Annual Sale Preview Event Part 2: Ink Splatter Collection

Last week I showcased what I did on my summer vacation and a preview of “The Fields” collection of products that will be new to the shop and PCCA Gallery for this holiday season. In this week’s before the annual sale preview, I would like to showcase my new “Splatter” Collection. Print, Pattern, Sew is …

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Creating with One Bundle: “The Fields” Collection Preview

In preparation for the annual end-of-summer sale, I would like to share my latest collection: “The Fields.” I have created a little video tour to walk you through all of the amazing quilts, blankets, and home goods I have been able to create with just one bundle of fabric. But before we tour the entire …

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Improvisational Flamingo Tote Bag

I recently played in my sewing studio creating an improvisational flamingo tote bag all from scraps. My daughter’s friend was having a 12th birthday party and she loves flamingos. I wasn’t directly asked to spend two and a half days creating the flamingo tote, but I had an idea and was also very in the …

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Hand Sewn Pouches for Wellness Day

A local school district recently had a teacher in-service day focused not only on mandated training but also on wellness for staff. The concept was that staff could explore interests and hobbies during pockets of the day when not in their training sessions. Offerings included archery, walking, essential oils or succulent workshop, and reiki session. …

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Field Trip to Halligan’s Greenhouse 2022

Walking through a local family-owned central PA greenhouse, Madi and I are so ready for spring color. Halligan’s Greenhouse is located outside of Thompsontown, PA in the rolling countryside and hosts several polytunnels of perennial, annual and vegetable plants for the home gardener. I began shopping at Halligans in the late 1990s with my mother …

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