The Latest Thread – Textiles, Home Goods & Sewing


This week I approved new textile designs, discovered a new Custom Home Goods shop, made a pair of cute oven mitts, updated my logo, and worked on a couple of PDF patterns. So here’s the latest weekly thread! Textiles, Pattern Making and Sewing Textiles This week I released design collections from the XOXO Plaid and the Slate Collection in my Spoonflower Shop.  Since I have a couple of custom orders for home goods and I’m working on my…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Textile Designs, & Tutorials


I’m so delighted that I get to feature photos and a quick tutorial of a beautiful travel craft bag made with one of my textile designs! I finished my sleek laptop tote bag and uploaded more textile designs that will be available next week. I also received a blogging opportunity from My Trending Stories to contribute my content about design on their site. So here’s…

The Latest Thread – Sewing Resources, Design Challenge & Buttons!


This week I received a couple of photos of my sling bag on the beach, I have two sewing items to fix and correct. One is my grandson’s shirt and the other is the laptop bag. I  think last week was a blur, but at least I started the sewing resource page and I’m thinking about the latest Spoonflower design challenge….

The Latest Thread – Shopping, Fashion School, & Textile Designs


Every week this summer has been packed full of fun! I received my collection of presser feet, I’ve been looking into the Fashion School Crash Course, prepared my next textile collection for sale, and looking forward to my grandson’s birthday especially pictures of his little outfit!  So here’s the latest weekly thread… Shopping, Fashion School & Textile Designs (Before we get started  I…

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 – 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!…

Sneak Peek Friday’s


 Here’s a sneak peek into the world of La Cartera! New design ideas for the weekend, special events, accomplishments, and a peek into the survey results. What’s Happening in the Polls The Hippie Conversion tote bag is in the lead with 63% of the votes. There’s still time to vote for your favorite purse entry in the  March…