14 05, 2018

The Comfort Quilt || Quilt-Along – Week 4

By |2018-05-13T22:12:43-06:00May 14th, 2018|books, quilt-along, The Comfort Quilt QAL|0 Comments

How's your Comfort Quilt coming? I've loved seeing the variety of fabrics, and blocks too. Be sure to use #ComfortQuiltQAL in your online posts. Week three Check in: I got all caught up! I made 10 of each block size, as prescribed in the Throw size schedule. And I cut all of the low volume [...]

7 05, 2018

The Comfort Quilt || Quilt-Along – Week 3

By |2020-01-08T06:20:16-07:00May 7th, 2018|books, quilt-along, The Comfort Quilt QAL|1 Comment

How's the Comfort Quilt coming for you? I'm loving all the block images on Instagram! If you aren't on IG you can also post in my facebook group here. Week two Check in: To be totally honest, the last week was super full and I've fallen a little behind on the schedule. I did piece [...]

12 04, 2018

The Comfort Quilt – All the sizes!

By |2020-02-02T12:41:26-07:00April 12th, 2018|books, quilt-along, The Comfort Quilt QAL|2 Comments

Planning the Comfort Quilt  - quilt-along has been a lot of fun for me! I love taking one of my designs and tweaking it. When I asked in the initial sign-up email for size preferences, I had a lot of varied responses. So I got to work re-designing The Comfort Quilt in all the quilt [...]

2 04, 2018

The Comfort Quilt – Quilt Along with me!

By |2020-02-02T12:42:30-07:00April 2nd, 2018|books, quilt-along, The Comfort Quilt QAL|13 Comments

The Comfort Quilt from my book Modern Heritage Quilts is still a favorite quilt of mine! Last month with the IGQuiltFest, I decided that I needed to make this quilt again. And I'm inviting you to quilt along with me! To participate, everyone will need a copy of Modern Heritage Quilts. The Comfort Quilt is [...]

29 09, 2017

I Love Star Blocks – New Book & Giveaway!

By |2019-10-22T11:13:32-06:00September 29th, 2017|books, finished quilt|34 Comments

Happy Friday! I am one of many contributors to Martingale's new I Love Star Blocks book that released earlier this month. There's 16 beautiful quilts included in the book, and lots of eye candy!   The cover shows some of the variety of projects included in the book. Traditional to modern fabric selections give it [...]

25 01, 2017

Improv Quilting Books

By |2017-02-06T09:17:36-07:00January 25th, 2017|#100DaysOfQuiltImprov, books|4 Comments

I love collecting quilting books! These three are a current source of inspiration as I'm stitching my daily improv blocks: Quilting Modern - Has step by step information to create your own improvised quilts. Jacquie and Katie, offer specific techniques used in improvised quilts, color lessons, and are very encouraging of you [...]

13 12, 2016

I Love Churn Dashes!

By |2020-01-08T06:20:15-07:00December 13th, 2016|books, finished quilt|2 Comments

Earlier this month a fun, new collaboration book was released - I Love Churn Dashes! Included in the book are 15 fresh takes on a Churn Dash quilt - everything from traditional with a little appliqué, to modern quilts in solids or with oversized blocks. I'm excited to be included in the book, there's lots [...]

26 05, 2016

The Splendid Sampler Block :: Simple Surprises

By |2017-02-06T09:17:44-07:00May 26th, 2016|books, pattern|7 Comments

I've mentioned The Splendid Sampler a few times here, and I'm glad to share my block with all of you today! When I looked at designing a 6" block, my initial thought was to keep it simple and yet add movement. Many months later, and many complicated blocks too - I'm sure many of you will [...]

1 02, 2016

Think Big Quilt Along :: Finished Quilt!

By |2020-01-08T06:20:05-07:00February 1st, 2016|books, finished quilt, quilt-along, Think Big|1 Comment

I finished up my Think Big Quilt Along quilt last week, and had a hard time getting photos. It's been all snow, all the time, here in the mountains, but I finally took the quilt out in the snow, and got some nice shots! Since all the blocks in the book are 18" I mixed [...]

4 09, 2015

Precut Primer: Review & Giveaway!

By |2020-01-08T06:20:02-07:00September 4th, 2015|books, finished quilt, My Fabric|190 Comments

It seems like most everyone is back to school, and my friends Barb and Mary of Me & My Sister Designs, have a great new book, Precut Primer, full of lessons for quilters! I love how the book is laid out with grades 1-12, each project slightly more challenging, but I have to say, working [...]