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Holiday Homies!

A quick post to share a little Christmas in July! I’ve been busy making a Tomte wall hanging in the new Holiday Homies collection from Tula Pink! I decided on a wood grain pattern for the quilting ~ which is perfect! Especially since it’s one I enjoy free-motion quilting. Merry Christmas...

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Jul i Scandinavia ~ June & July

Hello! I was getting some photos together for the July post and realized I didn’t share my progress from last month here! In June I completed the top branch of my tree. All basic stitching on this branch, some back-stitches to outline and a few french knots and running...

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Quilts Japan: The 12th Quilt Nihon

Last year I went to see The 12th Quilt Nihon on display at the New England Quilt Museum with some of my quilty friends. I took tons of pictures to share and I’m just now getting them posted, it’s totally worth waiting for!  I was really inspired and blown away by...

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Spring Quilt Market 2017

Hi Quilters! This was my first time ever going to Quilt Market, and wow, what a time I had! I flew into St. Louis on Wednesday, and got all registered and received my official name badge ~ another first, so exciting! :) Everyone needs a quilty buddy to experience...

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Jul i Scandinavia BOM ~ May

We are up to month five of the Jul i Scandinavia quilt-a-long! You can find the pattern (to date) and some supplies in my shop! I’ve continued using all the same stitches found in previous months.  You can find the tutorials with these links: pekinese stitch bullion knots whipped...

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Cabin Fever Block of the Month Quilt #4

Hello Quilters! I’ve been moving along with my Cabin Fever Block of the Month project and I’ve got block four to share with you! Plus some paper-piecing tips. The center star is assembled a little different than the three previous stars and I thought I’d share a little about...

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Cabin Fever Block of the Month Quilt #3

Hello Everyone! Things are moving along with the Cabin Fever Block of the Month. The March pattern went out on the 30th and here we are already in April! All the monthly center blocks in this quilt involve curve piecing and when you are cutting curves its best to have...

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Jul i Scandinavia Block of the Month ~ March!

Hi! Today I have a quick tutorial on the Whipped Woven Stitch that I used as part of the stitching on this months applique. But first I have to share some pics of the progress! WHIPPED WOVEN CIRCLE: To begin, I whip-stitched a white wool circle to my background....

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Jul i Scandinavia Block of the Month ~ February!

Yesterday I sent out the February update to subscribers of the Jul I Scandinavia quilt-a-long!  Today I have some pictures and stitching tips to share!   If you want to subscribe, you can find the pattern here: Jul I Scandinavia Pattern   We are beginning with the lowest branches and working our...

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The Big Chill ~ Penguin Quilt Pattern

I just finished a new Penguin quilt pattern!  The Big Chill is full of chilly penguins and includes two sizes.  The Large 58″ x 68″ version pictured here has 9 penguins… We’ve had a mild winter here in New England, but just in time for The Big Chill release…...

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Cabin Fever Block of the Month Quilt #1

January was gone in a flash… We are already one month into 2017, and I have the first month of Cabin Fever Done! Emails and Updates went out this morning… please let me know if you have any trouble with receiving them… email me at [email protected] if you need...

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Jul i Scandinavia ~ Block of the Month Quilt

The Jul i Scandinavia Quilt-a-Long is underway! This is a non-traditional block of the month pattern that’s all applique. Originally, I had purchased some red flannel for the background fabric for my sample but I happened upon some red wool and I was hooked… but I’ll let you in on...

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Cabin Fever Block of the Quilt 2017

Join me for the 2017 Cabin Fever Block of the Month! I am hosting two Block of the Month programs this year. I already shared Jul i Scandinavia (a Christmas applique BOM) with you… AND Cabin Fever is a Block of the Month Quilt that’s a little more traditional and will...

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Block of the Month ~ Dear Daughter

Hello! I hope everyone is enjoying the Holidays! My Dear Daughter BOM Quilt top is done and I wanted to share! I also wanted to say Thank you to the quilters from all over the world that participated! Of course we had lots of quilters from the US and...

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Chapter 12 ~ Dear Daughter Quilt

Hello quilters! Here we are at the FINAL Chapter of the Dear Daughter Block of the Month Quilt!  If you subscribe to this QAL you should have already received the final pattern a few days ago. You can find the pattern on CRAFTSY ~or~ in MY SHOP! The Fat Quarter...

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Giveaway Day!

Happy Holidays! Today is the annual December give away day (today through 12/11!) hosted by SewMamaSew and I’ve got two bundles of goodies ~ one for USA residents and one for International… PLUS i’m offering 20% off All Quilt Patterns in my shop! Use the code GIVEAWAY! First for USA 1)...

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Christmas Quilt Pattern ~ Scandinavian Tomte

TOMTE A mythological creature from Scandinavian folklore  typically associated with the Winter Solstice and the Christmas season. You may have seen my Scandinavian Tomte quilt pattern in a couple previous posts but I’m excited to share that it’s been published in the latest Simply Moderne issue from Quiltmania! This...

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20 + Gift ideas for Quilters

Black Friday is here and I have some Holiday Savings to share PLUS 20 Gift Ideas for Quilters! First things first!  Shop quilt patterns @ 20% off through 11/28! Use code hohoho at checkout! This sale includes my Block of the Month Patterns! Gift Ideas for Quilters! You may need some...

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Chapter 11 ~ Dear Daughter Quilt

WOO HOO! Here’s the second to last chapter in our Dear Daughter Quilt Sampler! Emails went out on the 16th to Dear Daughter subscribers, so if you didn’t receive yours, please email me! ([email protected]) If you want to subscribe… You can find the pattern on CRAFTSY ~or~ in MY SHOP!...

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Sew Pro Stars Blog Hop

Hello! Thanks for visiting my site and if you’re new here… Welcome! I’m kicking off this weeks blog hop along with a group of Makers from Sew Pro! In September I went to the first Sew Pro Convention held in Chicago. Sew Pro is an event for Designers, Bloggers, Authors and...

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Chapter 10 ~ Dear Daughter Quilt

We are down to the last three Chapters and I’m really excited to be in the home stretch!  Chapter 10 is complete! Chapter 10 fits into the bottom right corner of Dear Daughter quilt top. If you are working on the Dear Daughter Pattern, the Chapter 10 patterns were emailed...

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The Road Home Row Along

Hello!  It’s finally my day for the Road Home Row Along! This Row along is hosted by Seams to be Sew and Sew Incredibly Crazy.  The idea is to create a row that reminds you of home!  I chose to do my row about Maine. And since I was working...

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