Fresh Picked Quilt Pattern

It’s an exciting day in my studio as I’m publishing a free quilt pattern I’ve designed for users of Crafter’s Companion’s GEMINI & Build-A-Block die cutting system.  I recommend adding it to your sewing arsenal because it is effective, useful, and fun to use.  Don’t we all like those things?!  To learn more about the…

WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER!!!

I’ve got a winner!! I have used Random.org since my book blogging days to get my winner for giveaways and today was no different. 39 of y’all entered my pretty great giveaway on my blog and after hitting the “generate” button the 20th comment won! That person is @chiapea!! Congratulations, Jessica!!! @crafterscompanionus will get your…

(CLOSED) I call it a “Quilter’s Companion”💖 ➕ a GIVEAWAY

(THIS GIVEAWAY CLOSED AT MIDNIGHT. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ENTERED. THE WINNER HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED IN A NEW POST.). Back in May I attended Janome America’s inaugural Education Summit in New Jersey. It was during that fun filled week that I saw Crafter’s Companion Gemini die cutting machine and their new Build-A-Block die cut…

Thunderboomers from Eyecandy Quilts is ELECTRIC!

Months ago my sweet and talented friend, Anneliese, reached out to me asking if I could help her out. She was in need of someone who could make an upcoming Eyecandy Quilts pattern and that she had designed it to be made using different substrates. Well, my interest was piqued and I was game. Anneliese…

It was an honor. The Designer Duo QAL wrap-up.

Over the last couple of months I’ve had the great pleasure of sewing along with my friend Nancy Rink and her colleague and fellow designer, Sarah Maxwell. They invited Tiffany Haynes of Needle In A Haystack and me to be “Guest Designers” on their Designer Duo QAL this spring. I had chosen to use Sarah…

Tallinn Fabrics Blog Tour

Fabric is why I love making things. Fabrics that are gorgeous, sweet, cute, beautiful, and usually rich with color are my favorites. When Jessica Swift and Art Gallery Fabrics came calling, asking me to participate in Jessica’s blog tour I didn’t hesitate. I LOVE THIS COLLECTION!! Picking which fabrics I would use was fun yet…