Hoo’s In the Forest…..

by Shari |

Quilt Market is getting closer and closer! We have 5 and 1/2 weeks left till the big day is here. They flew in some yardage of Hoo's in the Forest for the Riley Blake booth. Here's Jina hiding and prepping fabric for pattern designers to create quilts, outfits, bags, and I'm so excited to see what everyone makes. She's even making the cutest quilt, and … Read More

theDiyDish.com Love!

by Shari |

I seriously heart these women! Kris and Kim are so creative, inspiring, and fun! I wanted to take a moment and share what their latest episode. It's about how to get you organized in the craft room by going "Green!" So sit back, relax and enjoy the episode! They are also the creators of YouCanMakeThis.com, which has tons of downloadable patterns, galore! If you haven't … Read More

Cruisin’ with Riley Blake Designs!

by Shari |

There are some exciting things happening with Riley Blake Designs! They are providing a contest for the sewer, quilter, and fabric spender in you! Get your creative thinking caps on, and start to create something amazing and wonderful! You have three chances to win this gorgeous Electra OM Beach Cruiser Bike! I've seen it in person, and got to look at the hand painted decals, … Read More

Lucky for You!

by Shari |

Happy Saint Patty's Day! I hope you are all enjoying your evening, and taking the time tonight to feel how lucky you are for your friends, your family, and all the fortunes you have in your life today. I am feeling sentimental tonight and heartbroken for those who live in Japan and for what they are facing. I feel very lucky for the small trials … Read More

Hooty Hoot Quilt by Olive & Ollie

by Shari |

I have to sing a little praise this morning to my good friend, Heather of Olive and Ollie! She made this amazing quilt for a Cutting Corners tutorial and for last fall Quilt Market. I was searching one night on the internet and came across her blog and saw her Wonky Block quilt post.If you follow that link you will see why I wanted her … Read More

Modern Basics by Amy Ellis

by Shari |

I learned that Amy Ellis created a book called, "Modern Basics: Easy Quilts to Fit Your Budget, Space, and Style." This is an incredible book filled with tips and tricks in making beautiful quilts that are oh, so modern! I learned that she used Sublime in her book, my first fabric line with Riley Blake Designs. I immediately ordered the book off her website. I … Read More

To Owl A Goodnight, Cover Quilts and More!

by Shari |

It all started at my first Quilt Market in Houston, Texas. I walked the show, looking for the right fit and right pattern designers to work with my fabric line. It's all about networking with the right people at the right time. I came upon Blue Meadow Designs and I was sold that they would be the right fit for me. Their designs were so modern, … Read More

Fabrique Bliss, Critter Jamboree!

by Shari |

Bari and I got our Making Memories Fabrique Cards at the same time, and we were both excited!! She's already posted about it her Paris Apartment, and now I'm going to talk about Critter Jamboree! Fabrique is a Digital Cutting Machine that creates custom applique designs that can be cut, ironed on, then you can stitch to make a fun project come to life. When … Read More

Unveiling, Hoo’s In the Forest!

by Shari |

As I type this with anxious resolve and nervousness to show you what comes from my heart, illustrated, and then turned into fabric is like sharing my soul. It's unbelievable to think in a few short months, that others will hopefully love the line and take it into their homes to create beautiful displays of quilts, clothing, bags, and anything else handmade…with love. So here … Read More