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

Christmas version of Fat Quarter Flourish (plus kits!)

  Earlier this year I introduced you to a new pattern called Fat Quarter Flourish, a pretty 20 1/2" square table topper or wall hanging made from just five fat quarters! I’ve been waiting for the chance to sew this pattern in a holiday collection, so here goes . . . Fat Quarter Flourish featuring… Continue reading Christmas version of Fat Quarter Flourish (plus kits!)

"Christmas Figs" book giveaway with Fat Quarter Shop

Last year in late fall, I was let in on a little secret . . . ~ Joanna Figueroa of Fig Tree & Company would be releasing a new Christmas fabric collection for Moda in the spring of 2018. (Yippee!) ~ AND, the talented folks at It’s Sew Emma, Fat Quarter Shop’s pattern company, were… Continue reading "Christmas Figs" book giveaway with Fat Quarter Shop

Custom kits featuring Christmas Figs by Fig Tree & Company

It’s the middle of summer in my neck of the woods, which of course means days filled with sunshine, warm temperatures and outdoor activities.  It also means that it’s time for many quilters to begin working on . . . Christmas quilts!I know, I know . . . you may not be ready to think… Continue reading Custom kits featuring Christmas Figs by Fig Tree & Company

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