The days and weeks following Christmas can leave many people feeling blue. I suppose it’s the natural let-down after all of the anticipation leading up to the holiday. But it’s also a result of the contemplation we often practice during the season . . . reflecting on our blessing and our losses can leave our… Continue reading Sewing in season, sewing down my stash!
Recently I introduced two new holiday mini patterns: Juniper & Jolly. These 18 1/2” cuties can be made into festive pillows or wall hangings. I’m excited to display my finished pillows this Christmas season, but I was curious to see how they might look with a denim background. So, I spent a few happy hours… Continue reading Juniper & Jolly on chambray
I am a buffalo check girl. I have buffalo check pillows on our living room sofa, buffalo check napkins in the dining room, and even buffalo check curtains in the guest room. I recently debuted two new patterns, Buffalo Check Autumn and Buffalo Check Winter, which both feature this favorite motif. Today I have another… Continue reading New pattern: Buffalo Check Christmas Runner
Hello quilting friends! I have another Christmas quilt to share with you today. This one is for my mom, and it’s based on my Sweetly Scalloped pattern. If I weren’t concerned about landing on the naughty list, I’d be tempted to keep it for myself. I love how it turned out, but more importantly, I know… Continue reading Sweetly Scalloped for Christmas
Don’t worry, quilting friends . . . I am NOT decorating for Christmas in September! I just wanted to share my most recent finish with you, this cozy “Cabin Fever” quilt, which was a kit I purchased from Sweet Treasures Quilts. I began cutting and piecing this quilt last winter during a Minnesota snowstorm. It… Continue reading Recent finish: Cabin Fever quilt