log cabin quilt
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Magazine Mania

Hi friends! This week I want to share some of my recent work with you. A few years ago, I was doing a lot of work for magazines. And it was fun, but I then I decided to focus on my own patterns. This year, I decided to submit a few ideas to magazines and… Continue reading Magazine Mania

Blog, Holiday Quilts, Quilting Giveaways

Holiday magazine giveaway

Hi friends! I wanted to do one last giveaway before the end of the year. I don't think I showed you all this but I had a project on the cover the McCall's Quilting  Nov/Dec magazine!    My pattern for a Christmas stocking was shown on the cover along with a couple of other stockings.… Continue reading Holiday magazine giveaway

Bags & Small Quilts, Blog, Quilting Giveaways

Magazine Giveaway and Fabric dyeing

Hi friends! What are you up to today? Today I am going to ice dye some fabric. Or maybe snow dye. We have a bunch of snow!    My local quilt guild is having demo night this month as our program. I thought it would be fun to demo something a little different so I am doing… Continue reading Magazine Giveaway and Fabric dyeing

Bags & Small Quilts, Blog, Quilting Giveaways

Guest Blogging over at McCall’s Quilting

Hi friends! Happy almost New Year! Are you excited for 2017? I am. But, before 2016 goes away I have one last goodie.   Today I am the guest blogger over at the McCall's Quilting magazine blog and I have a fun post about my newest design with them, Ring Around the Toesies. Click here… Continue reading Guest Blogging over at McCall’s Quilting

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What are you thankful for?

Happy Thanksgiving, friends!   I hope you are all having a wonderful holiday- hubby and I are lucky to be hanging our with one of our son's, his lovely girlfriend and our daughter in Florida. A sunny, warm day. And we are thankful to be here- missing our #1 son and daughter in law and… Continue reading What are you thankful for?

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Winner and the 100 Blocks Blog Hop Begins

Thanks to everyone to who posted a comment about my quilt in the latest McCall's Quilting magazine. I am so glad you liked the quilt!   Last week, I had the honor of speaking at the Arapahoe County Quilter's guild meeting and then teaching a class for them at Holly's Quilt Cabin on a quilt… Continue reading Winner and the 100 Blocks Blog Hop Begins

Winter Sunset quilt by Kate Colleran
Blog, Blog Hops and Quilt Alongs, Quilt Projects, Quilting Giveaways

Cover Girl – always a thrill!

Something fun for today- look at the cover of the latest McCall's Quilting magazine!    And yes, it is my quilt on the cover! The quilt is called Winter Sunset and I made it using some really lovely fabrics from the True Colors fabric line by Free Spirit.   Of course, my good friend Crystal Zagnoli… Continue reading Cover Girl – always a thrill!

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Fabric and Magazine Winner

Hi friends! I really could say this time- Winner, winner, chicken dinner! Or chicken fabric anyway!    So without further ado, the winner of the McCall's Quick Quilts magazine and fabric is...   Deborah! I have emailed you to get your mailing address. In other news, I spent 2 days last week taking classes. My… Continue reading Fabric and Magazine Winner

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McCall’s Magazine Winners

Hi friends!Did you have a good weekend? Mine was super busy due to the local quilt shop hop. But fun!Here is a picture of me hanging out at Sew-ciety in Castle Rock on Friday.  (I forgot to take pictures at my other stops. Oops!) On to the winners! We have 2 winners in the McCall's Quilting magazine giveaway:Deb and… Continue reading McCall’s Magazine Winners

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Happy 4th of July weekend and a magazine giveaway!

Hi friends!I hope you are all planning some fun stuff this 4th of July weekend. We hope to have friends over one day this weekend and I am going to get some sewing in as quilting is always fun stuff! I have not made it out and about on my bicycle yet this season, so maybe… Continue reading Happy 4th of July weekend and a magazine giveaway!