Sewing & Quilting Blog

Ideas and inspiration from artist & fabric designer Tara Reed

The Ins & Outs of Making Your Own Beeswax Wraps

The Ins & Outs of Making Your Own Beeswax Wraps

DIY Beeswax Wraps - they are in my Pinterest and Instagram feeds. I have seen them in stores so naturally, when my Bee's Life fabric collection was coming out I had to learn more and give them a try! Beeswax wraps have been around for decades and...

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Bee's Life Fabric – The Farmers Market bag – DIY

Bee's Life Fabric – The Farmers Market bag – DIY

I love everything about fabric design!  From coming up with the ideas to painting the imagery and putting it all together. One thing that is truly inspiring is seeing and sharing the projects others make using my fabrics.  I'm completely enamoured...

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13 Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas

13 Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas

Looking for things to make and sew for holiday gift giving? Here's a roundup of 13 ideas to get you started!Make your own Hot Pads (with Pockets!) Pattern and instructions from Ameronnie designs > Make a Fun and Easy Cotton Tote Detailed...

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Sewing Face Masks for Fall and the Winter Holidays

Sewing Face Masks for Fall and the Winter Holidays

Ready to Update your Face Masks for Fall and the Holidays? Face masks are here to stay a while so it's time to update for fall and the holidays! I'm proud to design fabric for Riley Blake Designs and in awe of all the talented designers they work...

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Make a Quick Quilt for Outdoor Adventures!

Make a Quick Quilt for Outdoor Adventures!

TUTORIAL: Quick Lodge Themed Quilt from a Fabric Panel My husband and I went to the Oregon Coast the other day, bright and early to see the tide pools at low tide. When he said, "We should bring a blanket" I instantly thought of the one I made with...

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