My Wandering Path


A Fall Sew-Along with

It’s fall! Well, it might not feel like it here in Texas just yet, but that hasn’t stopped me from switching to hot lattes instead of iced ones. By the time September and October roll around every year—and without much regard to the actual temperatures outside—I’ve become fixated on anything that hints at the harvest season: football and tailgating, vests and cardigans, apple cider and caramel, pumpkins and…everything. (Sources, clockwise from top left: 1, 2, 3, 4) And of course, there’s  ...

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Fabric Love

Stash Fabric Design Star Challenge, Round 2

(Hey y’all! So, I wrote this post a couple of weeks ago, before voting opened for Round 2 of the Stash Fabrics Design Star challenge and also before we knew it would be a blind vote! That meant I couldn’t post it before the Round 2 winners were announced. My bundle wasn’t in the top 9 and therefore I won’t be moving on in the competition, but I still wanted to share this blog post with y’all because I was so proud of my bundle and proud to be part of this challenge!  ...

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Machine Embroidery, Quilting, Sewing

My Undercover Maker Mat Finish

Hey y’all! September has been crazy. I’ve had a whole lot of project startin’ going on, and not much in the way of project finishin’. But I did manage to finish one project and I am so happy with how it turned out that I felt it was deserving of a blog post. When Nicole of Lillyella Stitchery posted on Instagram about a sew-along for her Undercover Maker Mat earlier this month, I knew it would be the perfect first sew-along for me! I’m finding that I really enjoy making things that are both  ...

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Quilting, Sewing

Modern Metallic Ombre Pineapple

Hey y’all! I’m so excited to get to share a little project I whipped up for It’s featured on their website today, and I wanted to share it here as well. This project was all about the fabric, friends. I’ve had my eye on the Essex Metallic Linen by Robert Kaufman for a while now, and I’ve just been waiting for the perfect project to showcase it. This linen is just gorgeous, y’all, and so much fun to work with. I’ve seen other makers use it for making bags and bias binding, like  ...

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