Quilt retreat: A wonderful place to start a pumpkin quilt

This past weekend I attended an informal quilt retreat with long-time friends. We meet twice a year in the spring and fall to sew or scrapbook, eat, talk, laugh and enjoy each other’s company. I’ve been gathering with these lovely ladies for more than a decade, and it is truly a blessing. I’ve written about… Continue reading Quilt retreat: A wonderful place to start a pumpkin quilt

Winners: "Christmas Figs" book giveaway with Fat Quarter Shop

It\'s time to announce our \"Christmas Figs\" book giveaway winners!  I certainly enjoyed reading your enthusiastic comments about this lovely book. So many of us share a passion for Joanna Figueroa\'s patterns and fabrics. I am very thankful to Fat Quarter Shop for providing this generous giveaway.If you haven\'t entered one of my giveaways before, my scientific method… Continue reading Winners: "Christmas Figs" book giveaway with Fat Quarter Shop

"Christmas Figs" book giveaway with Fat Quarter Shop

Last year in late fall, I was let in on a little secret . . . ~ Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Company would be releasing a new Christmas fabric collection for Moda in the spring of 2018. (Yippee!) ~ AND, the talented folks at It’s Sew Emma, Fat Quarter Shop’s pattern company, were… Continue reading "Christmas Figs" book giveaway with Fat Quarter Shop

Custom kits featuring Christmas Figs by Fig Tree & Company

It’s the middle of summer in my neck of the woods, which of course means days filled with sunshine, warm temperatures and outdoor activities.  It also means that it’s time for many quilters to begin working on . . . Christmas quilts!I know, I know . . . you may not be ready to think… Continue reading Custom kits featuring Christmas Figs by Fig Tree & Company