Hello, friends, and happy Saturday! Today I’m sharing the Saturday Seven 290: Lifestyle & More for Quilters post with links to inspiring articles, recipes, sewing and quilting ideas, productivity, home decor, and organizing helps. I hope you’ll find inspiration to start your weekend off and ideas for the week ahead. Plus, I am sharing some exciting news about our Favorite Things collection in this post…keep reading for the details!
Saturday Seven 290: Lifestyle & More for Quilters
First, I loved this post with “7 Reasons to Slow Down During the Summer.” (It’s always my goal to do this, and now I have some terrific justifications)! And these “6 Powerful Mindset Shifts” are helpful for everyone. Finally, I loved this post with ideas for creating the culture of “slow” in our homes.
2. Recipes to Try
Summer means it’s time to use our smoker. I am looking forward to trying this Smoked Tri Tip Roast. And here is a roundup of Summer Weeknight Meals. Dress up your tuna with some (or all) of these add-ins. Finally, I love all of the fun seasonal products at Trader Joe’s. Here are the 19 Best Summer Groceries available now or coming soon to a Trader Joe’s near you.
3. Quilt + Sew
Earlier this week we celebrated National Sewing Machine Day. Here is a free tutorial for a Sewing Machine Mat–I love using one when I travel! And I found this article very interesting–I had no idea boxes of cotton scraps were sold way back in the 1930’s!
4. Fat Quarter Shop Liberty Box
I’m now able to share the contents of the Fat Quarter Shop Liberty Box! We filmed a quick video you can watch above or on our YouTube channel. And I have the products that are still available from the Liberty box listed below:
5. Favorite Things!
Our Favorite Things collection is now shipping! It’s perfect for all of your Christmas in July sewing. I have pre-cuts and specialty bundles in the shop now with some fun kits coming soon!
6. Organizing + Productivity + Summer Decorating
Here are “10 Cleaning and Organizing Projects for Summer.” And this podcast and post shares wonderful tips and ideas for “Productivity in Chaotic Times.” And here are some simple and easy ways to decorate your home for summer.
7. Recently on the Blog
Below you’ll find links for the posts from earlier this week on the blog:
- A Quilting Life Podcast Episode 85 Show Notes
- Haunted Halloween Mystery Quilt Week 2
- Fat Quarter Quilt Patterns + Tips
Thanks so much for stopping by for the Saturday Seven 290: Lifestyle & More for Quilters post. If you are looking for more similar inspiration, you can find all of the earlier posts in this series here.