2021

9 Secrets of Self-Care for Content Creators

9 Secrets of Self-Care for Content Creators By Mathew Boudreaux, AKA Mister Domestic Whether you’re a content creator full-time, part-time, or on weekends in between your regular job, being a
2021

10 Ways Your Guild Can Encourage LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

10 Ways Your Guild Can Encourage LGBTQ+ Inclusivity Mathew Boudreaux, AKA Mister Domestic I firmly believe creative guilds have the power to change the world and have been doing so
2021

7 Things Brands Should Know When Working with LGBTQIA+ Creators for Pride

7 Things Brands Should Know When Working with LGBTQIA+ Creators for Pride Mathew Boudreaux, AKA Mister Domestic For brands looking to form partnerships with LGBTQIA+ creators during Pride month, the
2021

Love is Love Pride Collection in Now Available!!!

Yes, you indeed read that correctly. My Love is Love Pride Collection is now available for purchase. The collection is exclusive to Amazon/Fabric.com and printed by PBS Fabrics and they moved mountains to get this collection
2021

No-Sew Fleece Pillow with Tutorial

Did you know that fleece has a super power? I just learned this in this project that’s in collaboration with Michaels and now I want to make all the fleece
2021

Easy Canvas Zipper Pouch

Hey there everybody! The time in nigh to make yourself some of these easy-peasy zippered pouches. No matter how many zippered pouches that I have, I can always come up
2021

Sew-U is Now Live

The day is finally here for me to announce something I’ve been working on behind the scenes for over a year now. Ever since my YouTube Channel was phished, hacked
2021

Crochet Linen Stitch plus JoAnn Yarn Haul

Even though I’m always learning new techniques and finding new textiles, I have consciously stayed away from wool. In my mind, it was itchy, not very comfortable, and always managed
2021

Snow Day Project Party

With the launch of my Snow Day Fabric Collection, a party was definitely in order. Inspired by a literal Snow Day from 2019I invited both current and new members of my
2020

Snow Day Flowermania Pillow

Originally, this was going to be a table runner- but boy oh boy am I glad that I did that because loooooook. This pillow is straight up boss. So comfy
2020

Gay Pride Woven Hexie Ornament

I had the pleasure of doing a livestream over on the Janome Facebook Page and I revisited my Woven Hexie Ornament with some extra flair. I’m learning the further I
2020

Family, Gender & Sewing: Livestream Event

Even before my new Janome M7 was headed to me in the mail, I knew that this machine would be non-binary, which created the perfect opportunity to bring up the
2020

My Favorite Holiday Ornaments

I realized that I never put all of my ornaments into a post together to make them easy to find. So tada: ORNAMENTS. Click on the links or images below
2020

Knitter’s Pride The Mindful Collection

Never did I ever think that I would ever fall in love with knitting needles. Alas, the unthinkable has happened and I’m absolutely smitten with Knitter’s Pride’s The Mindful Collection.
2020

Rainbow Fringe Pillow

When I originally posted my silly Reels on this pillow, I didn’t realize so many would wanna make one. Luckily I filmed part of the construction when I made it,
2020

Holiday Checkerboard

CHECKERS!!!!! I totally sewed an heirloom checkerboard and used big buttons for the checkers it’s legit awesome. To learn how to make your own or to listen to me talk
2020

Encyclopedia of Pieced Quilt Patterns

Okay so this book is boss. Facts are facts. When Electric Quilt Company reached out asking if I’d partner with them to get out the words of the upcoming release
2020

DIY No-Sew Fabric Swedish Star Ornament Tutorial

In this video, I’ll walk you through this new no-sew take on the Fabric Swedish Star Ornament. The sky is the limit with possibilities of awesome and there’s absolutely no
2020

Quick & Easy Crochet Hat w Video Tutorial

A few weeks ago, I started this blue crochet hat while I was on the Shi Show over on the Lion Brand Yarn Facebook Page. Shira founded Hat not Hate,
2020

Biden Harris 2020 Quilt Block

So I was trying to come up with a project for myself that would fill me with hope today, so I created this Biden Harris Applique Block and thought some
2020

VOTE: Remove Stubborn Orange Stains Quilt Block

VOTE: Remove Stubborn Orange Stains. Yes please and thank you in advance. I had the pleasure of creating this quilt block of the month for Social Justice Sewing Academy that
2020

Rainbow Lone Star Quilt for gSAFE Auction

A few weeks ago, Brian J sent me an e-mail because someone recommended me to him as someone who might be able to help. So whoever recommended me, thank you
2020

Hooked Project Party

With the launch of my Hooked Fabric Collection, a party was definitely in order. Inspired by my daughter Helena’s playroom, I invited both current and new members of my Master Maker
2020

Hooked Fabric Pumpkins

Every year around this time, I just have to make fabric pumpkins. Ever since the first time four years ago, it’s one of the many things about this time of
2020

Hooked Moon River Quilt Top

Sometimes when I’m trying to look for my next project, I like to go to the shop of a designer I like and find something to make. So when I
2020

#SewPINK: MJs Messenger Bag

This is my second year participating in ByAnnie.com’s #SewPINK initiative to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer and breast cancer research. Which also means that this was another opportunity
2020

MOD BEE FALL 2020

We are so excited today to show off the list of classes and teachers for our autumn 2020 session of the Mod Bee. This session will run from Thursday, October 22
2020

Woven Tote with Video Tutorial

When we first finalized the Makers Tool Print from my Hooked Fabrics, I knew that I was going to weave it together. The subtle stripes and chic off-white I thought
2020

Drawstring Pouch with Video Tutorial

In this video, I’ll walk you through all the steps to creating this drawstring pouch bag. I use english paper pieced hexagons for my exterior, but this tutorial can be
2020

Rainbow Hexie Face Mask with Filter Pocket (Tutorial)

“Oops I did it again.” What’s better than one hexie mask? Well a second one of course. But this time it’s rainbow-tastic to the max. And this one has a
2020

Confetti Waves Blanket

One night, I had the idea to start using the colors of my upcoming fabric collections in other creative mediums so that my social looked more snatched. So I bought
2020

Hexie Face Mask with Video Tutorial

“CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where either social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.
2020

Hands of Pride Raw Edge Applique Panel

To honor t the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, I both updated my Hands of Pride design and created a tutorial over on YouTube. And here are the templates:
2020

Rainbow Face Mask with Video Tutorial

As the cases of the Coronavirus begin to dramatically rise again in the United States, it became clear that we were going to be wearing masks for a long time
2020

Fundraiser for Anti-Racism

Alderwood Studio and Mister Domestic stand firmly with the Black Community. Saying that Black Lives Matter as much as every other life should not be hard for anyone to say.
2020

Craft a Life You Love Podcast

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of being on a panel with Amy Tangerine for the Craft Industry Alliance. If you don’t know Amy, you’re definitely missing out
2020

Elevated Abstractions – Midnight Edition

When Violet Craft initially released her Elevated Abstractions Quilt Pattern a few years ago, I knew I had to make it. At that point, I had played with a couple
2020

The Tale of Three Curtains

Shortly after my governor enacted a stay-at-home order, my neighborhood had a moment with a couple thieves stealing stuff out of folks cars in the middle of the night. As
2020

Playroom Project Party-Week 5

Oh how bittersweet. Parting is such sweet sorry indeed. Our fifth and final week of the Playroom Project is finally upon us. I can’t put into words how grateful I
2020

Octopus and Coat Duo (Guest blog by Florence Taylor)

How exciting to be part of this tour, like most people I was a fan of the blog, awe of the talent and delighted by Mister Domestic. When he asked
2020

Helena’s Purple Striped Afghan

Sometimes a big chunky blanket is just what the doctor ordered! The texture and feel of this Sprightly Acrylic Super Bulky Yarn is very ooh la la. I originally got
2020

Playroom Project Party-Week 4

Week 4 in the Playroom Project Party has come to a close. Check out these amazing projects for the week! WEEK 4 Monday, March 16th: Maria Schneider of Madame TailorTuesday, March
2020

Spring ModBee 2020 – Online Modern Quilting Conference

I am excited to announce that tickets for the Mod Bee Spring 2020 session are now on sale! This will be my third time teaching in this on-line conference and each time
2020

Playroom Project Party – Week 3

Week 3 in the Playroom Project Party has come and gone, with gobs a gobs of amazing projects from this phenomenal set of Master Makers. WEEK 3 Monday, March 9th:
2020

Patchwork Gifts’ Mug Rug (guest blog by Kim Barnett)

Hey everybody! This is Mathew popping in just to say how proud I am of Kim Barnett. In my pursuit of both trying to manage my spirit by not taking
2020

Playroom Project Party-Week 2

WEEK 2 Monday, March 2nd: Amanda Gehl of Catalina HomegrownTuesday, March 3rd: Anne Boundy of Said With LoveWednesday, March 4th: Maja Wlusek of BetyipiernatyThursday, March 5th: Jerry Roodt of Jerry RoodtFriday, March 6th: Vanessa
2020

Playroom Project Party-Week 1

Boom boom shake the room! I’m over the moon to celebrate and kick off the first week of my Playroom Project Party with these amazing makers. This is just the
2020

Rainbow Dots Duo: FQS Pillow Fight Entry

A couple months ago, Fat Quarter Shop reached out asking if I’d want to participate in their Pillow Fight this year, where various makers would “fight” each other to see
2020

Playroom Project Party

With the launch of my Playroom Fabric Collection, a party was definitely in order. Inspired by my daughter Helena’s playroom, I invited both current and new members of my Master
2020

Crochet Sari Silk Ribbon Yarn Bowl

I was contacted a month or so ago by Darn Good Yarns and boy am I grateful for the connection. Outside of the neato Sari Silk yarn I was sent,
2020

Boxed Block Lap Afghan

I’m in the process of wrapping up my existing crochet afghans-in-progress before I allow myself to start a new one. Fingers crossed, wish me luck, it probably won’t happen but
2020

Wide Double-Crochet Afghan

I first started this afghan the week after I last went to Colorado to film my EPP Giftable Projects Class with Bluprint. The yarn is a Sprightly Acrylic Wool Worsted
2020

Auction for Australia

Australia’s devastating bushfires began in late July and show no signs of ending with the persistent heat and drought. Being in the southern hemisphere, they are entering the hottest summer
2020

Ten Days AFTER: DIY Style

If you watched my Favorite Sewing Notions for 2019 video, you already have been introduced to the magnificence that is DIY Style. Their magnetic cutting and pattern systems are revolutionary
2020

Messy Bun Beanie & Scarf

I recently discovered Rose of Black Rose Stitches on Instagram and totally fell in love with her feed. And after I was done oohing and aaahing for a couple weeks,
2020

2020 Bluprint Goodness

Bluprint has some new stuff that I totally needed to share with you because it’s legit awesome. ALL YOU CAN WATCH WEEK From January 1 – 7, 2020, anyone who’s
2019

Favorite Sewing Notions of 2019

With every new year of fun comes another year full of new sewing notion to play with. This is a list of my favorites that I discovered in 2019. There
2019

Easy Crochet Ornaments

My plan for the holiday season is to spend as much time as possible on my couch finishing up some crochet projects that won’t end but need to. As I
2019

Crochet Shawl for my Mama

So I’ve basically become a crocheting machine. I’ve realized that as long as I keep my stitches simple, I don’t have to plan and I don’t have to think, so
2019

Conversion Therapy Map Quilt

Gay conversion therapy is a practice primarily administered to children under 18 that purports the ability to change a person’s sexual orientation from gay to straight. Innumerable scientific studies have
2019

Pajama Party – Creative Christmas Campaign

Are y’all ready for a pajama party? For those that have been a part of my journey for a bit, you know that my general uniform at home is some
2019

Patchwork Basket in Greens

Minki Kim has this super awesome new book out called Zakka from the Heart. In this book, she provides 16 Charming Projects to Warm Any Home and wow is this
2019

Cathedral Window Ornament

My favorite part about this time of year is making handmade ornaments. There’s just something about creating a keepsake ornament that it uber special. They can be given as gifts
2019

Crochet Beanies

I’ve learned that man can indeed have too many afghan projects going on at a time, so I needed to come up with some smaller getterdone-type projects to validate that
2019

Playroom Half-Square Triangle Pillow

Back in September, I was sent some of the Half-Square Triangle Templates to give them a whirl. I had just received my strike-offs for Playroom, so I made a quick
2019

The Death of Mister Domestic YouTube

UPDATE: December 6, 2019 – I have officially regained control of my channel and most of my content. There’s still a lot to sort out and fix, but I wanted
2019

Butterfly Pillow

I often find myself so focused on projects that I stay holed up in my sewing room and before I know it, hours have passed…I often forget to take a
2019

Single Crochet Striped Billow Pillow

If y’all have been reading my posts, you know that my pocketbook loves me some Knit Picks.  And this project was my introduction. I was at Quilt Festival in the
2019

Double Crochet Ribbed Stitch Scarf

While in Houston for Quilt Festival, I discovered Knit Picks and they took all my money. I needed a project that I didn’t have to think about for the flight
2019

Giftable Projects: EPP – Bluprint

If you haven’t heard by now, I recently had the opportunity to add to my Bluprint catalogue with my new Giftable Projects: English Paper Piecing Class. Yaaaaay! Combine English Paper
2019

Woven Pocket Catch All Caddy 2.0 (with video tutorial)

As soon as I made my first Catch All Caddy for byAnnie.com’s #sewPINK initiative, I knew that I wanted to make another one right away and that I wanted to
2019

Catch & Release Project Party Week 6

And just like that the Catch and Release Project has come to a close. What better way to end these amazing 6 weeks than with these 4 amazing quilts. You
2019

#SewPINK

I remember seeing this By Annie Catch All Caddy a while ago and I had totally planned on making it, but then I forgot because my brain like to play
2019

Hold Tight Quilt

It seems like aeons ago since I started this quilt, which in Mister Domestic time is 8 months ago. The incomparable Sharon Holland was launching her Hold Tight Quilt Pattern
2019

Bluprint Premium Subscription Box

Bluprint Premium is their newest subscription plan that is super duper rad methinks. In addition to getting an annual subscription to their classes and stuff, you get four project boxes
2019

Catch & Release Project Party – Week 5

Aaaaand it’s no surprise that week 5 is yet another stunner on the Catch and Release Project! Let’s have a closer look shall we? If you’ve been following me for
2019

Catch & Release Project Party – Week 4

Week 4 was such a wham bam week of amazing makes in the Catch & Release Project Party. Let’s get to know them a little more closely. I can’t believe
2019

Catch & Release Project Party – Week 3

These makers in the Catch & Release Project Party just keep knocking it out of the park. Let’s get to know the Week 3 projects more closely, eh? Kicking off
2019

Catch & Release Project Party – Week 2

Week 2 in the Catch & Release Project Party continued the awesome streak set by the Week 1 Makers and I can’t wait to share them with you. First up
2019

Catch & Release Project Party Guest Blog

Hello! My name is Christina Johnson. You can find me on Instagram @suchaprettyfabric I am also in the process of starting a blog under the same name. I am a
2019

American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast

If you would’ve asked me a year ago whether my sewing space would ever be organized, I would have definitively said NOOOOO WAY! Fast forward to today, I was a
2019

Catch & Release Project Party – Week 1

The first week of the Catch & Release Project Party has come and gone and woooooweewow did it blow me away with all of the phenomenal makes. Kicking off the
2019

Quilted Lunch Bag (with Video Tutorial)

With the new school year here, I wanted to make a cool back-to-school project and methinks I conquered the task. This Quilted Lunch Bag is super easy to make and
2019

Catch & Release Project Party

Back on May 23rd, I put out a call for makers with less than 5000 followers on Instagram to see if anyone would be interested in making stuff for a
2019

Kraft Tex Slimline Wallet (with video tutorial)

Ever since I made my first project with Kraft Tex a couple months ago, I’ve had this substrate on the brain and couldn’t wait to make a couple projects to
2019

Floralish Myrtle Block Pillow

Do y’all know Jodi Godfrey of Tales of Cloth? Well, if you don’t, she’s amazing and awesome and lives in Australia and makes the best papers for English Paper Piecing.
2019

5 Pro Tips for Great Photos for Instagram with Mister Domestic

If your’e looking for some tips to elevate you photography online, then check out my new tutorial on YouTube. In this video, I discuss the importance of proper white balance,
2019

Mountain Scape Range Backpack

As I’m designing each of my prints in a collection, I cycle through all of the different projects that I could potentially make. During the creation of my Mountain Scape
2019

My First Quilt

My very first quilt was an absolute afterthought. Part of my process for making apparel was to deconstruct a bunch of old clothes so that I could understand their construction
2019

Woven Oh How Sweet Zipped Case

One of the favorite things that I love to make with woven panels is the Oh How Sweet Zipped Case. The size required for the exterior is an approachable size
2019

Quilted Floor Pillows

Omg y’all! I am so flipping excited that I finally get to share the project showcase I worked out with Bluprint. These Quilted Floor Pillows are half English Paper Pieced,
2019

Making Waves Pillow (with video tutorial)

I’m so excited that my Catch & Release Look Book is almost out and that the fabric is finally in stores. I designed a free quilt pattern names Making Waves
2019

Colorblock LOVE Pride Pillow

Before I even started on my Colorblock LOVE Pride Quilt, I made up a smaller pillow version to test the colors. And it took like 1 second to realize it
2019

Drawstring Canvas Backpack with Video Tutorial

If y’all don’t know about Art Gallery Fabrics’ Canvas, you’re legit missing out. It’s super soft and the prints and colors are phenomenal. They just released a new Look Book
2019

Woven Gradient Quilt “Sew-Along”

I remember that, as I was making my original Woven Denim Quilt in 2016, I knew that I was making something pretty cool… if I could make it work. At
2019

Everlasting Oh How Sweet Case with video tutorial

I am so flipping stoked that Melissa Leray of Oh How Sweet Company gave me permission to create a video tutorial for her Oh How Sweet Zipped Case because it
2019

Rainbow Colorblock LOVE – Pride Project 2019

Over the past few years, I’ve selected an Annual LGBTQ+ pride project to complete during Pride Month, which is June every year. Last year, I made the Love is Love
2019

Crazy 8 Cuddle Blanket (w/ video tutorial)

Of all substrates, all the furry ones are legit the most gratifying from an ooh aah sensation perspective. I’ve made full on blankets. I’ve made jackets. I’ve made pillows. I’ve
2019

Crescent Moon Pillows

Within like 3 seconds of me seeing the Lunar Illusion prints in Maureen Cracknell‘s Mystical Land Fabric Collection with Art Gallery Fabrics, the idea for these pillows popped into my
2019

Mister Domestic Cleans his Sewing Room

Back in December 2018, I set aside two weeks of time where I was basically going to Marie Kondo my entire house. And this was even before her Netflix series
2019

Lone Star Quilt (with video tutorial)

So this year, I’ve dubbed the year of the quilt, which means I’m going to be making a whole bunch. Yaaaaaaay for quilts!!!!! And this Lone Star quilt was a
2019

B is for Boudreaux Pillow

When Sheri of Whole Circle Studio first let me know about her new Typecast EPP pattern, I thought it was brilliant. I had never even considered making letters with English
2019

Aura Blog Party – Week 5

Week 5, the final week in the Aura Blog party, has come and gone and boy oh boy did we go out with a bang. MEET THE MAKERS First up
2019

Legendary Squares

The moment that I got Pat Bravo’s Legendary Collection, I knew that I needed to make a quilt. The colors are prints were perfection and immediately a gradient came to
2019

Lugu Pillow of Self Care

Before I began working on this pillow, I consciously decided that I needed to make something just for my own self care. While I love sharing what I learn and
2019

Aura Blog Party – Week 4

Omg Week 4 of the Aura Blog Party y’all! I’m blown away by all these makes I can hardly stand it. Let’s recap. MEET THE MAKERS Friendship Braid Pouch by
2019

Quilting 101: Whole Cloth Quilt (with video tutorial)

In preparation for National Quilting Day, I decided to create a couple beginner-friendly quilting tutorials that could help bring more future quilters into the fold. The first tutorial is on
2019

Project Quilting – Abecedarius

Okay so this project was super duper fun y’all. Have you heard of Project Quilting? It’s now in its 10th season and it’s the brainchild of Kim Lapacek of Persimon
2019

Aura Blog Party – Week 3

Week 3 of the Aura Blog Party was a full week of seven examples of fabric magic. Like seriously each and every make blew me away. MEET THE MAKERS Ikat
2019

Sun Kissed Chevron – HST Tutorial

As soon as I got my hands on Maureen Cracknell’s new Sun Kissed Collection, I knew that I had to make a quilt with it. Little did I know that
2019

Make & Decorate Podcast

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Stephanie Socha Design for her Make & Decorate Podcast, where we talk about creativity, positivity and other ivities…. here’s the link so
2019

Aura Blog Party – Week 2

Week 2 of the Aura Blog Party has come and gone but boy oh boy have the amazing projects left their mark. MEET THE MAKERS Written in the Stars Quilt
2019

Mermaid – Crocodile “H” Trifold Wallet

A few weeks back, Sew Gnar reached out to see if I’d be interested in trying out one of her patterns. Coincidentally, Helena had a new wallet in her rotation
2019

Aura Blog Party – Week 1

The Aura Blog Party kicked off with quite the bang with the first four makers. Such a diversity of projects and all of them were amazing. Meet the Makers Kite
2019

Mod Bee: An Online Quilting Conference

Mod Bee is an annual 3 day online quilting conference held on March 14th, 15th, and 16th of 2019. This conference will be held in a private facebook group where
2019

Aura Blog Party

In Aura, my second fabric collection with Art Gallery Fabrics, I captured the feelings and colors and beauty that my daughter Helena and me experienced on our daddy-daughter trip to
2019

Mason Jar Drawstring Pouch

I may or may not have an obsession with English Paper Piecing, so when Carolina Moore asked me to join her book tour for her new Learn How to English
2019

Scandinavian Heart Basket Ornament (with Video Tutorial)

Okay so TBH I couldn’t quit making ornaments after the holidays so I just had to make these and do a tutorial before Valentine’s Day 2019. With a month to
2019

Anagram Pillow

Last year, I was introduced to The Crafters Edge Crossover II, which is this super awesome die cutting system. I did a demo on my YouTube Channel when I first
2019

Legendary Squares Pillow

Since I had some squares left over from the Legendary Squares Quilt Top that I creates, I decided to use them to make a partner pillow so that I could
2018

Sew Together Bag (with Video Tutorial)

The path of this project began with a tree skirt. Random right? I made this bombtastic Hexagonal Tree Skirt this year and had enough excess from the trimmings to create
2018

Mandala Drops Iris Applique Pillow

As I was designing the Mandala Drops print from my Loved to Pieces Collection, I knew that I wanted to make some sort of applique project replicating the design. Like
2018

Adventure Awaits Embroidery Hoop

Ever since I decided what I was going to make from Beverly McCullough‘s new Vintage Home Sewing Book, I’ve been super pumped to share it with you. And like, I
2018

Autumnal Triangle Pillow

Art Gallery Fabrics has these new Thematic Bundle Up Curated Bundles and each designer was asked to make a small project using a different one. I was super jazzed to
2018

10-Minute Pillow Case (with video tutorial)

On a whim, I got the idea to make some complementary pillow cases for her room to match her bunk bed drapes I have yet to make. And since the
2018

Favorite Sewing Notions of 2018

This year, I have had the opportunity to be introduced to and play with at least infinity sewing notions. And while many of them are amazing and I wouldn’t say
2018

Quilted Ball Ornament: Mediterraneo Edition

So yup… I’m officially going ornament-crazy. Helena decided that our tree this year was going to be purple, teal, pink and gold, so that’s the direction that I went with
2018

Woven Hexie Ornament: Aura Edition

Every time this part of the year comes, I always tell myself that I’m only going to make a couple ornaments. But then once I pop, I can’t stop Pringles-style,
2018

Cozy Toes Socks (with video tutorial)

This video will introduce you to your new sewing obsession: Cozy Toes Socks – a Pattern by Peek-a-Boo Pattern Shop. When I first saw this pattern, I immediately contacted the
2018

Little Miss Sweetness Bag – A Stitch in Time Book Tour

Last year, I was honored to participate in Sharon Burgess’ Book Tour for Quilting on The Go – English Paper Piecing. The Dilly Bag I made is still one of
2018

Aura Ornaments

The past few years, I started making fabric ornaments and always get super duper giddy around this time of year because I know that I’m going to make some more.
2018

Scandinavian Folded Fabric Star Ornament (w video tutorial)

This video is all about creating the Scandinavian Folded Fabric Star Ornament. I originally learned this in elementary school and decided it was time for a reboot and woweewow were
2018

Aura Improv Flower Pillow

The night before I was to teach my Improv Flower pattern at NW Quilting Expo this year, I realized that I had donated my final Improv Flower sample a few
2018

Aura Hopscotch Quilt (Modern Quilts Block by Block Blog Hop)

When Emily Dennis reached out to see if I had time to participate in her new Modern Quilts Block by Block Blog Hop, I think my response was “Heck ya,
2018

Next Level Rope Bowl: Purple Edition

After my first venture into Next Level Rope Bowls, I immediately went in search of more vibrants colors on cotton craft cord.  And boy did I stumble across a gem with
2018

Indygo Junction’s Pumpkin Trio (with Video Tutorial)

One of my favorite things about this time of year is making the Indygo Junction Pumpkin Trio pattern. And this year, I had my new Aura Fabric Collection to play
2018

Aura Jelly Roll Rug (w/ New video tips)

By popular request, I have made a new Jelly Roll Rug video sharing new tips and tricks from my new Aura rug using the Hobbs Quilt Batting fusible cotton batting, which quite
2018

Insulated Lunch Box (w/ video tutorial)

This video will show you the basics of sewing your very own insulated lunch box. Whether for actual lunch or storage for supplies, this box is destined for fame as
2018

Next Level Rope Bowls (w Video Tutorial)

This video will walk you through all of his tips and tricks to sewing some elevated ooh la la rope bowls. There’s more to it than setting your zig zag
2018

Aura – A Fabric Collection of Hawaiian Memories

My second fabric collection ships to stores in October 2018 and I finally get to start sharing it with y’all and I’m beyond excited I can’t contain it. Never have
2018

Week 4: Loved to Pieces Blog Party

The Loved to Pieces Blog Party has come to a finish with the conclusion of Week 4 and woooooooooow was it amazing. Whereas Week 3 coincidentally all worked with the
2018

20-Minute Easy Zipper Pouch (w/ Video Tutorial)

This beginner-friendly video will teach you the steps to sewing an easy zipper pouch. Once your fabric and materials are prepped, this pouch will take you less than 20 minutes
2018

Dutch Label Shop Review

For the record, it never gets old seeing my logo on something. Every time I see it, I get all giddy and can’t believe that I’ve created an actual business
2018

Week 3: Loved to Pieces Blog Party

Week 3 of the Loved to Pieces Blog Party has already come and gone, but boy oh boy did it leave an impression on me. 5 insanely talented makers and
2018

Foundation Paper Piecing: No Tear Freezer Paper Method (with video tutorial)

This video will show you how to sew foundation paper piecing using the “no tear” freezer paper method. The first time I used this method, my mind was absolutely blown
2018

Patchwork Petals Sewing Party – Block 4

The 4th and final block in the Patchwork Petals Sewing Party begins today. It’s been such a blast hosting this party with Sheri of Whole Circle Studio and I can’t
2018

Week 2: Loved to Pieces Blog Party

Oh em gee y’all…. I can’t stop ooohing and aaahing about the amazing projects that everyone is making for the Loved to Pieces Blog Party. If you missed last week’s
2018

Jelly Roll Rug (with Video Tutorial)

I’m not gonna lie. When I first saw the first surge of Jelly Roll Rugs being made, I wasn’t quite sure about them. Since I only work with Art Gallery
2018

Helena & Mattie made by Katie Skoog

I can’t believe it’s been almost two years since The Simple Life Pattern Company released the Helena’s Button-Back Top/Dress and the Mattie’s Scalloped Suspender Skirt patterns. I forgot how Katie
2018

Week 1: Loved to Pieces Blog Party

In case you haven’t heard, the most exciting amazing blog party is underway with the most talented and awesome makers ever: Loved to Pieces Blog Party. Each week, master makers
2018

Sirena Summer Tote (with Tutorial)

When Jessica Swift asked me if I’d be interested in participating in her Sirena Summer Tote Challenge, I was like heck yes because I love her and I love Sirena
2018

Patchwork Petals Sewing Party – Block 3

Today marks the half-way mark of the Patchwork Petals Sewing Party. Yeehaw! It’s so much fun sewing up these blocks and watching everyone else with their own versions. Head over
2018

Loved to Pieces Blog Party

Check out who’s having a Blog Party?!?!? I am! I am! And I am beyond honored to have this top-notch, diverse group of makers creating magic with Loved to Pieces
2018

Woven Pieces Quilt

One of the first tasks that I had after I finished designing Loved to Pieces was to design a free pattern for my look book. And since the English Paper
2018

Fanny Pack made by Mattea Harrison

Okay so when I had a call for makers for my Spring Quilt Market Booth and Mattea commented that she’d make a fanny pack, it took me zero seconds to
2018

Catalina Fiber Arts

Of all the makes and makers that contributed to my Loved to Pieces Spring Market Booth, I hands down can honestly say that I was the most blown away by
2018

Patchwork Petals Sewing Party – Block 2

It’s been so much fun watching all of the Patchwork Petals blocks pop up on the interweb the past couple weeks. And I’m absolutely beyond stoked that each day new
2018

Love is Love Pillow

Back in early May, Jenny of Montana in Stitches reached out to me to share her new Love is Love pattern. The timing was actually quite serendipitous because I was
2018

Charmed Quilt made by Paola Baker

I’ve had the privilege of meeting Paola Baker of @loveoffabrics in person and she is just as awesome a person as she is a maker, and her makes are top
2018

Cloth Doll made by Joe Madl

When Joe Madl of Manhandled Threads offered to make me one of his cloth dolls using my Loved to Pieces collection for my Market Booth, I honestly freaked out and
2018

Loved to Pieces Flowermania Strip & Denim Quilt

When I first received my strike-offs for Loved to Pieces, one of the very first projects that I began was this quilt. My Flowermania EPP quilt pattern was the very
2018

Dear Jane EPP Project – Loved to Pieces

As I was pondering a new English Paper Piecing project one day, I gazed lovingly over at my Dear Jane EPP Kit and had a total lightbulb moment. I decided
2018

Range Backpack made by Cecilia Sullivan

Ceci of @cecivas is a phenomenal maker. Like oh em gee phenomenal. She made this Noodlehead Range Backpack for my market booth and I was blown away by both her
2018

Patchwork Petals Sewing Party – Block 1

Yeehaw!!! The Patchwork Petals Sewing Party officially begins today and I couldn’t be more excited. If this is your first time hearing about, there’s a full list of notions and
2018

Oh How Sweet Zipped Case & Sew Together Bag by Angela Purrenhage

I cannot contain myself about these two projects that Angela Purrenhage of Making Whatever made for my Spring Quilt Market Booth for Loved to Pieces. Having made both the Sew
2018

Henley Style Tunic by Florence Taylor

Florence is fierce and fabulous and brings a ginormous to my face every time I think about her. Seriously check out her Instagram and you will have the same reaction.
2018

Bag & Wallet Made by Norma’s Bag Boutique

Norma I. AgrÛn of Norma’s Bag Boutique is insanely talented. Check out her Instagram to see what I’m talking about. She’s taking a short break in her Etsy Shop, but I’d
2018

Selvedge Kitchen Sink Bag by Amanda Anderson

When I first started working with the strike offs from Loved to Pieces, I saved each of my selvedges and put them in a special place. This was my first
2018

Moonrise and Flurry Quilts made by Slice of Pi Quilts

I have decided that Laura is a wizard. There’s no other explanation. I’m a speedy sewist myself, but even I can’t grasp how she was able to masterfully make two
2018

Love Pattern 2.0 Rayon Dress made by Kim Desselle

After seeing Kim Desselle’s original rayon Love Pattern 2.0 dress that Kim had made for her own daughter, when she offered to make one for Helena using my rayon from
2018

Butterfly Wings by Isabelle Selak

Do y’all know Isabelle Selak of @southbaybella? Well if you don’t, you need to get to know her. Not only is she one of the sweetest and most genuine people
2018

Patchwork Petals Sewing Party

Sheri of Whole Circle Studio and I have teamed up to bring you the Patchwork Petals Sewing Party starting on June 18th. A few months ago, Sheri reached out to
2018

Loved to Pieces Trucker Hats by Rachel Sterling

Without hesitation, the most talked about items in my Spring Market Booth were the trucker hats by Rachel Sterling of @SterlingSewn. When she presented the idea on my call to
2018

Loved to Pieces Look Book

Oh em gee y’all! My digital Look Book for Loved to Pieces is officially here. I cannot believe how beautiful it is and all of the yummy projects that I
2018

Brimfield Block Quilt by Brimfield Awakening

If you haven’t heard of the ubiquitous Brimfield Block by now, then I’m thinking you might not get on the internet very much. Back in September of 2017 before the
2018

Eflorescent Celeste Knit Dress by Ashley Tu’avao

I am so honored that Ashley Tu’avao made this dress for Helena for my Spring Quilt Market booth. The fit and style are perfection for Helena and wooooow is the
2018

Cut & Run Bag by Trina Peterson

This Cut & Run bag by Trina Peterson is amazing and everyone needs one. Any time I’m teaching or going to a class, I either have to shortchange the size
2018

Whole Cloth Knit Jersey Quilt

My new YouTube tutorial will walk you through all my steps to creating a whole cloth knit jersey quilt without interfacing. Seriously these quilts are both the most utilized and