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Time to CELEBRATE!

A few weeks ago Kathy Doughty sent me this lovely bunch of fabric - a bundle of her new line Celebrate with FreeSpirit.  She asked me to be inspired with it and to blog about the design process and some of the elements we use to give a project the "Sew Kind of Wonderful" look.




We have been playing with quilt designs that use a curved half square triangle, so I cut a bunch and began laying them out...
February 20, 2017 by Jenny

2017 - Off To A Great Start!


2017 has already kept us very busy! Just the way we like it! :)

We had a wonderful time in California at the Road to California Quilt Show...even though it was a little too cold for our liking!


We had a lot of extra help this time around! Jenny's daughter, Brittany, was a lot of fun and even learned to sew curves and demo like a pro in no time at all!


While at Road to California, Gammill made their...
February 08, 2017 by Jenny

Road to (Sunny) California - Here We Come!


Next week is a big week for us. We are headed to sunny California for the Road to California Quilt Show.  January 19-22. We are vending and will have all of our new patterns available...


Our new block of the month pattern, Urbanologie






and, Mod Pineapples, which happens to be one of the two classes we are teaching. The other class is Mini Kites.


We look forward to being...
January 11, 2017 by Jenny

Tuesday Tip - Hanging Sleeve


Our Mod Owls wishes everyone a very Happy New Year!! 
These owls are stunning, dressed in gorgeous Island Batik Fabrics!

As this quilt needed a hanging sleeve, we decided to share a picture tutorial for hanging sleeves.


Begin with an 8 1/2 inch wide piece of fabric. The sleeve should fit right inside the binding edges.

Simply lay the strip on the back of the quilt with one edge just inside the binding...
January 03, 2017 by Jenny

Free Mod Ornaments Pattern and Give-away Winner!

We are very excited and happy to share with you our brand new and totally free new pattern, Mod Ornaments! Our gift to you this Christmas season! :)

But first, we're happy to inform Nancy Otto
that you are the winner of the Hand Maker Fabric
fat quarter bundle! Congratulations!
Please contact us at sewkindofwonderful@gmail.com
to claim your prize.



Jenny's fun Mod Ornaments wall hanging turned out...
December 12, 2016 by Jenny

Natalie Barns Hand Maker Fabric Blog Tour - Giveaway!

We are excited to be a part of Natalie Barnes of Beyond the Reef  blog tour and share her beautiful Hand Maker Fabric by Windham Fabrics!

Earlier this year Jenny made a beautiful wall hanging using Natalie's Hand Maker Fabric and our Chic Country pattern.


 This is our version of the traditional Winding Ways pattern. It's fun to play with light and dark fabrics to create the circular movement in...
December 10, 2016 by Jenny

Free Sew Kind of Wonderful Patterns!


We want to remind all of our fabulous costumers that we have several fabulous free patterns always available on our website and make great gifts at this time of year! :)

This pattern is "Mini Trees" and it uses the QCRMini. 



(made by @shanschlosser)

(made by @imfeelincrafty)

This is "Fun Poinsettia" and it continues to be a favorite! This pattern uses the original QCR.




(made by @theunlikelyquilter) 

(ma...
December 01, 2016 by Jenny

International Quilt Market and Festival! Always A Party!


International Quilt Market was a huge success and soooo much fun!!


After hours and hours of market prep we are always satisfied with the final result! 


Of course we can't let Halloween go by without a little bit of spooky fun! ;)




Meeting our quilting friends in person is one of our favorite things! 




And having the privilege to use Tula Pink's new line, Tabby Road, for our butterfly quilt was awesome!!...
November 19, 2016 by Jenny

The Big Reveal


Yes! Finally! Our big pattern reveal! We hope you will love our new patterns as much as we do! We're very excited about them! :)

Our new sampler pattern is called, Urbanologie. There are 12 different themed blocks and 3 different layouts to choose from!







Here are a few close ups of some these great blocks.










 Each block can be made into a beautiful quilt on its own!

How about these beautiful butterfly's...
October 25, 2016 by Jenny

New Themed Quilts and Life's Big Events!


Our machines have had quite the workouts!!
We're so excited about our new patterns that will be available the first part of November. Yay!!   

Here are a few sneak peeks! 

At the top is our very fun, brand new, 
Mod Strawberries! Yummy!!


 More scrumptious pineapples! 
Anybody hungry yet?? ;)

We had a lot of fun with themed patterns this time around, can you tell? And, there's so many more to show you!...
October 05, 2016 by Jenny