Welcome to A Sewing Journal, where I feature beautiful and inspirational sewing projects, handmade products and delightful fabric from around the web.

A Simple Quilt

Stopping by to show you a quilt I made recently. It's just a very simple crib quilt made for a sweet baby boy.

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Coming Back

I've had a few minutes to breathe and I'm going to try to come back to this space to somewhat frequently (or infrequently) to share what I'm working on or cool stuff I see on the web. I'm actually sewing again(!), but haven't found a whole lot of time. I can't wait to show you what I'm working on, but in the mean time, here are some photos I took of floss sorting. I'm doing a little cross-stitch for fun (from the awesome Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery) and hopefully I'll make enough progress someday to show you more than just floss sorting :)  We made the little "floss spools" from cardboard cracker boxes.

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Round-Up: Thanksgiving Sewing Projects

Seven projects to get your Thanksgiving sewing started!

Clockwise from top left:


Elk Grove Organic Knit Fabric from Birch Fabrics

Birch Fabrics has a new organic cotton KNIT fabric collection coming soon! Wow, I love it!!! From Birch Fabrics' blog: 

This collection consists of 10 perfectly coordinated prints, including chevrons, poppies, and a lovely elk print! Graphic, sweet and unbelievably soft, this collection is perfect for babies and grown ups alike! The interlock knit is 44" wide and has less than 5% shrinkage. It's a lovely weight of approximately 5.7 oz per square yard.

Find out more on the Birch Fabrics blog and Birch Fabrics website.