23 10, 2015

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Mini Quilt Category

By |October 23rd, 2015|Bloggers Quilt Festival|36 Comments

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these three great prizes : --A Gift Certificate from Westwood Acres! --A Trace 'N Create Quilt Template-Dresden Collection and a Trace 'N Create Quilt Template-Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft from Wisconsin Quilt Expo! --A Surprise Bundle worth over $100 from Fat Quarter Shop! Be sure to nominate your favorite quilts for the [...]

23 10, 2015

Blogger’s Quilt Festival — Fall 2015 Edition!

By |October 23rd, 2015|Bloggers Quilt Festival|80 Comments

Welcome to the Blogger's Quilt Festival! I'm so glad that you are here, and can't wait to see the quilt(s) you share with us! Please don't be shy, any quilter is encouraged to join with a finished quilt, in the category of your choice. In this post you will find all the prize information, and [...]

21 10, 2015

Quilt Local :: Review & Giveaway!

By |October 21st, 2015|books, give away, review|61 Comments

Quilt Local: Finding Inspiration in the Everyday  by Heather Jones, is a great addition to your quilting library! I really like to collect quilting books. I'm drawn to the beautiful images, the texture of the quilts, and love supporting friends as they publish. I also love seeing how others create, where they draw inspiration, and [...]

20 10, 2015

Featuring Barbara — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |October 20th, 2015|Featured Quilter|1 Comment

Hi there! This week the 14th installment of the Blogger's Quilt Festival begins - I'm really looking forward to seeing what you all have been working on, and being inspired by all of you! I have a special edition feature here today - Barbara from Cat Patches. Barbara has some fun quilts, and great encouragement [...]

9 10, 2015

Blogger’s Quilt Festival Countdown!

By |October 9th, 2015|Bloggers Quilt Festival|3 Comments

In two short weeks the next installment of the Blogger's Quilt Festival is set to begin! Do you have a finished quilt to share? I hope so - I love seeing all the quilts together for the Festival! To inspire you, I have a couple of screen shots from the last Festival, you can visit [...]

29 09, 2015

Splash of Color — Review & Giveaway!

By |September 29th, 2015|books, give away, review|120 Comments

Winner is:   Today I get to tell you about a fantastic new book! Splash of Color: A Rainbow of Brilliant Black and White Quilts by Jackie Kunkel is a beautiful collection of quilts sure to inspire you! Jackie has been a friend for a number of years, and I'm so excited to see her add author [...]

26 09, 2015

Machine Quilting with Style :: Review & Giveaway

By |September 26th, 2015|books, give away, review|134 Comments

Winner is :   Hi friends! I'm sharing a new book today - Machine Quilting with Style by Christa Watson, and have a fun giveaway too. Read on! When Christa was working on Machine Quilting with Style, my first fabric line, Modern Neutrals was in sample yardage, and included in her quilt Focal : Isn't [...]

25 09, 2015

Featuring Christine – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |September 25th, 2015|Featured Quilter|0 Comments

Today's featured quilter is Christine! Christine blogs at Grapes and Hearts, where she shares her quilts and other sewing projects. I love her Op Art quilt, and hope that you enjoy getting to know Christine better - 1. When did you begin quilting? I started sewing when my second son was 6 months old. Soon [...]

18 09, 2015

Featuring Yanick – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |September 18th, 2015|Featured Quilter|6 Comments

Happy Friday! Today's featured quilter is Yanick! Yanick has a great sense of color, and I love her playful, yet meaningful quilts. Yanick blogs at Sewn With Curves - I hope you enjoy getting to know Yanick better! 1. When did you begin quilting? I started quilting in 2001 when my friend was having a [...]

14 09, 2015


By |September 14th, 2015|Inspiration|4 Comments

I thought I would share the best color tool with all of you today! Recently I was looking through some photos for color inspiration, and remembered the new Palette Builder tool that Moda added to their site earlier this year. Bella Solids I was able to upload photos from our family vacation, and [...]

11 09, 2015

Featuring Heather – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |September 11th, 2015|Featured Quilter|3 Comments

Happy Friday! Are you ready for the next installment of the Blogger's Quilt Festival!? I hope so! I'm working behind the scenes to get everything ready, and excited to see what everyone shares this time! ----- Today's featured quilter is Heather! Heather blogs at A Reformed Heath'n, sharing her quilts and various other projects. I [...]

7 09, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Quilted Quilt

By |September 7th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|0 Comments

One of my goals for the long weekend was to get my Think Big Quilt-Along quilt quilted, and I did it! I had been waiting on a large piece of backing fabric earlier in the week and was so glad when it arrived on Friday. I loaded it late on Saturday, after spending some time [...]