The Latest Thread – 2018 Color and Style Inspiration


I’ve gathered a collection of Violet Textile Designs, Sewing Inspiration, Mini Tutorials, Roostery Table Linens ~ 10%Sale, and BurdaStyle Biker Jacket Sew-Along Sweepstakes! Designs Using the Pantone Color of the Year! If you don’t know by now – Ultra Violet  is the Pantone color of 2018! I had the privilege of designing textile patterns in this color in for a…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Textile Designs and More Sewing


This week I’ve been sewing, approving textiles and more sewing!  I have a pretty nice list of items to get done. I knocked out the aprons and oven mitts, started on some of the tutorials that I promised, and hope to finish the my handbag prototype this week.  So here’s the latest weekly thread! Textiles, Pattern Making and Sewing Textiles Are you ready for some football!!…

The Latest Thread – Sewing, Textile Design Inspiration


Sewing and ordering fabric swatches have been at the top of my list this week!  I think the week has passed by too quickly, but I hope to salvage some of the lost time soon! So here’s the latest weekly thread… Sewing, Textiles Designs As I’m sewing this little beauty I realized that I have a passion for creating fabrics…

Latest Thread – Textile Design, Shopping & Vacation


Wow! That explains the past week… I’ve had very little time to dedicate to sewing, but I was able to get some fall designs completed, ordered new sewing labels and business cards. I’m planning to take a blogging break for most of the month of September and plan to have some scheduled posts that will…

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 – 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 – Sewing, PDF Pattern & Textiles


This week I’m looking for PDF Pattern testers, finished the satin blouse project using one of my first textile designs, and hand painted new textile designs for an upcoming design challenge.  So here’s the latest weekly thread!  Pattern Making, Sewing Textiles and Textile Designs I’m looking for 10 PDF Pattern Testers to test the latest PDF Sling Bag Pattern before its release!  The…

Silk Blouse – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


A silk blouse proto-type for my Golden Marble Fields satin fabric! What do you think? Is it a Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab? There’s a reason that I normally stay away from silk!  And it’s because the fabric is so delicate!! It really slowed me down to a snails pace.  I didn’t want to…

The Latest Thread – Textiles, Sewing & Pattern Making


This week I’ve been sewing with vinyl, created a pattern/prototype for a satin blouse, decided on the finishing touches for a shoulder bag, painted and created digital overlays for textile designs, and found energy to plan my exciting sewing and PDF Pattern project goals for the month after being sick for several days. So here’s the latest weekly thread! Textiles, Pattern Making and Textile Designs Here’s…

Golden Marble Fields Fabric – Hit or Miss? Fab or Drab?


Introducing the Golden Marble Fields! She’s part of my first fabric collection “Marble Haze” on Spoonflower.  I thought this would look nice as a satin blouse.   I have four projects to complete before I start on this one, but this is now my motivation to get them done! Here’s a look a look at…