Project Design Team Thursday ~ See Through Zip Pouch Tutorial

Hi there! My name is Lindsey and I have a love for all things fabric! I currently manage the Fort Worth Fabric Studio blog and am their head pattern designer. I love that I have a job that lets me use my creativity, not to mention I get to inspire others to create! How awesome … Continue reading Project Design Team Thursday ~ See Through Zip Pouch Tutorial


Menswear Collection has Scottish Roots

Classic menswear patterns are a couple centuries old, and haven’t changed much over those years outside of some fashion innovators last century (that sounds so long ago, doesn’t it). Between the Glenn Plaids, Houndstooth prints and the Paisleys, the Menswear collection by Erin Turner for Penny Rose has a Scottish pedigree I think we should … Continue reading Menswear Collection has Scottish Roots


Did your grandmother sprinkle her laundry?

Can you identify this special piece of vintage laundry gear? Laundry sprinkler top for a water bottle For those of us who grew up with sheets dried on the clothesline outside, you may have already identified this top to a Sprinkling Bottle to make ironing those sheets much easier. My grandmother would bring the sheets … Continue reading Did your grandmother sprinkle her laundry?


Traditional Block Thursday: Hourglass

Today’s Traditional Block Thursday tutorial features a new technique! We are going to learn how to make a quarter square triangle (QST), also known as an hourglass block. It is pretty obvious by looking at the block how the hourglass block got its name. Just like the half square triangle, the quarter square triangle is … Continue reading Traditional Block Thursday: Hourglass


Project Design Team Thursday ~ 30s Pocket Tutorial

Hi, I’m Lily and I blog over at Mode de Lis! I’m so excited to be part of the Project Design Team and I’ll be sharing a tutorial on making a pocket based on a 1930s design. The finished pocket measures approx. 5″ square, so it’s a cute size for dresses and aprons and even … Continue reading Project Design Team Thursday ~ 30s Pocket Tutorial


Pinterest Board – Vintage Christmas

There’s no nip in the air yet, but we are already dreaming of Christmas, especially the decorating. We have a popular Pinterest board filled with Vintage Christmas ideas. We have collected over 300 pins of vintage holiday ideas and projects. You’ll start combing through your stash and making a list of supplies! We have another … Continue reading Pinterest Board – Vintage Christmas


Little Joys Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop

It’s Christmas in July everywhere you look, and this is no exception. Fat Quarter Shop has a Quilt Along creating a Quilted Wall Hanging with Little Joys from Elea Lutz. We start with the Christmas Tree Block. Elea has created a nostalgic, whimsical holiday collection that is shot with pink! It has a feminine touch … Continue reading Little Joys Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop


Traditional Block Thursday: Broken Dishes

Welcome to Traditional Block Thursday #TBT. Glad to have you along today! If you have been following along, you know that we have been working on many different blocks that include half square triangles. Well, this is our last one! We are going to use the method that we used for the pinwheels because this … Continue reading Traditional Block Thursday: Broken Dishes