What a week! I was fortunate enough to travel to beautiful Savannah, GA, last week to attend my first-ever QuiltCon. The shop had a booth and I was happy to get a chance to go and share the IQ love with quilters from all over the world.   A post shared by Intown Quilters (@intownquilters) on Feb 23, 2017 at 7:18am PSTT It was such a great experience and I had a blast seeing friends and meeting new people. The… Read more »

I’m really into my commitment to sewing more of my wardrobe. It’s gotten me excited to try new things and — if course — picking out the perfect fabrics. One of the items near the top of my list was Cashmerette’s Harrison button-down shirt. I considered a lot of shirt patterns. This won out because of the beautiful seam lines and cut. I knew it was a style that’s flattering on me and could be a great staple. A muslin… Read more »

As a gift to you, I’m sharing a hack a day with “recipes” for using my latest book, Hack that Tote!, to create the projects. Some hacks are super easy; others combine elements from multiple patterns in the book. Hopefully, they’ll inspire you to hack a few totes for your holiday gifts! The seventh Happy Hack-mas project is … A weekend travel bag! This is the mack daddy of all bags, made right before my most recent trip to Houston for International… Read more »

As a gift to you, I’m sharing a hack a day with “recipes” for using my latest book, Hack that Tote!, to create the projects. Some hacks are super easy; others combine elements from multiple patterns in the book. Hopefully, they’ll inspire you to hack a few totes for your holiday gifts! The seventh Happy Hack-mas project is … A cross-body bucket bag with drawstring closure and flap! I think this bag mashes up at least three patterns: It’s shaped like the Goodie… Read more »

As a gift to you, I’m sharing a hack a day with “recipes” for using my latest book, Hack that Tote!, to create the projects. Some hacks are super easy; others combine elements from multiple patterns in the book. Hopefully, they’ll inspire you to hack a few totes for your holiday gifts! The seventh Happy Hack-mas project is …   A rectangular tote with suede straps! This is a modified version of the Basic Tote Bag made with some Cotton+Steel cotton/linen canvas… Read more »

As a gift to you, I’m sharing a hack a day with “recipes” for using my latest book, Hack that Tote!, to create the projects. Some hacks are super easy; others combine elements from multiple patterns in the book. Hopefully, they’ll inspire you to hack a few totes for your holiday gifts! The sixth Happy Hack-mas project is … An appliqued library book tote! This project mashes up the Goodie Bag with Reverse Applique (pg. 40) and the Drawstring Backpack (pg. 54)…. Read more »

As a gift to you, I’m sharing a hack a day with “recipes” for using my latest book, Hack that Tote!, to create the projects. Some hacks are super easy; others combine elements from multiple patterns in the book. Hopefully, they’ll inspire you to hack a few totes for your holiday gifts! The fifth Happy Hack-mas project is … An insulated lunch bag with zippered top! This project is part scaled-down Basic Tote Bag (pg. 36) and part Zippered Cross-Body Bag (pg…. Read more »

As a gift to you, I’m sharing a hack a day with “recipes” for using my latest book, Hack that Tote!, to create the projects. Some hacks are super easy; others combine elements from multiple patterns in the book. Hopefully, they’ll inspire you to hack a few totes for your holiday gifts! The fourth Happy Hack-mas project is … A embellished wine bottle bag! I really love the Wine-Bottle Bag (pg. 46) in the book and thought it made a great “blank… Read more »