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. [...]

17 03, 2016

Cross Weave Turnstyle & Learn to Piece Quilts Like a Pro

By | March 17th, 2016|finished quilt, Sewing Tips!|2 Comments

I've mentioned it before, I'm remaking a few of my bestselling patterns for Spring Quilt Market, and I love my Turnstyle finish! I selected some of the brightest and most saturated tones from the Cross Weave group and had so much fun piecing with these woven fabrics - The texture in these fabrics is hard [...]

10 03, 2016

Lines By Design Quilts :: Review & Giveaway

By | March 10th, 2016|books, give away, review|96 Comments

Lines by Design Quilts is by my friend Debbie Grifka of Esch House Quilts - I always love seeing Debbie and her new patterns at Market, and was so excited when she revealed to me that she was in the process of writing this beautiful book. Included in the book are 17 original and stunning [...]

23 02, 2016

Fundamentals Quilt Pattern

By | February 23rd, 2016|finished quilt, pattern|2 Comments

I'm remaking a few of my favorite patterns in solids, to hopefully inspire you to start something new! If you aren't following me on Instagram, I highly recommend it - I do plan to continue to blog, but love sharing quick peeks at what I'm working on, while I'm working on it. (+I'm about to [...]

1 02, 2016

Think Big Quilt Along :: Finished Quilt!

By | February 1st, 2016|books, finished quilt, quilt-along, Think Big|1 Comment

I finished up my Think Big Quilt Along quilt last week, and had a hard time getting photos. It's been all snow, all the time, here in the mountains, but I finally took the quilt out in the snow, and got some nice shots! Since all the blocks in the book are 18" I mixed [...]

28 01, 2016

Sister Sampler Quilts :: Review & Giveaway

By | January 28th, 2016|books, give away, review|116 Comments

Sister Sampler Quilts by AnneMarie Chany is a beautiful new book! AnneMarie took her love for sampler quilts and put into a format that any quilter can appreciate. Each of the quilts includes two of the same block, but the coloring or fabric placement differs - making them sister blocks. I love this plan, you [...]

26 01, 2016

Changes to the Blogger’s Quilt Festival

By | January 26th, 2016|Bloggers Quilt Festival|25 Comments

First, I have to say that I LOVE hosting the Blogger's Quilt Festival, and it is not going away. I do however, need to make a few changes in order to keep my sanity in check! My current Market commitments are many, and I don't see that changing, and the amount of work that goes [...]

18 01, 2016

Updated Tutorial : Attaching a Quilt Binding

By | January 18th, 2016|Sewing Tips!, Tutorial|7 Comments

Quilt bindings are the most magical, and sometime confusing part of quilt making, especially for a new quilter! I shared a tutorial a few years back, but have adapted and made a few changes as I've grown as a quilter, and thought it was enough to update the post. Any tips or suggestions you might [...]