Wednesday, May 24, 2017

More Quilt Market Finds

Hello! I've been going through my market photos and think I have enough for two more posts...so here we go again! One of the items on my market bucket list was to see the Splendid Sampler quilt made with my original block. 


I'm so happy I was able to see this quilt...it is absolutely beautiful! The straight

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Quilt Market | Moda Booths

Hello! Today I'm sharing the Moda designer booths! I'm a little bit partial to this group of amazing women...I consider myself blessed to be able to associate with them at market and sometimes at other times of the year as well. I believe I learn something good from every single Moda designer at each market.


First up is the lovely Corey Yoder's booth introducing her lovely collection,

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Quilt Market St. Louis

Hello and happy Monday! I returned home late last night after a wonderful five days in St. Louis, Missouri for Spring 2017 International Quilt Market! I'd never been to St. Louis (or Missouri for that matter), so I was really excited for this quilt market!


On the day after my arrival I had the opportunity to visit the famous Arch! It is
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Aubri Tote

Hello! Today I'm sharing something I finished up just in time to take to International Quilt Market in St. Louis this week...a delightful tote using our Creekside fabrics!



Making a tote bag with tumblers has been on the to-do list for quite a while, and

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Decorating with Quilts

Hello! Today I'm sharing my thoughts on one of my favorite subjects: decorating with quilts! Along with placing beautiful quilts on our beds, quilts and quilted items can be used in many ways to make our houses our homes.  The very first quilted projects I sewed were home decor items--pillows, wall hangings, and table toppers.


While I do a lot of decorating with quilts in my sewing room today, there were a 

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Patchwork Quilt Along | May

Hello and happy Monday! Today is Patchwork Quilt Along day, and I have some fun blocks to share!  This month's block is the "Homestead" block, and it goes together much more quickly than last month's block!


I'm using reds, blues, and creams from my Minick & Simpson scrap bin, and boy


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Friday, May 12, 2017

Quilted Duffle Bag

Hello! Today I'm sharing my latest finish...a small duffle I plan to use for my personal item when I fly to St. Louis for International Quilt Market next week.  Since I made it with the Creekside collection it can also do double duty as a booth prop!


 I don't know why navy is so hard to photograph when there is a lot of it in the 


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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Backpacks, Baskets, & More!

Hello! Today I thought it would be fun to share some of the projects that have been made over the past month or two with our Creekside fabric collection. I love these fabrics for quilting, and I love them just as much made up into home decor items and accessories!


First is a fun backpack! We knew right away that we were making this using the 

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Building A Fabric Stash

Hello! Today's topic is one for all quilters, whether seasoned or new: Building a fabric stash. While some projects call for a special order or trip to the store, it's nice to be able to start (and even finish) a quilt with pieces from your stash. Today we'll talk about what types of fabrics are must-haves for your quilting stash.
Of course, all quilters are unique and have their own sense of style, so you may 

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Half-Square Triangle Pillow Tutorial


Hello! Happy Monday! Today I'm sharing all of the information on how to make my half-square triangle pillow. I've shared bits and pieces of my progress on this project over the past couple of weeks, and it's now finished and ready for our Quilt Market booth!

This was such a fun project...and if you have extra half-square triangles from 

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