Autumn decorating with my Fall Flight quilt

Hello quilting friends! Fall has officially arrived in Minnesota. Not only has the calendar turned over to September, but we are already experiencing much cooler weather. That was my signal to start a bit of autumn decorating, which I wanted to share with you.   Last year when we moved into this home, I hung… Continue reading Autumn decorating with my Fall Flight quilt

New pattern: Lakeside Star, a fat quarter quilt

  Last fall I wrote about how my new surroundings were inspiring my quilting decisions. We moved to a new home on an intimate lake encircled by peeling birch trees and majestic oaks, with native reeds along the shoreline, a lawn dotted with tiny acorns, and birds of every kind and color . . . it… Continue reading New pattern: Lakeside Star, a fat quarter quilt

New pattern: Let’s Play, a fat quarter friendly child’s quilt

When I think back on my children’s early years, I remember that quilts were a big part of their daily lives. Quilts made for snuggling became fort quilts and backyard picnic quilts. I also remember how often a quilt became a play mat where Luke would line up his trucks, cars, tractors and action figures… Continue reading New pattern: Let’s Play, a fat quarter friendly child’s quilt