Recently I introduced two new holiday mini patterns: Juniper & Jolly. These 18 1/2” cuties can be made into festive pillows or wall hangings. I’m excited to display my finished pillows this Christmas season, but I was curious to see how they might look with a denim background. So, I spent a few happy hours… Continue reading Juniper & Jolly on chambray
We had our first snow of the season today, which was all the signal I needed to bring out two winter quilts for use in our family room. I won’t start my official Christmas decorating until after Thanksgiving, but there’s nothing wrong with embracing the season in the meantime! The quilt you see in the… Continue reading First snow: Bring out the winter quilts!
I hope you’ve been saving those scraps from your favorite Christmas fabrics, because I have two new patterns that are perfect for raiding your holiday fabric bins: Juniper and Jolly! Juniper and Jolly are mini quilt patterns that finish at 18 1/2” inches square. You could display them as wall hangings or turn them into… Continue reading New patterns: Juniper & Jolly
I’ve been holding out on you, probably because if I put it in writing, that makes it official. No turning back. No changing my mind. Here’s the scoop: On September 30, I was at my annual quilt retreat with a group of long-time quilting buddies. (I've mentioned my retreat friends to you over the years,… Continue reading Be careful what you say at Quilt Retreat
Last April, my friend Sylvia and I visited a lovely quilt shop in Rogers, Minnesota: Quilted Treasures. We spent a happy hour perusing all of the beautiful bolts, kits and quilts on display. I purchased several individual fat quarters by Art Gallery Fabrics, from a handful of their designers' past collections. I chose from the… Continue reading Journeys quilt