Plumb Line Quilt

Plumb Line Quilt by Amy Friend

It's so nice to have a finish!  It's tricky to find time for my sewing with all the end of the school year/beginning of summer events and the demands of the garden which can be very appealing after a long winter.  I am naming this quilt Plumb Line, a suggestion made by @turquoiseprism on Instagram. … [Continue reading]

June Aurifil Designer, Jacquelynne Steves

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It's Jacquelynne Steves' turn this month to share her block design for the Aurifil Block of the Month.  You can find all the details here. Her block is called Modern Delft...apparently both of us had similar white and blue pottery inspiration!   Jacquelynne went all out and provided you with … [Continue reading]

Sprinkles!

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I designed this pattern for a Soft Serve Ice Cream Cone a couple of years ago.  When I first caught a glimpse of the Sprinkles print from Dana … [Continue reading]

Teachers’ Gifts

Scallop Stash Happy Tote by Amy Friend

Ever since Sharon Holland's Coastline fabrics arrived on my doorstep, I knew that I wanted to make beach bags!  I decided that I would do that this … [Continue reading]

Letting the Cat out of the Bag!

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Yesterday, the QuiltCon 2017 course catalog was released! I already told you that I was going to be teaching there...so that isn't the secret. But … [Continue reading]

Tumble ‘Round Quilt

Tumble 'Round Quilt by Amy Friend from Intentional Piecing

It's poppy time of year.  In fact, I took this photo just one year and 5 days ago, the last time this field of poppies was in full bloom.  So, I … [Continue reading]

May is for Makers-Week 4

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I can't believe that we are already to Week 4 of May is for Makers!  May is for Makers is a campaign started by Lindsey Rhodes to bring awareness to … [Continue reading]

Transatlantic Quilt

Transatlantic Quilt by Amy Friend from Intentional Piecing

I just returned from Quilt Market in Salt Lake City and while I had a wonderful time, it was also exhausting so I am happy to settle into my own desk … [Continue reading]

Tell Me A Story-2

Tell Me A Story 2 by Amy Friend

I just finished up this sweet baby quilt based on the Tell Me A Story Quilt Pattern from my book, Intentional Piecing. If you have been … [Continue reading]

May is for Makers-Week 3

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I can't believe that we are already to Week 3 of May is for Makers!  May is for Makers is a campaign started by Lindsey Rhodes to bring awareness to … [Continue reading]

May Aurifil Designer of the Month–me!

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May is my month to share a blue and white block design for the Aurifil Designer of the Month BOM.  I truly love Aurifil thread so I am so happy to … [Continue reading]

Ramp It Up Quilt

Ramp It Up by Amy Friend from Intentional Piecing

Today, I'd like to share another project from my book, Intentional Piecing. I firmly feel that not all intentional piecing needs to be fussy cutting. … [Continue reading]

My Tribe Quilt

My Tribe Quilt by Amy Friend from Intentional Piecing

The My Tribe quilt seems to be one of the most popular quilts in my new book, Intentional Piecing.  I have to say that I really enjoyed making it as … [Continue reading]

Seam Rippers Available

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I know it has been a long time since I've stocked seam rippers in my Etsy shop but the wait is over!  My husband just finished this batch of 12 hand … [Continue reading]

May is for Makers-Week 2

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Continuing my commitment to purchase a pattern from an Indie designer once a week for the 5 weeks in May, I decided to buy Jeni Baker's Lined … [Continue reading]

Circuitry Quilt

Circuitry Quilt by Amy Friend from Intentional Piecing

For months now, I have been telling people to save their selvages because I had a pattern coming up that I was excited about.  I would like to share … [Continue reading]

May Is for Makers: Week 1

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Here we are, it's the first Monday in May so I want to share my first #mayisformakers purchase.  I have pledged to purchase a pattern a week from an … [Continue reading]

Join Me on American Patchwork and Quilting

Crazy Eights by Amy Friend from Intentional Piecing

Tomorrow I will be talking with Pat Sloan on American Patchwork and Quilting Podcast about my book, Intentional Piecing. I hope you will join … [Continue reading]

May Is For Makers Campaign

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I am joining the May is for Makers campaign initiated by Lindsey from LR Stitched.  She is challenging us to buy one pattern each of the 5 weeks in … [Continue reading]

Stash Happy Tote

Stash Happy Tote with Teacher's Pet block by Amy Friend

I wanted to share another project from my book today because I feel that it is timely with the end of the school year approaching.  I think that this … [Continue reading]

QuiltCon 2017

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I am so excited to announce that I will be teaching at QuiltCon 2017 in Savannah!  I have always wanted to to go Savannah so I am really thrilled that … [Continue reading]

Liberty Dress

Liberty Dress by Amy Friend, pattern in Intentional Piecing

My friend, Laura, said that she'd love to see the Dress paper pieced block from my book, Intentional Piecing, made in Liberty.  I decided that I … [Continue reading]

April Aurifil Designer, Kate Spain

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It's Kate Spain's turn this month to share her block design for the Aurifil Block of the Month.  You can find all the details here. In order to … [Continue reading]

Tell Me A Story Quilt–Prizes!

Tell Me A Story blocks by Amy Friend

Initially, I hadn't planned on sewing along and making more Tell Me A Story blocks...but I couldn't resist!  I have made this group of 5 so far and … [Continue reading]

Tell Me A Story; A Stitched Storytelling Event

Tell Me A Story Quilt by Amy Friend

I am so happy to share my Tell Me A Story Quilt from my new book, Intentional Piecing.  In the book, I call this quilt a process quilt.  The idea is … [Continue reading]

Intentional Piecing

Magnetic Pin Tray by Amy Friend

I've been given the OK to share anything and everything from my book which has just started to make its way out into the world!  I am now shipping … [Continue reading]