While it’s only early September, the leaves are already starting to turn colors in central Minnesota. Autumn is glorious but brief here, so it’s best to embrace the change of seasons. In that spirit, this past weekend I gifted my daughter and my son’s girlfriend with new autumn mugs and mug rugs. If you are… Continue reading Autumn mug rugs
Hello quilting friends! I’m popping in quickly to let you know that LouLou’s Fabric Shop has created kits of my Star Crossed Pines pattern, featuring the new Christmas Morning fabric collection by Lella Boutique! These kits will go fast. Here are some photos to tempt you . . . Star Crossed Pines finishes at 74… Continue reading Star Crossed Pines kits available from LouLou’s Fabric Shop
This spring I stitched up my Star Crossed Pines pattern using the new winter collection by Lella Boutique, called Christmas Morning. This beautiful collection features an array of cranberry, sage and silvery gray prints. While I was working on Star Crossed Pines, I knew I’d have to make another project with this gorgeous fabric, and… Continue reading KITS: Fat Quarter Flourish featuring Christmas Morning by Lella Boutique
I'm embarrassed to admit this, but here goes . . . it’s been one full year since I finished my Bloom-Topia quilt top. For some crazy reason, I sort of “forgot” to send it off to be quilted. Last July, I tucked Bloom-Topia in a drawer and thought, “As soon as I get a free… Continue reading Bloom-Topia: quilted, bound and beautiful!
In 2020 I joined a mystery sew along hosted by Sweet Treasures Quilts called the Kindness Project. The goal was to make a quilt and gift it to someone affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. I finished my quilt top and then tucked it away . . . pondering who to gift it to. I knew… Continue reading Kindness Quilt: A gift for a new little blessing