23 02, 2016

My Wonderland Quilt

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

*I switched my hosting last week, and lost this post in the process. I'm just glad it's the only one! My Wonderland Quilt has been a long time in the making! I had collected and saved a Jelly Roll, Honey Bun and Charm Pack of the group while I was writing my first book, unable [...]

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 [...]

2 12, 2015

Maverick

By |December 2nd, 2015|finished quilt|30 Comments

Coming home from Quilt Market, I knew I had one project that I really wanted to take on, just for me - well kinda. I had gotten the EZ Quilting template over the busy summer months, and was inspired by a painting seen while shopping online for a challenge quilt to be entered into Quiltcon. [...]

4 11, 2015

Serenity & Serenity Quilt Patterns

By |November 4th, 2015|finished quilt, My Fabric, pattern|13 Comments

Or "Serenity Now!" in your best George Costanza - I know some of you are thinking it, so I wanted to put the awkward moment behind us! I thought I would just be introducing patterns in this post, but realized I couldn't even share the fabrics with you until Market, thus it hasn't happened yet. [...]

4 09, 2015

Precut Primer: Review & Giveaway!

By |September 4th, 2015|books, finished quilt, My Fabric|190 Comments

It seems like most everyone is back to school, and my friends Barb and Mary of Me & My Sister Designs, have a great new book, Precut Primer, full of lessons for quilters! I love how the book is laid out with grades 1-12, each project slightly more challenging, but I have to say, working [...]

23 07, 2015

Think Big :: Equalizer

By |July 23rd, 2015|finished quilt, Think Big|3 Comments

Equalizer is super simple and fun to make! And there's lot's of room for your creativity. Photo Credit: Martingale/Brent Kane The best part about Think Big, is all the options, and being able to try one block before cutting half-square triangles for a bed quilt. I broke it down into charts, to walk you [...]

23 07, 2015

Think Big :: Building Blocks

By |July 23rd, 2015|finished quilt, Think Big|2 Comments

Building Blocks is the simplest pattern in the book, and great for showing off your favorite large scale prints! I had fun combining the prints with soft polka dots. Photo Credit: Martingale/Brent Kane The best part about Think Big, is all the options, and being able to try one block before cutting half-square [...]

23 07, 2015

Think Big :: Intersections

By |July 23rd, 2015|finished quilt, Think Big|0 Comments

Intersections is a collection of squares and rectangles, making a fun arrangement of color. Photo Credit: Martingale/Brent Kane The best part about Think Big, is all the options, and being able to try one block before cutting half-square triangles for a bed quilt. I broke it down into charts, to walk you through [...]

22 07, 2015

Think Big :: Tilt-A-Whirl

By |July 22nd, 2015|finished quilt, Think Big|0 Comments

Tilt-a-Whirl is a perfect introduction to pieced curves. The units are nice and large, so the curve is gentle, and not too challenging to stitch up. I've loved incorporating more curves into my patchwork the last year or so, and hope that you will too! Photo Credit: Martingale/Brent Kane The best part about [...]

22 07, 2015

Think Big :: Moving Mosaic

By |July 22nd, 2015|finished quilt, Think Big|0 Comments

Moving Mosaic is one of the more complex patterns in Think Big. I went back and forth in the planning stages as to what size I was going to make of this quilt, because I knew it was going to be a time consuming project! In the end I decided to make it a king [...]

22 07, 2015

Think Big :: Mod Pod

By |July 22nd, 2015|finished quilt, Think Big|1 Comment

Mod Pod is one of the more inventive blocks in Think Big. At least to me! I wanted to have the curve, but not piece the curve. As I design patterns for a book, I'm looking at the group as a whole, and think about how far a quilter might be willing to go. Curves can [...]

21 07, 2015

Think Big :: Puzzling

By |July 21st, 2015|finished quilt, Think Big|0 Comments

Puzzling is so much fun to make, and simple too! I walk you through making the flying geese units, then you just have to sew rectangles together to form a block. Easy to customize and fat quarter friendly! Photo Credit: Martingale/Brent Kane The best part about Think Big, is all the options. I [...]