Tagged: quilting


Let it snow and let’s “Decorate A Snowman”!

Introducing my “Decorate A Snowman” block pattern!  YAY!  This is the pattern I designed for the I Wish You A Merry QAL that has been updated and had sizes added!  The pattern is now a paid pattern and you can get it from my Craftsy Shop. The pattern includes instructions and templates for a 12″, 18″, and 24″ block.  I used the 18″ block  as...


My Best of 2017 and Quilting/Blog Recap!

My final recap of 2017 by the numbers: Quilts finished: 4 Mug Rugs, 6 Mini (<24″), 4 Small (<40″), 14 Usable size (>40″) Quilt tops finished: 8 Quilts/Works in progress: 10 Patterns released: 4 Other Works in Progress: 4 quilt tops from 2016 that still need to be quilted and finished! I didn’t take a count of all the zippy bags I made or other...


January Color Challenge Block!

Happy New Year everyone! Let’s kick this year off with this Monthly Color Challenge.  This month’s color is RED!  If you want more details on the challenge read about it here. Jen from Patterns by Jen designed a block that can be made in 6″ and 12″ finished.  I opted to make all the blocks 12″ to match the blocks I designed.  You can get...

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100th Blog Post! (Friday Foto Fun #12)

Today is a huge milestone for me since it’s my 100th blog post!  That’s so exciting! I have been blogging for about a year and a half, and it started out really slowly before I hit my stride.  For everyone that’s been reading since then (Hi, family!), thanks so much for joining me on this journey thus far!  This week at home has been pretty...


TGIFF!!! (Friday Foto Fun #11)

This week’s edition of Friday Foto Fun is extra special since I’m hosting Thank Goodness It’s Finished Friday!!!  I can’t wait to see everyone’s finishes this week on the last Friday before Christmas! My finish this week is my Tabby Road Quilt!  This amazingly original name comes from Tula Pink’s Tabby Road fabric line which is used in this quilt!


10 Last-Minute Gifts for Quilters!

Last minute gifts for your favorite quilters?  I’ve got you covered!  Here are my top 10 stocking stuffer gifts for your quilty friends!  All of these items are in my sewing/crafting room(s), and I personally use them daily!  A few items I wish I had more than one!


I Wish You A Merry QAL – Finished Quilt Top

I’m so proud to present my finished quilt top!  I added basic sashing and a border to my quilt blocks!  Since I designed block 5, I decided to put the block front and center. Whenever there is sashing, having cornerstones will make sure the quilt gets aligned properly. My quilt finishes at 50″x64″.


I Wish You A Merry QAL Block 12!

Last Block!  Can you believe that we are all finished?!  It seems like we just started this journey and now the 12th and final block is released.  Laura Piland from Slice of Pi Quilts designed this Christmas Lights Block.  You can get the pattern for this block on her blog post.  Be sure to check out my final quilt top blog post too! This block...


Last Month of 2017! (Friday Foto Fun #8)

Snowed in October, but high of 50 on Sunday?! I’ll take it!  This was my first full week at home in awhile, and it was so productive!  Plus I released my latest pattern this past Tuesday, and I got shout out from Kate Spain, how cool!  I am so happy I got to meet her last QuiltCon even though I completely fan-girled. Anyway, on to...


Frame It Up Quilt Pattern!

I am so excited to share my newest pattern with you today!  Introducing Frame It Up! Frame It Up is a beginner quilt pattern that is fat eighth friendly.  The sample quilt is Voyage Fabric by Kate Spain.  I used 24 different prints on the quilt.  I matched similar color and saturation together and made a gradient across the quilt.