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Silk Road Stars for the #whatshadeareyou blog hop

Silk Road Stars for the #whatshadeareyou blog hop

I was thrilled to be included in this year's #whatshadeareyou blog hop with RJR Fabrics. I made a beautiful blue and white quilt with their Cotton Supreme Solids. The color palette was inspired by my travels in Central Asia almost a decade ago. The design is an original paper patter based on a traditional Islamic geometric motif that features twelve-, eight- and six-pointed stars.

Old cars and older buildings. Let's go back to Central Asia!

Old cars and older buildings. Let's go back to Central Asia!

Yesterday, I got sucked down a rabbit hole of pre-Instagram photos I took while traveling through Central Asia. Here are some photos that I'm drawing inspiration from at the moment that I took ten years ago. Some old Soviet cars, and older beautiful architecture. Blues, teals, reds. Take me back?
I made a blazer, and learned a lot along the way

I made a blazer, and learned a lot along the way

I completed another project on my garment sewing bucket list — a tailored men's blazer. I used a cotton/linen blend in light gray with a cotton law...

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