Thursday, February 25, 2010

Fat Free, Baking and Sugar?

It's been a while, hasn't it? What's everybody been up to? I'm seriously getting some Spring Fever! While the East has been getting blasted with snow storms, the Pacific Northwest has been getting unusual sunshine and Spring temps. But, as I sit here writing this, I can hear the rain on the roof! Oh well.

Well, I've been busy with the usual family, kid and business stuff. A lot of changes and "stuff" going on around here. Hopefully it will all turn out to be good and positive. I haven't been sewing a whole lot, even though I've really, really have wanted to. Instead, I've been baking a lot. When I need some self-therapy, I usually sew, but when I can't sit and sew, I bake. I'm a huge Grey's Anatomy freak and sometimes I feel like Izzy when Denny died and she baked a gazillion muffins. Remember that? No, no one's died and I haven't gone wacko and baked a gazillion muffins, but sometimes baking just makes me feel better when I'm feeling off. Luckily, I have some great neighbors that love to eat what I bake, so I don't have to (even though I still eat a lot of it)! I'm planning on making some bread pudding tomorrow and some cranberry coconut cookies this weekend! I guess I will get to do some sewing too. I'm planning on making a lavender and flaxseed therapy pillow for a friend. I'm going to some Dolce by Tanya Whelan for the cover. I'll post some pics when I finish.

One thing that I know will help my Spring Fever is getting in the new line, "Sugar" by Pat Bravo for Art Gallery Fabrics. Getting in new fabric shipments always make me feel better! I got to meet Pat at Fall Quilt Market. She is the cutest thing! She is so fun and has the cutest accent. I had tweeted with here on many occasions and couldn't wait to meet her. I wasn't disappointed!
Here's me and Pat at Quilt Market. Sorry it's such a blurry picture. I had to use my phone.

Check out the new line here!

Fat Free Fridays!
I'm also restarting "Fat Free Fridays"! To make your stash a little fatter, every order placed on Fridays will receive a free surprise fat quarter included with your order!

Want to win a sweet fat quarter pack of Sugar? Leave a comment and tell me what you would make with Sugar?


  1. Oh how fun! I would make handbags-- I make little tiny handbags as appear in my shop here: . Fat quarters are the perfect amount for making the outside of 1 little bag!

  2. Even though I make handbags, (and this line would make gorgeous handbags!) I think I would be selfish and make pretty throw pillows for my living room.

    I love the colors!!

  3. Sugar deserves to be wrapped around a Sweetie Baby!

    shannoncarman at yahoo dot com

  4. I make luggage tags, wallets and handbags. So that would be what I would use it for. I love the set!

  5. I love the fabric! I have no idea what I would make. LOL! Maybe a small point and shoot camera bag.

  6. Girl! I would make a fantastic bag that would be perfect with Jeans and my pink heels!

  7. throw pillows for the warm summer months.

  8. Sugar! I would make bunnies! Yep! This fabric is very colorful like spring, and Easter bunnies.

  9. ahhh!!!! so pretty! I imagine little fabric flowers for my girls hair bows and little yo yo's to be placed on the shirt that I'm sweet! what a fitting name for a line :)

  10. I love sugar! I would make a cute little outfit for my babygirl! Thank yoU!