps at Tiny Scraps on etsy. Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2020 at {}
These beautiful Bohin pins with Murano glass heads are available here or here. They are really pretty and it's inspiring to have some lovely sewing notions. Take good care of them and they'll last for years and years. As a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2020 at {}
Links to etsy listings are affiliate links. It has been a grey and kind of cold summer so far here in the PNW. We might start seeing the sun soon, but if not, I guess I can get a bit... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2020 at {}
London Calling 9 Petal Please Note: Links to etsy products are affiliate links. This pretty cotton lawn called Petal is from Robert Kaufman's London Calling 9 collection and I'm excited to have it in my stash. So far I've made... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2020 at {}
Morning Cats in Cream Links to etsy listings are affiliate links. Did you notice the Heather Ross 20th Anniversary collection is starting to arrive in shops? The collection is a selection of various prints from the past and there are... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2020 at {}
Tiny Scraps Quilting Cotton Scraps Tiny Scraps Quilting Cotton Scraps Tiny Scraps Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2020 at {}
Links to etsy products (other than mine) are affiliate links. Right now I've got a number of different sewing projects going, and it kind of feels like it's going to be a while before most of them are done. Whenever... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2020 at {}
Did you know there are a number of new and restocked notions in the sewing notions section of my etsy shop? Since getting to the store is not possible/practical/recommended these days, many of these are selling pretty quickly. Which is... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2020 at {}
This post contains affiliate links. If you take a look at my quilt board on Pinterest there are quite few star quilts. So many that for a while there I had to stop myself from pinning them because it was... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2020 at {}
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Fabric Bolt Clips (AKA: Bolt Buddies) If you need to get your fabric stash in order--and now is a great time to do it--you might want invest in some of these bolt clips. Like many of you (maybe all of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2020 at {}
Wildwood Cotton/Linen Canvas This post has affiliate links to etsy products. As I got closer to running out of the Rifle Paper canvas used to make Basket Bags earlier this year (which I also made two more of recently!), I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2019 at {}
Bloom Cord Keeper Look what came in the mail the other day--pink snaps! These are from Snap Source and are the size 24 ones. These are my favorite snaps and pretty much the only ones I use when I need... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2019 at {}
This post has affiliate links to etsy products. One of my recent makes...a Basket Bag in the blue colorway of this Kokka fabric. These bags are so, so great for storage or packing around smaller projects. If you need a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2019 at {}
This post has affiliate links to etsy products. Um, this little thing is amazing! If you are a washi tape fan (who isn't?), you might want to get one of these cutters. I picked mine up at the new downtown... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2019 at {}
There are so many cute cat print fabrics on etsy! Let's take a look at a few here. P.S. This post contains affiliate links. Meow from Timeless Treasures Box Cats from Timeless Treasures Kitty Cats from Makower Cat Heads from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2019 at {}
This post contains affiliate links to fabric on etsy. Gosh, I really do love making the Grocery Bags in denim! So I stitched up a two more in Bluebottle Field Denim. This is the fabric mentioned in this blog post.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2019 at {}
Patchwork Tote Denim Basket Bag Suns Fabric Swallows Tote Bag Tiny Story Cat Fabric Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2019 at {}
Last week I made two items featuring patchwork and this pouch is one of them (the other is this patchwork bag). This was made using the Idea Pouch pattern. This pattern has kind of a funny name because I'm just... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2019 at {}
This post has an affiliate link. Yesterday I made quilt binding in a black and white stripe from Riley Blake and I really haven't made much of this type of binding that's simply folded in half, but will offer more... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2019 at {}