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Camp S’more Tutorial and Giveaway

Welcome to another great sponsored post and giveaway! When I was asked to do another tutorial for Ink & Arrow Fabrics, I begged them to let me be a part of the Camp S’more’s fabric launch. What glamper doesn’t want to deck out their camper out with some of this darling fabric? Click over to see the lookbook and then come back register for the giveaway. See my last Ink & Arrow Fabric tutorial here. Yep, you heard right, the lovely people at Ink and Arrow Fabrics are giving one lucky sewist/fabric junkie. Entry details are below the tutorial, keep reading! This easy little quilt is just an enlarged quilt block inspired by a vintage quilt that I saw at one of my favorite antique stores. I didn’t buy it, but I did draw out the quilts simple block pattern so I could use it someday. Well, today is that day! Camp S’mores Lap Quilt & Tablecloth Tutorial! Finished Size: 45” x 45”. It’s the perfect size for a bistro table! Supplies 3/4 yard Black …

Make Art that Sells: April Assignement

I can’t even tell you how hard the April project for the Make Art That Sells class was for me to do. We were assigned to dig into our past and find 5 situations that we conquer courageously, then we needed to create imagery to go along with all the feelings. In the end, our primary task was to make a mind map of sorts. My mind map became more a journey map of my life. I broke it down into 5 different sections. College, freelancing as a customer in my 20’s, becoming a wife and mother, the Modern June years, and coming home to be a homeschooling SAHM again. It’s my life on a page. I had a rough childhood, so I feel like my life began when I went off to college. I was the first in my family to go. I was made to feel like I was “too big for my britches” to think that I could do such a thing. My mom told me that I should just go to …

Make Art that Sells: March Bootcamp

  I am excited to be taking the Make Art That Sells course, Assignment Bootcamp once again. What a difference a year makes. I am so much freer in my artwork, I feel like I am actually getting a handle on my style and my Adobe Illustrator skills are so much improved. For March we need to make a “badass backpack” for the gift market. Which meant creating fabrics, my dream job! We were supposed to create patterns abstract icons. I know see patterns everywhere! I created several fabric designs in March, someday I’ll go back and refine them for when I go off to show my portfolio at Quilt Market! Till then I’ll keep creating and growing as a surface designer.