Are you looking for a quick and easy pattern for your favorite layer cake or charm pack? My newest pattern, Next Up, is just the ticket. The cutting and piecing is straightforward, but the interesting placement of prints and colors creates a visually pleasing finished quilt. My pattern includes two size options. The large version… Continue reading New pattern: Next Up, a charm pack or layer cake quilt
This year I began my Christmas decorating a full week before Thanksgiving. I don’t normally do that, but Minnesota had a whopper of a snowstorm in mid-November. I decided that rather than sulk (which I really wanted to do), maybe I should just embrace the season. Winter came early, so the decorating came early too.In my… Continue reading Moda Love Quilt for Christmas
It seems to me that most quilters are pretty goal oriented about their quilting. We typically sew with a purpose . . . to make a gift, to finish a forgotten work-in-progress, to make a quilt for a certain spot in our home, to master a new technique, or to make good use of our stash. But… Continue reading Sewing therapy: Crossing Petals to the rescue!
Thank you for stopping by to check out my newest pattern, Sweetly Scalloped. My vision with Sweetly Scalloped was to design a quilt that would show the range and beauty of a fabric line, with special emphasis on a favored focal fabric. I wanted a design that was clean and linear, but also incorporated soft,… Continue reading New Pattern: Sweetly Scalloped
By golly . . . it seems that everybody wants to make a Sweetpea Pod! So many of you commented that you had seen these sprout up on social media and wanted to make one. It really is a terrific pattern by Joan Hawley of Lazy Girl Designs! Although there can only be one kit winner today, remember… Continue reading Sweetpea Pods kit winner!