Stars and Stripes: and American flag quilt

For the past few years, I’ve wanted to make an American flag quilt using the Stars and Stripes pattern by Thimble Blossoms. Each year in late spring, tempting photos begin popping up on Instagram, with quilters all over the country sharing their version of the Stars and Stripes quilt. This year, I gave into temptation.… Continue reading Stars and Stripes: and American flag quilt

Lattice style quilt featuring Folktale

Even with the restrictions caused by the pandemic, our small family managed to have a lovely and festive Christmas celebration. Although we truly missed gathering together with extended family, we seemed to treasure our simple holiday even more because of it. Now that the gifts have been given, I have another quilt to share with… Continue reading Lattice style quilt featuring Folktale

Free block pattern: Snazzy Snowflake

This past week we experienced unseasonably warm weather.  November high temps in the 70s are rare in Minnesota. The snow we received in October disappeared quickly, and we were able to get outside to finish our autumn yard chores and enjoy the sunshine.  But mother nature can’t fool me.  I know that bitter cold and… Continue reading Free block pattern: Snazzy Snowflake

Next Up baby quilt featuring charming farm fabric

  When I saw Stacy Iest Hsu’s newest fabric collection, On the Farm, I just had to sew up a baby quilt. The fabric is darling, with vibrant colors and charming farmyard scenes. In keeping with the country theme, I paired this collection with Moda’s Indigo Chambray and decided to use my Next Up charm… Continue reading Next Up baby quilt featuring charming farm fabric