Monthly Archives: April 2010

Meet America’s Youngest Fashion Designer

Singer has recently partnered with fashion up-and-comer Cecilia Cassini. The coolest part?  Cecilia is only 10 years old–talk about getting a head start! Singer gave Cecilia a brand new Singer Confidence machine to help her create her very own line, … Continue reading

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American Idol and Sewing Idol!

Do any of you watch American Idol? Who do you think is going to win? Who do you want to win? I was sad when Didi Benami went home. I thought she had such a unique voice. — Speaking of … Continue reading

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Quilting & Embroidery Spring ’10

Have you seen the Spring ’10 issue of Quilting & Embroidery? Brought to you by our sister publication, Quiltmaker, this special issue features tons of inspiring ideas and projects for combining machine embroidery and quilting.  If you’re new to machine … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung! + Signs of Life!

The tulips in my front yard are finally emerging. And the lilac bush is finally deciding to start budding. It’s rare that the sun doesn’t come out in Colorado… This was the view from my front yard as I got … Continue reading

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International Quilt Festival-Chicago

One of our frequent contributors, Kate Van Fleet is attending the annual International Quilt Festival in Chicago today. She sent me this photo of the quilt that won Best in Show this year. What do you think?

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What’s in a Name? + Easy Weekend Quilt

From sewers to crafters to fiber artists, it seems like there’s an unlimited number of titles for people who like to create with fabric and thread. While I generally concentrate on garments and accessories, I cant’ help being enticed by … Continue reading

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Jo-Ann Prom Contest 2010

Attention high school fashionistas! Are you sewing your own prom dress this year? If so, you could win $50,000 (!) for college in the 2010 Jo-Ann Prom Contest. Aside from the awesome benefits of being able to customize your dress … Continue reading

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