My Wandering Path


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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Carolina Lily Block With Fat Quarter Shop

Hey friends! I’m back on my blog today with a fun little block I had the opportunity to piece for the Fat Quarter Shop’s Classic and Vintage pattern series. Though I’ve always loved the traditional Carolina Lily block, I haven’t made one yet, so I was excited to have the chance to sew along with FQS and practice my applique skills. As we all know, pulling fabric for a new project is half the fun of quilting–maybe even more than half! I knew I wanted to go  ...

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Quilting, Sewing

Loyal Heights Blog Tour

Hello friends! I’m so excited because today is my day on @quiltingintherain Jera Brandvig’s blog tour for her latest collection, Loyal Heights! I can’t wait to show y’all what I made with this beautiful collection. I love the story behind Loyal Heights: Jera was inspired by the quaint cottages and gardens in the Loyal Heights neighborhood in Seattle, where she lives, as she developed this collection. The floral cottage print is one of my favorites, with sweet little cottages peeking out  ...

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