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Another day at Kathy’s Needle and Thread

Stacey Sansom Designs Mood Board Wednesday

This is not exactly a mood board post, but due to the nature of my ability to get to the long-arm studio, I am working away at getting projects finished. It is unfortunate that we are not going to get all 4 quilts completed on this trip to visit the long-arm quilting studio at Kathy’s…

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Another quilt on the long-arm

Stacey Sansom Designs In the Design Studio Tuesday

Today we are visiting the long-arm quilting studio at Kathy’s Needle and Thread. I arrived in the Houston area Sunday evening. We will be here for at least today. We are trying to finish quilting 4 quilts. Unfortunately, yesterday we ran into a few problems with the machine. It appears that it needs some minor…

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Another Quilt Top Completed

Stacey Sansom Designs Make-It Monday

Even the most creative designers have what is commonly referred to as UFOs or unfinished objects. They are those projects that you walked away from or put down a long while ago. They are not a problem unless they are messing with your chi. My recommendation is to simply finish them. You will feel such…

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The digitizing was a success!

Stacey Sansom Designs In the Design Studio Tuesday

Last week I mentioned that I was working on digital image manipulation to ultimately create an image that was appropriate for digitizing for machine embroidery work. This weekend I visited the “studio” at Kathy’s Needle and Thread in Spring, TX. I had lots of work to do upon my arrival so we got started fairly…

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Gathering ideas

Stacey Sansom Designs Mood Board Wednesday

The most common way for gathering creative ideas and making sense of them is to present them using a “mood board.” Mood boards are used for a variety of industries, but they are used in particular in the creative industries as a way to express ideas and show different “moods” and concepts in a physical…

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February Fabric Poll Results Are In!

Stacey Sansom Designs Poll Results

So the results for the February Fabric Poll are in. For those that do not know what the poll was for, it was to help me decide which of the fabrics in the Bright Delights fabric collection to purchase first for use in a project during the month of March. See the collection here: http://www.staceysansomdesigns.com/2017/02/introducing-bright-delights-fabric-collection/…

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