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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

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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

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New Batik Fabric Line: Painted Blossoms

Hi friends! Over the last few blog posts, I have been using a new fabric line to show my step-outs and blocks. The fabric I have been using is called Painted Blossoms by Island Batik. Painted Blossoms is a wonderful collection designed for me by Kathy Engle. I just love these colors! The pinks, purples,… Continue reading New Batik Fabric Line: Painted Blossoms

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Quilting Blog Hop: Tiki Punch Fabric Line and Small Projects

Hi friends! Welcome to the Tiki Punch Project and Blog Hop! I am so excited to share more with you about the Tiki Punch fabric line and my projects! And to share a super giveaway with you! The Tiki Punch fabric line The Tiki Punch fabric line was designed for me by Kathy Engle of… Continue reading Quilting Blog Hop: Tiki Punch Fabric Line and Small Projects

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Exploring Quilting Basics: the Snowball Quilt Block

Welcome to our series exploring the basics of quilting! Previously, we looked at half square triangles and hanging sleeves. Coming up next in our basics lineup is the partial quarter square triangle block. Or if you would like to start from the beginning and work through all the topics, you can find them all here.… Continue reading Exploring Quilting Basics: the Snowball Quilt Block

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New Quilt Pattern- Tropical Breeze- an appliqué leaf pattern

Hi Friends! Today is the day that my new appliqué leaf quilt pattern Tropical Breeze  is here and ready to go! I am so excited! When I was approached by Island Batik and asked to create using a signature line called Tiki Punch, I knew I wanted to play with the leaf shape from one of… Continue reading New Quilt Pattern- Tropical Breeze- an appliqué leaf pattern

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A Digital Quilt Challenge to Recolor a Quilt

Hi friends! Today on the blog I am part of the Just My Type Digital Quilt Challenge! The fabric What exactly is this? Well, my good friend Tammy Silvers designed a wonderful line of fabric for Island Batik called Just my Type.  The fabrics are in my favorite colors- blues and greens! You may have… Continue reading A Digital Quilt Challenge to Recolor a Quilt

A Quilting Color Challenge with Kate and Jenny Kae featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs.
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A Quilting Color Challenge with Kate and Jenny Kae

Hi friends! Recently on Facebook I have been doing a few FB Live videos. If you have been following along on FB, you may have seen that I recently did a series of FB Lives with my friend, fellow quilt designer and teacher, Jenny Kae Parks. We had been chatting about doing a project together. So… Continue reading A Quilting Color Challenge with Kate and Jenny Kae

A Quilter's Alphabet, Exploring Quilting Terms: A is for Appliqué in Quilting featured by top US quilting blog and shop, Seams Like a Dream Quilt Designs
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New Quilt Patterns Coming Soon

Hi friends! Best laid plans... So in today’s blog post I was planning to introduce a new quilt pattern. But I'm not. The pattern is almost finished being written, is waiting on edits to be completed and needs photos of the quilts to be taken.  Writing patterns Some days pattern writing is just seamsless. (haha!)… Continue reading New Quilt Patterns Coming Soon

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Breakout: A NEW Modern Log Cabin Quilt Pattern

Hi friends! Last year my good buddy Tammy Silvers mentioned she had a new batik fabric line coming out with Island Batik. She asked did I want to make a quilt with her fabric? Of course I did! Not only do I love making and designing quilts, the fabrics were blues and greens. I mean,… Continue reading Breakout: A NEW Modern Log Cabin Quilt Pattern