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Buffalo Check Quilt Pattern from Empty Bobbin Sewing Studio. Multiple sizes from mini to king. Free printable instructions.

Buffalo Check Quilt Pattern

I think 2015 must be the year of the buffalo. Well, buffalo check, anyway. Or buffalo plaid. Whatever you call it… I love it! My sister and mom and I decided to make quilts that resemble the red and black check pattern. Rather than piece it with a LOT of squares, I decided to strip {…Continue Reading}

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Bartow Quilt by Carolyn Friendlander

30 Quilts for 30 Years: The Parallels Quilt

It’s no secret that I love (LOVE!) sewing with Kona solids from Robert Kaufman Fabrics. There’s a Kona sample in nearly all of my sewing patterns and Konas are featured in overĀ half of the cover samples. The colors and selection and sheer number of options keep me coming back time after time! My Kona color {…Continue Reading}

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Oliver + S doll dress, doll library dress, american girl, liberty jane dress pattern

Oliver + S (and a doll) Christmas Dress

Back in November, Eleanor tallied up her piggy bank cash, visited the bank to count her coins and took a trip to the American Girl store to pick out a doll. I have vivid memories of my parents having me pay for my own Samantha Parkington doll (which I still own!) and knew I wanted {…Continue Reading}

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Christmas Pajamas (x6!)

Last year, I wrote about my sewing-as-nesting phase just before Rhett was born. I made Christmas pajamas for our three kids and our two nieces and nephew. The kids were so cute together in their PJs and I knew then that a new tradition had been born. Fast forward to this year’s set of pajamas! {…Continue Reading}

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