I hope this week was a good one and you had fun starting your MIX IT UP quilt blocks! It's already Friday again and we're introducing the second block in this unusual sampler quilt. *Check my earlier posts for information regarding the fabrics I'm using in my version. These two blocks are literally the same… Continue reading Designer Duo 2019 – INBOUND • Block 2
Happy Friday and welcome to the official start of the Designer Duo 2019 MIX IT UP quilt along!! Today Nancy, Sarah, and guest designers will be sharing our versions of block one "OUTBOUND", from the MIX IT UP pattern book. Fabric placement is key in creating completely different aesthetics when it comes to this quilt.… Continue reading Designer Duo 2019 – OUTBOUND • Block 1
For the second year in a row I have had the honor of being named Guest Designer in my friend Nancy Rink and Sarah Maxwell's Designer Duo quilt pattern and quilt along. Joining me as Guest Designers are Elisabeth Hardy of Elisabewquilts, Giuseppe Ribaudo, aka Giucy Giuce, Tiffany Hayes of Needle in a Hayes Stack, and Dolores Smith… Continue reading Mix It Up – Designers Duo 2019
(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… Continue reading (CLOSED) I call it a “Quilter’s Companion”💖 ➕ a GIVEAWAY
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… Continue reading Thunderboomers from Eyecandy Quilts is ELECTRIC!
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… Continue reading It was an honor. The Designer Duo QAL wrap-up.