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Follow me on my KonMari Journey with Heywood Park Collective

Updated- See the result of the bookshelves!

Many of you, if not all, have seen or heard about Marie Kondo’s new Netflix series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. A professional organizer with a lifelong love of tidying spaces and reducing clutter. Her books and now her show have many of us obsessed discovering what “sparks joy”. People inspired by her method of tidying have been lining up at donation centers across the country, to drop off tons of household goods, clothing, books that no longer spark joy for them.READ MORE

What an incredible year for the Ruby Ruler™

About a year and a half ago, I had a spec of an idea. To design a functional quilting and design tool that could be used to creatively utilize the many fabric scraps I had in my stash, accumulated over years of sewing patchwork. My thinking was, if I have this many scraps and fabric cuts that need to be used in quilts, there must be others out there with the same problem.READ MORE

Last days to register for Dream, Learn, Quilt!

Dream, Learn, Quilt!

 

Have you been thinking that you would like to make a quilt? Do you have fabric you’d really like to use in one?

Better yet- Want to proudly revel in the statement “I made this” coming from your mouth?READ MORE

Gloria Vanderbilt’s quilt decor

Did you know that Gloria Vanderbilt’s homes throughout the years had rather bold decorating statements? As in, they were covered with quilts?

 

 

I went down a rather deep rabbit hole the other day, looking at the way she adorned walls, fireplaces, tables, chairs, bedrooms, and floors with quilts.READ MORE