12 02, 2013

Modern Basics II :: Confetti Crossings

By |February 12th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Basics|3 Comments

Confetti Crossings is a simple two block quilt, made with half-square triangles in contrasting prints, and a simple 16-patch.  In the book I include directions for making 8 hst units at one time, or cutting directions if you are using a Go! Cutter like me! Whenever I make more than a few hst units, I [...]

11 02, 2013

Modern Basics II :: Color Waves

By |February 11th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Basics|6 Comments

Color Waves never fails to catch an eye - it is made with Kaufman's Radiance collection of silk/cotton blend fabrics.  They are beautiful to sew with, and result in a beautiful quilt!  Sophia keeps claiming it for her bed, and I tell her she can't have it yet.  Maybe I should make her one, but [...]

11 02, 2013

Modern Basics II :: Stepping Stones

By |February 11th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Basics|5 Comments

Hi there! I hope you all had a great weekend! I had a lot of fun sharing these quilts in person with local quilters, having finished them all up a year ago, it's really fun to finally have them out and about online and in person.  If you own a quilt shop, you can reserve [...]

8 02, 2013

Modern Basics II :: Buttonholes

By |February 8th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Basics|4 Comments

Buttonholes is a rectangular block, with long lean lines.  With this project, complete instructions for making flying geese are included, with no waste, and no bias to manage either!  It's a great skill builder, for a new to intermediate quilters. Buttonholes measures 54″ x 63″ Designed and pieced by me with my Baby Lock Melody Quilted by Natalia [...]

7 02, 2013

Modern Basics II :: Star-Crossed

By |February 7th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Basics|6 Comments

This is one of many current favorites, right now!  I love the negative space created in Star-Crossed, and the quilting in those spaces. Star-Crossed measures 60″ x 75″ Designed and pieced by me with my Baby Lock Melody Quilted by Natalia Bonner Fabrics are Boho from Annette Tatum Instructions for a baby quilt is included in [...]

6 02, 2013

Modern Basics II :: Patchwork Weave

By |February 6th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Basics|2 Comments

Patchwork Weave is a great scrap busting quilt! Select a palette for the center mosaic, and start stitching! Patchwork Weave measures 60″ x 72″ (my favorite size!) Designed and pieced by me with my Baby Lock Melody Quilted by Natalia Bonner Fabrics are from the Free Spirit Designer collections, and my stash Strip piecing and [...]

5 02, 2013

Modern Basics II :: Sunrise

By |February 5th, 2013|finished quilt, Modern Basics|8 Comments

While I'm busy with some less exciting details of life, (taxes/sick kids/shipping quilts) I thought I would take the time to share a few details about the quilts in my book!  Modern Basics II has been on shelves nearly a month, and I'm looking forward to seeing how creative everyone else is with the patterns. [...]

28 11, 2012

Techno Flakes

By |November 28th, 2012|finished quilt|39 Comments

Another finished quilt to share with you today! You've seen me working on this quilt over the last couple of months, and I'm so happy to have it finished up! I quilted the white hexagons only, with a swirl, then continued with the same shape on the background.  The hexagons almost disappear around the perimeter, [...]

27 11, 2012

Maasai Diamonds

By |November 27th, 2012|finished quilt|16 Comments

Hi there! I'm excited to share a recent finish with you!  Maasai Diamonds is in response to the QuiltCon challenge issued by Dear Stella Fabrics.  I was inspired by shapes found in the fabric, and the desire to showcase the prints. I wanted to also use a good amount of negative space, and so, I [...]

26 10, 2012

Button Box Quilt

By |October 26th, 2012|Bloggers Quilt Festival, finished quilt|86 Comments

I'm so happy to have a new finish to share with you for Blogger's Quilt Festival!  My Button Box quilt is a variation of a quilt I made last spring, with a twist. Previously, it was made with 9" blocks and a very pretty fabric line, however, while designing the block I realized that I [...]

28 08, 2012

Schoolhouse Rocks!

By |August 28th, 2012|finished quilt, give away|70 Comments

Hi all! My Schoolhouse Rocks quilt made it home, and we made it outside for some pictures yesterday! I had fun working on this quilt, it's bright and cherry, with traditional blocks, and lots of quilting on my domestic machine. All the schoolhouse blocks are made with a different fabric, I pulled small and medium [...]

5 07, 2012

Craftsy Workshop & Pattern Sale

By |July 5th, 2012|craftsy, finished quilt|5 Comments

I hope my stateside friends had a fun and safe 4th of July! We had a relaxed day, full of fun here!  I've been waiting to share my newest Craftsy Workshop with you - Quilting With Linen!  I used 100% linen to make this manly quilt. In the workshop, I included best practices while using [...]