With spring coming to my area along with a healthy eating challenge, I'm feeling a tad more inspired to create, which feels good! And I'm trying to squeeze more 'exploration' into my sewing. The most recent project was inspired by an improv block for our guild's BOM, and boy did I have fun with it!
As often happens, my work is influenced by something that's been mentioned in this newsletter, or vice versa. This last week it was the latter. Not previously having been a real fan of coin quilts, I grew fond of them through my Mighty Lucky Quilting Club project, So Wrong It's Gotta Be Right. Thus this issue's round-up - I hope you enjoy the wide variety of coin quilts!
:: One of the things I love about Anna/noodlehead's patterns is that she links to where she gets supplies for her projects - hardware, leather, special zips. Things just got better as Anna is now carrying leather handles in her shop, with more supplies to come.
Maybe it's just me, but improv seems all the rage these days more than ever. Not everyone's brave enough to even attempt it, but more often than not, they're at least intrigued by it. Having participated in the improv bee, Bee Sewcial, over the last year has definitely made me more comfortable. Here's a few tutorials for techniques worth mastering for your improv 'tool belt.'