Welcome to the first day on Good Hair Day Blog Hop Tour!

The next 9 days are going to be packed full of sewing goodness! Follow along with the Good Hair Day Blog Hop so that you can see all the fabulous projects from the look book in detail and meet the wonderful people behind them. Have you seen the Good Hair Day look book yet? If not you can find it here.

Here is the playlist for the Good Hair Day Blog Tour – you won’t want to miss seeing these projects up close!

Monday, January 11  –   Windham Fabrics / Kim Andersson – I Adore Pattern

Tuesday, January 12 –   Erin Harris – House on Hill Road / Terri Carpenter – The Quilted Fox / Cath Mosley on Instagram

Wednesday, January 13 –  Adrianne Ove – Little Bluebell  /  Kristen Takakuwa – The Needies

Thursday January 14 –  Dan Rouse – Piece and Press / Cal Patch – Hodge Podge Farm

Friday January 15 – Stacey Day – Stacey In Stitches / Amy Gunson – Badskirt

Saturday January 16 – Madeleine Roberg – Domestic Strata / Darci Alexis – Darci Sews

Sunday January 17 – Miriam Blaich – The Berlin Quilter / Crystal Chadwick – The Cloth Albatross

Monday January 18 – Pati Fried & Laura Nownes – See How We Sew / Gillian Smith – Coding Crafter

Tuesday January 19 – Casey York – The Studiolo / Nicole Daksiewicz – Modern Handcraft


Day 1  –   Windham Fabrics / Kim Andersson – I Adore Pattern

I made several projects for the Good Hair Day look book and I love how they all turned out.

It’s funny, as a designer you work with your designs long before they ever make it to fabric, and then when you start working with these designs on fabric they just have a life of their own. Combinations start to come together that come as a surprise, even though you have been working on them for so long. It’s a little bit of fabric magic.

Twice Tied Quilt

Twice Tied Quilt. Photo by Danielle Collins

Twice Tied Quilt. Photo by Danielle Collins

When I first started thinking about my quilt design for Good Hair Day I knew that I wanted to make something that incorporated a bow design. I wanted something modern, but I kept being pulled to more traditional Bow block designs. What to do? Blow it up large and put a twist on it :)

I love how the bows show the warmer and cooler colors in the collection and I love how they nest across from each other. I adore the ribbon quilting by Terri Carpenter, a lovely tie in with the bows and hair theme.

Twice Tied is a FREE pattern available on the Windham website – available soon!


Good Hair Day Pillow Set

Good Hair Day Pillow Set. Photo by Danielle collins

Good Hair Day Pillow Set. Photo by Danielle collins

Oh the the Good Hair Day Pillow Set! These were fun to design, though I had to make quite a few hair designs before finding the three that worked the best on a pillow. These have been very popular and I got many squeals when people saw them at Houston Quilt Market.

I’ve written up a tutorial for these pillows (see the next post) and I can’t wait to see you make them too. It’s so much fun to see peoples projects made with Good Hair Day!


Good Hair Day Appliquéd T-shirt

Good Hair Day appliqué t-shirt

Good Hair Day appliqué t-shirt. Photo by Danielle Collins

Once I made the appliquéd pillows I was ready the appliqué all the things and experimenting with different flower shapes for this t-shirt was a lot of fun!

Good Hair Day fabric is in stores now! Please please please share images of your Good Hair Day projects with me. I’d love to see them :)





Enter to Win!

Today I have a Good Hair Day Fat Quarter Bundle to give away!


You can enter by leaving a comment under this post.

The giveaway will be open from now until 8PM PST on Thursday, January 21. The winner for this bundle will be picked at random and I will announce the name HERE on Friday, January 22.

This giveaway is open to everyone, USA and International.

If you’re a “no reply” or anonymous commenter, please remember to include your email address in your comment!

Windham has another Fat Quarter bundle to give away on their blog today, so make sure you visit them as well!

The WINNER of a Good Hair Day Fat Quarter Bundle chosen at random is:


“This is such a great fabric collection for making some special gifts.”

Congratulations Terri!!!




  • January 11, 2016 at 6:13 pm // Reply

    thanks for the chance

  • January 11, 2016 at 6:42 pm // Reply

    Love this collection and the pillows! I’m making these for a friend’s birthday, and my hairdresser may get a couple for Christmas- I start early. :) Thanks!!

  • January 11, 2016 at 7:38 pm // Reply

    I’m so obsessed with this line. I’d like to make so many things with it.

  • January 11, 2016 at 8:51 pm // Reply

    Awesome I’m the first one to comment!!!!- love the ponytail pillow!!! Thanks for sharing!

  • January 11, 2016 at 9:35 pm // Reply

    Lovely fabric line. Fabulous pillows – we could all do with a good hair day.

  • January 11, 2016 at 10:30 pm // Reply

    Your projects are so adorable. Thank you for the chance to win these beautiful fabrics.

  • January 11, 2016 at 10:57 pm // Reply

    I love your bow quilt. Thanks for the opportunity to win!
    kakingsbury at verizon dot net

  • January 12, 2016 at 2:06 am // Reply

    Good Hair Day has such a great variety of colors and designs…just like all hairstyles! There is something for everyone to love here and make themselves look good! Thanks for the wonderful tutorial on the hairstyle pillows!

  • January 12, 2016 at 3:00 am // Reply

    I love your pillows! I need to make these for my hair stylist. Your quilt is beautiful with the bows. Thank you for the pattern and tutorials for your projects.

  • January 12, 2016 at 4:45 am // Reply

    I adore the twice tied quilt! Those bows are gorgeous!

  • January 12, 2016 at 2:36 pm // Reply

    Love the fabric, the bows are beautiful, and the hair applique is so unique! Great job!

  • January 12, 2016 at 3:26 pm // Reply

    love your twice tied quilt and the fabrics are gorgeous. thanks for the giveaway.

  • January 12, 2016 at 3:26 pm // Reply

    love your twice tied quilt and the fabrics are gorgeous. thanks for the giveaway.

  • January 12, 2016 at 6:43 pm // Reply

    I love this fabric line and I love your pillows. Very clever! Thank you for sharing them.

  • January 12, 2016 at 7:11 pm // Reply

    I love this line! I can’t wait to get my hands on some of the Bobby pins!!!

  • January 12, 2016 at 7:28 pm // Reply

    Love the line! Super cute pillows!

  • January 12, 2016 at 8:25 pm // Reply

    These fabrics are fantastic! And your pillows are so fun :)

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  • January 12, 2016 at 10:50 pm // Reply

    I love the little girl’s t-shirt -great idea

  • January 13, 2016 at 12:43 am // Reply

    Love your project. Thank you for the in depth tutorial and the templates. I am a retired hairdresser, the fabrics and pillows show both of my loves. Thank you so much.

  • January 13, 2016 at 1:02 am // Reply

    So excited about this line! Especially the Bobby pins!

  • January 13, 2016 at 2:23 am // Reply

    The fabric for the curly pillow is just perfect! What a fun and different blog hop!

  • January 13, 2016 at 9:02 am // Reply

    Cute appliqué tshirt and bow quilt.

  • January 13, 2016 at 11:54 am // Reply

    This fabric line is perfect to create a quilt for my friend and neighbor and hairdresser Donna. (Since I haven’t had my hair cut since July, it just might be a peace offering…)

  • January 13, 2016 at 8:31 pm // Reply

    This is a great line & thanks for sharing the wonderful projects w/us!

  • January 13, 2016 at 8:48 pm // Reply

    Wow what a glorious collection. Beautiful rich saturated colours and fun patterns. I love your projects, especially the bow quilt.

  • January 13, 2016 at 8:49 pm // Reply

    Thank you for this great giveaway, the fabric is so pretty!

  • January 13, 2016 at 9:02 pm // Reply

    Great fabrics – I like the Twice Tied qult!

  • January 13, 2016 at 9:21 pm // Reply

    Would love to make some little girl clothes with this line! Thanks for the chance!

  • January 14, 2016 at 4:07 am // Reply

    Love those hair pillows!

  • January 14, 2016 at 4:45 am // Reply

    Love your pillows and your Twice Tied!! I need the pattern for Twice Tied – love LOVE it!!!

  • January 14, 2016 at 12:19 pm // Reply

    Wonderful fabrics and projects! The pillows just crack me up!

  • January 14, 2016 at 3:24 pm // Reply

    Great collection! Thanks for the lovely giveaway!

  • January 14, 2016 at 3:30 pm // Reply

    Love your kid’s packing list! And the fabric is gorgeous!

  • January 14, 2016 at 4:15 pm // Reply

    Love the quilts on the cover of the Look Book. The fabric collection is great, such vibrant, rich colors.

  • January 14, 2016 at 8:39 pm // Reply

    Thanks for all the work you put into the samples for this fabulous fabric line. Looking forward to the rest of the hop.

  • January 14, 2016 at 8:42 pm // Reply

    Thanks for all the samples of how to use this fun fabric. Looking forward to the rest of the hop. My first attempt at commenting seemed not to work, so my apologies if there are two!

  • January 14, 2016 at 10:44 pm // Reply

    The bow quilt is so cute. I love the layout.

  • January 15, 2016 at 12:34 am // Reply

    I love your line! The bow tie quilt is so clever. I’ve never seen another quilt like it. I’m looking forward to the pattern being available. Thank you for the chance to win!

  • January 15, 2016 at 1:12 am // Reply

    Lovely collection! The pillows are great!

  • January 15, 2016 at 2:16 am // Reply

    Twice Tied is a very fun quilt! Thanks for the chance.

  • January 15, 2016 at 4:43 am // Reply

    Awesome pillows, Kim! And awesome fabric!

  • January 15, 2016 at 6:26 am // Reply

    Great projects! I love the sweet bow quilt.

  • January 15, 2016 at 6:43 am // Reply

    This fabric line looks fantastic. Thanks for the chance to win some.

  • January 15, 2016 at 7:22 am // Reply

    I love the pillows and the tutorial!
    Thanks for the chance to win this fabrics.

  • January 15, 2016 at 7:32 am // Reply

    Those pillows are so danged cute! Thanks for sharing, and for bringing a smile at the end of a very long day.

  • January 15, 2016 at 1:24 pm // Reply

    This fabric is so cute – and I love your pillows!!!!

  • January 15, 2016 at 3:33 pm // Reply

    I especially love the pillows – very clever!! Thanks for the chance to win this amazing fabric line!

  • January 16, 2016 at 3:34 am // Reply

    This is such a great fabric collection for making some special gifts.

  • January 16, 2016 at 7:55 am // Reply

    Good Hair Day Appliquéd T-shirt is darling! Like your “hair” pillows!

  • January 16, 2016 at 5:41 pm // Reply

    My teenage granddaughters would each love a set of these pillows. I had better get busy! These new fabrics are wonderful! Thank you for the chance!

  • January 16, 2016 at 7:53 pm // Reply

    Beautiful fabric – and I just love the twice tied quilt! Thanks so much!

  • January 16, 2016 at 11:53 pm // Reply

    Love the pillows! So fun!

  • January 17, 2016 at 4:21 am // Reply

    Love this line of fabric! Thank you for the great pillow tutorial! I love this font too!

  • January 17, 2016 at 9:07 am // Reply

    I love the bow quilt! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  • January 17, 2016 at 11:47 pm // Reply

    Love this line! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • January 18, 2016 at 9:56 am // Reply

    Such pretty fabrics!! And I love what you’ve done with them. Let’s hope I win them and I can start putting my ideas into actions :-)

  • January 18, 2016 at 3:06 pm // Reply

    What a fun fabric collection! I’ve checked out the other blogs showing your fabric and all the cool designs. Your hair pillows are awesome.

  • January 18, 2016 at 4:14 pm // Reply

    Wonderful fabrics, love the inspiration you’re sharing! I’m going to have a hard time deciding which project to begin first.

  • January 18, 2016 at 4:16 pm // Reply

    What a fun collection. Would love to win!

  • January 18, 2016 at 4:46 pm // Reply

    Great color palette to this fun collection!

  • January 18, 2016 at 4:58 pm // Reply

    I would love to win this giveaway….the colors are sooooooooo awesome….

  • January 18, 2016 at 7:28 pm // Reply

    Such a fun line- love the applique t and those cute shorts!

  • January 18, 2016 at 8:26 pm // Reply

    I have been drooling over this fabric!!! Love it. I have a million ideas for how to use it. And it is so fitting for me and my daughter with our long braids. Those pillows are just awesome! So much fun.

  • January 18, 2016 at 8:44 pm // Reply

    I adore the Good Hair Day Pillow Set, they are so cute. Thank you for sharing. Have a great day!

  • January 18, 2016 at 9:17 pm // Reply

    Love your quilt – it is very elegant. These fabrics designs are super fun.
    Iain.ross30 at gmail dot com

  • January 18, 2016 at 9:22 pm // Reply

    Too sweet – as an ex-hairdresser I definitely want some of this, and love that bouffant quilt

  • January 18, 2016 at 9:29 pm // Reply

    I love the pony tail hairstyle. That’s definitely me.

  • January 18, 2016 at 11:45 pm // Reply

    That ribbon quilt is just darling. Can’t wait for the pattern!

  • January 19, 2016 at 12:59 am // Reply

    What delightful fabric! And what delightful pillows! Thanks for the fun!

  • January 19, 2016 at 2:18 am // Reply

    Sew pretty! I love the pillows. Thanks for the chance!

  • January 19, 2016 at 2:21 am // Reply

    Perfect to make those gifts for all our hairdresser friends…I love it!

  • January 19, 2016 at 2:29 am // Reply

    cute fabric! Thanks!

  • January 19, 2016 at 2:51 am // Reply

    Oh Happy New Year, Oh Happy New Fabric! thanks for the chance

  • January 19, 2016 at 3:43 am // Reply

    I would LOVE to make the pillows out of this fabric for my hairdresser!!

  • January 19, 2016 at 3:57 am // Reply

    Oh my I’ve never seen Bobby Pins on sweet! Thanks for sharing the pillows…I know I’ll love the tutorial Thank you.

  • January 19, 2016 at 4:12 am // Reply

    Love these prints!

  • January 19, 2016 at 5:31 am // Reply

    The colors are beautiful and the prints are so cute. Would love to be able to make something using them. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  • January 19, 2016 at 5:38 am // Reply

    I love those pillows so much!!!

  • January 19, 2016 at 11:23 am // Reply

    I love your bow quilt, great idea!

  • January 19, 2016 at 2:31 pm // Reply

    It looks like you have been busy. Thank you for the giveaway.

  • January 20, 2016 at 12:43 am // Reply

    I LOVE that quilt and those pillows!!! Too cute! Thanks for a chance to win!

  • January 20, 2016 at 4:13 am // Reply

    LOL…I had a bad hair semester in high-school, I had this weird unicorn horn clump of hair at the front of my head…I used to plaster it down with hand lotion to try and keep it at bay. Thanks and God bless! ILuvTheEucharist (at)

  • January 20, 2016 at 11:55 am // Reply

    Such a fun line and projects! Thank you for sharing!

  • January 20, 2016 at 9:53 pm // Reply

    How exciting! Love the projects!

  • January 21, 2016 at 1:12 am // Reply

    Love these fabrics and colors. And those pillows are absolutely adorable. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • January 21, 2016 at 1:13 am // Reply

    OMGosh, I love that dress (navy with clips) on your model I saw on IG! Would love to win! Blessings!

  • January 21, 2016 at 1:19 am // Reply

    I love the sweet appliqued shirt! thanks

  • January 21, 2016 at 2:12 am // Reply

    Ooh Ooh Ooh I would love to win! I’ve been ogling your beautiful fabric since stumbling across it online before it came it out! Although I have ordered a few pieces it would be awesome to win the complete bundle! Thanks for the chance to win and for making such cute cute fabric!

  • January 22, 2016 at 4:43 am // Reply

    I love the Twice Tied quilt. I can’t wait for the pattern release.

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