Fabric selection ~ the quilter’s nemesis. Most of us feel some lack of confidence and unease when it comes to selecting fabric for our next quilting project. In fact, it can cause us to stop in our tracks. We purchase pretty new patterns and quilting books, and then they stockpile in our sewing rooms until… Continue reading Selecting fabrics for your spring sewing projects
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! I’m excited to show you my latest Diamond Trail table runner top, featuring some of my all-time favorite red, green and black prints from Fig Tree & Company. I had enough fabric in store to create a limited number of KITS, so that you can make one too!This top features fabrics from… Continue reading Diamond Trail table runner kit featuring Fig Tree favorites
We woke up to snow this morning! Granted it was just a dusting, and it has already melted. But let me tell you, those fluffy white flurries got me feeling all snuggled up inside. I was ready to pull out the holly and the ivy. It took every bit of restraint I had to leave… Continue reading Tis the season: Christmas quilts, runners and pillows!
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!