Bags & Small Quilts, Block of the Month, Braid Projects, Braid Quilts, Quilt Patterns, Series

Working in a Series

Hi friends! I had the best time last Thursday! First I spent part of the day with some ladies from the Material Girls quilt club teaching them to make Sgt. Stanley. Such a fun block and it has so many possibilities for the settings.   Sgt. Stanley was part of a series of quilt patterns… Continue reading Working in a Series

Bags & Small Quilts, Braid Quilts, Precut Quilt Patterns, Quilt Patterns

Adventures in Quilting- to market, to market, to Quilt Market we go!

Hi friends! Tomorrow I get on a plane to go to Quilt Market Houston 2018! Woo hoo! I will have 3 very full suitcases of quilts, patterns and demos to bring and show off.   For our October Adventures in Quilting blog post, my good friend and designer extraordinaire Tammy Silvers and I decided to… Continue reading Adventures in Quilting- to market, to market, to Quilt Market we go!

headband pattern
Braid Quilts, Quilt Projects

More Mini Braid fun!

Hi friends! Yesterday morning I got up early and cleaned my house for 3 hours. Nothing so remarkable in that; it is just that I have not cleaned like that in a while. Lately it has been just a little swipe here, a quick dust there… but hubby and I were leaving to go to… Continue reading More Mini Braid fun!

batik strips
Blog Hops and Quilt Alongs, Braid Quilts, Quilting Giveaways

Use it Up!

Hi friends! Some of the Island Batik ambassador alumni  decided to do a blog hop called "Use it Up!". I love this idea! We all have leftover bits of fabric from our ambassador projects and what a great idea to use up some of those bits and pieces!   So, what did I do with my… Continue reading Use it Up!

Blog Hops and Quilt Alongs, Braid Projects, Braid Quilts

EQ7 and the Braid Quilt

Hi friends! How are you? On the blog today I have a link to my friend Kari Schell's post. Kari is an EQ7 expert and her website is called On Point Quilter. On her site she has videos and classes about using EQ7. So if you ever thought about using EQ, or if you need… Continue reading EQ7 and the Braid Quilt

Braid Quilts, Quilt Community

Travel in February- the risks, the perks

Hi friends! How are you?  Last Saturday I returned home after almost 2 weeks away. I was in PA and CT helping out a family member who had surgery. We were in Pennsylvania for the surgery and then once she was cleared for travel, I drove her home to Connecticut. I was pretty worried about… Continue reading Travel in February- the risks, the perks