Category Archives: Fabric

December 17, 2014

Going Green for the Holidays

By Donna di Natale When I was growing up, tearing open packages and tossing paper all over the room was part of the holiday ritual. It’s a wonder some of the small gifts didn’t get lost and tossed out with the wrapping paper. Today, I’m much more conscious about waste, especially when it comes to Continue Reading

December 10, 2014

Shweshwe Fabric Comes With Colorful History

By Donna di Natale Last week, guest blogger Amy Senatore mentioned some interesting fabric found in her grandmother’s stash – a collection of squares her grandmother acquired trading with other quilters from around the world. Trademarks and manufacturers’ names are on the back of the fabric. This piqued my interest in fabric research. I enjoy Continue Reading

December 3, 2014

Grandmother’s Gift

By Amy Senatore Quite a few years ago, I inherited a stash from my grandmother, as so many of you have. My husband is in the moving business, and when he moved my grandmother’s sewing room – yes, her entire sewing room – from Washington state to Kansas, he decided that it was too much Continue Reading