Cruisin’ with Riley Blake Designs!

ShariContest, Happy Life3 Comments

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!

ShariHappy Life1 Comment

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

ShariFabric Love, Quilt Market, Tutorials1 Comment

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

ShariPattern Books, Publications2 Comments

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!

ShariFabric Love, Publications6 Comments

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!

ShariAppliqué, Fabric Love12 Comments

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!

ShariFabric Love10 Comments

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