9 01, 2013

Dancing Stars Variations

By | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 [...]

22 08, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt-Along – Finishing

By | August 22nd, 2010|quilt-along|9 Comments

Hi Friends~ I have not quilted my sampler yet.  I'm still working out a plan, but wanted to share some resources for finishing just in case you need them to finish your quilt! Prepping a Quilt Back Basting a Quilt Straight Line Quilting Prepping a Binding Sewing Binding to a Quilt Hand-stitching a Binding I [...]

16 08, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt Along – Sashing/Top Construction

By | August 16th, 2010|quilt-along|19 Comments

Hi friends!  How was your weekend?  Did you pack everything you could into those precious hours?  I sure did!  Joe and I had a great time celebrating our 11th anniversary.  He had reservations to the restaurant that we thought we went to the night he proposed to me.  Turned out to be a newer restaurant, [...]

9 08, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt Along — Week 8

By | August 9th, 2010|quilt-along|25 Comments

Hi there!  How was your weekend?  We had a quiet family weekend, which was perfect after the last week of travel, and getting readjusted to life at home again.  I'm thinking about school starting again and working out schedules for me and the kids!  Two and a half weeks before we start back up again [...]

2 08, 2010

Simple Sampler Quilt-Along Week 7

By | August 2nd, 2010|quilt-along|12 Comments

Hi there quilting friends!  I hope you had a great weekend - we spent the weekend with family celebrating a wedding.  More on that later, we have some blocks to make! First up this week is Mosaic #10, I've also seen these called Dutch Windmills: Here's what you need: 8 - 4" solid 8 - [...]