My Wandering Path

Fabric Love, Quilting

Woodland Songbirds by Poppie Cotton

Happy Monday, friends! Today is my turn on Poppie Cotton’s fabric tour for their latest collection, Woodland Songbirds. Good news: This lovely collection is currently in stores! It’s always a pleasure and a privilege to sew for Jina and Lori, and I couldn’t wait to dive into this sweet collection. I was totally smitten by the birds and botanicals in these prints! And the mushrooms—how can you resist those little mushrooms?! I decided to try out a pattern by Fig Tree & Co. that I’ve had  ...

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Fabric Love, Quilting

Cherished Moments by Poppie Cotton

Hello everyone! Today is my turn on the Cherished Moments blog tour for Poppie Cotton, and I’m so excited to share with you the quilt I made with this sweet fabric. This was a fun opportunity for me to use colors that I don’t normally use in my quilts! I love the pretty shades of teal and pink, accented with a pop of charcoal black. I have been wanting to make the Penelope quilt from Andy Knowlton’s book Fresh Fat Quarter Quilts since I first saw it! I knew the colors in Cherished Moments  ...

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Sewing

The Weekender vs. The Ultimate Travel Bag

Hey everyone! Thanks so much for all the love for my Weekender Bag! I appreciate all your comments on Instagram. I’ve had lots of questions about my thoughts on the Weekender Bag versus the Ultimate Travel Bag (UTB), and I really do have a lot of thoughts about the subject! I’ll give you the final verdict first, and then I’ll explain. If you’ve never made a bag before and are an intermediate/experienced sewist, start with the UTB and purchase the class on Bluprint. I would not make the  ...

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Fabric Love, Quilting, Sewing

Flea Market Mix Weekender Bag

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to finally share my finished Weekender Bag with y’all today! As y’all might have noticed, I really enjoy making bags, and the Weekender Bag has been on my “must make” list for a while. I told my husband that it’s kind of a rite-of-passage project for a lot of quilters! I’ve seen so many Instagram and blog posts documenting the process and frustrations that lots of sewists have had as they’ve worked on their bags, and that’s what initially put me off from starting  ...

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