When Judy Gauthier asked me to be part of the online tour for her new book, Quilts for Scrap Lovers, I couldn’t say “yes” fast enough. I have a love-hate relationship with my fabric scraps. I love to find uses for them but they’re weird sizes and — because I make a lot of garments — often they are oddly shaped. Yet I can’t seem to stop saving them, to the point that my color-coded scrap bins are stuffed to the… Read more »

When the Crafty Chica — aka Kathy Cano-Murillo — asked for bloggers interested in reviewing her latest book, I could not reply fast enough. Seriously. It was the Internet equivalent of yelling “pick me! pick me!” while raising your hand up in the air and jumping up and down. Yeah, I’m not known for my subtlety. But I really dig Kathy’s work; it’s this uninhibited artful fun that I aspire to create but am too chicken to venture “outside the… Read more »