Over the past weeks I’ve had the opportunity to partner with OLFA on a few different projects. One of them is a collaboration with Aurifil thread called the Slice & Stitch challenge which you can view here! For this project, I was to make a sewn item using the OLFA circle cutter and Aurifil 80 wt thread, so naturally, I designed a … Continue reading CIRCLE CHAIN QUILT
Today is the day! The Beach Sunset quilt is now available for purchase in my shop! This pattern has been so much fun to design, and I’m so excited to see what everyone makes with it! Bundles to make a throw size quilt of my two versions are available from Fabric Bubb so head over to her shop if … Continue reading BEACH SUNSET QUILT PATTERN RELEASE!
The Beach Sunset Quilt pattern release is tomorrow, and I wanted to share a few color ideas and tips with you all to help you choose fabric for your quilt. The original design that is seen throughout the pattern is inspired by the many sunsets we’ve seen setting over the ocean here on the west … Continue reading BEACH SUNSET QUILT COLOR TIPS
Here we are, only two days from the Beach Sunset Quilt pattern release! The time seems to be flying by lately. I wanted to share some photos of the pattern that my amazing testers have made. Testers are the best! I appreciate them all so much, and could never do this without them! Enjoy! Throw … Continue reading BEACH SUNSET QUILT PHOTOS
The third quilt pattern I will be publishing on Thursday (tomorrow!!) is the North Crossing Quilt. This pattern was inspired by The Leo Quilt which I posted about yesterday. It was the first of the three that I actually sat down and designed, and honestly, that was so long ago that I don’t even remember … Continue reading NORTH CROSSING QUILT
The Leo Quilt pattern will be released on Thursday, January 17, 2019 along with the other two patterns I have designed to be released at this time. All three quilts are here because of The Leo Quilt. I wanted to design a quilt for my son for when he made the transition from his crib … Continue reading THE LEO QUILT
This coming Thursday, January 17th, 2019, I’ll be releasing my first three quilt patterns! It’s been so fun working on these patterns the past couple months! All three of these patterns were designed to work together. I initially had only two of them designed for a while, until my brother-in-law asked me to make matching … Continue reading FEATHERED ARROWS QUILT
If there’s a pattern or technique you’re nervous to try, whether it be quilting related or not, go for it! You’ll be so pleasantly surprised at what you can achieve, and will learn so much about your craft and yourself by pushing yourself out of your comfort zone. I have learned so much about quilting … Continue reading GO FOR IT, JUMP OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE!
If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that I have been doing a lot of pattern testing for other designers over the past few months. The Keeper Quilt. Pattern by Seamed to Be. I love pattern testing! Not only do I get to help pattern designers by going through their pattern and … Continue reading WHY I LOVE PATTERN TESTING
Lindsee McKinnon (@sugar.and.blue on Instagram) designed the Forever Linked quilt for her friend who miscarried twins. The design represents a chain-link fence to remind those who have suffered loss of any kind that they are forever linked to their loved ones. When Lindsee called for pattern testers I volunteered because this quilt, and the meaning … Continue reading FOREVER LINKED QUILT & WHAT QUILTING MEANS TO ME