A new year??? It's not January 1. But to me, the day after Labor Day has always had the same feel as New Years. A new year, a new start. I think that is because when I was a kid, we always started school on the day after Labor Day. I don't know if that… Continue reading A New Year- and a giveaway!
So... my summer is flying by. The other day, I went out on the deck and there were leaves. Not green leaves. Yellow leaves. Fall like leaves. WHAT??? I am not ready for summer to be over. Don't get me wrong. I love fall. The colorful leaves. The bright blue sky. The crisp air. Apples right… Continue reading Summer is flying by, turning leaves and new quilts
Hi friends!How is your summer going? Yesterday was pretty warm here- up over 90 degrees, which depending on where you are, may seem hot, or may seem NOT hot as it is even hotter where you are ... still, it felt pretty warm to me! Probably it felt warm because I like to sit outside on the deck… Continue reading A class, a discount and a new pattern! Woo hoo!
Hi friends! Thank you to all who commented on my Sunbleached quilt in the latest McCall's Quilting magazine. I am so glad you like it! So, what are your plans for this week? I have lots to do as I was out of town for a while.I have some fun fabric to play with... I have some patterns… Continue reading Giveaway winners and a sale
Hi friends!Right now I am in Salt Lake City for Quilt Market. I am pretty excited to be able to walk the show, take some classes, hang out with quilty friends...The plane ride was great- beautiful views out my window. It was hard to tell the snow covered mountain peaks from the clouds.So pretty. Some of… Continue reading Quilt Market
Last week I mentioned that I was WAY behind on my Splendid Sampler blocks. Over the course of the week I did manage to get 5 more done. Again, not in order! Happy Happy (block design by Jen Kingwell) Simple Simon (block design by Celine Perkins) Focal Point (block design by Natalia Conner) Friends Around the Square (block design… Continue reading Blocks in progress
Hi friends! How are you?This week/weekend I will be at the Denver Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival. I will be hanging out in the Innova booth with my friend Crystal of The Quilted Cricket. I am excited to see everyone who stops by- so if you are in the area, come visit with us! I… Continue reading Quilt Show Weekend and a new pattern
Happy St Patrick's Day! This week I have been piecing, designing, more piecing... a fun week so far! I decided to get caught up on a couple of my BOMs- it is only March and I am already behind. Not good!Here are my February and March blocks for the Sugar Block Club BOM. And my March… Continue reading New blocks, new quilt…
Did you have a good weekend? Mine was very busy; I was at an event for instructors sponsored by Craftsy. Luckily for me, they are based here in Colorado so the event was just down the street from me. I met so many nice people. So great.But today is about the winner of the Bubbles… Continue reading Winner of the Bubbles Pattern
Sometimes, some people mention how much I like tiny pieces and HSTs and small blocks.... so... for my last quilt pattern I tried to think BIG!Bubbles was the result.(spoiler alert- there is a giveaway at the end!)I love this fabric line from P&B called Soft Dreams and I had a lot of fun playing with… Continue reading A fun, quick quilt pattern