Sew Mama Sew Giveaway – Nani Iro Selvedges

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    Thanks to everyone who entered! This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to Susan M! Check you email Susan!   I’ve been sitting on these for a while, waiting for the right moment, and today is the day! I’m offering up my (pre washed) Nani Iro Selvedges from my two Nani Iro quilts. This is almost 20 yards worth …

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WIP Wednesday

carla Fabric, Quilting 5 Comments

I’ve had a string of busy weeks, and I’ve been fitting in sewing and fun where I can. On Saturday the 8th I went to see my friend Katie give a trunk show and lecture at the Anacostia Arts Center where our quilts are displayed. My friend Nicole had a pop-up shop in the gallery that was a mini version …

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Blog-o-versary Winners!

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The giveaway for my Blog-o-versary has ended and the winners are: First Prize: Mariana who said “Hello Carla! You have a new follower here. I see you adore the same fabrics I do. This is an awesome giveaway and Happy Birthday to your blog! Thanks!!!” Second Prize: Elif who said “thank you! I’m a new follower…” Third Prize: Laurie who …

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Blog-o-versary Giveaway!

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***This Giveaway is now closed! Thanks for stopping by!*** To celebrate the end of my first year in the blogosphere I’m hosting my first ever giveaway! I’ve been very lucky in my short-lived quilting and blogging career to have won several giveaways including one that stands out especially – May Chappell gave away 100 Fat Eighths last spring – and …

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Visit to Pink Castle Fabrics

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This past weekend I made a quick trip home to Ann Arbor, MI to see family and celebrate Christmas.We usually get together early to hopefully avoid any bad weather. Unfortunately this year the best laid plans were dashed due to 8″ of snow on Saturday, so the celebration was pushed to Sunday morning before I had to dash to the …

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Work in Progress Wednesday: Bits and bobs

carla Charity, Fabric, Quilting 4 Comments

I’ve been working on things here and there. I went over to Amy’s for a belated birthday hangout and she generously offered 2.5″ strips of 125 green fabrics for my “green” quilt. I’ve decided to use Camille Roskelly’s pattern “Swell” from her new book Simply Retro. There are some really special pieces and I’m very excited about it.   After …

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Overflowing box of fabric for 100 quilts for kids

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Overflowing box of fabric for 100 quilts for kids, a photo by zaydia {} on Flickr. Via Flickr: Instead of doing one of the many tasks on my to do list, I decided to go through every scrap and box of fabric I have and pull out anything I was tired of, or decided I could part with to make …

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Work In Progress Wednesday: Swooning over Tsuru

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*Note* Apparently all it took to get my mojo back was to whine about it LOL. After I got that out of my system I finally had a few new ideas – one I’m really excited to share! I’ve had the Swoon pattern for a while, and in turns I’ve talked myself into and out of it. It is a …

carlaWork In Progress Wednesday: Swooning over Tsuru