Newsy: 2015 Textile Design Competition

Textile Contest P&B 2015

Aspiring fabric designers, listen up. You have until March 1, 2015 to enter your collection in a contest held by P&B and Pattern Observer. If you win the top spot, see what you get:

One Grand Prize Winner will receive a licensing contract with



The ladies at Adventures in Making have started a new monthly DIY challenge that all crafters are invited to participate in, so I Wanted to spread the news!

This month’s theme is Fall Leaves. They are asking people to get … Read More...

Winner of Zentangle book


Congratulations Liz, you are commenter 34, and have won the draw for a copy of the book, Tangle Stitches for Quilters and Fabric Artists: Relax, Meditate, and Create with Rhythmic Stitches, by Jane Monk. I will send you a … Read More...

Winner of Flutter fabric bundle

Contest Laura Gunn Via, I drew commenter 31, who said this about the “Flutter” fabric collection by Laura Gunn:
I love the butterfly print and the painters canvas in mermaid. So pretty!!
Congratulations Karen, I will contact you privately to get this Read More...

Mixed Media Retreat in Cambria, CA


If you live on the central coast of California, you don’t want to miss this post!  Joann Martin Fee has put together a weekend retreat just for crafters like us, and is inviting anyone who would like to come join … Read More...

Winner: Where Women Create Quilters

Anne Marie Commenter 24 Wins Giveaway I have a winner for my book giveaway. Via Random. org, the draw goes to Anne Marie, commentor #24. I adore her procrastination story, her wedding day no less. I will contact Anne Marie privately to let her know she won. Thanks to all of you … Read More...