Quick, Colorful Blanket with Geo Pop Canvas

Geo Pop Canvas

Bright and cheerful Geo Pop, the first collection by Emmie K for Robert Kaufman Fabrics, is ideal for these last dark winter months. Made of 100% cotton, the canvas has a hefty hand without being stiff, making it a great fabric for a quick picnic blanket. 

The free tutorial to make the...

Come Sew with Elizabeth Hartman

fancy fox

We are super excited that local quilter and designer Elizabeth Hartman will be joining us for a fun quilting workshop on March 1, from 10am to 5pm.

In this Sunday class, you will learn how to make the Fancy Fox and Hazel Hedgehog quilt blocks, both made with conventional piecing using...

This Just In: Hashmark from Michael Miller Fabric

 Hashmark fabrics from Michael Miller

New from Michael Miller Fabrics, Hashmark Gemtones is  full of vivid color and visual texture. Check it out online today and make sure you grab a copy of the FREE quiltt pattern, too. Designed by Emily Herrick, Felicity's Flowers Quilt finishes at 40" x 48" and is appropriate for intermediate...

Black & White Winners!

Thanks to everyone who commented on our post for the Black and White blog hop! We read each of the 124 comments and are thrilled that you love this collection as much as we do.

Did you see all the amazing projects that were featured over the past two weeks? The collection inspired quilts,...

Sewing for Super Bowl Sunday

Seahawks Sewing

With the Super Bowl coming up this Sunday, February 1, we have been busily working on projects to inspire you. Our in-store display features table runners, apron, banner, fabric tray, embroidered jewelry, potholders plus plenty of our Pacific Northwest favorite--Seattle Seahawks--fabric, with...

Let's Make: Cross-stitched Valentines

finished Cross Stitch Valentine

in process valentines cardValentine's Day is just a few weeks away, but there's still time to make your own hand-crafted Valentine's Day cards and we're here to help. We designed this little cross-stitch valentine for you, premarked with the Xs. 

Black and White Collection by Jennifer Sampou

Black and White Collection blog hopWe had the joy of seeing Jennifer Sampou's latest collection for Robert Kaufman Fabrics at Quilt Market last October and we were all enamored by Black and White. So when she asked if we'd participate in her blog hop, we readily agreed, eager to share this gorgeous range of fabrics with our...

Please Join Us for a Downton Abbey Tea Party + Enter to Win Tickets for You and a Friend

Downton Abbey Tea

Last February we had the joy of hosting nearly two hundred Downton Abbey enthusiasts for a beautiful tea party. We all had so much fun we decided to do it again, bigger and better this time!  

Save the date: February 21, 2015  10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Learn to Sew Designer-style Handbags with Cheryl Kuczek

Hobo Baby Bag by Paradsio

Paradiso Designs' owner Cheryl Kuczek has been deconstructing designer handbags and developing her own for a decade, determined to give her bags the right look and feel. With all the practice, Cheryl has developed unique construction techniques and found the best products on the market to help...

Say hello to Alison Glass Handcrafted

Handcrafted_instore

We fell in love with the down-to-earth feel of Alison Glass' new line with Andover: Alison Glass Handcrafted. The slightly muted colors and softer hand of the fabric make it perfect for so many projects that appeal to many types of sewists. What makes this collection stand out is the process...