Be careful what you say at Quilt Retreat

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

Buffalo Check Table Topper: Halloween version

Hello quilting friends! In April I shared a new pattern with you, the Buffalo Check Table Topper, which includes instructions for two toppers, one for Halloween and one for Christmas. Today I’m popping in to let you know that Midnight Magic II fabric by April Rosenthal (Moda) is finally shipping to stores, and it’s a… Continue reading Buffalo Check Table Topper: Halloween version

New pattern: Spruce Lane table topper

The day after Thanksgiving when the men in my family go ice fishing up north, my daughter and I typically decorate the house for Christmas. We take breaks to watch movies and eat leftovers, but for the most part, Taunja goes into tree trimming mode, and poor Haley is the overburdened assistant. As much as… Continue reading New pattern: Spruce Lane table topper