31 01, 2013

Dancing Stars :: January Giveaway!

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:17+00:00 January 31st, 2013|give away, quilt-along|23 Comments

Hi there! For those of you quilting along with me, I have a giveaway for you today! Vicki Welsh is the sponsor this month, and has agreed to giveaway a stash pack of your choice! Enter the giveaway by linking up with a post about your progress, if you are just on flickr, share your most recent [...]

17 01, 2013

My Favorite Block Quilt Along

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:17+00:00 January 17th, 2013|quilt-along|20 Comments

Picking a favorite block is like trying to select a favorite quilt for the Festival each time it comes around! I decided that I wanted to find a good basic block, that anyone can make, to share today. The Road to Oklahoma is a simple block of squares and half square triangles, and when stacked [...]

16 01, 2013

Dancing Stars Quilt-Along :: Follow up & Giveaway

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:17+00:00 January 16th, 2013|quilt-along|38 Comments

Hi friends! It's been two weeks since I released the pattern for Dancing Stars and over 800 people have downloaded the pattern!  I'm looking forward to seeing all of those beautiful quilts! If you've checked in on the flickr group, you know that there are a few new blocks, in some great color combos. If [...]

11 01, 2013

Dancing Stars Kits, Templates & Sponsors

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:17+00:00 January 11th, 2013|quilt-along|6 Comments

Who's quilting with me? Lots of good stuff to tell you about for the quilt-along! Vicki Welsh and Canton Village Quilt Works are sponsoring the quilt-along and offering giveaways over the course of 6 months.  Look for a linky at the end of each month, to post your progress, and be entered to win! Vicki [...]

9 01, 2013

Dancing Stars Variations

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:17+00:00 January 9th, 2013|Modern Basics, quilt-along|15 Comments

Hi there!  Yesterday my book released - at last!  Joe and I celebrated with a special lunch, while most of our kiddos were in school.  Owen was a trooper, while we traipsed around town.  My copies of Modern Basics II are on the way, and I will ship autographed copies the day after I receive them (Hopefully by [...]

7 01, 2013

Dancing Stars Quilt-Along :: Video Tutorial

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:17+00:00 January 7th, 2013|My kids, quilt-along|14 Comments

Hi there! I disappeared last week, but I've been working on lots of good stuff! First up is a video tutorial for the Quilt-Along : I hope that this is helpful for some of you!  If you don't have a pattern yet, click over here for a free download.  This is the ruler that I used [...]

1 01, 2013

Dancing Stars :: Fabric Requirements & Selection

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:17+00:00 January 1st, 2013|quilt-along|28 Comments

Happy New Year!  I'm excited to start the new year with a fun project with many of you!The above picture is the pattern cover that you can download here.  I included fabric requirements and cutting instructions along with the pattern.  In the next week I plan to have a video tutorial to help with piecing [...]

26 10, 2011

Blogger’s Block of the Month – Block #2

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:30+00:00 October 26th, 2011|Inspiration, quilt-along|1 Comment

Hi Friends!  I know I told you about this program last month, but it bears repeating! There have been two blocks so far, so you can jump in and catch up right away. The first is from Sherri, and October's block is from Vicki. Check out the flickr group for inspiration, and don't forget to [...]

15 09, 2011

Blogger’s Block of the Month

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:31+00:00 September 15th, 2011|quilt-along|3 Comments

My friend Jackie at Canton Village Quilt Works, is hosting a Block of the Month program, just for bloggers!  She's invited a talented group of designers (including me!) to each design one block and over the course of the next year we will be posting instructions. Each month a pieced block tutorial will be offered [...]

18 12, 2010

Giveaway Day Winner & A New Quilt-Along!

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:44+00:00 December 18th, 2010|give away, quilt-along|7 Comments

Thanks to everyone that participated in the giveaway day!  You all are just as busy as I am trying to finish things up this weekend!  I hope the new friends enjoy time spent here with me.  The winner is - Laura, I've just emailed you!  Can't wait to see what you make with the layer [...]