We Made it Through Quilt Market! What a great trip! Sophie and I spent 5 whole days in the quilty world of International Quilt Market in Houston, Texas. Day 1 was learning in Schoolhouse sessions in the form of classes and new fabric collection sneak-peeks with some of the greatest. The rest of the time … Continue reading Quilt Market 2023 Recap!
This grown-up map-girl gets a renewed nostalgia for maps - and flowers, as they settle into a scrappy, quilty world!
Friends, when I think back to the many incarnations of my little world here in Serendipity Woods, I sometimes forget all the details of the earliest days way back in 2008, when it all began with my original (long-defunct) blog, along with a little Etsy shop where I sold things I made. There were tote … Continue reading My Pincushion Tutorial is Back – Revised & Refreshed!
What kind of blogger lets weeks go by after releasing her first OFFICIAL quilt pattern, without OFFICIALLY sharing a blog post about it? I'll give you one guess. At the end of the day, I am thrilled to pieces to share that my beloved Jiggity Jig quilt pattern is finally out in the world! It … Continue reading Getting by, Persevering & a New Quilt Pattern
Happy Happy December, all you lovely holiday crafty warriors, you! As the snow begins to fly here in my cozy little woodsy world in Southwest Michigan, I’m forever flabbergasted by how quickly each year passes, and also how this glorious quilty journey of mine continues to evolve in such magical directions. This time of year … Continue reading At Long Last: A Bit of ME, Out in the World
Okay, so maybe it sounds like a made up name for someone who has a thing for pulling together a whole bunch of fabrics that all somehow work together in a quilt, but I feel like if I'm anything lately, it's that - a Fabric Curator. Early this summer, as explained in my previous post, … Continue reading Fabric Curator as a job description. That’s a thing, right?
While I'm never entirely thrilled for the end of the 'lazy' time of year, I must admit - my brain has come to welcome the swish of a broom that fall brings for clearing out summer's cobwebs. The time has arrived for organizing, tidying and finishing up - and I'm ready! Before Fall officially swoops … Continue reading Summertime’s Big Finish
Well, it's officially July - and the Summertime livin' is still easy...except now I'm filling it up with more sewing projects! On the heals of my recent introduction of our newest Happy Scrappy Stack additions in the shop - I wonder if it's obvious enough that I kind of have a thing for assembling fabrics … Continue reading Oh, the Bundles We Grow!
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!
I've felt a bit like a broken record lately throughout social media as I've been sharing bits and pieces I find fascinating in the quilt world. Most prevalent in terms of my recent inspirations have been posts about English Paper Piecing, a patchwork technique which has been ebbing and flowing since the late 1700s. Currently, … Continue reading My Recent Perpetual Question: Do You EPP?