In the month of November for the Heartland Heritage pattern we are making the Tulip block. This is one of my favorite blocks in the entire quilt! I love the little details, and how unique each flower is in the quilt. Tulip This adorable block, has some small squares but we strip pieced them. Be [...]
The Waterfall Quilt-Along starts this week! I'm excited to sew along with you over the next 12 weeks. Yes! We will be sewing on this project through the holidays. Instead of thinking of it as one more pressure, think of it as your self-care. Time to reflect and enjoy a little time for yourself. If [...]
Learning to make a quilt is process! Amy has broken it down into manageable pieces, with all the tools needed too. Make your first quilt today!
Nancy's autobiography - Seams Unlikely, is a fantastic recount of Nancy's career. I've recommended the book to friends and family many times since reading it myself. When asked to share Rich's account of the few years since, I was honored. Nancy continues to be an inspiration to me, and I'm happy to share Nancy Zieman [...]
Tipsy Triangles is a pattern I designed and made for Curated Quilts. The fourth issue focused on Triangle quilts and I had a lot of fun with these improvised triangles! Our submissions included two exacting patterns made with trusty half-square triangle units, so this was a great departure. Tipsy Triangles The fabrics used in the [...]
In the month of October for the Heartland Heritage pattern we are making the Spotlight block. I always enjoy a bit of a challenge as I work through different patterns. Working with bias edges is always a challenge no matter how skilled! Spotlight This fun block, keeps the fabric decisions to a minimum. Your background [...]
Hi there! The Blogger's Quilt Festival always takes more of my time than I'm expecting. I'm back and excited to share, Slab, another quilt that I've made this year. Slab Slab was made and patterned for the Curated Quilts Minimalistic Issue. We had a lot of fun exploring the less is more idea in this [...]
What an amazing week of quilts for the Blogger's Quilt Festival! Thank you to all of you that posted and shared your quilts. It's time to post the Festival Winners! I had intended to write this post yesterday, and every time I sat down to start, the quilts pulled my attention away. Today, I'm focused! [...]
Blogger’s Quilt Festival I’m excited to welcome you back to the Blogger’s Quilt Festival! Gathering and sharing our work, even from afar, is exciting and inspiring. And I always love seeing new friendships formed through the Festival. If you haven’t participated in the Blogger’s Quilt Festival in the past – Join in! There’s absolutely no [...]
In the month of September for the Heartland Heritage pattern we are making the Willow Tree block! I love that simple patchwork can make such a cute Willow Tree. Willow Tree This is a fun block with room for lots of personalization! With fall on the horizon, I was temped to make this block in [...]
Blogger's Quilt Festival - an online quilt festival for quilters everywhere! Free to enter your quilts, everyone is welcome - Join in the fun!
Heather and I have been working hard on new products for Inspiring Stitches! I'm excited to share a finished quilt and our 2019 pattern -- Sew Hometown. Sew Hometown This quilt is full of whimsy with it's adorable blocks. Can you spot the birdhouse, and butterflies? My favorite blocks always have some pretty pinks in [...]