12 05, 2014

New Quilt Patterns!

By |May 12th, 2014|finished quilt, My Fabric, pattern|88 Comments

It feels like it's been a marathon of sewing for the last two months, but I'm excited to finally share my new patterns with you before I head off to Market! I made these in my new fabric line - Modern Neutrals, which will be in stores in October 2014, until then - be creative! I had some [...]

24 02, 2014

Charm Pack Cherry – from Fat Quarter Shop

By |February 24th, 2014|finished quilt, review|13 Comments

Hi there! I'm excited to be part of the release of Fat Quarter Shop's newest FREE pattern - Charm Pack Cherry!  It's a fun, quick pattern for all those charm packs, we all seem to collect.  I pieced my sample in just an hour or so - it's that quick! I started with Surrounded by [...]

27 09, 2013

Wedding Quilt & Our Trip

By |September 27th, 2013|finished quilt, My kids|12 Comments

Hi there! I've been trying to gather my thoughts and post all week, and couldn't quite get it together - so it waited. I hope you all have had a great week! I took the time (FINALLY!) to do some website maintenance, which didn't take as long as I had imagined, and why I had [...]

13 08, 2013

Formation

By |August 13th, 2013|Baby Lock, finished quilt, Long Arm Quilting|16 Comments

This quilt has been in the works since April, I think! It's fairly simple, and was pieced quickly, but I wanted to build my confidence before I loaded it on the long-arm. Looking at it now, I'm glad I waited a bit! I call it "Formation", as I'm reminded of a flock of geese as [...]

23 07, 2013

New Books!

By |July 23rd, 2013|books, finished quilt|3 Comments

Hi there! Last week I had a couple of fun packages from my publisher! Set the Table is a collection of beautiful table runners -- My project is Spring Blooms - like all of the projects in the book, it's a great way to add a pop of color to any tabletop. Also, The Big Book [...]

27 06, 2013

Modern Neutrals :: Whispered Lace

By |June 27th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Neutrals|36 Comments

Whispered Lace is the cover quilt for Modern Neutrals, and I think is a great example of the rest of the book.  I had a great time mixing neutral color palettes to create a beautiful quilt! Whispered Lace : Whispered Lace measures 96″ x 96″. Pieced by me – on my Baby Lock Melody. Quilted by [...]

27 06, 2013

Modern Neutrals :: Waves

By |June 27th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Neutrals|1 Comment

Waves is a soothing, graphic quilt! Made with a variety of prints, to add interest and fun. Waves : Waves measures 60″ x 72″. Pieced by Amy Smart at Diary of a Quilter! Quilted by Natalia Bonner - with all the quilts in Modern Neutrals, I asked Natalia to keep it simple, no frills, and I [...]

27 06, 2013

Modern Neutrals :: Sliced

By |June 27th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Neutrals|1 Comment

Sliced was a burst of inspiration while writing Modern Neutrals.  Usually I have things all planned out and, mostly stick to the plan! I love the subtle shift of the blocks on the diagonal. Sliced : Sliced measures 54″ x 54″, with block and fabric requirements for a larger bed quilt included. Pieced by me [...]

26 06, 2013

Modern Neutrals :: Triangle Fury

By |June 26th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Neutrals|4 Comments

Triangle Fury is super graphic and paper pieced to keep all those angles in check! Triangle Fury : Triangle Fury measures 45″ x 54″, with an alternate layout suggestion for a bed quilt. Expertly pieced by Mary of Mary on Lake Pulaski! Quilted by Natalia Bonner - with all the quilts in Modern Neutrals, I asked [...]

26 06, 2013

Modern Neutrals :: Shifting Sands

By |June 26th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Neutrals|0 Comments

Shifting Sands is the quickest quilt in the book! Fun to make and easy to incorporate in any space. Shifting Sands : Shifting Sands measures 50″ x 60″. Pieced by Kendra from Miss Knitta's Studio! Quilted by Natalia Bonner - with all the quilts in Modern Neutrals, I asked Natalia to keep it simple, no frills, [...]

24 06, 2013

Modern Neutrals :: Prism

By |June 24th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Neutrals|4 Comments

I love the stark contrast and dominant shapes that emerge when these crisp blocks are turned and sewn into a quilt top! Prism is stunning and quite simple to make too. Prism : Prism measures 63″ x 81″. Pieced by Trish of Notes of Sincerity! Quilted by Natalia Bonner - with all the quilts in Modern [...]

24 06, 2013

Modern Neutrals :: Quadrille

By |June 24th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Neutrals|2 Comments

Quadrille is a simple update to a quarter cabin block.  I love the shapes and patterns that emerge with the addition of half-square triangle units! Quadrille: Quadrille  measures 63″ x 72″ with fabric and block requirements for a twin quilt included. Pieced by me – on my Baby Lock Melody. Quilted by Natalia Bonner - with all [...]