pattern design patterns sew sewing

Which comes first – fabric or pattern?

I have a question to pose to all the quilters out there…. what   comes first for you? Do you find gorgeous fabrics INSPIRE you to create and then you grab the pattern? Or do intricate design patterns INSPIRE you to pull fabrics and then you create? I found this fabric and fell in love. I didn’t want to cut it at first. For me, I think that it’s the fabric that inspires the pattern. But wait…sometimes when I peruse blogs online I see patterns that just yell at me to…

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life patterns sew

Fell down go boom. Ow. No quilting today.

Well, no sewing for me tonite. I was takin’ out the garbage, and there’s this ONE sidewalk stone that I know is raised up a bit. I know it’s there. I know you know I know it’s there. I forgot it was there. Ow. Ah. The moment when you are happily skipping along and then the next you are mid-air, flailing…. Then, you are dazed with pain, scrambling back up the steps to get inside as soon as possible…..hoping that no neighbour witnessed your graceful descent…. Hoping no one is…

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