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A Beautiful (yet insanely busy) Day in My Neighborhood, and Other Sew Along News

I know – it’s Monday.  That means it’s release day for Block 3 for the Moda Be My Neighbor Sew Along, and you know what? I’m ready, kind of;

Be My Neighbor Sew Along · Moda Fabric

Be My Neighbor Sew Along, Block 2

In general, I’m not a ‘fallish’ kind of gal – but today’s kind of fall, I’ll take! I’m sharing the view outside my studio window this morning (from outside my studio window). 

Be My Neighbor Sew Along · I Know it Sounds Crazy

Please Won’t you Be Our Neighbor?

It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor, would you be mine? Could you be mine? As some of you may remember, last May marked my very first trip to International Quilt Market.

Aurifil Thread · Bella Solids in Serendipity Woods · Handy Quilting Tips · Moda Fabric · Moda Sampler Shuffle

The Sometimes Perplexing Scant 1/4″ & What’s Thread Got to Do with it?

“Use a scant 1/4.” I’ve read this in multiple patterns and though it’s not necessarily a difficult concept to get my arms around, knowing why – or more importantly when – to use it has always escaped me for some reason, until yesterday. First, let me show you the current view from my desk at… Continue reading The Sometimes Perplexing Scant 1/4″ & What’s Thread Got to Do with it?

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Our Modern Heritage BOM Kickoff!

I feel like it was forever ago that we announced our first ever Block of the Month featuring blocks from Amy Ellis’ newly released Modern Heritage Quilts. I’m happy to announce, first kits shipped on Thursday and I say – let the BOMING begin! Our first block is a simple Cross block, and we’ll be… Continue reading Our Modern Heritage BOM Kickoff!

Bella Solids in Serendipity Woods

Ciao Bella!

Lest I drift dreamily into the 80s movie, Breaking Away, about 4 young men (including a very, very young Dennis Quaid with very, very washboard-like abs; go ahead and watch the movie trailer that I linked above just for fun – you’ll see them!) who spend their days mostly trying to avoid going to college.… Continue reading Ciao Bella!

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A BOM Update & Why You Need a Sewing Corner

First – a BOM update in the form of the above photo.  Yes indeed, kits are being assembled and gorgeousness is about to happen, friends!  We’ve still got a little over a month before the July 22nd first ever Serendipity Woods Block of the Month project kickoff and I’m pleased to announce that already –… Continue reading A BOM Update & Why You Need a Sewing Corner