26 05, 2016

The Splendid Sampler Block :: Simple Surprises

By |May 26th, 2016|books, pattern|5 Comments

I've mentioned The Splendid Sampler a few times here, and I'm glad to share my block with all of you today! When I looked at designing a 6" block, my initial thought was to keep it simple and yet add movement. Many months later, and many complicated blocks too - I'm sure many of you will [...]

19 05, 2016

See You in Salt Lake!

By |May 19th, 2016|Market|0 Comments

I'm looking back at my first Quilt Market, which also happened to be in Salt Lake City. My first book had just published and I was full of so many hopes and dreams for myself and my family. I'm amazed to say that many of those hopes and dreams have come true, just a few years later, [...]

17 05, 2016

Majestic Mountains Quilt

By |May 17th, 2016|finished quilt|5 Comments

I recently finished my Majestic Mountains Quilt for a Quilts of Valor celebrity auction. I was invited to participate by Marianne Fons, who is on the board for Quilts of Valor and generally someone that you don't say no to. When she asked, and I said yes, there was months to design and finish a mini [...]

3 05, 2016

Sewing in America

By |May 3rd, 2016|sewing|1 Comment

  There's a new Sewing in America survey online, and they would LOVE your help in better understanding our community! It takes about 5-7 minutes to complete (I just did it!) and is really straight forward. For your time, they have the cute pattern below available for free, and the chance to win a $500 [...]

28 04, 2016

The Splendid Sampler – Free Block Patterns!

By |April 28th, 2016|quilt-along|0 Comments

I've had so much fun sewing blocks for The Splendid Sampler! If you aren't familiar with the project, there's a few places to get involved, first is the website, where all the block patterns are released, and second is the Facebook group - there's over 20,000 quilters working on these blocks in the group! I've [...]

25 04, 2016

Sew Sampler: New Subscription Box

By |April 25th, 2016|Sewing Tips!|1 Comment

The Sew Sampler from Fat Quarter Shop is the ultimate in happy mail! Who doesn't love a little happy mail? Love the cute box they had printed for the Sew Sampler - and when you open it, it keeps getting cuter! I almost didn't want to open it! Thankfully there's another sticker inside for me [...]

22 04, 2016

Shop Update

By |April 22nd, 2016|books, Inspiration|1 Comment

There's a few new products in my shop, that I want to be sure you know about! I recently received my advance copy of Modern Heritage Quilts, and it's so beautiful! I'm excited to share this new labor of love with all of you and will have more information about it as the release date [...]

21 04, 2016

Fundamentals Quilt in Floral

By |April 21st, 2016|finished quilt|0 Comments

After making my Fundamentals quilt pattern in the graphic black & white combo, I had this inexplicable desire to make it again in a sweet little floral print. I looked around a bit off and on for just the right floral, and finally this Cotton & Steel print was the one for me! I love the [...]

12 04, 2016

Dimensions Quilt Pattern in Aqua

By |April 12th, 2016|finished quilt|0 Comments

My Dimensions quilt pattern has been one of my best sellers since I started doing individual patterns - it's simple, but very dynamic, and easy to customize for anyone on your gift list! Of course it can be done in prints or solids, and any color palette that you choose. I made this in various shades [...]

28 03, 2016

Talk of the Town Quilt

By |March 28th, 2016|finished quilt, pattern|4 Comments

Over the weekend I put the finishing touches my remake of Talk of the Town, it's been so fun to reimagine my quilts in solids! My photo first thing this morning was rather glum, spring in the mountains is a little unsettled, but the colors are pretty much spot on! Talk of the Town is [...]

20 03, 2016

#IGquiltfest

By |March 20th, 2016|Bloggers Quilt Festival|2 Comments

It's time to share your quilts with #IGquiltfest! The best way to participate is within the Instagram app, however, I think this set up is pretty nice too! Check it out - you can see all the entries below, click to enlarge the image, and if you click the "view in Instagram" button and are signed [...]

18 03, 2016

National Quilting Month with Baby Lock!

By |March 18th, 2016|Baby Lock|0 Comments

March is National Quilting Month and my friends at Baby Lock are celebrating the whole month long! There's opportunities to win, new blocks to make, and YOU are invited! My Beginner's Luck block is brand new and so perfect for a beginner quilter, hop over to Baby Lock to download the pattern to get started. [...]