Hi friends! Some of you may have followed along when my friend Jenny Kae Parks and I created our Quilter's Color Play challenge blocks and quilts. We had fun playing with those 2 blocks and seeing how different our quilts ended up! Picking a Quilt Design for my Color Play Challenge Quilt Now that I… Continue reading Quilting my Quilter’s Color Play Challenge Quilt
Hi friends! Today I wanted to share links to a couple of quilt alongs. 2 Fun Quilt Alongs to Take Part In: Stitch Pink The first is called Stitch Pink and it is sponsored by Moda. Every day this month, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, they are sharing a block that they have made… Continue reading Current Quilt Alongs
Hi friends! This is the first post of The Quilter's Alphabet! And for A we chose Appliqué! This week, both Tammy and I are exploring appliqué in quilting because there is more than one kind of appliqué so we decided we would each take a few types and explain. What is Appliqué in Quilting? Let's… Continue reading A Quilter’s Alphabet, Exploring Quilting Terms: A is for Appliqué in Quilting
Hi friends! When I do a lecture for a guild, or teach a class, one of the things I love to talk is color in quilting. Change the color, change the look of a quilt. And sometimes the addition of a specific color to a quilt can really make or break the design. Color is… Continue reading Quilt Colors Tips
Hi friends! Quilt Bee Quilter's love to work together. They have been working together for years- back in the day, there were times when quilters got together and quilted each other's quilts under the large quilt frame. Nowadays, quilters get together in different ways. They meet up at guild meetings, got to quilt shows and… Continue reading Staying Connected and Upcoming Fall Quilting Events
Hi Friends! The other morning I was lying in bed thinking about quilting patterns and art. Some people feel quilting is an art form, some consider it a craft. Some feel only "art" quilts are art. What is a Quilt? A quilt is 3 layers of fabrics sewed together. It differs from a blanket in… Continue reading Quilting Patterns: Art or Science?
Hi friends! Wow! Summer is my favorite season. So why is it that July speeds by when January feels like it is 3 months long??? My Summer Projects: What are your favorite things to do in the summer? I do love to get outside and hike when I can or at least, talk a good… Continue reading Fun Summer Projects
Hi friends! Welcome to Day 3 of the Quilt Designer Shop Hop! Have you been having fun? I am loving all the blocks! Today I am sharing my block with you! The theme of our quilt designer shop hop is: Moving forward ...separate but working together, inspired by life under quarantine. I loved the theme:… Continue reading Quilt Designer Shop Hop – Moving Forward
Hi Friends! Today I am going to share a few fun things coming up next month! 3 Fun Quilting Events to Attend in July: Designer’s Tip and Techniques The Facebook event, Designer’s Tips and Techniques happens again next month July 7th-9th. Have you been watching? For those who have missed it, for the last few… Continue reading Quilting Events in July
Hi friends! There are so many things going on over here at Seams Like a Dream - not just the Adventure in Color Quilt Along - and I haven’t had a chance to do a quilting update! If you are looking for the Adventure in Color Quilt Along Block 1 post - click here. Signature… Continue reading A Quilting Update: New Patterns, New Fabrics and New Plans!