The Boutique Jaynes have thrown a major Tantrum, Studio Tantrum, that is...fabulous Euro patterns by our own Nancy Langdon you can buy here at Fabric Hound. Check out the amazing creations, they are truly beautiful, soo original and funky. I didn't make clothes, but i did make a couple of bags to coordinate with these fab. outfits by spendystyle:
Ok, I know I'm a little behind here in the fabric department, but I've finally got some Freshcut fabric. I've been drooling over it for months and months, go to the store, want it all, in every colorway, can't buy it all, can't choose just a few, get disgruntled and leave. Sounds crazy I know. I get a little unbalanced when it comes to fabric, especially fabric this gorgeous. So enough already. I made this: It's now listed on ebay
Well...that USED to be my mantra when it came to quilting, piecing, specifically. Until, I found this tutorial on wavy seam piecing, and whoa! Eureka! I am loving it people. Throw away your rulers, unhunch your shoulders, let your eyes go into soft focus, relax and burn your bra for goodness sake. Ok, leave the bra on, but, it's fun I tell ya. And addictive. I have a myriad of projects planned for this technique. I have seen this style before, but these instructions are so easy and fun. Here's my first project using this technique:
That's the name of this patchwork quilt pattern. I have always wanted one, I've seen gorgeous take your breath away vintage ones...all way to expensive for my budget. So I set out to make my baby daughter one for her big girl bed. 3 years ago. It's really the most labor intensive project I've ever gotten myself entangled in. The process is english paper piecing, you take these 6 sided little paper templates, wrap the little piece of fabric around it, secure and whipstich together, one....by.....one. Actually it's a bit of a zenlike process, once you get into it. And if you're in the mood. I go through fazes where I'll work on it compulsively, and then I can't pick it up for months. Oh well, maybe it'll be a nice wedding quilt...I used the sweetest little 1930's repro fabrics.
meanwhile, the poor girl needed something for her bed,