Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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A few exciting things have been happening around here recently...

On Saturday, I finally received by Sewing Summit schedule!!  I have been wanting to go to Sewing Summit ever since their first year, but this has been the only year that we've planned for it.  I am also super stoked that my mum is going - and we got all the same classes!  In case you're going, here's my schedule!  I would love to meet you and say hi!!

9:00 - 10:15  Fabric design with Pat Bravo
10:30 - 11:45  Zipper clutch with Alessandra Gutierrez
1:15 - 3:15   English Paper Piecing with Kaye Prince
3:30 - 5:30   HST quilt top with Amy Smart

9:00 - 10:15   Applique tea towel with Amy Redden
10:30 - 11:45  Metal frame pouch with Elena Roscoe
1:15 - 3:15  Embroidered pocket hoop with Amanda Woodruff
3:30 - 5:30  Photography with Melissa Esplin

In addition to gearing up for Sewing Summit, I've done a bit of fabric shopping...

Tule by Leah Duncan

This is Tule by Leah Duncan for Art Gallery Fabrics.  I must say, I am in love with this line.  I wouldn't be surprised if I bought another bundle of it.  I love each of these prints and I have no idea what I'm going to sew up with them!  Maybe a Swoon quilt?

I have also embarked on a new addiction...

Studio Calico PL July 13 Kit

Studio Calico PL August 13 Kit

I'm gearing up to start goal #4: Start a Project Life, and I am so excited!! I love all these little things!  Studio Calico did this awesome sale earlier this month that resulted in me signing up for Project Life kit subscription and I cannot wait for my next kit!

I'm also planning a couple of new quilts.  I've mentioned previously that I've been collecting autumn-y fabrics for a Modern Maples quilt (found in the book Pretty in Patchwork Holidays).  I am almost done collecting fabric, and I have a pretty good idea for what I want to use as the background.  I'm hoping that I can get the rest of the fabric I need before Sewing Summit!

Modern Maples Quilt Planning

I've also been staring at this stack of fabric:

Boo Crew by Sweetwater

This is Boo Crew by Sweetwater and it needs to be a Halloween quilt.  I'm not big on Halloween... It's sort of a passive holiday for me, but since I won this fabric... I might as well make a designated Halloween quilt!  I'm thinking of something simple and I'm feeling highly influenced by this quilt.

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loving > leaving the windows open
craving > bacon!
quilting > the Fireworks quilt!
looking forward to > fall
current temperature > 70°

Currently Listening to: Cancel on Me by Bombay Bicycle Club


  1. Mmm, I just ordered a bunch of Tule too and am trying to decide what to do with it. So many great large scale prints. Your Project Life supplies look fun!

  2. Sooo I just found your blog and I'm wondering, do you sell your quilts??

    1. Hello Heidi! I do sell my quilts, but it is mostly on a made to order basis. Would you like to email me what you have in mind for a quilt? I'd certainly love to sew something up for you! Have a great day!

      mbauer.arts [at] gmail [dot] com


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