A Quilter's Alphabet, Blog

A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter N – Nesting and Negative Space in Quilting

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and are chatting about the letter N! I am going to explore the quilt terms nesting and negative space in quilting. Nesting Nesting refers to the when 2 seams are pressed in opposing direction. Then, when the 2 seams are place right sides together, the… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter N – Nesting and Negative Space in Quilting

Blog, Blog Hops and Quilt Alongs

Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #1

Hi friends! Welcome to the first post in the Lighthouse Steps Quilt Along! I am so happy you are here with me.  Quilt Along Plan Just to recap the plan for this quilt along: I will be posting for 5 Fridays in March and April. Click here to go to the Intro post to get… Continue reading Quilt Along 2021: Lighthouse Steps Post #1

Blog, Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: What are Partial Seams?

Hi Friends! Today in the Exploring the Basics series, Tammy and I are chatting about partial seams. Have you ever sewn a partial seam? They can seem intimidating but they are really pretty easy! And it makes it so you don't need to do inset seams which are tricky! What is a Partial Seam? A… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: What are Partial Seams?

A Quilter's Alphabet, Blog

A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter M for Measure and Meander

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and are chatting about the letter M! I am going to explore the quilt terms Measure and Meander. Measure When measuring fabric, the amount of fabric amount refers to the length of the cut- for example 2 yards of fabric is 72" of fabric. You measure… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter M for Measure and Meander

Blog, Quilt Patterns

Compass: A New Flying Geese Quilt Pattern

Hi friends! Today I want to introduce you to my new, modern flying geese quilt pattern, Compass! Flying Geese Quilt Pattern I really love flying geese quilts. The sense of movement and energy from flying geese units really appeals to me! When I was designing this quilt, I wanted the units to head in different… Continue reading Compass: A New Flying Geese Quilt Pattern

Blog, Exploring Quilting Basics

Exploring Quilting Basics: the Double Pinwheel Block

Hi friends! Today in the Exploring Quilting Basics series, Tammy and I are sharing tips on the double pinwheel quilt block! Last time, we chatted about the pinwheel quilt blocks. So today, we are just going to add more pinwheels to the block! Double Pinwheel Quilt Block Let's look at the block. This block also… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: the Double Pinwheel Block

A Quilter's Alphabet, Blog

A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter L for Layer Cake and Length of Fabric (LOF)

Hi friends! Today in the A Quilter's Alphabet series, Tammy and I are exploring terms that start with the letter L. I will discuss layer cake and length of fabric. Layer Cake A layer cake is a name for a stack a curated 10" squares. Just like the term "jelly roll" was coined by Moda,… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet: Letter L for Layer Cake and Length of Fabric (LOF)

Blog, Quilt Patterns

Astria: A New Star Quilt Pattern

Hi friends! Welcome to today's post on another new star quilt pattern, Astria!  Astria is the second new starry skies quilt pattern that was designed by me and Tammy Silver of Tamarinis. I love this big quilt! Astria- the design process for a new star quilt pattern Astria was also inspired by one of the… Continue reading Astria: A New Star Quilt Pattern