Flower Tile: a charm pack quilt for spring

February may be winding down, but winter is not. Today we’re in a blizzard warning and the week ahead will bring more snow and cold temps. Once again, I looked to my quilts to bring a vision of spring to the inside of my home since mother nature is not cooperating.  Yesterday I graced our… Continue reading Flower Tile: a charm pack quilt for spring

Quilt retreat: A wonderful place to start a pumpkin quilt

This past weekend I attended an informal quilt retreat with long-time friends. We meet twice a year in the spring and fall to sew or scrapbook, eat, talk, laugh and enjoy each other’s company. I’ve been gathering with these lovely ladies for more than a decade, and it is truly a blessing. I’ve written about… Continue reading Quilt retreat: A wonderful place to start a pumpkin quilt

Star Spangled BOM with Fort Worth Fabric Studio: Chain Blocks

Hello all! Today I want to share my Chain Blocks for the “Star Spangled” block of the month hosted by Fort Worth Fabric Studio and designer Lindsey Weight. These are the last five blocks in the program. Later this month we\'ll be assembling the quilt top. I can\'t wait to see it all put together!  Lindsey’s instructions call… Continue reading Star Spangled BOM with Fort Worth Fabric Studio: Chain Blocks

New pattern: Flower Tile, a charm pack quilt

Since ringing in the new year, I\'ve introduced you to four new Carried Away Quilting patterns, and today we have number five: Flower Tile. This one might be my favorite.Flower Tile is inspired by the delicate symmetry found on beautiful painted floor tiles in historic homes. Thin sashing mimics crisp grout lines, while a repeated… Continue reading New pattern: Flower Tile, a charm pack quilt