Friday, September 2, 2016

TBT (on FRIDAY!) Retro Rocket Rascals!

Oh my goodness- where to start?!? There are so many adorable projects from around the web using our Retro Rocket Rascals! It's for little girls and little boys and the space cadet in all of us! :)

What a perfect button up from Not on the High Street!
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The print looks great on this adorable little model!
*featured--> The Geranium Dress from Made by Rae... This dress pattern is so versatile and one of my favorites!
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The quilt below with pieced and quilted by Bee + Quilts for a little baby boy!
 We'd love to know what you would sew with Retro Rocket Rascals... Let us know for a chance to win a yard!
*one lucky winner will be chosen on Wednesday, September 7th

Perhaps you would sew a backpack for back-to-school?
Or, maybe some re-usable sandwich bags?
Maybe pajamas for a special sleepover? 
 *Pattern for the pj's is available through Oliver + S (featured on Made by Rae)

There are so many possibilities! 
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Friday, August 19, 2016

Flowers Aplenty from Michael Miller Fabrics...

Flowers Aplenty is in stores now! It's fresh, it's fun and it's full of pep!
To download the quilt pattern above, just click on the link below--

Every bear needs a bed! 
*We used a tutorial from Simple Simon & Co for the doll quilt.
*The doll pillow tutorial is from Craftaholics Anonymous. 
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Flowers Aplenty is also available in a more retro colorway...
*The dress pattern used above is Butterick 6201
(featuring Posey Border in Coin & Cross Check in Coin)
Have you ever made a flower crown? I found a great video tutorial-
Make your own flower crown

I hope everyone has a crafty weekend!
xo,
Kait
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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Throwback Thursday :: Kitties!

*CX3696 Kitties
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Isn't this retro kitty dress just the best?
GERTIE, YOU'RE SO AWESOME!!! 
Gertie used the Marilyn Dress pattern by another amazing artist, Kay, of Serendipity Studio!
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 Awwww... so cute. Do you remember this throwback kitty fabric pictured below?
*CX4059 Smitten Kittens
Love this Smitten Kitten skirt by Georgina of Cupcake's Clothes

 If you'd like to make your own Kitty skirt, I think the pattern below would work well-
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In honor of our Kitty Cat Throwback, we'd like to send one lucky winner a yard of Smitten Kittens or Kitties! Just tell us, are you a cat or a dog person?
  
We'll choose one lucky winner on Wednesday, August 24th

Friday, August 12, 2016

The Equestrian Collection by Michael Miller Fabrics

The Equestrian Collection is in stores now! We can't wait to see what y'all create! Below are some of the projects that we made :)

The above look was created using a BurdaStyle dress pattern (altered to add the ties and apron in the front and back)
 How cute is this little retro two-piece? The pattern is Birdie by My Childhood Treasures (I will definitely use this pattern again!!)

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We also have a couple free downloadable quilts from the collection-- the first is called "Outstanding in their Field" and it features the border print.
*designed by Marinda Stewart
 A simple pillow would really bring a room together if you're decorating with the Equestrian Collection!
 *Click on the link below for a simple pillow tutorial


The Quilt below is called the Equestrian and it was designed by Jessee Maloney.
To view our Equestrian look book, just click on the link below
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We love to see all of your sewing projects so be sure to share on social media and tag #MichaelMillerFabrics
@michaelmillerfabrics

xo, kait






Thursday, August 4, 2016

Throw Back Thursday :: Retro Cowboys!

I'm sure all of you rodeo kings and queens remember these classics!
http://www.michaelmillerfabrics.com/yippie.html
If you just poke around the internet for a few minutes, you can find some fun projects using our retro cowboy fabric... check out this adorable superhero cape!
 For the super hero cape tutorial, click on the link below-
Starbelly Superhero Cape Tutorial
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These lil' cowpokes are pretty durn cute!  
http://www.michaelmillerfabrics.com/lil-cowpokes.html
Big "A" of the blog, Big A little a, made the quilt below using a pattern from the book, Even More Quilts for Baby
 She found the pattern for the mini cowboy hat on Ravelry (I know! So perfect for the little cow-boys and girls!)
Cowboy Hat and Boots
http://www.michaelmillerfabrics.com/lil-cowgirls.html
For all the lil' cowgirls and rodeo princesses!
Are you planning a cowgirl birthday party? Check out Gema's Little Cowgirl Party on Pinterest
Find a dress for your little one on etsy or sew one yourself!
I think the pattern below would be great!
Peter Pan Collar Dress from Fleur and Dot
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In honor of our western Throw Back Thursday, we'd like to send one lucky winner a yard of Lil' Cowpokes or Lil' Cowgirls! Just tell us what you think about cowboy boots with a wedding dress- "yay" or "neighhhh"? Ha! Sorry, I had to!  
Congratulations to...
honeybee said...
YAY! Cowboy boots are cute with just about anything!

 

Throw Back Thursday


 Today is the start of our Throwback Thursday Series
at Michael Miller Fabrics!   
Through the years we have been known for having awesome retro prints.  
I am sure many of you remember them, but did you know that they are still available to purchase and in stock?  
Are you ready for a Blast from the Past?  We begin our journey down memory lane with our Retro Kitchen designs.  
Do you remember these?
CX1595 - 50's KITCHEN

All things reminiscent of a 1950's kitchen.....
perfect for kitchen curtains.

CX1458 - SUNDAES
Did someone say banana split??  YUMMMMMM!!! 

CX0939 - HOME EC

The ladies are all dressed up to do the baking and waiting for their husbands to come home :).  

Since we are doing a blast from the past post, I couldn't resist posting this picture of Kathy Miller from 2002!  It was taken at International Quilt Market 14 years ago and she hasn't changed a bit! 





Do these designs bring back any memories for you?  Tell us about your memory in the comments section for a chance to win a yard of Home Ec!
And the winner is...

Teresa Stanulis said...
This brings back memories of my mom's kitchen with a bread box, aluminum tins for staples, a pink refrigerator, and linoleum tile floors! Happy times!

Congratulations, Teresa!!

Stay tuned for tomorrow's TBT!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

UP AND AWAY by Emily Herrick

Summertime is the perfect time for a ride in a hot air balloon!  Emily Herrick takes us UP and AWAY with her newest collection of fun fabrics.
  If you were at International Quilt Market in Salt Lake City, I hope you were lucky enough to see Emily's booth for yourself. It makes such an adorable room for those brothers and sisters that have to share!  I wanted to pick up the entire booth and place it in my house :)

 As usual, all her projects were amazing!!  She puts so much detail into the design of her booth.  The hit of the show was the adorable hot air balloon that you can see hanging in the photo above. Soooooo many people were asking how to make it. We've finally got the answer



THANK YOU EMILY!!