• Dec
    17

    LOVE Quilting, A New Quilt


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    It seems I have waited a long time to share this quilt! I am extra happy that it is my first quilt in the UK magazine, Love Patchwork and Quilting issue 42. The magazine is now available in the UK and digitally, and we will have it in the U.S. in January. I am calling […]

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  • Dec
    09

    Spin! Quilt Pattern Now Available


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    So fun to add a new quilting pattern to my shop, right in time for New Year sewing…or Christmas sewing for those extra ambitious folks! Spin was originally published in Quilts and More magazine last spring and I now have it ready for my readers here as an individual pattern. This pattern includes the fully illustrated […]

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  • Nov
    29

    Celebrate 2016! Fun, Photos, Giveaways


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    We are coming to the end of another year of making and crafting! I kind of can’t believe how fast 2016 went…and I hope for a happy and healthy 2017. To celebrate the year as makers, I am hosting an event on Instagram and I hope you will join me! #MyCreative2016 is a photo hop […]

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  • Nov
    25

    Quilting On the Road and Thankful


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    It’s the last week of November, and in the U.S. that means it’s Thanksgiving holiday and the shotgun start of Christmas shopping. I am so happy that I was able to celebrate the holiday with my sister and her family. My mother was also there, so we have had some wonderful “girl” time sewing and […]

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  • Nov
    18

    Quilt in Progress: Hexagon Evolution


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    So, I was really excited to get my hands on Pat Bravo’s recent collection, Heartland, for Art Gallery Fabrics…the prints are beautiful and the colors are so soft and serene. I always love a primary color scheme: shades of yellow, pink (I am not a red person), and blue. I met Pat at Market in […]

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  • Nov
    11

    Summer Bloom Quilt, take 2


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    Sometimes a quilt pattern just strikes you. Usually I make a quilt once and that’s good, I am ready to move onto the next thing, but Summer Bloom is different. I want to keep making the pattern…there are so many possibilities! My first version is beautiful (if I do say so). I made it with fabrics […]

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  • Nov
    06

    Quilts Show and Tell


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    This is a fun post to write…I get to show off quilt not made by me! It’s the best to shine a spotlight on someone else for once! I have told you pretty often that my mother is an amazing quilter…I am a quilter because she and the women before her in our family were […]

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  • Oct
    30

    Festival Fabric Giveaway!


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    It is quilt market and quilt festival this week in Houston for fabric and sewing lovers! What a fun time of year,  seeing all the new products coming to us from fabric companies and designers. Since I am not at market or festival, I joined the #missingmarket party on Instagram. You can follow along for […]

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  • Oct
    21

    For the Love of Fabric: Lagom


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    When I saw the Lagom fabric collection at Spring Quilt Market in May, I instantly loved the minimal prints and colors! Lagom is a Swedish word meaning, “just the right amount”. That pretty much sums up the perfect fabrics! Lagom is the latest collection from the designers at Art Gallery Fabrics…a perfect combination of black […]

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  • Oct
    09

    In Progress: Summer Bloom Quilt 2


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    I have been working on a second version of the Summer Bloom quilt. This time I am going super high contrast and bright colors. It seemed like the perfect opportunity to use my stash of Alison Glass Handcrafted batiks (Andover Fabrics). I have had them in a bin along with a collection of cross weave […]

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