Monday, February 29, 2016

Cotton Crates

Hello! Today I'm happy to introduce you to Cotton Crates, a new subscription fabric service I think you're going to love!

I just received a Cotton Crates delivery the other day. It came beautifully
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Friday, February 26, 2016


Happy Friday! Today I have a few favorites to share with you...

I've been working on a few projects with Little Ruby which is a new fabric
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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Spendid Sampler Block: Happy Happy

Happy Happy Thursday! Today is definitely a happy happy day because the fourth block in the Splendid Sampler series is called "Happy Happy!"

I had so much fun picking out fabrics for all of the circles for this really

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Quilt Your Stash Week 8

Happy Tuesday! I can hardly believe it's been nearly two months since I began writing the Quilt Your Stash posts! Today I have a couple of fun ideas for quilting with your stash...

 Recently I posted about a new quilt along, The Splendid Sampler, hosted by

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Little Scraps

Hello! This weekend I finished up a project with the smallest of scraps...and it was just a terrific reminder of how even the smallest scraps can be saved and used to create something you love!

I've been challenging myself to use more of my stash this year in projects big

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Saturday, February 20, 2016


Happy Saturday! I hope your week has been a good one...mine was super busy, so I'm definitely looking forward to the weekend!

Right after Christmas I pieced this fun wall-hanging for Fat Quarter Shop from 

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Summer Swirls

Hello! Today I'm happy to let you know that I have a new pattern for release. This is actually a quilt that was published by American Patchwork & Quilting in their April 2014 issue. This quilt is perfect for scraps or for a fat quarter can even make the scrappy binding from the fat quarters!

It was beautifully quilted by Natalia Bonner and was the cover quilt for the issue

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016


Happy Wednesday! Spring is definitely in the air around here, so I thought my 

 table needed a little spring update with a Strawberry Fields Revisited table 

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Quilt Your Stash Week 7

Happy Tuesday! On Tuesdays I post ways to use your stash, ideas for scrap quilts, and my thoughts in general about quilting those fabrics you have and love!  I've had a few emails asking for a way to access all of these posts more easily, so I've created a special page for them.

 Each week I'll update this page with links to the most recent Quilt Your Stash

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Sunday, February 14, 2016

Scraps Inc. Volume 2

Happy Valentines Day, and welcome to my stop on the Scraps, Inc. Vol. 2 blog tour! The projects in this book are amazing...I know you'll find several you'll want to make. I was absolutely honored to be asked to contribute with such a talented group of quilters!

When I began thinking about what I wanted to design for this compilation book,
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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Crossroads Quilt Along: House Blocks

Hello! I'm excited to be quilting along with the Crossroads quilt along this year! I love the Strawberry Fields Revisited collection being used, and I love everything about the it's a win-win project.

It was a real treat to get to make the house blocks first...houses are one of my
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Friday, February 12, 2016

Farmer's Wife Block 23 Tutorial: Charlotte

Hello! I'm back with my second tutorial for the Farmer's Wife 1930's quilt along sponsored by Angie of Gnome Angel, the Fat Quarter Shop, and Marti Michell!

 While I've fallen a little bit behind in my block making, this tutorial was just 

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

A New Mini Quilt...

Hello! The first project I worked on at my quilt retreat last week was this little mini quilt. I thought it would be fun to take a little quilt to work on that I might be able to finish while away!

I did get all of the blocks done on the retreat and just had to decide on an
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Red and Green Quilt

Hello! Today I'm super happy to be sharing my red and green quilt I finished up just before Christmas. It's a favorite!!!

 I went back and forth about the quilting; I had an amazing long-arm quilter

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Quilt Your Stash Week 6

Hello! It's Tuesday, and that means it's time for Quilt Your Stash Week 6. As I mentioned yesterday, I was away at a quilt retreat last week, and so I wasn't able to work on my latest strip pieced scrap quilt. But I did spend a good part of one evening working on my string blocks.

I thought it might be good to talk about these today since I've had a fair

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Monday, February 8, 2016

Best Tips for Quilt Retreats

Happy Monday! Over the weekend I returned home from a fantastic quilt retreat I attend each year in beautiful Bryce Canyon, Utah. As I was preparing to attend and while I was at the event I thought often of things that are good to keep in mind when preparing to attend a quilt retreat.

 I wrote down a few of my thoughts as I went along, and I hope they can be of

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Saturday, February 6, 2016

The Splendid Sampler

Hello! Happy Saturday! I've just returned home from a lovely four days of sewing and visiting with like-minded quilting friends, and I'm preparing lots of blog posts to share everything with you. Today, I thought I'd better let you know about a terrific Sampler Sew Along that is starting soon!
 Several months ago I was delighted to be invited to participate in the Splendid

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Quilting with Scraps: Strip Quilt

Hello! Welcome to the fifth post in my Sew Your Stash series. Today's post is  part one of a scrappy strip quilt idea.

I've been wanting to start this scrap quilt for quite a while now. A couple of

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Monday, February 1, 2016

Mini Hope Chest Quilt Parade

Happy Monday! Today is Minis and More parade day for the mini Hope Chest quilt pattern! This little pattern is one of my favorite mini quilts to's perfect for any fabrics and is fast and fun to make!

We have some fun versions of this little quilt to share today...

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