Ring Around quilt pattern by Sharon McConnell, modern curved piecing wedding ring quilt
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Curved PIecing, Finished Quilts, Published Work, Ring Around Quilt

New! Ring Around Quilt in Quilters’ Companion

I have a new quilt pattern, and for those of you who love my curved piecing quilts, you are going to love Ring Around. The Ring Around quilt is featured in this month's issue of Quilters' Companion magazine, along with the pattern and templates to sew it. I have been waiting a long time to share this quilt, and I think it is one of my favorites of the past year. The pattern in the magazine is for a quilt like mine, which finishes at 48" square. I used Aurifil thread and Hobbs batting. Quilting by Darby Myers of Quilted...

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Quilters Companion quilt patterns with precut fabrics
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Published Work, Sparkle Quilt

Quilters’ Companion: Sparkle Charm Quilt

Almost a year ago, the editor of Quilters' Companion magazine (based in Australia) asked if I would be interested in creating a quilt for their issue on using Pre-Cut Fabrics. I was totally blown away and thrilled at the invitation, so of course I accepted, and this month the special issue was released containing my new pattern, Sparkle. Sparkle uses 5" charm squares, a popular pre-cut widely available from many of the major fabric manufacturers. What I like about these pre-cut packs is that you can get a sample of fabric from an entire collection of prints without breaking...

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