Happy Friday, Friends! I hope you have been well! My summer has gone by like a chaotic blob of blur, but my little family is doing well and keeping busy with life! Miss Baby went to have a visit with Mrs. George Washington a couple of weeks ago at Mount Vernon for a special doll event! You can see Mrs. Washington in the picture sharing about her childhood, and her eventual life with the great General. You should have seen her reminiscing on how good General (then Colonel) Washington looked in his blue velvet wedding suit! I told my husband later that General Washington was even ahead of Elvis in the sartorial trend!
The girl in purple and the purple straw hat is mine — she was enchanted with Mrs. Washington’s stories. [Side note: that golden gown you see on the left is Mrs. Washington’s wedding dress she wore to marry Colonel Washington.]
Miss Baby is also enjoying tending to her herbs and flowers this summer, as well as working on her stitching! She is finally onto the last row of her Maisons des ABC sampler!!!
Many of you have emailed to ask about purchasing the pattern for a quilt design you have seen in the latest issue of Modern Patchwork Magazine! You are in luck…. the pattern is a free-to-use pattern I designed to feature Ink & Arrow’s Zola fabric group!
Click here to view the fabric group. Be sure to check out the adorable snail prints!
Click here to download free to use quilt pattern.
Well, that’s it for now… Friends! Be sure to come check back on Monday if you are up for some free fabrics. As you know I have been outfitting my sewing room, and I have a stash problem, a HUGE ONE! Anyway, information forthcoming on Monday!
Hugs to you all, and have a great weekend!!
My 2017 Line-up
Jan 2017: HOPE (Windham Fabrics)
Jan 2017: Bleecker Street (Quilting Treasures)
Feb 2017: Sheeps and Peeps (Quilting Treasures)
Feb 2017: Smarty Cats (Windham Fabrics)
Feb 2017: Wildwood Way (RJR Fabrics)
March 2017: Hamilton (Windham Fabrics)
April 2017: Vines (Windham Fabrics)
April 2017: Storybook Flannel (Windham Fabrics)
April 2017: Monroe (Quilting Treasures)
May 2017: Love My Hero (Quilting Treasures)
June 2017: Flag Banner (Windham Fabrics)
July 2017: Zola (Ink & Arrow)