For the July Stella Lighting guest blog we’re offering up a quick question and answer with Vanessa from Lella Boutique! Enjoy!

Tell us about yourself – where are you from? where do you currently live? Any details you’d like to share about your family life? I grew up in northern … continue reading →
Hi there!  I’m Amber Johnson and I own a quilt pattern design company called, Gigi’s Thimble (named after my grandmother who taught me how to quilt).  I’ve been quilting for over 20 years now, blogging and designing patterns for 11 years and I even published a quilting book called Vintage… continue reading →

Aloha! My name is Tonja and I’m the designer behind Pink Plumeria Maui and I’ve been crafting almost my entire life. When Stella Lighting reached out to me to try they’re Stella Two LED Task Lamp I was very excited. Lighting is very important to me and my work. 

A … continue reading →

Simple Stitches Fabric Shop, Guest Blog Post

The following is a guest blog post from Myra Roberts, one of the owners of the Simple Stitches Fabric Shop. Janette & Myra Run the shop together. To learn more about them, click here.

I have always been a creative person. My medium has always been changing. I wanted to … continue reading →

I’m Jennie and I share patterns, tutorials, inspiration and thoughts over at Clover & Violet. I’m an Army wife and homeschooling mom of three who tries to carve out a little creative time every day. Most afternoons you’ll find me sewing, embroidering or knitting, always with a cup of coffee … continue reading →

Harvey and a cute embroidery pattern

Thanks for all the notes and well wishes.  We are recovering from Hurricane Harvey.

We had 38″ of water flow through our house.  We are not in a flood zone.  It hit us by surprise that there was a chance of flooding at our home.  On day 1, Harvey was … continue reading →




Shelby is the oldest of the Wiedenmann clan and has started working part time in the warehouse this summer.  She will soon go back to school ( she’s a junior in high school this year) but what great experience she is having.

Shelby accompanied Mary Jean and her … continue reading →

What have I been up to?

Busy doing nothing may be strong words.  I am busy – but doing nothing…. sometimes it feels like two steps forward and three steps back.

First off – #3 is getting married.  Karly and Fred (#3) got engaged last year June.  We love our new daughter-in-law to be.  She fits … continue reading →

Quilt Market Slide Show! See it here!

We had a blast in St. Louis!  What a great city!  The weather was ideal – although by now you know I live in Hot Hot Hot Houston.

We enjoyed everything about St. Louis!

Stella2 was debuted at Quilt Market.  Everyone loved her and we hope you will too!

She … continue reading →