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quilt label tutorial for spoonflower

Head on over to the Spoonflower blog today to check out the tutorial I put together on how to make a simple quilt label in Photoshop!

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before + after: bedside table

Hop on over to the Spoonflower blog today to see how I transformed my bedside table using paint and wall decal!

And in case you're interested, here are a few more before and afters from the archives: a piggy bank, a desk, and wooden boxes.
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do. good stitches: june blocks

A few weeks ago, I joined the Wish circle of do. Good Stitches. [You can learn more about the group, which makes quilts for a variety of charities every month, here.] I was so excited to get started that as soon as the request for the first set of blocks went up, I immediately got to work.

My fellow circle member, Erica, asked that we make kaleidoscope blocks [from this excellent tutorial] using purples, oranges and pinks, with a gray/neutral background.

I pulled a number of things from my stash, including many Spoonflower prints, and quickly put the blocks together. They were surprisingly easy to make, and I love how they turned out. I can't wait to see them pieced together into a quilt with my fellow circle members' blocks!
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spoonflower staff challenge

My coworker, Thomas, and I recently did a photo and embroidery project for the Spoonflower Staff Challenge (I hand-embroidered fabric photographs onto backgrounds that Thomas manipulated in Photoshop). You can learn more about our project here. Voting for the challenge has commenced, and competition is pretty fierce, so be sure to cast your votefor your favorite staff project before voting closes...
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stash report: red and aqua fabrics

Fabric cutting commenced this past weekend for a red and aqua quilt:
{Most of the fabrics are from Spoonflower, with the exception of a fat quarter from Purl Soho.}
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