Tag: fabric

  • Last Project of 2015: Complete!

    F-I-N-A-L-L-Y! That’s all I’m gonna say. Pfffft, I’m lying. I’m going to say more. You can’t stop me. I can’t stop me.  It began in February, with a progress report in May, and after a gob of sundry things getting in the way, it all got wrapped up just a few days ago to finally, F-I-N-A-L-L-Y embody the […]

  • Sew Adorkable: Almost Here!

    Have you seen my video clip for my new book of crafty fun, Sew Adorkable: 15 DIY Projects to Keep You Out of Trouble?  Well, now’s your chance! BAM!

  • Class of ‘89: A Work in Progress

    I’ve been juggling a few different things lately, between regular kidlet duties, school fundraising shenanigans, the finishing up of my first book (hello!) and all my other design and art projects, let’s just say things have been especially busy. A little while back, I realized that so much of what I do and make is […]

  • Olfa’s March Designer Spotlight

    Now that Spring is possibly staying ferrealz this time, you might be at long last itching to get started sprucing up, revamping and refreshing your home from all this winter hibernation nonsense. Shoot, I just want to open the windows and watch the curtains dance around. I’m easily entertained. If you’re the crafty type, you […]

  • Happy Valentine’s Day!

    True to form, I left my Valentine’s Day gift brainstorming to the absolute last minute. Given the self-induced panic that having zero time created, my newly acquired grey hairs and I are quite thrilled with the outcome: Ta-dah! A zippy take-along reusable tic-tac-toe game, complete with beanbag hearts and neon-stitched arrows to divide up the (reversible) board. […]

  • Sneak Peek: Modern Calico

    Hey, hey! In just a few days my latest fabric collection, Modern Calico, makes its debut at the International Quilt Market in Houston. Whether or not you’re attending, I’ve got you covered with this sneak peek: Feast your eyes, fine peeps! Yellow roses, Queen Anne’s Lace, pansies, daisies, lilies, foliage of all sorts and more; […]

  • http://www.samarrakhaja.com/Video%20by%20sewtimeless.mp4 Ever wondered how fabric gets onto those highly coveted bolts? Watch this mesmerizing clip of Darryl doing just that with my new Cops ‘N’ Robbers Car Chase fabric in the Timeless Treasures Warehouse! Go, Darryl, go, Darryl!! (Source: http://www.samarrakhaja.com/)

  • Nancy Zieman Blog Tour Giveaway Winners!!

    Ladies and gentlemen, I’m thrilled to share with you our high-security winner selection process that took place just moments ago… *insert dramatic drum roll for added adrenaline rush* The Bub and Mister Baby Pants carved out precious time in their action-packed lives to gather in secret by our backyard fence to pick winners of my […]

  • Pixel Power! DIY Superhero Capes

    I’m at it again with a brand new guest blog post on Spoonflower today, showing how to transform their limited edition (and scrumptious!) satin substrate offering into super duper awesome Pixel Power! superhero costumes; perfect for Halloween and heck, the rest of the year while we’re at it. Here’s just a small sampling of my favorite […]

  • Blog Tour Stop: Nancy Zieman’s “Quick Column Quilts”

    When I was invited by the amazing Nancy Zieman to participate in her blog tour for her new book, Quick Column Quilts, I thought two things: a) Can a tour, albeit a virtual one, merit a new shoe purchase? (please, like I need a reason), and b) Which of Nancy’s beautiful quilt designs would I […]