28 03, 2016

Talk of the Town Quilt

By |March 28th, 2016|finished quilt, pattern|4 Comments

Over the weekend I put the finishing touches my remake of Talk of the Town, it's been so fun to reimagine my quilts in solids! My photo first thing this morning was rather glum, spring in the mountains is a little unsettled, but the colors are pretty much spot on! Talk of the Town is [...]

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 [...]

8 03, 2016

Dancing Stars

By |March 8th, 2016|finished quilt, quilt-along|4 Comments

Dancing Stars was a quilt along that I started in 2013, I pieced my top over the course of five or six months - which I rarely do - then hung it over a hanger, and waited. I wanted to be sure that I quilted it perfectly, and could not decide on what that would [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

10 12, 2015

American Patchwork & Quilting

By |December 10th, 2015|finished quilt, Magazine/Featured|5 Comments

Hi friends! I have a quilt in the new issue of American Patchwork and Quilting, that is on newsstands now! Here's a look at the cover so that you know what you are looking for at the store: My quilt features Chic Neutrals fabrics, (in shops now) and is paper pieced. I love the setting [...]

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 [...]