Wistful Winds | Showcase Week 2

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SPEECHLESS. AMAZING WISTFUL WINDS SHOWCASE WEEK 2. Beautiful projects, dreamy quilts, and another spectacular week from these creative women who got what Wistful Winds is all about. I designed this line for Riley Blake Designs. I wanted to do another recap of week 2. Every morning I got up it felt like Christmas, I was like a kid in a candy store savoring every moment I … Read More

Wistful Winds | The Inspiration

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Let your heart take wind. Let your heart heal. Let your creativity take on new life. When I created and designed Wistful Winds I was in a place of darkness and grief. I just experienced my fourth miscarriage in two years, and was devastated to say the least. My inspiration came about to create something beautiful made from the ashes, to celebrate the birth of the babies … Read More

Wistful Winds Blog Tour

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I am so excited for the Wistful Winds Blog Tour that kicks off today with the talented Amy Sinibaldi and Kristine Czepuryk! I am honored to have all the designers who kindly agreed to help share the love of my fabric line, Wistful Winds. I will be sharing more about my inspiration for this line both on the blog and on Instagram throughout the next … Read More

Giveaway Winner and #100 Days 100 Blocks Tula Pink City Sampler

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Giveaway Winner Announced and Sewing Fun I promised I would come and announce the winner for the Giveaway today. I used the Randomizer Name and the winner is… Melissa! Her sweet comment said, “I love this quilt pattern and the fabrics you chose are adorable! They go so well together.” Please email me your address and I will send Riley Blake Designs the fabric request … Read More

Peach Salsa Anyone?

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Peach Salsa

Peach Salsa Canning is my Favorite! Our peach tree produced 117 lbs this year. Can you believe that? I even thinned out the tree this year, to try to produce larger peaches. Most peaches were huge, and then some branches still produced small ones that they added on after thinning. I guess I need to do more research on how to properly take care of … Read More

Apple Farm by Elea Lutz

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Apple Farm

The perfect 1930’s flair…Apple Farm. I am honored to be on the blog tour for Elea Lutz! Her new line for Penny Rose Fabrics is perfect and adorable! I had to first create this out of my Peekaboo Dress Pattern. It will be available in September. The size Kennedy is wearing is a size six. Peekaboo is a vintage inspired dress, with a modern flair. It has … Read More

Bloom Sew Along – Block Six

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I have been loving the Bloom Sew Along and i’m grateful to be able to participate by creating Block Six with you. Head over to the  Riley Blake Design’s blog and Lori Holt’s blog as they host a sew along using Lori’s new fabric Calico Days and her Sew Simple Shapes.  I was invited to participate in sewing a block and I chose to highlight October Afternoon’s fabric Farm … Read More

Color and Shade Digital Stamps

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Color and Shade Digital Stamps

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I have created some of my artwork to be digital stamps over at Digiplayground.com. I thought I would share a quick tutorial on how you can use photoshop to color your digital stamps digitally. First you will want to open up a digital stamp in photoshop. I am using my Spring Floral, which is available at Digiplayground.com.   Go ahead … Read More

Digiplayground and Painted Tutorial

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I am so excited to announce that I have joined Digiplayground.com to offer designs for your cutting machines! So, if you have a Silhouette Cameo or a Cricut Explore you will need to come check out the fun! I wanted to showcase one of my designs and a quick tutorial in how I made this fun project!  "Forever and Always" was inspired by one of my … Read More