Last year I released two new mini patterns that were very popular: Juniper and Jolly. Many of you contacted me to say that you had made either Juniper or Jolly as a Christmas gift. My heart is full to know that you’ve sewn up a Carried Away Quilting pattern and then gifted it to someone… Continue reading New mini pattern: Joy
Quilting friends, life has been crazy lately. Suffice it to say, I don’t know if I’m coming or going most days. As a result, I find myself behind schedule on things I’ve been wanting to share with you . . . in particular, a mystery sew day I hosted at my house back in February.… Continue reading Mystery sew day: Holly Jolly Tree Skirt
It’s early March and many of us are eagerly anticipating the first sightings of tulips, daffodils, green grass and budding trees. So, I feel like I should apologize for showing you yet another Christmas quilt. My second Journeys quilt is complete and I just had to share! My original Journey’s quilt featured rich Art Gallery… Continue reading Journeys fat quarter quilt for Christmas
The days and weeks following Christmas can leave many people feeling blue. I suppose it’s the natural let-down after all of the anticipation leading up to the holiday. But it’s also a result of the contemplation we often practice during the season . . . reflecting on our blessing and our losses can leave our… Continue reading Sewing in season, sewing down my stash!
Hello quilting friends! I haven’t blogged for nearly a month, and although our conversations are always one-sided (with poor you listening to chatty me), I felt lonesome for my connection with you. I haven’t done much sewing lately, but I did finish binding a project that I began at fall quilt retreat. I also tossed… Continue reading Christmas quilts around the house