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]

October Aurifil Designer of the Month: Kathy Brown

The designer of the month for September is Kathy Brown, author of Strip-Smart Quilts. She has designed this free block called Chip Off the … [Continue reading]

Necklace Seam Rippers in the Shop!

You know the drill!  My husband made 10 more necklace style seam rippers and they are now listed in my Etsy shop.  The seam rippers attach to the … [Continue reading]

Seam Rippers are in the Shop!

As promised, I put the pressure on and my husband made another batch of 10 seam rippers. These are the hand held variety with a clip at one end (keeps … [Continue reading]

Observing a Dragonfly

I was sent some of April Rhode's newest collection, Observer, and knew immediately that I wanted to use her Indigo Window Sulphur print for dragonfly … [Continue reading]

September Aurifil Designer of the Month, Katarina Roccella

The designer of the month for September is Katarina Roccella, whom I have had the pleasure of meeting a few times now at quilt market.  She is a … [Continue reading]

Caged Quilt

I recently finished my latest large scale paper piecing project, the Caged Quilt.  These blocks are BIG--nearly 3 feet long.  It made for tricky … [Continue reading]

Special Ingredients

So, I have to admit it, when Lucky Spool posted something on IG months ago talking about publishing their first cookbook, I fell for it hook, line and … [Continue reading]


My friend, Melinda, shared these precious birds with me so that I could make another version of my Cuckoo Clock block. I adore them!  They seem made … [Continue reading]

Quilter’s Planner

Have you heard of the Quilter's Planner?  It's an organizational tool for busy quilters developed by Stephanie Palmer.  It's got pages for your … [Continue reading]

Double Ended Seam Rippers

My husband has just completed a batch of seam rippers!  I am going to list them in my Etsy shop in just a couple of minutes. These are the double … [Continue reading]

August Aurifil Designer of the Month, Angela Walters

Have you been sewing along with the Aurifil Designers of the Month?  It's worth it, I tell you!  For each block you make and post, you are entered to … [Continue reading]

Baby Fletching

My mom and I made our first collaborative quilt together this summer as a baby shower gift for a friend.  We used my Fletching pattern from Scraps II. … [Continue reading]

Cinched Quilt

I am so excited to introduce my new pattern, Cinched!  Ever since I designed Interlock a couple of years ago, I have been playing around with more … [Continue reading]

Teal Mini Swap to Support Ovarian Cancer Research and Aurifil Giveaway!

Beth from EvaPaige Quilts is running a Teal Mini Swap for the 5th time this year in order to raise funds for Ovarian Cancer Research. The cause is so … [Continue reading]

Plumb Line Quilt Pattern Available

  My Plumb Line Quilt Pattern is now available as a pdf download here on my website in the Pattern Shop, and on Etsy and Craftsy (links in … [Continue reading]

July Aurifil Designer, Wendy Sheppard

It's Wendy Sheppard's turn this month to share her block design for the Aurifil Block of the Month.  You can find all the details here. I love that … [Continue reading]

Rise and Shine Coffee

I have to confess, I am not a coffee drinker. I like tea....BUT, I already have a tea cup block block pattern and I wanted to explore the idea of … [Continue reading]