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
Hi friends! I have been pondering what comes next. Next? You may ask after what? After a 12 week Quilt Along! It seems like the Adventure Quilt Quilt Along took over the blog this past winter and spring and now I am unsure what comes next. Quilt Market Of course, after the Quilt Along… Continue reading What comes next?
Hi friends! Fall. I love this time of year. I love watching the leaves change color, the air get that crisp bite to it, the sky turn that deep shade of blue. Even though I know winter is coming, with it's cold temperatures, bare trees, and short days, I love fall. So far this… Continue reading The first of the New Patterns this Fall
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!
Hi friends! How are you? Today I have a question for all of you: do you primarily press your seams to one side when making a quilt or press them open? I am typically a press to one side kind of quilter. I think it goes back to when I first started making quilts; that… Continue reading Pressing matters
Hi friends! Life with a puppy should come with warning signs attached. Warning #1: They will do bad things, you will laugh and so then they will keep doing it. It eventually won't be funny. Warning #2: Sleep. You will not get enough in the beginning. Just accept it. Drink more coffee. Warning #3:… Continue reading It’s a Puppy Life
Hi friends! How are you? I am so excited about my new series of blog posts with my friend Tammy Silvers! We are calling it Adventures in Quilting with Kate and Tammy. Last week was our first joint post on paper piecing. If you missed it, here is a link to my post and… Continue reading Playing with my Mini Braid
Hi friends! How are you this week? Working on any fun new projects? I have been working to get ready for my classes next week at the AQS show in Lancaster. I had samples to make, step outs of blocks... just a lot to do to be ready! I am so excited to go. In… Continue reading New pattern – the process and a new pattern!
Hi friends! Today is my day on the Elementz blog hop. Elementz is a really fun, bright, bold batik line by my friend Tammy Silvers for Island Batik. I decided to make a small project using the line- though I know the strip pack would look amazing in my pattern Jelly Roll Jumble.… Continue reading Elementz Blog Hop
Hi friends! The four seasons. For those of us who live in a climate where each season is so very distinct, there is something to love in each one. For winter, many dislike the cold, wet and damp. Or the shorter days. Or the many layers of clothes needed to brave the elements. Or, maybe,… Continue reading Island Batik Four Seasons Blog Hop Post 1