My Wandering Path

Fabric Love, Quilting

November Moda Basics Bundle

Hey friends, and happy Friday! Today I’m sharing a little project I made for my friends at Moda using a collection of Bella Solids, Thatched, and Ruby Star Speckled basics that I curated this month. Fun fact #1: I started curating these monthly basics bundles when I worked at Moda. I wasn’t very confident in my color-palette-creating skills at the time (I’d say I’m still a work in progress in that department) and I never really used solids as a feature fabric in my sewing. Putting together  ...

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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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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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