This bag-making stuff might be getting out of hand. But it’s kind of my go-to project when I want to make something, don’t have much time and/or fabric or just want to make something useful. I got my hands on some of Patty Young’s revamped Andalucia and could not wait to play. I’d been planning to make the Tulip Tote from Sew Serendipity Bags and it seemed like the perfect match. Even with the quilting, the bag came together pretty… Read more »

Six weeks of the winter blahs — compounded by some kinda stressful personal stuff — has meant that I’ve had a hard time getting motivated to do much of anything. Including sewing. That seems to be changing and I’ve spent more time sewing in the past few days than I probably have since right before Christmas. Among my favorite new projects is this sweet Andalucia blanket. It’s from a pattern by Seams & Dreams, the Sleep-Away Quilt. I’ve been itching… Read more »

Traci snapped this shot of me in Patty‘s booth the first day of Market. (I’m totally rocking those Keds. You know you want a pair.) I really did want to steal that dress, though. Or one of the purses Patty’s mom made.