17 09, 2014

Quick Column Quilts :: Review, Project & Giveaway!

By |2020-01-08T06:19:49-07:00September 17th, 2014|books, review, work in progress|119 Comments

  I have a quick finish to share with you today! Nancy Zieman's new book - Quick Column Quilts is full of beautiful and useful patterns for any quilter! This table runner is based off of the Quilt to Give pattern in chapter 13 - I've admired this quilt, for a while now, and knew [...]

29 04, 2014

Fabulously Fast Quilts and Bulk Pressing (my secret, to getting things done!)

By |2020-01-08T06:19:26-07:00April 29th, 2014|books, Tutorial|16 Comments

Hi there! I have been MIA lately getting things together for Market, and Blogger's Quilt Festival, but I am excited to be here to celebrate a new book! Amy Smart just released a great new book, Fabulously Fast Quilts, and I am pleased to say that I learned a couple new tips while exploring the [...]

10 02, 2014

Seams Unlikely :: Review & Giveaway

By |2019-05-29T10:36:56-06:00February 10th, 2014|books, review|35 Comments

Most everyone that quilts or sews knows the name Nancy Zieman, and with this book I felt like I really got to know Nancy! Seams Unlikely is a quickly paced read with lots of great insights into Nancy's childhood, and inspirational stories of her career. Nancy wrote this book, just like she talks - at [...]

9 08, 2013

National Book Lover’s Day

By |2019-10-22T11:12:06-06:00August 9th, 2013|books|17 Comments

Hi there! Today my friends at Moda are hosting a fun hop to celebrate books! One of the first quilting books that I learned to quilt from, is The Simple Joys of Quilting by Joan Hanson and Mary Hickey. I even photographed it with one of my earliest quilts, that I made for our Emmalie [...]

21 03, 2013

Compilation Booklets

By |2019-10-22T11:11:35-06:00March 21st, 2013|books|2 Comments

Hi friends - I had intended to post yesterday, and my day got away from me!  I thought I would share a few new books where you can find my work, along with a bunch of other great designers, in these compilation books. I, of course knew about these compilations, but by the time they arrived [...]

22 01, 2013

Modern Quilts From the Blogging Universe – Blog Blitz!

By |2019-10-22T11:12:16-06:00January 22nd, 2013|books|299 Comments

Hi friends! Today all the contributors to Modern Quilts From the Blogging Universe are participating in a Blog Blitz! To learn more visit the blog at shopmartingale.com for details! Jigsaw is the quilt I made for the book, it's pieced in columns or rows, and the small size goes together pretty quickly! We also included [...]

11 12, 2012

Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe

By |2019-10-22T11:11:39-06:00December 11th, 2012|books|152 Comments

Yesterday was a happy mail day! Over the course of the weekend I had forgotten that I was hoping for these - Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe is now shipping from Martingale, and will be soon from Amazon! The best about this book, is sharing the title with a bunch of amazing quilters many of [...]

15 10, 2012

Introducing :: Modern Basics II

By |2017-02-06T09:18:19-07:00October 15th, 2012|books, Modern Basics|26 Comments

Hi friends! I had a fun weekend at Sewing Summit, and will share more soon, but today I have some fun news to share!  My next book - Modern Basics II will be available early January! This is the cover and a couple of the quilts included -- there's 14 projects in all, and I [...]

20 09, 2012

Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe

By |2020-03-25T15:16:46-06:00September 20th, 2012|books, pattern|4 Comments

Hi friends! This may be old news to some of you, but I have a quilt in Martingale's latest compilation book Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe. There are 19 quilts in this one book, each from a blogger in our own community! See that one on the top left? That's mine! It's called Jigsaw, [...]

10 05, 2012

We Love Color

By |2019-05-29T10:33:22-06:00May 10th, 2012|books|12 Comments

A little over a year ago, I was approached about contributing to a book featuring Kona Cottons. I immediately responded with a "yes" and happily submitted ideas and made my quilt. Fast forward, and I have copies of We Love Color in my possession! I spent a few hours yesterday looking through all the quilts, there's so [...]