18 11, 2014

Scraps, Inc.

By |November 18th, 2014|books, finished quilt|10 Comments

I've mentioned this new book a few times, but today I have pictures to accompany all that talk! Scraps, Inc. is full of amazing scrap quilts, that you want to make! There's also tons of inspiring photography, and great diagrams to make sure you know exactly what to do next. For me making a scrap [...]

30 10, 2014

My Blogger’s Quilt Festival Entry :: Quill

By |October 30th, 2014|Bloggers Quilt Festival, finished quilt, My Fabric|20 Comments

I'm excited to share a recent quilt that hasn't made it to the blog yet! Quill is made in my Modern Neutral fabrics, and I loved making it and quilting it up. I actually finished this one up just after Market last spring, and quickly shipped it off to be in Quilty. (It's in the [...]

16 06, 2014

Tone It Down – Finished Quilt!

By |June 16th, 2014|finished quilt, quilt-along|13 Comments

My backstory on the Tone It Down Quilt Along - I started this quilt last fall, with the intention that it was for my father-in-law. He is around our house often, and sees all the quilts I make, in various stages of the process, always admiring. His regular line was - "You know; that would [...]

2 06, 2014

Star-Crossed :: Complete & Gifted!

By |June 2nd, 2014|finished quilt|8 Comments

Hi Friends! I'm still wrapping up details from Blogger's Quilt Festival, but I'm really excited to show off a newly finished quilt too! Last weekend this cute couple was married: Zach is one of my husband's younger brothers, I've known him since he was 8 or 9, and it has been great to get to know [...]

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


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 [...]