EQ Ambassador–Do you EQ?

EQ asked if I would consider being an EQ Ambassador for 2017 and I was happy to agree!  I purchased EQ7 at the beginning of 2012, five years ago now!  Just a few months prior, I had joined a the Cocorico Bee, a paper pieced bee.  I began designing blocks for the bee using paper and pencil and … [Continue reading]

Mighty Lucky

I just wanted to remind you that a new year of the Mighty Lucky Quilting Club has just begun!  I am starting out the year with my challenge called Transforming Inspiration into Original Designs.  It's a topic that I am passionate about and hope that you will be too! The challenge is broken up … [Continue reading]

Little Lady Project Bag

My mom's birthday is right on the heels of Christmas. I asked her if she'd like me to make her something and she asked for a sewing project bag using … [Continue reading]

Ice Skate Block

I finished another block for my paper pieced Christmas quilt last night.  This is a pattern that I designed quite awhile ago, before I was using EQ7, … [Continue reading]

December Aurifil Designer of the Month: Amanda Herring

The designer of the month for December is Amanda Herring, a fabric designer for Riley Blake.  Her company is The Quilted Fish. Here is … [Continue reading]

Knitting Socks Project Bag

Who is making Christmas gifts?  I am!  I just finished this Knitting Socks block from my pattern by that name.  I used a knit-look fabric for the … [Continue reading]

Christmas Tree Pattern

I have a paper pieced Christmas themed quilt that I have been working on for a few years now.  I thought it was time to make a little more progress on … [Continue reading]

Arboreal Quilt

I'm really happy with the way this quilt turned out!  I designed a paper pieced block using my improv paper piecing method.  The inspiration for my … [Continue reading]

Seam Rippers Coming Tomorrow!

Tomorrow morning I will be listing 10 seam rippers, one necklace seam ripper and 4 new "basting buddies" (used to close safety pins when basting … [Continue reading]

Pat Sloan’s Mega Fun Book Tour

I am happy to join Pat Sloan in this book tour celebrating the publication of her millionth book (oh wait, I guess it is just number 30 something)! … [Continue reading]

Paper Pattern Gift Set–Special Offer!

I do not normally list my paper patterns in my Etsy shop, but rather offer digital downloads. I thought it might be fun to have a limited time offer … [Continue reading]

Heartland Tour Roundup

Today marks the end of a successful two week blog tour that I hosted for Pat Bravo to celebrate her Heartland Fabric collection. Here is a quick round … [Continue reading]

Tell Me A Story Holiday Sewalong–Have you Joined?

I hope you have already ordered your book and fabric so that you can play along with my Tell Me A Story Holiday sewalong for a chance at winning some … [Continue reading]

November Aurifil Designer of the Month: Kim Niedzwiecki

The designer of the month for November is Kim Niedzwiecki, also known as Go Go Kim! She has designed this free block called Geese Tracks.  … [Continue reading]

EQ Mini Giveaway!

I'm here to tell you about a new product called EQ Mini!  I have been a happy EQ7 user for quite a few years now.  It's a complicated but useful … [Continue reading]

Gilmore Girls Sewalong Part 5

If you are wondering what this coffee cup craziness is all about, just refer to earlier posts! This coffee cup belongs to Rory's second boyfriend, … [Continue reading]

Gilmore Girls Sewalong Part 4!

I am continuing to make coffee cups using my Rise and Shine Coffee pattern (available in my Etsy, Craftsy and website shops) to suit the personalities … [Continue reading]

Kicking Off the Heartland Blog Tour with a Free Pattern

My friend, Pat Bravo, honored me by asking me to host a blog tour to celebrate her most recent fabric collection, Heartland.  Pat drew her inspiration … [Continue reading]

Tell Me A Story Holiday Update

As promised, I am sharing some of my Tell Me A Story holiday blocks with you!  I hope you are busily making your own so that you can enter to win one … [Continue reading]

Coffee Time!

A couple of weeks ago, I started sewing blocks using my Rise and Shine Coffee Pattern and choosing my fabrics to describe each character in the … [Continue reading]

Tell Me A Story Holiday Sewalong!

You are invited to join my Tell Me A Story holiday sewalong! First off, credit where credit is due, this sewalong was inspired by my fellow guild … [Continue reading]

Correspondence Tote

I made this bag as a Quilt Market sample for Tim Holtz's booth out of his new Correspondence collection.  The blues in the collection just begged to … [Continue reading]

Gilmore Girls Sewalong Continues

I am continuing to make coffee cup blocks with intentional fabric choices to represent the characters in the Gilmore Girls television series. Now, my … [Continue reading]

Mighty Lucky–Giveaway!

Are you familiar with Mighty Lucky? It's a subscription club that provides you with a monthly challenge focusing on design concepts in the quilt … [Continue reading]

Gilmore Girls Sewalong

So, I had this crazy idea...I really love the Gilmore Girls television series. I just rewatched them all on Netflix in anticipation of the new … [Continue reading]

Shibori Quilt

I'm so excited to finally share this quilt. I had a hard time making time for it with my busy fall schedule but, tada, it's done! This quilt was … [Continue reading]