Pattern winners announced, baby quilt sent to LouLou\’s Fabric Shop

It\'s time to announce our 10 PDF pattern winners! But first, I want to thank you all for your enthusiasm for the new charity quilt program designed by LouLou\'s Fabric Shop, Little Lou Quilts, which will provide new, handmade quilts to infants in selected NICUs. What a wonderful idea by the kind folks at LouLou\'s!… Continue reading Pattern winners announced, baby quilt sent to LouLou\’s Fabric Shop

Star Watch: a sunny quilt featuring Calico Days by Lori Holt

I’m popping in today to share a cheerful, farm-fresh version of my Star Watch pattern, this time featuring the Calico Days collection by Lori Holt for Riley Blake Designs. Sewn up in a sunny collection like this, Star Watch becomes a happy, scrappy jelly roll quilt. Simple log cabins provide the foundation for the quilt,… Continue reading Star Watch: a sunny quilt featuring Calico Days by Lori Holt

Next Up baby quilt featuring fabrics by Elea Lutz

Have you been searching for a sweet and simple baby quilt pattern? Look no further than my Next Up pattern! This charm pack friendly pattern finishes at 38” square and is easy enough to stitch up in a weekend. My sample quilt features darling prints from three Elea Lutz collections. When I sew with Elea Lutz… Continue reading Next Up baby quilt featuring fabrics by Elea Lutz

New pattern: Let’s Play, a fat quarter friendly child’s quilt

When I think back on my children’s early years, I remember that quilts were a big part of their daily lives. Quilts made for snuggling became fort quilts and backyard picnic quilts. I also remember how often a quilt became a play mat where Luke would line up his trucks, cars, tractors and action figures… Continue reading New pattern: Let’s Play, a fat quarter friendly child’s quilt

Sew Sampler box roundup: July, August and September

We’ve been in our new home for one month, and I’m just starting to feel like my head is above water.  My sewing room is slowly coming together. I’m very much a “ducks in a row” person.  I think I take after my Grandma Arlene in that regard . . . a place for everything… Continue reading Sew Sampler box roundup: July, August and September