Announcing @mellytesta Insta GIVEAWAY winners!

Wow. The Florabunda! Blog Hop Celebration was a great success. My fellow artists and Hoppers created a wide array of styles, using the format of wall art, bed and baby quilts and usable items like a shopping tote, and a stylish purse and wristlet combo.  I have compiled a Florabunda! by RJR Fabrics Pinterest boardContinue reading “Announcing @mellytesta Insta GIVEAWAY winners!”

Quilty Box and Florabunda! by RJR Fabrics

I feel honored to be asked to curate the June 2018 Quilty Box. Quilty Box is a subscription service geared toward introducing quilters to new fabrics, tools, creative ideas and products. My Quilty Box will introduce you to the fabrics in Florabunda!, Mistyfuse, the Goddess Sheet and Aurifil Mako’ ne 12 weight cotton thread. ‘The above quiltContinue reading “Quilty Box and Florabunda! by RJR Fabrics”

Heidi Kelly designs a purse and clutch using Florabunda

When I first met Heidi Kelly, we were at a gallery opening for the METAvivor Serenity Project, which was loud and exciting. As we were talking, I noticed the clutch she was holding contained a recognizable textile designers’ print. I asked her if she had made it. It turns out, she had. Heidi and IContinue reading “Heidi Kelly designs a purse and clutch using Florabunda”

Announcing the Blog Hop Celebration of Floribunda!

Mark your calendars! June 7-16 2018 I will host a Blog Hop Celebration of Florabunda! It’s my new fabric line. Together with RJR Fabrics and Quilty Box, who have donated awesome swag for give-away, I have gathered several friends, artists and quilt makers, whose work I admire. I asked them to make items like baby quilts,Continue reading “Announcing the Blog Hop Celebration of Floribunda!”