27 07, 2016

Modern Heritage Quilts :: Brilliance

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:41+00:00 July 27th, 2016|finished quilt|0 Comments

Brilliance from my new book Modern Heritage Quilts is a fun use of scraps from multiple projects. Brilliance was beautifully pieced by my friend Melissa Corry – a BIG thank you to her for helping me to meet my deadlines! The traditional square Snowball block has been used in many quilts as an alternate block [...]

15 07, 2016

Modern Heritage Quilts :: Serendipity

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:41+00:00 July 15th, 2016|finished quilt|0 Comments

Serendipity from my new book Modern Heritage Quilts, happens to be the quilt on the cover of the book, and among my favorite in the book. Serendipity was beautifully pieced by my friend Megan Pitz – a BIG thank you to her for helping me to meet my deadlines! Serendipity is made of Rocky Road to Kansas blocks, which have come [...]

13 07, 2016

Modern Heritage Quilts :: Superstar

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:41+00:00 July 13th, 2016|finished quilt|2 Comments

Superstar from my new book Modern Heritage Quilts, is crisp and bright. Superstar was beautifully pieced by my friend Megan Pitz– a BIG thank you to her for helping me to meet my deadlines! Oversized blocks are a fun way to update a traditional block such as this one, the Odd Fellows Star. It was named after a fraternal order [...]

12 07, 2016

Modern Heritage Quilts :: Chic Mania

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:41+00:00 July 12th, 2016|finished quilt|3 Comments

Chic Mania from my new book Modern Heritage Quilts, is a mix of earthy greens and grey with a soft neutral background. Chic Mania was beautifully pieced by my friend Tricia Poolson - a BIG thank you to her for helping me to meet my deadlines! The traditional block used in "Chic Mania" has many names, Courthouse [...]

6 07, 2016

Modern Heritage Quilts :: The Comfort Quilt

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:43+00:00 July 6th, 2016|finished quilt|1 Comment

The Comfort Quilt from my new book, Modern Heritage Quilts is one of my most favorite quilts ever. I attempted to use as many fabrics as possible in the quilt top, and love the scrappy background prints too! I really makes each of the cross blocks stand out. There's something special about a scrappy cross [...]

4 07, 2016

Modern Heritage Quilts :: Venus

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:43+00:00 July 4th, 2016|finished quilt|1 Comment

Modern Heritage Quilts is widely available now, and I want to share all of the quilts with you! This pickle dish quilt was expertly piece by my friend Mary Kolb - a BIG thank you to her for helping me to meet my deadlines! Traditional Pickle Dish blocks get an added punch with this color [...]

17 05, 2016

Majestic Mountains Quilt

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:44+00:00 May 17th, 2016|finished quilt|13 Comments

I recently finished my Majestic Mountains Quilt for a Quilts of Valor celebrity auction. I was invited to participate by Marianne Fons, who is on the board for Quilts of Valor and generally someone that you don't say no to. When she asked, and I said yes, there was months to design and finish a mini [...]

21 04, 2016

Fundamentals Quilt in Floral

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:44+00:00 April 21st, 2016|finished quilt|0 Comments

After making my Fundamentals quilt pattern in the graphic black & white combo, I had this inexplicable desire to make it again in a sweet little floral print. I looked around a bit off and on for just the right floral, and finally this Cotton & Steel print was the one for me! I love the [...]

12 04, 2016

Dimensions Quilt Pattern in Aqua

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:44+00:00 April 12th, 2016|finished quilt|0 Comments

My Dimensions quilt pattern has been one of my best sellers since I started doing individual patterns - it's simple, but very dynamic, and easy to customize for anyone on your gift list! Of course it can be done in prints or solids, and any color palette that you choose. I made this in various shades [...]

28 03, 2016

Talk of the Town Quilt

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:44+00:00 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 | 2017-02-06T09:17:44+00:00 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 [...]