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

Free pattern: Moda’s Charm Star featuring farmhouse prints

A couple of months ago I enjoyed a quilting retreat with friends. We packed a lot of laughing, sewing and snacking into three days. It’s a low-key gathering where we each go at our own pace. Some ladies complete several small projects, while others work on large projects that probably won’t get finished until the… Continue reading Free pattern: Moda’s Charm Star featuring farmhouse prints

New pattern: Buffalo Check Table Topper

Last year you all shared a lot of love for my new buffalo check patterns, which included two bed quilts (Buffalo Check Winter and Buffalo Check Autumn) and the Buffalo Check Christmas Runner. I also heard from some of you that while you like table runners, you really prefer table toppers! Well, I aim to… Continue reading New pattern: Buffalo Check Table Topper

Star Crossed Pines: A finished quilt featuring Christmas Morning

Spring is slowly arriving in Minnesota. It’s a joy to hear the robins tweeting in the evergreen outside my window. I am so excited for my grass to green, the perennials to peek out from the soil, and the trees to bud. But we quilters also know that in a month or two, several wonderful… Continue reading Star Crossed Pines: A finished quilt featuring Christmas Morning