A Labor of Love

Let me tell you something about quilts. The amazing thing about quilts is that you can never have too many of them. I know, because I’m currently sitting under 5 of them. Six, if you count the table runner I’m working on hand binding for a wedding this weekend. Now, I love sewing bags as well as my own clothing, and I give bags as gifts a lot of times. But really, it’s difficult to give someone clothing, there are too many details that go into getting a good fit. And while bags are popular, how many can you carry at one time? Very few people rotate their bags often, so they only have a few that they love. But quilts on the other hand, will always be put to good use. Continue reading

The Aspen Tunic from Serendipity Studio

Happy Thursday all! That means that tomorrow is Friday, which means it’s the weekend! My husband and I are planning to go to the Montreal Beer Festival, and I’ve never been before, so I’m extremely excited! I love beer, but with all the liquor laws where we live it’s difficult to get any sort of variety. Now that summer is creeping up and I’ll likely be outside more, I’m starting to sew more tops and dresses to wear (shorts too!). So this week I made an Aspen Tunic from Serendipity Studio in blue diamond rayon from Cotton and Steel. Continue reading