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New Batik Fabric Line: Moonlight Sky

Hi friends! Today I want to share with you some images of a new batik fabric line that should be in quilt shops near you soon! It's gorgeous! New Batik Line Say hi to Moonlight Sky!  This line is my third Signature Line designed for my by Kathy Engle of Island Batik. Which means that… Continue reading New Batik Fabric Line: Moonlight Sky

Quilting Tips & Tutorials

Color Confidence for Quilters: Choosing colors for your next quilt

Hi friends! Today I want to talk little bit about choosing quilt colors. One of the hardest things for many quilters is choosing what colors to use in their next quilt. Does that resonate with you? It does for me! Choosing Quilt Colors Picking the right mix of fabrics for your next quilt can be… Continue reading Color Confidence for Quilters: Choosing colors for your next quilt

Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: the Ocean Waves quilt block

Hi Friends! Today in the Exploring the Basics Series, Tammy and I are sharing the Ocean Waves quilt block! The basic Ocean Waves quilt block Each month on Instagram, Tammy and I host a group of designers and we each re-imagine a basic quilt block. This past month, August, it was the Ocean Waves quilt… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: the Ocean Waves quilt block

Quilt Patterns

Garden Memories: A Modern Floral Quilt Pattern

Hi friends! Today I want to talk about one of my floral quilt patterns, Garden Memories. Floral Quilt Pattern Many of my quilt patterns are designs based on squares, half square triangles, flying geese, rectangles... geometric shapes. In one my more recent patterns, I decided to use those shapes to create the image of a… Continue reading Garden Memories: A Modern Floral Quilt Pattern

A Quilter's Alphabet

A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letters Y and Z: Yardage and Zigzag Setting

Hi friends! Well, it's hard to believe but this is our last post in the A Quilter's Alphabet series. Today Tammy and I are tackling the letters Y and Z. I will share about yardage and the zigzag setting. Yardage Yardage is a terms used to indicate a fabric amount calculated by using yards as… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letters Y and Z: Yardage and Zigzag Setting

Quilt Patterns

New Quilt Pattern: Ripples – a Modern Log Cabin Quilt Pattern with Optional Appliqué

Hi friends! Today I wanted to share another modern Log Cabin quilt pattern with you. The Log Cabin is a super traditional quilt block but there are so many variations! And just because the basic block starts as a traditional block, doesn't mean it can't feel modern. Log Cabin Challenge quilt First though, I just… Continue reading New Quilt Pattern: Ripples – a Modern Log Cabin Quilt Pattern with Optional Appliqué

A Quilter's Alphabet

A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter W for Whole Cloth Quilt and Walking Foot

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter W!  For this letter, I will be discussing whole cloth quilts and the walking foot and Tammy is sharing about width of fabric and WST! Whole Cloth Quilt So what exactly is a whole cloth quilt? I wish… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter W for Whole Cloth Quilt and Walking Foot

Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: The Five Patch Chain Quilt Block

Hi friends! This week in the Exploring the Basics blog series, I am chatting about a very basic quilt block: the Five Patch Chain Quilt Block! This past month on Instagram, 7 other designers and I each explored the block and tried to reimagine it in a new way. Some of us went modern, some of us… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: The Five Patch Chain Quilt Block

A Quilter's Alphabet

Quilter’s Alphabet: U is for UFO quilts and Units

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are up to the letter U!  I am chatting about the quilting terms UFO quilts and units. Let's start with UFOs!! UFO Quilts Unfinished  Objects, or UFO quilts are quilts that are started but not yet finished. Quilters also call them by other… Continue reading Quilter’s Alphabet: U is for UFO quilts and Units