Hello quilting friends! I can\'t believe how quickly this summer is flying by. And I can\'t believe that it\'s already July 11 and I’m just now sharing my giddiness over the June Sew Sampler box from Fat Quarter Shop. This box is called Block Party, but it sure made me want to throw a sewing… Continue reading June Sew Sampler box with Fat Quarter Shop
As a pattern designer, it is always a thrill to see my patterns sewn up by other quilters. It’s exciting to see one of my creations come to life with a different color palette, fabric style or theme. It’s also quite a thrill when quilt shop owners kit my patterns and offer a custom option… Continue reading My Timeless Day: custom kits for Diamond Trail and Summer Breeze!
Today I’m pleased to be a stop on the Grandale Blog Tour featuring a beautiful new collection by fabric designer Keera Jobfor Riley Blake Designs. Grandale includes a soothing range of colors, stunning florals, and terrific coordinates. Isn\'t it wonderful?I’ve made a lap quilt and coordinating pillow with this lovely fabric. The lap quilt is… Continue reading "Easy Does It" lap quilt pattern featuring Grandale by Keera Job
The calendar might say April 7, but in central Minnesota we are still experiencing winter. Mother Nature hit us with nine new inches of snow last weekend, and the weather man is predicting more snow this weekend. Ugh! Quilt making and decorating with quilts is my refuge as I wait for sunshine, green grass, flowers and… Continue reading Quilting brings the cheer when the weather is something to fear!
Since ringing in the new year, I\'ve introduced you to four new Carried Away Quilting patterns, and today we have number five: Flower Tile. This one might be my favorite.Flower Tile is inspired by the delicate symmetry found on beautiful painted floor tiles in historic homes. Thin sashing mimics crisp grout lines, while a repeated… Continue reading New pattern: Flower Tile, a charm pack quilt