When I make a quilt for our home, it usually falls into one of two categories: 1) a quilt for daily use and enjoyment, or 2) a “mama’s precious” quilt that everyone in the house better handle with care! Just ask my people . . . I run a tight ship. Well, this week I… Continue reading A pretty primrose quilt & a pretty great giveaway with Fat Quarter Shop!
Well, quilting friends, I\'ve come to the conclusion that we all need at least a half yard bundle of every fabric line that we love! (How I wish money were no object for all of us!) Since getting my half yard bundle of \"Calico Days\" (Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs) from Lou Lou\'s Fabric… Continue reading Calico Days pincushion, zipped pouch and needle sleeve
Hello quilting friends. Lou Lou\'s Fabric Shop and I had so much fun kitting my “Picking Petals” pattern using “Strawberry Fields Revisited” (Fig Tree & Company for Moda), that we thought we’d offer another version for all of you Lori Holt / Riley Blake fans. We are pleased to offer you “Picking Petals” in “Calico… Continue reading Picking Petals in Calico Days!
3/7/2016 Update: Thank you for the terrific response to this post, originally published on 1/23/2016. Many of you have emailed me requesting instructions. I have added a free tutorial on my blog, which you can find here. Thank you!Today I’d like to give a shout out to one of my blog sponsors, Stash Addict Quilts. … Continue reading Coffee time quilt: Why simple is good!
One of the things I love about the Instagram quilting community is viewing pictures of the same quilt pattern sewn up with different fabrics. There is something fantastic about the way fabric adds soul to a pattern.Recently I had the urge to sew up my pattern \"Mini Story Stars\" in a scrappy style using “Calico… Continue reading Mini Story Stars in Calico Days