four patch petals quilt by Sharon McConnell in Quilts and More magazine with Art Gallery Fabrics
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Curved PIecing, Finished Quilts, Published Work, Quilting Interest

Petals and Patches, Fresh and New!

Introducing Four Patch Petals. This is my version of springtime in quilt form. (-: You can make one, too! Petals is featured in the summer issue of Quilts and More magazine, just hitting newsstands this week. The timing is so perfect on this because I am on a full on curved piecing kick right now. I have a new collection of curved piecing quilt patterns coming this summer, along with other exciting news. If you haven't tried curves yet, Petals is the perfect starting project! With an easy curve and alternating straight pieced four patch blocks, it goes together quickly. The...

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Archer modern triangle quilt patchwork pattern for fat quarters
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Archer Quilt, Finished Quilts, Patchwork

Get Modern! Archer Quilt Pattern Now on Sale

Happy Thanksgiving to all my friends in the United States! If it's getting cold where you are, I have the perfect quilt for you to make while you are inside keeping warm. My Archer quilt pattern is now available to purchase (click Here) and download in my pattern shop. I am excited to share Archer with you...it is one of my more "modern" designs, but still full of my trademark color, print, and motion. You can use your favorite collection of fat quarters, I made mine with Pat Bravo's collection called Etno (2015 spring, from Art Gallery Fabrics), or strips...

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Quilt Now Magazine issue 11
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Published Work, Quilting Interest, Spectrum Quilt

Quilt Now issue 11, Featuring “Spectrum” Quilt

It seems like so many quilts¬†have come to fruition in the last couple of months! I have had so many new patterns to share with you all at once, but let me assure you that all these are the product of months of sewing and writing...they just seemed to get published back-to-back. When it rains, it pours, right?   I received my copy of issue 11 of Quilt Now Magazine recently and it contains a really simple, but fun to make quilt pattern that I designed and sewed last summer. I wrote about this quilt in a previous post, Here. I...

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