Hello quilting friends! I’m popping in to let you know about some new listings in my Etsy shop: small quilts you can purchase! One of the side effects of being a pattern designer is that I quickly become inundated with a stockpile of sample quilts. I do gift or donate many of my quilts, and… Continue reading Small quilt sample sale
This week I finished a special quilt top, one made out of beautiful fat quarters I have gathered over the past year. It’s a mix of dusty, denim blues and soft pinky-reds. I’ve sent it off to the quilter to be finished, and I can’t wait for it to return! The pattern is called… Continue reading A fat quarter quilt top finish
We are experiencing bitterly cold weather in central Minnesota. Yep, today\'s low temperature was -11 F. (They say it\'s going to warm up to zero this afternoon.) Next week our temps are expected to dip near -30 F. That is just not right! Don\'t even get me started on the snow and wind that the… Continue reading Spring pattern sale
When I first saw the Coney Island collection by Fig Tree & Company for Moda, I knew I wanted to sew up my Ribbon Play pattern in this fabric. I think the warm citrus colors in Coney Island really sing in this pattern, creating a cheerful table runner to enjoy from springtime through the end… Continue reading Ribbon Play Runner in Coney Island
Hello quilting friends! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are off to a happy, healthy new year. My blog has been quiet for the past few weeks. My dad passed away a few days before Christmas after a hard fought battle with Alzheimer\'s disease. I would like to take a moment to… Continue reading Run fast, jump high, do good!