Accessorize with Sis Boom!

Whether you want to accessorize your home or yourself, Sis Boom has you covered. Check out these great ideas followers have shared with me on Instagram this week!

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meandleighcreations Darling reversible tote in Daisy in Blue. Perfect to tote around your wallet, phone, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Whose ready for the pool?

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Stefdanko Another cute bag using Bonnie in Blue.

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sassystitchesbylori Hey good lookin’ – a sassy reversible headscarf in a print from the Jenny Eliza line for JoAnn Fabrics.

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serenedesignco Large embroidery hoop + two airy curtain panels = sweet canopy for a little girls’ room. Perfectly paired with a headboard covered in a print from the Jenny Eliza line for JoAnn Fabrics.

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100billionstars Use up your Sis Boom scrap fabric and make this lovely little pillow.

Sis Boom Room Featuring Caravelle Arcade

Caravelle Arcade came out in May and it has been a run away success thanks to all of YOU!!! Cozy up for a good read or restful night’s sleep with this graceful daybed covered in a Bonnie in Ivory bedspread and piled high with coordinating Caravelle Arcade pillows. Cute accessories don’t have to cost a fortune; these candles, candle holders and bud vase are stylish, contemporary, affordable and best of all from IKEA. Top it all off with a mini glass chandelier for a hint of glam.

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1. Bonnie in Ivory

2. Mini Chandelier

3. Abby in Gray

4. IKEA glass candle holders

5. Mia Daybed

6. Jessica in Ivory

7. IKEA candles

8. Blue Lined Reading Glasses

9. Enchanted Forest Book

10. White IKEA Bud Vase

Intsagram Inspiration

Hope you are all having a wonderful summer! Our new patterns and videos called Sew with Me debuted with Sew News last month and are just darling. Check them out if you haven’t already.

Everyone has been busy tagging me on Facebook and Instagram. I always love seeing what you are up too. Here are a few of my favorites. I hope they inspire you as much as they have inspired me!!

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meandleighcreations made this lovely iPad case or clutch using Caravelle Arcade Daisy in Ivory

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alliegraycreations Who couldn’t dance all night in this dress? Rachel must have dug deep into her fabric stash to combine these lovely fabrics from the Happy Land, Crazy Love and Queen Street (all retired lines).

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gumnutsandtulips Renee sewed this sassy number using Vickie in Peacock from Good Company

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millaruby Another use of Daisy from Caravelle Arcade this time in blue for this adorable romper.

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butterflybees Denise used Jessica in Blue from Caravelle Arcade for this swim suit. Loving the matching headband.

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jordankclothing A sweet floral romper for an older girl is perfect!

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hickitypickity Boho tunics in Caravelle Arcade will always be in style!

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thefancyashley The dog days of summer aren’t so tough when you have a Hooray pillow to get you through….

Sis Boom in South Africa

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I was thrilled when my friend Rachel shared these photos of a woman named Gloria receiving Sis Boom fabric all the way in South Africa. Gloria, a mother of 4, is an aspriring entrepreneur who sews bags, baby bibs, shoes and commissioned work from her community to help support her family and hopes to one day design and open her own boutique. Gloria’s smile says it all in this picture: complete JOY! Gloria said she’ll be using the fabric for various projects and clothing and not a scrap will go to waste.

As a child, Gloria made clothing for her dolls from bits of plastic and whatever she could find. Gloria always wanted to learn how to sew and was thrilled when a missionary named Anneke with Ten Thousand Homes taught Gloria how to sew. Anneke gifted Gloria with her sewing machine before leaving South Africa.

Gloria’s family and others have been helped through Ten Thousand Homes, which is “a movement of ordinary people activiely building HOPE and creating HOMES for African’s orphans and vulnerable children.” I’m so grateful to organizations like Ten Thousand Homes for making a difference in this world, my friend Rachel Berwick for contacting me about donating the fabric and Christine Reinhardt for lugging the fabric and other sewing notions half way around the world!

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Photo credits: Jennifer Price and Christine Reinhardt

Gossip Girls

Run, don’t walk to get a copy of this month’s Weekend Quilting magazine.   Jo Avery made these sassy dolls with fabric from the Circa line and they are just darling. What can I say, I love this girl and her use of our fabrics to make these Gossip gals hum!! The pattern is in the magazine and you could make a couple by this afternoon…She also has Kaleidoscope pillows that you will totally want to create, but I won’t share here so you can be surprised. This issue is jam packed with some great great peeps and their wonderful projects…check it out!

 

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