Summer days are winding down, which brings about an important question . . . have you started on your Christmas sewing projects yet? I have several fun holiday patterns (table toppers, pillows, runners and quilts), which are on sale in my Etsy shop now through the end of August. Many of the smaller projects can… Continue reading Christmas pattern sale
During last week’s sweltering heat, I spent my evenings binding away indoors. Handwork is not everyone’s cup of tea, but I have always enjoyed binding. As I sit on my big comfy sofa, the repetition of placing little stitches in pretty fabric is very relaxing. My first finish was a beachy Fat Quarter Flourish mini… Continue reading Starry Stockings: a chambray version!
Hello! It’s May 5, and it’s the third straight day we’ve had glorious weather in Minnesota. With high temps hovering around 70 degrees, plenty of sunshine and a light breeze, you’d think I’d be planning my flower pot strategy for the coming season. Well, hopefully this weekend I'll focus on flowers. But this evening, I… Continue reading Starry Stockings: a cozy, country version
Hello quilting friends! I’m excited to share my newest pattern with you today: Starry Stockings! I have wanted to design a quilt featuring Christmas stockings for quite some time, but I had to let my ideas percolate for several months. I initially envisioned a large quilt comprised of many stockings, and I did several sketches.… Continue reading New pattern: Starry Stockings