During last week’s sweltering heat, I spent my evenings binding away indoors. Handwork is not everyone’s cup of tea, but I have always enjoyed binding. As I sit on my big comfy sofa, the repetition of placing little stitches in pretty fabric is very relaxing. My first finish was a beachy Fat Quarter Flourish mini… Continue reading Starry Stockings: a chambray version!
It’s been extremely hot in Minnesota these past few weeks, and I know many of you are experiencing the same sweltering conditions. There is one silver lining to this miserable heat, I don’t feel guilty about staying indoors in the evenings and getting carried away quilting! More specifically, I’ve been carried away binding. I really… Continue reading Finished! A beachy version of Fat Quarter Flourish
It’s crunch time! Before we know it, our warm summer days will give way to autumn. Have you started your autumn sewing projects yet? If not, I’m here to tempt you with my fall flavored patterns, which are on sale in my Etsy shop now through the end of July. Whether you want to sew… Continue reading Autumn patterns on sale now!
Hello quilting friends! I’m popping in today to share a pretty quilt top I recently finished, A Pumpkin a Day! You know how much I love pumpkin quilts (and pillows and wall hangings and runners). This beautiful pattern was designed by Wendy Sheppard and was published in the Autumn 2022 issue of Quilter’s World. (It… Continue reading Recent finish: A Pumpkin a Day quilt top
UPDATE: KITS SOLD OUT Back in 2019, I released 9-Patch Pivot, a fat quarter pattern with a “unified scrappy” appeal. The pattern calls for 21 fat quarters to create the quilt’s 42 blocks. Each print is represented in the quilt twice (in the dominant block pieces) and numerous times in the 9-patches. It is scrappy… Continue reading Christmas kits: 9-Patch Pivot