Linda C. Teufel documented her recent trip to Guatemala with thousands of gorgeous photographs. Here she tells about some of the beautiful textiles and quilts she saw. So much color! You’ll also want to check out her blog at http://dragonthreadsopenbook.blogspot.com/
While a single chevron is a V shape made with a line or a stripe, rows of chevrons next to each other create zigzags. And, these repeating chevrons have been turning up in all kinds of sewing projects lately – here are some of my favorites!
Have you ever wanted to become a fabric designer? Joining the likes of Tula Pink and Amy Butler? Starting with a blank canvas and taking your eye for color combinations and patters a step further? Well here is your chance!
Here in Chicago we’re starting to pull things together for the much anticipated gardening seaseon (is it spring yet?), including taking stock of our gardening “stuff”. I was thinking – what better way to keep all of our tools in order than to stitch up a few organizers? It didn’t take me long to find a bunch of awesome tutorials and projects – and here are my favorites!
Moving into a smaller house can be challenging! Here is another one of my ways to get the most out of a small space. I stacked shelf organizers above the long closet shelf to store my fabric stash. Yep, this is all I have!!!
Our final BRENINA Sewing Celebrity is Tula Pink! She describes herself as having a dark sense of humor buried in a sea of print and patterns, playing with images the way a poet plays with words and turning innocuous traditional designs into mischievous little critters.
I met Louise Danese Landry at one of the VIP events I attended in August, and noticed the lovely handbag she was carrying. Then I found out she’d not only stitched it, but printed the fabric for it as well! Here’s her story of making her “designer” handbag.
If you haven’t shopped for material online before, this can often be a nerve wracking experience. Let Stacy give you a few great tips to make your online fabric shopping experience a good one.