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 [...]
I made and patterned Tribute for Curated Quilts, in the spring. Yes, I'm a little behind in posting my finished quilts! My Tribute quilt is included in the Minimalistic issue. I think it fits! The artist Tribute is in tribute to is Josef Albers. I've admired his minimalistic style for a long while, and was [...]
Chromatic Cabins is a pattern I designed for Curated Quilts. Our second issue focused on Log Cabin quilts and I had a lot of fun with these over-sized blocks! Color I collected a group of Bella Solids for Chromatic Cabins that is cohesive in that it is all saturated tones. But there are definitely a [...]