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Fabric, Flowers

Fabric and Flowers in May

This is the time of the year when the title of my blog makes sense. I really am spending as much time as I can in my garden as well as sewing.If you were to drive around my neighborhood (I live on a large cul-de-sac), you could pick my house out right away: it's the one bursting with color, flower and texture (you wouldn't expect anything else from the Color Girl, right?).Of course, there are rainy days. And pretty fabric calling my name, so I do get some sewing in, too! This is such a busy time of year,...

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Fabric, Flowers

A Little Flowers, A Little Fabric (new Kaffe!)

It is a beautiful day! so happy to see signs of Spring….The first flowers are blooming in my garden, tiny little crocus bulbs. They are so cheerful and bright!I am gearing up for a lot of yard work this coming week: since I am the neighborhood landscaping committee, I have mulching, weeding, planting and trimming to do in both my own garden and the neighborhood flower beds. I cannot wait!There is also beautiful new fabric available! Jackie, at Canton Village has a new supply of gorgeous Kaffe Fassett prints….I love that print with the houses and it comes in...

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Flowers, Midnight at the Oasis QAL

Midnight at the Oasis: some pattern tips

Happy Tuesday! Has anyone obtained the Midnight at the Oasis pattern for our sew-along? My mom is doing it with us and has already finished the center medallion, I wanted to share just in case it got anybody excited to sew with us.... pretty great, huh? she is doing hers very scrappy with lots of bright colors and black and white. She hand-pieced the center triangle units and was kind enough to show me how she does it, so I plan to post a tutorial on hand-piecing in case that appeals to any other quilters. I am paper piecing mine, so will...

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