27 02, 2017

Off the Rails Quilt!

By | February 27th, 2017|finished quilt, pattern|5 Comments

Free Quilt Pattern - Off the Rails! Hi friends! Meet Off the Rails. This quilt is my exploration of modern traditionalism in quilts. The ladies over at Simple Simon & Company - have invited everyone to explore the definition of a modern quilt throughout the year with a different theme each month. You [...]

26 02, 2017

Baby Lock Love of Sewing Challenge

By | February 26th, 2017|Love of Sewing Challenge|0 Comments

Hi Friends! Have you been following along with the Baby Lock Love of Sewing Challenge? I'm honored to be among the 12 Sewlebrities invited to showcase some of the amazing features on the brand new Destiny II sewing machine by Baby Lock! This machine is a joy to sew with! I find my seams [...]

14 02, 2017

Splendid Sampler Anniversary & Giveaway!

By | February 14th, 2017|give away, quilt-along|265 Comments

Can you believe it's been a year since we started stitching Splendid Sampler blocks? It seems like it was just yesterday! I have to admit, I didn't make it as far into the blocks as I had hoped, but I know there's lots of chances to jump right back in and keep making the [...]

1 02, 2017

Modern Traditionalism – Simple Simon Modern Quilt-Along

By | February 1st, 2017|quilt-along|5 Comments

Modern Traditionalism Sometimes the idea of a modern quilt can be overwhelming, especially with so many variations of modern out there! I'm so glad to be a part of the quilt along hosted by Simple Simon and Company. Today I have some examples of Modern Traditionalism from my work, and I was inspired to make [...]

30 01, 2017

#100DaysofQuiltImprov (Days 8-14)

By | January 30th, 2017|#100DaysOfQuiltImprov|1 Comment

Week 2 This week of improv brought lots of different outcomes. I love the simple patchwork, log cabin type blocks, but curves have also played a big role in my making this week. Experimenting with different cuts, without rulers or templates to ensure their compatibility definitely keeps things interesting! Some days I used only [...]

26 01, 2017

Layer Cake Pop – A Free Pattern from Fat Quarter Shop!

By | January 26th, 2017|finished quilt, quilt-along|8 Comments

Layer Cake Pop in Adventures Do you collect Layer Cakes without a plan? Or need a cute and quick quilt for a gift? Layer Cake Pop by Fat Quarter Shop is really fun to make and not so big that you can't finish at home! I was invited to make [...]

25 01, 2017

Improv Quilting Books

By | January 25th, 2017|#100DaysOfQuiltImprov, books|4 Comments

I love collecting quilting books! These three are a current source of inspiration as I'm stitching my daily improv blocks: Quilting Modern - Has step by step information to create your own improvised quilts. Jacquie and Katie, offer specific techniques used in improvised quilts, color lessons, and are very encouraging of you [...]