14 08, 2017

Inspiring Stitches & Heartland Heritage

By | August 14th, 2017|finished quilt, Inspiring Stitches, pattern|1 Comment

Hi there! First, I need to tell you about Inspiring Stitches - it's a brand new company that I've started with my really good friend Heather. I say really good friend, because that's what you have to be to work together the way business owners do! We have repeatedly surprised ourselves by the way we [...]

26 05, 2017

#100daysofquiltimprov Finished Quilt

By | May 26th, 2017|#100DaysOfQuiltImprov, finished quilt|7 Comments

I have been quilting and sewing non stop, when I wasn't traveling this last month! I'm really excited to share this finished quilt with you. I have been missing my 100 days project, and have been thinking about incorporating the project into my days again.   Anyway, I have a finished quilt to share! I ordered [...]

1 03, 2017

Love of Sewing Challenge – Free Mini Quilt Tutorial!

By | March 1st, 2017|finished quilt, Love of Sewing Challenge|4 Comments

Love of Sewing Mini Quilt I'm so excited to share my Love of Sewing Mini Quilt with you today! When I was first given the challenge, I had to think it through for a while. Thankfully, inspiration struck, and each block in my mini symbolizes a part of sewing that I love! [...]

27 02, 2017

Off the Rails Quilt!

By | 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 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 [...]