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
This week I finished a special quilt top, one made out of beautiful fat quarters I have gathered over the past year. It’s a mix of dusty, denim blues and soft pinky-reds. I’ve sent it off to the quilter to be finished, and I can’t wait for it to return! The pattern is called… Continue reading A fat quarter quilt top finish
I’ve been feeling quiet inside as we move into the holiday season. Not sad or depressed. On the contrary, I feel quite thankful and happy. But I also feel a sense of quiet. Maybe this is my mind’s way of fighting off the constant barrage of noise . . . from the television, the radio,… Continue reading Decorating for the holidays, quietly
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!
Earlier this year I introduced you to a new pattern called Fat Quarter Flourish, a pretty 20 1/2" square table topper or wall hanging made from just five fat quarters! I’ve been waiting for the chance to sew this pattern in a holiday collection, so here goes . . . Fat Quarter Flourish featuring… Continue reading Christmas version of Fat Quarter Flourish (plus kits!)