travel sewing kits

I have a “new” sewing machine, a 1931 White’s Rotary. I asked for naming help, and my friend Tess suggested Roxie. Perfect. As a thank you, (and, I admit, to test my pattern before I offer y’all a tutorial), I made her a little travel sewing kit thingy.  (is it a kit if it’s empty? […]

Embroidered Quilt, Block 1

A few weeks ago, at the Long Beach International Quilt Festival, I fell in LOVE with an amazing antique quilt (only $800!) from the 40’s. (Sold by Cindy’s Antique Quilts, though this particular one isn’t on the website) I love the blocks, I love the embroidery, I love the quilting. But I don’t love yellow, […]