28 02, 2017

#100DaysofQuiltImprov (Days 36-42)

By | 2017-02-27T20:46:52+00:00 February 28th, 2017|#100DaysOfQuiltImprov|0 Comments

Week 6 About halfway through the week, I decided that trimming down my blocks to a few specific sizes would be a good thing. I need to pull out all the units, and trim to 6", 9" and 12" so that I can more readily puzzle them together, and think about sizing them [...]

27 02, 2017

Off the Rails Quilt!

By | 2017-02-26T20:23:10+00:00 February 27th, 2017|finished quilt, pattern|6 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 | 2017-02-26T19:19:49+00:00 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 [...]

20 02, 2017

#100DaysofQuiltImprov (Days 29-35)

By | 2017-02-20T13:37:55+00:00 February 20th, 2017|#100DaysOfQuiltImprov|0 Comments

Week 5 The act of sitting down and making a little everyday, has been so nice to embrace! So often I spend my days on the computer and don't get to my sewing machine, but this has forced me to make time. With that I feel more productive on a few other [...]

14 02, 2017

Splendid Sampler Anniversary & Giveaway!

By | 2017-02-14T08:20:13+00:00 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 [...]

13 02, 2017

#100DaysofQuiltImprov (Days 22-28)

By | 2017-02-13T09:45:38+00:00 February 13th, 2017|#100DaysOfQuiltImprov|0 Comments

Week 4 This week I had a lot of fun with the improv piecing! I found myself using scrap pieces a fabric that I found in my scrap bin or on the sewing table from the previous few weeks. I'm always a little surprised by what I find in my scrap bin, I [...]

1 02, 2017

Bella Skill Builder – Quilt-Along

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:35+00:00 February 1st, 2017|quilt-along|8 Comments

Hi there! Have you seen the Bella Skill Builder of at Fat Quarter Shop yet? There's a fun sampler pattern that we are going to be sewing month by month, by my friend Sherri McConnell, and today is the first installment! The quilt has a little bit of everything in it - so [...]

1 02, 2017

Modern Traditionalism – Simple Simon Modern Quilt-Along

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:35+00:00 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 | 2017-02-06T09:17:35+00:00 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 | 2017-02-06T09:17:36+00:00 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 [...]