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Michelle (
Portland, OR USA
Interests: sewing, crafts, etsy, embroidery, art, quilting, diy, small business
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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 listings (other than mine) 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... 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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Apr 18, 2020
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 {}
While ordering the fabric for these Basket Bags, I also picked up some of this Bluebottle Field denim from Art Gallery. After a few years of working my stash off, my denim collection was down to scraps, which just won't... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2019 at {}
If you have this pattern, here are two more sizes you can make using this way of sewing and the measurements provided in this post. This first one is large enough for some versions of the iPad or other tablets... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2019 at {}
Gingham Rose Pincushion Cuff Well, the "bunch" is a bunch of new Rose Pincushion Cuffs really, but the real roses will be blooming soon too! In the meantime, five new cuffs in three different fabric combinations are available in the... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2019 at {}
5.11.19 Update: If you pre-ordered this bag, your bag will ship on Monday the 13th. There are also two more bags available here and some scraps of this fabric are available here. Last week one yard of floral canvas fabric... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2019 at {}
Vintage Rose from Little Snippets by Bonnie and Camille for Moda This post contains affiliate links. Etsy is always my first stop when I'm browsing fabric online for a few reasons--I'm an etsy affiliate, etsy has been a great sales... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2019 at {}