I try my best to keep my blog a positive, inspiring place. I enjoy sharing my current sewing projects and adventures as well as a little peek into my everyday life. This year is going to be chock full of exciting things including tutorials, a Block of the Month, and a number of fun quilt & sew alongs! Currently, I'm receiving around 120,000 page views a month, and 3200+ followers through Google Friend Connect.
Thank you to my current sponsors! I hope you'll take a moment to check out their shops:
Fat Quarter Shop
Fat Quarter Shop is bursting at the seams with fabrics. They carry a wide variety of manufacturers including Moda, Andover, Art Gallery, Free Spirit, Robert Kaufman, and Riley Blake, just to name a few. In addition they offer many kits, bundles and precuts. I love their selection of basics (dots + stripes especially!), and solids.
The Intrepid Thread
The Intrepid Thread is one of my favorite fabric shops. Their selection is fantastic and their customer service is unmatched. From Art Gallery to Windham you'll find a wide variety of fabrics in this shop. Julie is always happy to set up custom listings for you, and is constantly having great sales!
Contemporary Cloth is not your average online fabric shop. They carry a unique selection of modern fabrics, from Japanese import fabrics from Yuwa to Kona cottons and organic fabrics from Cloud 9 and Daisy Jane. In addition to commercial fabrics, they offer beautiful hand-dyed fabric bundles by different fiber artists!
Fresh Squeezed Fabrics
Fresh Squeezed Fabrics is a lovely fabric shop carrying the latest modern fabrics. They have an awesome selection and have great fabric bundles ready and waiting for your next projects! You'll also find yardage, precuts and patterns in Randi's shop! You won't want to miss her "Sale of the Week" sales!
Pink Castle Fabrics
Pink Castle Fabrics has a little bit of everything. From modern quilting cotton prints to solids, pre-cuts, knits, voiles, and flannel. A great selection of designer lines and basics! In addition to fabric you'll find patterns, thread, and even embroidery floss! Brenda is always happy to create custom orders for you!
Poppy Seed Fabrics
Poppy Seed Fabrics specializes in modern designer fabrics and trims. In addition to popular lines from big fabric manufacturers like Robert Kaufman, Riley Blake and Free Spirit, you'll also find a large selection Japanese fabrics, including Echino! Don't forget to check out their trims section for pretty ribbons and ruffle fabrics!
The Annex Sewing Lounge
The Annex Sewing Lounge is a sweet shop filled with vintage fabrics and notions. You'll also find quilt kits, handmade bias tape, and pre-cuts made from vintage linens! There is a cute selection of patterns as well! There's lots of treasures hidden in this shop, make sure you peek around!
Form and Fabric
Form and Fabric is a fresh shop dedicated to providing beautiful modern fabrics and great customer service. Their site is clean, easy to navigate, and the photos are very clear! You'll find everything from quilting cotton, apparel fabrics and home dec in this shop, and don't forget to about their awesome $2.99 flat US shipping rate!
JAQS Fabrics has a fantastic selection of modern fabrics for all your sewing needs! You'll find big name manufacturers like Free Spirit, Moda, and Robert Kaufman alongside Japanese manufacturers like Lecien and Kokka! An easy to use website even lets you browse fabrics by color! You'll always pay $5 or less shipping in the US!
Surly Sheep is a shop specializing in color wheel fabric bundles! You can purchase bundles of fat sixteenths, fat eighths and fat quarters! If a full color wheel bundle isn't your thing, there are also single color bundles and specialty bundles to choose from. These are a fantastic way to bulk up or start your fabric stash!
Emmaline Bags you'll find sewing patterns for bags as well as purse hardware. Not just any bags though, these bag patterns are stylish and modern! Janelle sells the hardware needed as well, so it's a one-stop shop! You'll also find lots of great tutorials for different parts of the bag making process to give your bags professional details!
Sprightly FabricsSprightly Fabrics carries designer fabrics by the yard. From Freespirit and Riley Blake to Art Gallery Fabrics and Blend, there is a lot of choose from! In addition to collection bundles, you can even make your own fat quarter bundles! Don't miss out on their great sales and giveaways! Need felt and handmade goodies? Make sure to check out their other shops too!
Sew Fresh Fabrics
Sew Fresh Fabrics is filled to the brim with beautiful modern fabrics. I first started shopping there back in 2010, so I always know I can expect great service and products when I shop! On top of tons of Kona solid colors, you can find fabrics from Moda, Free Spirit and Riley Blake in addition to a large Organics and Japanese section! Don't miss their solids bundles curated around single prints or collections!
Pat Bravo is a fabric and sewing pattern designer as well as the owner, along with her husband Walter, of Art Gallery Fabrics. You will find beautiful fabric collections like Indie, Summerlove, and Bespoken, in addition to sewing and quilting patterns, grab n' sew kits, and Aurifil thread collections that match her beautiful fabrics!
Threadbias is an interactive online community for sewers! As a member you can share your latest creations, works in progress, and even open up a shop to sell your sewing patterns if you'd like! It's a great way to see what your friends are up to, chat about sewing, and keep track of your projects! It's free to sign up, hurry on over!
Canton Village Quilts
Canton Village Quilt Works is a shop with a bit of everything! You'll find beautiful designer fabrics from a large variety of manufacturers as well as thread, patterns, magazines and books! Looking for kits? Make sure and check out their selection of quilt and bag kits! Set up an account to easily add items to a wishlist and more!
Tactile Fabrics is a shop specializing in modern 100% organic and premium traditional cotton fabrics! You'll find beautiful product photos and great customer service here, all orders ship within 24 hours! Make sure to follow Tactile Fabrics on Facebook for coupon codes!
Lola Pink Fabrics
Lola Pink Fabrics is a sweet online (and brick & mortar!) shop run by a mother-daughter team! Filled with loads of modern fabrics, patterns, books, and notions! Their shop is very easy to navigate, and you'll never pay more than $5 shipping in the US! Order as little as 1/4 yard cuts, or more!
Christa Quilts is the husband and wife team of Jason and Christa. Christa's passion for fabric and quilting has taken over their lives, so Jason decided "if you can't beat 'em - join 'em!" Christa Quilts specializes in an eclectic mix of modern, unique and traditional fabrics.They offer free US shipping with no minimum purchase, and flat $10 international rates everywhere else in the world.
Sew Sweetness Patterns
Sew Sweetness Patterns is the pattern shop of Sara Lawson. She designs and sells pdf sewing patterns, specializing in bag and purse patterns. Sara's patterns include complete step-by-step instructions and color photos to go along with the steps. Patterns range from Beginner level to Advanced, so there is something for everyone!