Archive for the ‘Stashes’ Category

Show Us Your Stash: BCharmer

Here’s a selection of fabrics from the “studio hovel” of Colleen MacDonald, sewer, crafter and owner of BCharmer Designs. (If this is a hovel, then my sewing room is … whatever’s messier than a hovel.) How I love that Pacific Northwest light. She had a few words to share with us on her obsession: My [...]

Show Us Your Stash: JCasa Handmade

What’s that I spy? Let’s take a closer look. OH MY LANDS IT’S A FABRIC STASH. The lovely and talented Jennifer Casa of JCasa Handmade gives us a quick tour of her stash. Look+ at those colors! I want to just take a bite of those reds and oranges! That’s … weird, isn’t it. I [...]

Show Us Your Stash: Vintage Edition

Stash time! Hold on to your hats: It’s the vintage edition. This photo is from Susie at Flower Press: This photo shows part of my fabric collection and all the different types of fabric I have in it, from hand printed pieces by myself and other indie designers through vintage pieces such as bark cloth [...]

Show Us Your Stash: Skinny LaMinx

Heather Moore, aka Skinny LaMinx, gave a peek at her vintage fabric stash beautifully stored in two glass-fronted cabinets. Oh, the beauty, concentrated all in one place. I love storage that puts the fabric on display. Here are a few words from Heather: I’m so pleased to have my stash in plain view at last, [...]

Show Us Your Stash: Needle Book’s Craft Studio

Take a gander at the light-filled, enviable studio of Claire Louise Milne, of needle book blog. Love that old Bernina, and especially love that fabric cabinet arranged chromologically. For more by Claire, see her blog or her etsy shop. Thanks, Claire! Be part of the ongoing Show Us Your Stash series! Drop your pics in [...]

Show Us Your Stash: Red Pepper Quilts

Rita of Red Pepper Quilts shared a pretty varied assortment of fabrics on her blog, saying, I really would like to make a quilt with fabrics that are designed by vastly different designers. I have gathered together some Amy Butler, Kaffe Fassett, and Valori Wells, but also some classic stripes, toile, Echino double gauze by [...]

Show Us Your Stash: Stash With Still Life

Because they’re pretty, that’s why. (Was there even a question? Probably not.) This week’s edition: Fabric Next To Stuff (but Still Life sounds artier). This gorgeous combination is from Flickr user Saidos da Concha. Says Constança, When I saw these peonies and freesias at the local florist I immediately thought of my pink fabrics! So [...]

Happy Mail Week

My fabric order from Bolt 44 (previous post). Love! It feels like very good quality fabric. I’m thinking PJ pants for me, toddler clothes, and quilt backs. Related posts: Bolt 44 Go Underdogs Go!

10 Tips for Building a More Color-Rich Stash, by Color Mastery Author Maria Peagler

Today True Up is hosting the second stop of author/quilter Maria Peagler’s “blog tour.” The tour began yesterday on Whip Up with a video — follow her tomorrow to Quilter’s Buzz. See the rest of the tour stops here. Welcome, Maria! Hi Kim and thanks for hosting me at True Up for the second stop [...]