Amy FriendArt Gallery Fabrics Fat Quarter Gang14 Comments

Yikes!  In all my years of sewing, a needle has never bent like this on me.  Sometimes I have had a needle tip bent over or my needle snaps, but never a needle with a double bend!  I was paper piecing with a Superior Threads Titanium Topstitch #90/14.  I love these needles and use them all the time so I am not saying anything against them here. In fact, I think that the needle’s strength made it bend not break.  Just like the city of Boston right folks?  Phew, I slept better last night than I did all week.  I’d like to extend my thanks and gratitude to all the law enforcement officials who kept us safe this past week and to all the doctors and nurses caring for the injured.
After a not so pretty picture, I feel compelled to show some pretty ones!  How about Indian Summer by Sarah Watson for Art Gallery Fabrics?  You can buy the whole line at the Fat Quarter Shop.

I love this print best.  It’s just so well done–I like it in both colorways.  This fabric line kinda makes me wish my 10 year old son was still three because I’d make him a quilt in a heartbeat.  Though he still claims to like it so maybe I will anyway.  Afterall, I love it and am much older than 10!

These rich colors are just gorgeous.  This is Bijoux by Bari J. for Art Gallery Fabrics.  What should I make?
I’ve been working on my last tutorial as a part of the Art Gallery Fat Quarter Gang.  Can you believe that it’s nearly been a year?  I’ll be using the Carnaby Street prints above.  The tutorial is coming early in May!  You can buy Carnaby Street at the Fat Quarter Shop and Marmalade Fabrics.
I’ll be back later today to share some information about a project led by Berene Campbell from the Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild to support the City of Boston.