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Vote: Which of these Sewing tees is your favorite?

UPDATE: Voting is closed! The four winning designs are now available in the Maker Valley shop. Vote! ->>> @makervalley <<<- Go to @makervalley on Instagram and vote for your favorite tee design! Every few weeks, with your input, my husband (@statelytype) and I design and sell a new t-shirt for creative makers (quilters,...

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No Regrets

UPDATE: The No Regrets Seam Ripper raglan is now available in the Maker Valley shop!  Our final design tweak of Tweak Week is our classic "no regrets" graphic in a new color way and on a new product—red and black on a black and white tri-blend raglan. What do you...

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Shine Bright by Just Add Sunshine

UPDATE: The Shine Bright tee is now available in the shop!  Our third design tweak of Tweak Week isn't really a tweak at all—we're thinking about reprinting @justaddsunshineinc's beautiful Shine Bright tee without any changes (in Katie's signature rainbow color scheme on a vintage black tri-blend tee). What do you think?...

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Netflix and Quilt

UPDATE: The Netflix and Quilt raglan is now available in the shop! Our second design tweak of Tweak Week is our classic hand-lettered "Netflix and quilt" (which is the quilter's equivalent of "Netflix and chill" of course! 😂) design in a new color way on a new product—aqua and red...

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Thread Happens

UPDATE: The Thread Happens tee is now available in the shop!  Our first design tweak of Tweak Week is our classic hand-lettered "Thread Happens" design in a new color way—aqua and white on a navy poly/cotton tee. What do you think? Let us know on Instagram: @makervalley   Every few weeks, with...

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This is My Happy Place

My wife Holly (aka @makervalley) asked if we could collaborate on a colorful "This is my happy place" print for her sewing room. Here's what we came up with (after only three major disagreements 😂). What do you think? Let us know on Maker Valley's Instagram.

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Summer WIP

Today I dug up this WIP that I started earlier this year. It’s a perfect summery quilt to be working on right now! Plus it’s so hot outside, Is rather be inside with A/C sewing! The fabric is an old OOP line by @urbanchiks called Dream On (that I’ve been...

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Patchwork baby quilts!

His & her patchwork baby quilts! 😍😍😍 I quilted the “boy” version on my own machine by simply sewing 1/4” from every seam and backed it with flannel. I had Debbie @hobblecreekquilting quilt the “girl” version with (my fave pattern) wavy lines and backed it with minky. They’re both so cozy! I’m...

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Sew, a needle pulling thread

Our fourth (and final) design of the week is one of our classic designs in a new colorway—the hand-lettered phrase "Sew, a needle pulling thread" intertwined with a hand-drawn needle, spool, and thread in coral and black on a super soft heather gray tri-blend tee. What do you think? Thanks...

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I Just Want to Stay Home and Sew

Here's our third design of the week—the hand-lettered phrase "I just want to stay home and sew" in white on a super soft vintage heather red tri-blend tee. What do you think? Thanks to my husband @statelytype for the hand-lettering! Every so often, my husband and I design a new...

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Creating the Sewing Hearts t-shirt design

My second design of the week is a Pennsylvania Dutch folk art / fraktur-inspired heart made up of hand-drawn florals mixed with sewing symbols (a vintage sewing machine, scissors, thimbles, seam rippers, buttons, etc.) in aqua and white on a super soft heather black tri-blend tee. I started the design...

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I finished my No Point Stars quit top

I finished my No Point Stars quilt top... exactly one week after the 4th of July. I don’t want to brag or anything, but I am SO on my 2019 4th of July game! And I honestly don’t think there could be a more perfect backing fabric other than this...

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Scrappy and Happy

New sewing/quilting tee designs this week! 🎉 Every so often, my husband (@statelytype) and I design a new tee/hoodie/raglan for creative makers. Over the next few days, we'll create and post a few new sewing/quilting themed tee designs and at the end of the week, you all will vote to...

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A WIP rises

I finally finished my oldest WIP juuuuuuuust in the nick of time (thanks to Hobble Creek Quilting!) to get a picture of it with the hot air balloons at the Freedom Festival yesterday. The pattern is meant to have prairie points around the inner border, but I decided to make...

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Happy 4th of July!

I am ALL about my Yankee Doodle Dandy pattern this year! 😂 There’s the regular full-sized quilt pattern from last year, then my husband Dave (a.k.a. Stately Type) made me a t-shirt with the pattern this year, and then I whipped up a mini version of the quilt the other...

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Binding by a family reunion campfire

I am on such a lovely high today! Last night we wrapped up a family reunion with my side of the family and it was just so dang good to be with (almost all of) my siblings and their families!! ❤️ We camped one night and I took my Division...

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It's so fun to see people making quilts from my patterns!

I have loved watching Mindy Mounteer’s Yankee Doodle Dandy quilt come together on her stories! 🙌🏆😍💙❤️🇺🇸 I can’t even tell you guys how fun and humbling it is to see you making quilts from my patterns! These ideas have been swirling around in my head for years! Then I had...

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Simple patchwork baby quilt

Simple patchwork baby quilt (girl version). I loooooove mixing all these prints!  Fabric designers (in no particular order): Sarah Watts | Crafted Moon Deena Rutter Sandy Klopp | American Jane Patterns Vanessa Goertzen | Lella Boutique Patty Young | MODKID Jen Kingwell | Jen Kingwell Designs Stacy Hsu | Stacy...

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2x4 Quilt in Portland

I finished my 2x4 Quilt and brought it with me to Portland last week because #mvhavequiltwilltravel! 😁 One evening @statelytype and I hit up Blick Art Supplies when I spied this cool black and white wall and decided that I’d be back for a quilt pic. I finished binding it Friday night while...

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