Farmhouse style table runner

Earlier this week I shared one of my spring quilt retreat projects, a Charm Star wall hanging made with saved scraps from my daughter’s college graduation quilt. Today I’m sharing another small project I made with more of those treasured scraps, a Hopscotch tablerunner. Hopscotch is a fun and easy pattern designed by Sweet Treasures… Continue reading Farmhouse style table runner

Custom kits featuring Christmas Figs by Fig Tree & Company

It’s the middle of summer in my neck of the woods, which of course means days filled with sunshine, warm temperatures and outdoor activities.  It also means that it’s time for many quilters to begin working on . . . Christmas quilts!I know, I know . . . you may not be ready to think… Continue reading Custom kits featuring Christmas Figs by Fig Tree & Company

My Timeless Day: custom kits for Diamond Trail and Summer Breeze!

As a pattern designer, it is always a thrill to see my patterns sewn up by other quilters. It’s exciting to see one of my creations come to life with a different color palette, fabric style or theme. It’s also quite a thrill when quilt shop owners kit my patterns and offer a custom option… Continue reading My Timeless Day: custom kits for Diamond Trail and Summer Breeze!

Counting my quilting blessings

Spring has finally sprung in Minnesota, and I\'m so thankful for warm days, green grass, budding trees and singing birds! Maybe that\'s why I decided to add another piecing project to my list!  I\'ve started working on a darling pattern called \"Springville\" by Thimble Blossoms, and I\'m using a beautiful new fabric collection by Lella… Continue reading Counting my quilting blessings

New pattern: Summer Breeze, a mini charm pack quilt

My third new quilt pattern this year is called Summer Breeze. Colorful pinwheels spin like whirligigs in a warm breeze. Grab your favorite mini charm pack and some coordinating fabrics to create this cheerful scene, all wrapped up by a dancing ribbon.  Summer Breeze finishes at 26 1/2\" square, making it the perfect size for a… Continue reading New pattern: Summer Breeze, a mini charm pack quilt