Category Archives: Fabric

Jennifer Sampou Debuts “Shimmer” Fabric Today at SHWS—Fabric Giveaway Too!

Hello readers! Today’s a shimmery day because we’ve got a peek for you into Jennifer Sampou’s latest line from Robert Kaufman Fabrics. Not only that, we’ve made a rather fabulous quilt with selected prints from Shimmer, and we are AGLOW … Continue reading

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Sandy Klop of “American Jane”–A Signature Look

A few weeks ago, I visited the home of Sandy Klop, owner of American Jane Patterns and Fabric. Sandy was hosting an Open House in her Northern California home, selling some of her wonderful fabrics, patterns, and quilts. I have know … Continue reading

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Purple Haze: Ticking Off Quilt Projects

Hello See How We Sew Readers! We’ve been running hither and thither at the blog lately in our efforts to finish up blog projects as well as our own. April should be the harbinger of two special quilts from us; … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek on Our Shimmer Blog Hop Project

Collaboration is always fun – especially at See How We Sew. We are having a creative surge, working on our upcoming project that will be a part of Jennifer Sampou’s Blog Hop to introduce her beautiful new line, SHIMMER. #shimmerfabric @jennifersampou @robertkaufman I … Continue reading

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Pop Rox, Carol van Zandt’s New Fabric Line, Part Two + Giveaway

Welcome back to Part Two of my interview with fabric designer, Carol van Zandt. While doing a bit of homework on Carol, I learned that she sewed clothing as a child, and later created home decor. Designing fabric inspired her … Continue reading

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“Go for It!” Says Fabric Designer Carol van Zandt — Part One

Have you ever thought you might like to try your hand at fabric designing? Jennifer touched on this subject in an earlier post while writing about Spoonflower, a popular online design site. I have the pleasure of knowing the talented … Continue reading

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Improvisational Scrap Busting – French Style

I have spent the past two months finishing all the forgotten quilt projects I can possibly manage. This has been great for clearing my sewing room, checking off the to-do’s on my list, and giving me hope that I can … Continue reading

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Quilter & Designer Carolyn Friedlander Stops By . . . Giveaway Today!

Do you notice that there are often underlying connections to the “things” that catch our eyes? By “things” I mean anything that makes an impression on us—images, people, events, the whole gamut. As a kid those relationships always surprised me, … Continue reading

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Hints for Making Silk Quilts

Happy New Year! It’s been a busy, exciting and exhausting season of family, fun, and way too much food. Believe me, I loved every minute of it, but now find myself longing for some quiet creative time. Like Pati, I … Continue reading

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Bookin’ It: Another Last-Minute Gift Idea for Fabric Lovers

Remember this package from my Tuesday post? Well, if you recall, I promised to reveal the contents in today’s posting. But first a little background. I’m lucky enough to be part of a group of five creative women who meet from time … Continue reading

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