Introducing // Feline Myself


Introducing… Feline Myself!

This capsule collection features our feline friends. These cats are running the gamut of their daily facial expressions: ambivalent, careless, confused, and of course, sassy!

Here’s how our cats stack up!


Yep, that would be Catitutde.


We have striped kittens and tossed kittens—for all your sewing needs.


Check out these purr-ific quilts!


Nine Patch Cats by Diane McGregor


My Crazy Cat’s Quilt by Bea Lee


Bea’s quilt was inspired by her cat, Swiffer! Here he’s modeling one of the many expressions we described above. Can you guess which one?

We’d put our money on sassy.

Happy stitching!

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Christmas in July


Season’s greetings from Dear Stella! Celebrating Christmas twice a year is twice as sweet!

Our friends at Pink Sand Beach Designs made these awesome Christmas stockings from our holiday fabrics. The fabrics are from our North Pole After Dark and Christmas Darlings by Paula and Waffle collections.

Don’t miss these new designs—ask for them at your local quilt shop or favorite online retailer.



These Kittens were destined to be on a Christmas stocking!

The pattern is the #103 Sugarplum Stocking by Pink Sand Beach Designs. It’s a fun, quick and easy sew… And a perfect kick off to your holiday projects this July!


This Santa fabric is our fav! (Yes, he’s chillin’ in boxers.) What happens in the North Pole stays in the North Pole.




Check out these quilt projects to match your new Christmas stockings:


Chained Ovals by Diane McGregor.


Stars and Trees by Diane McGregor.


Expo by Kelli Fannin.

We hope you love these fabrics as much as we do. Tag us (@dearstella and #dearstella) in your projects.

Wishing everyone a very merry Christmas in July!


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Introducing // Winter is Here


Cities clash in this action-packed medieval period. Introducing… Winter is Here.

We’ve been waiting patiently (bursting at the seams, really) to share this collection. Continue for photos, a project, and all things awesome.



Scenes from a battlefield, dancing dragons, happy hour—this collection definitely plays to an exciting medley of themes!



The below quilt features all the amazing pieces that make up Winter is HerePortals by Kari Nichols.


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Keep us in the loop—tag us @dearstellafab and #dearstella when you create something *awesome* with Winter is Here!

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Sew Can Do Knit Maxi Dresses for Summer


Cheryl Bush of Sew Can Do has been playing with our knits and she created a tutorial for the Easy Make Maxi Dress (left) and made another maxi dress using McCall’s 7405 (right). How awesome do these dresses look!



Easy Make Maxi Dress featuring Flamingoes and Scallop Dot in Guava.


McCall’s 7405 dress pattering featuring Scallop Dot in Fossil and Guava.

Cheryl also shared tips on tools, edges and finishing, and determining stretch on her blog. Check it out here!


Happy stitching!


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No Drama Llama // Summer Makes


Kristen of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine stitched up some cute outfits using No Drama Llama and Fresh Dew Knits by Paula and Waffle. She’s guest-posting today to share all the details with you!

Happy summer friends! I think No Drama Llama is the absolute perfect summer fabric line. The cacti are just the best and the colors scream for some summer fun!

When I first saw this line I just knew I wanted to make a little girls outfit. A ton of my friends have had little ones since my son was born and I take every opportunity I get to sew up a cute outfit for them! No Drama Llama pairs so well with Dear Stella’s Fresh Dew Knits, so I paired up a Simple Life Pattern Co. Baby Molly top with some super soft knit Brindille and Twig Leggings. I just love how the colors match so well.


I kind of want this outfit myself! Both of these patterns are my tried and true go to for little girl outfits. They both sew up quickly and have a very finished look about them. The only adjustment I made was cutting the bands for the size up on the waist and legs of the leggings.



This fabric was just too perfect for me to finally make an outfit from Sew Caroline’s newest book Weekend Style.


I will be using this book as my go to for all things coming up. All of the patterns are quick and versatile! For No Drama Llama, I decided to sew up an afternoon skirt and pair it with a Tilly Tee in Dear Stella Knit.


The Tilly Tee is THE MOST COMFY shirt I’ve ever made. I sized up and left the sleeves and waist raw edged. I rolled the sleeves twice and tied the waist to hit higher on my skirt.


The skirt is so much fun. The pockets give it such a finished look and allow for every day wear. Since I knew I end up chasing my little one around and picking him up I decided not to shorten the hem but if I was making it again I would consider adjusting the hem a little. I loved using large buttons for the skirt to make them pop!


This outfit is such a staple for your wardrobe and the prints of No Drama Llama make it the go to for my summer outfits!

What are you sewing up with No Drama Llama?

Happy Sewing!

Kristen of Two Blondes and a Sewing Machine

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