Posts tagged ‘fabric fives’

Fabric Fives: Sarai Mitnick of Colette Patterns

I’m so thrilled to have Colette Patterns owner Sarai Mitnick stop by on the blog today to share her Fabric Fives. I got to meet her at Quilt Market and see her schoolhouse where she talked about her beautiful new book, The Colette Sewing Handbook. I learned several things: 1. That her name is pronounced [...]

Fabric Fives: Kathreen Ricketson, Author of Little Bits Quilting Bee

{ A view of Kath’s home studio … gorgeous! } I wanted to take a little breather from Quilt Market coverage today to host a blog tour stop for Kathreen Ricketson. Kath, as most readers of this blog know, is the founder of the crafting uberblog Whip Up. We’ve been pen pals for probably going [...]

Fabric Fives: Shelly Figueroa and Karen LePage

It goes without saying that options for boys when it comes to buying or sewing clothes are not nearly as cute or varied as they are for girls. That might still be true when it comes to the major stores and pattern companies, but in the past couple years companies like Patterns by Figgy’s have [...]

Fabric Fives: Ayumi Mills

{ Ringo Pie Bee Block by Ayumi Mills } I’ve gotten such a great response to the Fabric Fives posts I’ve been doing with authors on blog tours, I thought I would expand it to include everyone whose sewing, quilting, or tastes in fabric I admire. Ayumi Mills of Pink Penguin was one of the [...]

Fabric Fives: Kelly McCants

Kelly McCants is the queen of oilcloth. She’s proprietress of the Etsy shops Oilcloth Addict, which offers oilcloth, laminated cottons, and Chalk Cloth by the yard, and Modern June, which offers finished goods made out of these unique, durable, charming fabrics. And in case you’re in any doubt she’s the queen, she’s now she’s got [...]

Fabric Fives: Nancy Zieman

Nancy Zieman is my sewing hero, and I bet that most of you feel the same way! I’ve been watching her show Sewing With Nancy ever since I’ve been able to sew. (In tracking down that link, I discovered you can watch SWN episodes online for free — hooray!). She has a new book out, [...]

Fabric Fives: Ellen Luckett Baker, Author of 1, 2, 3 Sew

Today, I welcome Ellen Luckett Baker of The Long Thread, who is finishing up her blog tour today for her fantastic new book from Chronicle, 1, 2, 3 Sew. I invite you to follow the blog tour so far (roster at the end of this post) to learn all about the book, and find some [...]

Alissa Haight Carlton and Kristen Lejnieks’ Block Party Blog Tour – Their Favorite Fabrics

(Disclosure: Stash Books is also my publisher, and Kristen helped cover Spring Quilt Market for this blog.) Today I’m excited to be hostessing a stop of the blog tour for Block Party: The Modern Quilting Bee, written by Alissa Haight Carlton and Kristen Lejnieks. In case you haven’t heard of the book yet, the project [...]

Susan Beal’s Modern Log Cabin Quilting Book Tour – Susan’s Favorite Fabrics

Today we welcome Susan Beal, stopping by on her blog tour for Modern Log Cabin Quilting: 25 Simple Quilts and Patchwork Projects (her fifth craft book!). However you define the “modern” sewist/crafter/quilter, I think we all have in common a love for the simplicity and flexibility of the traditional Log Cabin block. Like myself, and [...]