The Sewcial Lounge, grabbed a bite with Michael at Coopers, and did some brainstorming (mostly about Christmas shopping, hehe). I did manage to squeeze in a tiny bit of sewing, but when I was home, I primarily test drove quilts by snuggling under them on the couch :)
Last week I started a new bag! I do love making bags, and so far this one has been a lot of fun. I'm making one of Bari J's new patterns, the Holiday in London Duffle Bag. She had some beautiful versions at Quilt Market that I just couldn't stop thinking about. I'm making mine super scrappy and using a quilt as you go method which means leaving out interfacing and using batting + cotton duck.
Pat Bravo's Rock n' Romance line and pulled blenders and a few other prints in similar colors. I love these colors, lots of purple, coral, fuchsia, and a bit of gray!
Tank pattern and adding sleeves from Grainline's Scout Tee. Using a lovely voile from Art Gallery for this one!
dresden plate template to cut the wedges, sewing them together as cut. I'm really happy with how it turned out. You can see it with the whole tree here!
here). I managed to find a few goodies. I'm excited to try out the foundation sheet pattern. And I've been eyeing a Q-snap frame for a while!
Also! I have threaded comments now, yay! So, I have been answering your questions in the comments. Which is good, because I'm terrible at answering them via email, apologies!
Today I love the..
Smell of: Winter air
Sound of: The Grinch Who Stole Christmas
Taste of: Breakfast for dinner
Sight of: A clean apartment
Feel of: Warm quilt
Good Things about Today:
- Chatted with a textiles class at MATC today!
- Did a little thrifting!
- Breakfast for dinner! Our favorite!