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 [...]

13 12, 2016

I Love Churn Dashes!

By | December 13th, 2016|books, finished quilt|2 Comments

Earlier this month a fun, new collaboration book was released - I Love Churn Dashes! Included in the book are 15 fresh takes on a Churn Dash quilt - everything from traditional with a little appliqué, to modern quilts in solids or with oversized blocks. I'm excited to be included in the book, there's lots [...]

5 12, 2016

Hand Maker Fabrics Tour & Giveaway

By | December 5th, 2016|finished quilt, give away, Inspiration|296 Comments

About a year ago Natalie asked me to make a small quilt with her new fabrics debuting at spring market. Hand Maker is Natalie's first collection for Windham fabrics and I love the group! I am here today to tell you that not everything goes to plan in my studio. I had designed and sewed [...]

10 11, 2016

Sewing Tips! :: Scrap Quilt Fabric Selection Process

By | November 10th, 2016|finished quilt, Sewing Tips!|1 Comment

I get asked about fabric choices a lot, especially when a quilter is selecting fabric for a scrap quilt. Did you catch that, I said selecting. Occasionally there's a pattern that can take all the scraps you have collected, and never seem to incorporate in your projects, but still want to use somehow. (Think: Postage [...]

29 08, 2016

Adventures Quilt Patterns

By | August 29th, 2016|finished quilt, pattern|0 Comments

I have new quilt patterns that coordinate with my Adventures fabric line shipping this November to share today! It's always fun to make in my own fabric, but seeing your creativity in the fabrics you choose and layout decisions are the best. I can't wait to see what you create with these! Wildwood is [...]

11 08, 2016

Modern Heritage Quilts :: Double Dutch

By | August 11th, 2016|finished quilt|0 Comments

Double Dutch from my new book Modern Heritage Quilts is cute and fun to make. Double Dutch was beautifully pieced by my friend Shelly Pagliai – a BIG thank you to her for helping me to meet my deadlines! The Four Patch is possibly the earliest quilt block, with alternating light and dark fabric squares. The easy piecing offers a simple, [...]