It’s the first week of March, and we are finally experiencing seasonally appropriate weather in Minnesota. The polar vortex is gone! High temps are in the 40s (F), the sun is shining and the bird are chirping. Although we still have some snow on the ground, it is melting slowly. Spring is just around the… Continue reading Crossing Petals kits available at Sweet Treasures Quilts
Hello quilting friends! I’m popping in to let you know about some new listings in my Etsy shop: small quilts you can purchase! One of the side effects of being a pattern designer is that I quickly become inundated with a stockpile of sample quilts. I do gift or donate many of my quilts, and… Continue reading Small quilt sample sale
Hello quilting friends! Do you remember my Crossing Petals pattern? I released that mini quilt pattern in 2016. My original quilt (photos below) featured Strawberry Fields Revisited by Fig Tree & Company for Moda. Well, it just so happens that the new Fig Tree collection, Ella & Ollie, lends itself to recreating that lovely little quilt!… Continue reading Crossing Petals kits featuring Ella & Ollie by Fig Tree & Company
(giveaway now closed)Hello Quilting Friends! I know many of you are huge fans of the fabric designers, Bonnie & Camille(Moda Fabrics). This talented mother-daughter duo thrills us with lovely collections that are both trendy and traditional, and always include their signature colors.Like me, I’m sure you’ve been waiting impatiently for the arrival of their newest… Continue reading The Good Life: two fun projects and two super giveaways with Stitches \’n Giggles
Hello quilting friends! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are off to a happy, healthy new year. My blog has been quiet for the past few weeks. My dad passed away a few days before Christmas after a hard fought battle with Alzheimer\'s disease. I would like to take a moment to… Continue reading Run fast, jump high, do good!