Design Challenge – Voting Ends Soon!


It’s time to vote for your favorite Spoonflower and Betabrand design! The winner is selected by the number of votes received so I need your help! Voting ends on July 26, 2016. The entries are in random order so I’m unable to link you directly to my entry, but you can also vote for other designs too.  There are 500+ entries…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Shopping, Textile Design and Design Challenge


This week I created a laptop bag for myself, found a sewing/quilting expo nearby in September, received my fat quarter designs, became an Instagram sensation and I still need your vote for my latest Spoonflower design challenge with Betabrand! So here’s the latest weekly thread… Sewing Expo, Sewing Textiles, and  Textile Designs The Sewing Expo is coming to Fredericksburg, Virginia!…

Design Challenge – I Need Your Vote!


It’s time to vote for your favorite Spoonflower and Betabrand design! The winner is selected by the number of votes received so I need your help! Voting ends on July 26, 2016. The entries are in random order so I’m unable to link you directly to my entry, but you can also vote for other designs too.  There are 500+ entries…

The Latest Thread – Etsy Shop,Textile Design and Design Challenge


This week I’ve cleaned up my Etsy shop and gave it a new beautiful look! I entered the Spoonflower design challenge with Betabrand, added some new buttons for the blog and started working on the next PDF pattern. So here’s the latest thread… Textile Design and Challenge The Spoonflower & Betabrand design challenge was to create a classic…

The Latest Thread – PDF Pattern, Sewing, Textile Design and Design Challenge


This week I finished my grandson’s birthday present and focused on creating two new fabric collections. I decided on an idea for the newest Spoonflower design challenge with Betabrand, and ordered some fat quarters on sale!  The biggest relief was the release of the PDF sling bag pattern! So here’s the latest weekly thread… PDF Pattern, Sewing Textiles, and  Textile Designs To all of my blog…

The Latest Thread – Shopping for Textiles, PDF Pattern & More Textiles


This week I received my pattern from Sprout Pattern printed on my latest Spoonflower textile design to complete my LaCartera Baby project.  I had a fun textile design session with my Auntie who tested out my painting techniques and focused on new textile design samples for a friend. I completed the Sling Bag pattern and will upload it to Etsy on July 5th….

The Latest Thread – Patterns & Textile Designs


This week I’ve had sporadic Wi-Fi service, which has not only frustrated me, but slowed me down on adding my finishing touches to my PDF pattern. I managed to order a shirt pattern for my grandson, hand painted some new textile designs, and borrowed some vintage patterns to trace. So here’s the latest weekly thread!  Pattern Making, Sewing Textiles and Textile…

The Latest Thread – Shopping for Textiles, PDF Pattern & More Textiles


This week I’ve been approving my latest design swatches, selecting fabric for my next projects, adding the finishing touches to the Sling bag pattern and collaborating with a friend on a print for her kitchen remodel. So here’s the latest weekly thread! Shopping for Textiles, Pattern Making and More Textiles It’s so exciting when my fabric designs arrive for review and approval! And this time was…

The Latest Thread – PDF Pattern Testing & Pattern Illustrations


This week we’ve been moving through the PDF pattern testing and some of the bags are finished! The pattern illustrations are almost complete and the pattern will be ready for release in another two weeks. I may have a moment or two to enter the Spoonflower design challenge before the deadline too. So here’s the latest thread! PDF Pattern Testing,…

The Latest Thread – Design Challenge


This week my focus has been on editing and testing my PDF pattern.  I got to a couple of textile designs and the Spoonflower and Bucketfeet winner was announced.  So here’s the latest weekly thread… PDF Pattern, Textiles, and  Textile Designs I can officially report that the pattern looks professional and the measurements are perfect using Adobe Illustrator!…

The Latest Thread – PDF Pattern & Design Challenge


It’s been a busy, busy week, which didn’t include sewing. But I want to announce the 10 PDF testers, share some new textile designs my latest design challenge and a cool tutorial I found. So here’s the latest weekly thread… PDF Pattern Testers, Textiles, & Design Challenge I’ve selected the following PDF pattern testers for the Sling Bag pattern!  Thank you all…