Thursday, October 17, 2013


Dreamin' Vintage Postcards by Jeni Baker
Dreamin' Vintage Postcards, a photo by Jeni Baker on Flickr.
Happy Thursday! I've been having a hard time finding a spare moment to write here. Just about every day I intend to post and then I get lost in my sewing.  Quilt Market is less than a week away and things have definitely been crazy here! I don't have tons to share at the moment, but how about a few snippets from the last few weeks?

Postcards for my new collection debuting next week, Dreamin' Vintage.  Stop by my booth (#458) and say hi if you're going to be there!

Dreamin' Vintage by Jeni Baker
Dreamin' Vintage, a photo by Jeni Baker on Flickr.
How about a REAL sneak peek of my collection? I can't wait to tell you all about it after I get back! It's my very favorite of my collections so far, it's totally my dream collection. Dreamin' Vintage will ship in April!

Half-square Triangles by Jeni Baker
Half-square Triangles, a photo by Jeni Baker on Flickr.
Lots and lots of half-square triangles.  So happy to have a full rainbow of colors to work with in this collection!

Quilting by Jeni Baker
Quilting, a photo by Jeni Baker on Flickr.
I've been working on quilting up the main quilt for my booth the last few days.  I decided to try my and at some spirals.  It's definitely getting easier as I practice more!

Garment Sewing by Jeni Baker
Garment Sewing, a photo by Jeni Baker on Flickr.
Today I took a break from quilting to work on a few garments! I'm making a Wiksten Tank and a Colorblock Skirt!

Cathrineholm Bowl by Jeni Baker
Cathrineholm Bowl, a photo by Jeni Baker on Flickr.
I found some time last week to hit up a local antique mall and I scored another black and white stripe Cathrineholm bowl! This one wasn't quite the deal of the last, but I figured they even themselves out!

Banana Bread by Jeni Baker
Banana Bread, a photo by Jeni Baker on Flickr.
Yesterday I was in the mood for banana bread so I baked up a loaf.  I used this recipe from Joy the Baker's cookbook.  I added some cinnammon and substituted peanuts for walnuts. It turned out pretty delicious!

George by Jeni Baker
George, a photo by Jeni Baker on Flickr.
George in a bag! Bahh!

Today I love the..
Smell of: Waffles
Sound of: Once Upon a Time
Taste of: Banana bread
Sight of: Growing "finished" pile
Feel of: Warm bath

Good Things about Today:
- Skype and sew!
- Happy mail!
- Michael came home early!
- Making progress!


  1. Your collection looks gorgeous.

  2. Love love love the look of Dreamin Vintage! Can't wait to get my hands on it.

    Good luck with the rest of your Quilt Market prep!

  3. Love the collection! it is absolutely perfect!

  4. The collection looks great!! Can't wait to see it at market :)

  5. It totally reminds me of vintage sheets, it is really, really great! Well done Jeni!!

  6. Love this collection, they would all be perfect as dresses made from vintage patterns.

  7. Another wonderful collection! (but I'm still loving Nordika bunches!)

  8. Your fabric collection is definitely going to be on my "must have" list!

  9. I am not a "collection" type person, too matchy matchy for me but I love this one and it is going to be the first collection i buy!!! wonderful job!!

  10. Beautiful! I am in love with many of these prints :)

  11. I think this one is my favorite yet from you! It's soooo pretty... Can't believe I have to wait until April! Ugh!

  12. gorgeous fabrics and very envious of all those half square triangles. wonder what you have in mind for them or do you just have the collection to dip in as and when you need some?

  13. Cannot wait for the new line - love your stuff! Have a stack of Nordika sitting, waiting, patiently, wondering what it's going to be, hoping.

  14. Oh, Jeni, that is the prettiest fabric. I can't wait to see more of it!

  15. I absolutely love this collection Jeni. Just stunning!!

  16. Very appealing colors to me. They caught my eye immediately and that is what I go with when choosing fabrics. Beautiful!

  17. Beautiful colors, right up my alley! Hope you have a debut at the Sewcial Lounge, I'd drive down from La Crosse for some of that. Have fun at Quilt Market!

  18. I love your new collection! Most beautiful desings and colours! Can't wait to see more! x Teje

  19. Love the new collection! The colors and patterns are fantastic! Also, George in a Bag!!!

  20. Oh wow. Your new collection is absolutely gorgeous. It's definitely my favorite.

  21. The collection is beautiful. I personally love the purples and blues .Please post lots of pictures of your project and booth from market. I love to see your inspiration and creativity.

  22. I love your new collection! Such pretty colors! Can't wait to see more of it and what you have made.

  23. Oh I so love your new collection. It has already gone on my wish list.

  24. Soooo excited for your new range. And the banana bread looks yum. I might have to make some now!

  25. I wouldn't have believed that anything could top George in a bag, but I cannot wait to whip up a few projects in Dreamin' Vintage. So pretty!

  26. Try macadamia nuts, oh my they are good in banana bread. This is my fav line of yours. Perfect for clothes, bright, cheery and


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