25 03, 2020

Tips for Selecting Your First Quilt Pattern

By |2020-04-09T23:26:23-06:00March 25th, 2020|learning to sew, pattern, Sewing Tips!|4 Comments

The start of any new hobby can be overwhelming, even selecting your first quilt pattern! I've made a quick list of what to look for in your first quilt pattern, and few things to avoid too. 1 - Keep it Simple Your first quilt pattern should include lots of squares and rectangles, no triangles or [...]

3 06, 2019

7 Easy Quilt Patterns to Sew this Summer (or anytime)!

By |2020-04-11T19:58:08-06:00June 3rd, 2019|pattern|3 Comments

School is out and the sun is making it a little more difficult to stay inside and sew. I know I want to soak up as much sunshine as I can (with sunscreen!) and enjoy the outdoors while it's nice outside.  I’ve selected my seven favorite easy quilt patterns that you can sew up while [...]

17 01, 2019

Getting Started in Improv Quilting…even if you don’t know where to begin

By |2019-11-12T12:12:10-07:00January 17th, 2019|#100DaysOfQuiltImprov, pattern|12 Comments

Improv quilting is a fun and often overwhelming method to piece a quilt. I spent 100 days exploring improv quilting and want to encourage you to explore too! My History Looking around at my quilts and projects I've designed and made, I tend to be a very orderly quilter. I love the sequence and symmetry [...]

15 10, 2018

Tipsy Triangles

By |2020-03-02T15:04:07-07:00October 15th, 2018|Curated Quilts, finished quilt, pattern|8 Comments

ETA: I'm hosting a quilt-along for The Tipsy Triangle pattern and would love to sew with you! Watch the intro video and RSVP below for future instruction. You can start anytime! RSVP to the Tipsy Triangle Quilt-Along now! Tipsy Triangles is a pattern I designed and made for Curated Quilts. The fourth [...]

14 08, 2017

Introducing Wanderlust

By |2017-08-08T10:06:57-06:00August 14th, 2017|My Fabric, pattern|6 Comments

Hi friends! I'm excited to introduce my next fabric line with Moda -- Wanderlust! This line is inspired by traditional Henna designs and colored with beautiful Indian sari's. Last winter while I was working on the line I was really in need of the bright and happy colors - so I infused as much deep, [...]

14 08, 2017

Inspiring Stitches & Heartland Heritage

By |2017-11-17T09:15:01-07:00August 14th, 2017|finished quilt, Inspiring Stitches, pattern|3 Comments

Hi there! First, I need to tell you about Inspiring Stitches - it's a brand new company that I've started with my really good friend Heather. I say really good friend, because that's what you have to be to work together the way business owners do! We have repeatedly surprised ourselves by the way we [...]

27 02, 2017

Off the Rails Quilt!

By |2020-01-30T16:28:53-07:00February 27th, 2017|finished quilt, pattern|6 Comments

Free Quilt Pattern - Off the Rails! Hi friends! Meet Off the Rails. This quilt is my exploration of modern traditionalism in quilts. The ladies over at Simple Simon & Company - have invited everyone to explore the definition of a modern quilt throughout the year with a different theme each month. You [...]