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Today I’m sharing the seventh project from my new text it book. This is a another fun pillow but as you will see from one of the guest designers today you can always change it up to suit your quilty style. We have 5 quilters on the hop today sharing their projects and offering giveaways …

The One Sheep baby quilt is the featured quilt on the blog hop today! This is another favorite project of mine from the book. It’s just so cute and fun to make I can’t help but love it. Plus, if you like to embellish like me you will enjoy adding some stitch work! As usual, …

TGIF! Friday is finally here and this is the last project for this week! Loving You is a small wall hanging that you can use to mix and match several of the alphabet styles and say whatever is on your mind… Believe it or not, I have several in the works! This is a little …

We are flying through the projects and today we put the spotlight on Pillow Talk. If you follow me I’m sure you’ve seen this pillow since it made the cover! I love to mix quilting cottons with wool as you’ll see in some of the upcoming projects, and Pillow Talk is no different. When it …

Welcome to Day 2 of the Text It! Blog Hop! Today I’m sharing The Infinity Quilt. This quilt was designed as a wedding gift for my daughter Holly. Needless to say that this quilt is pretty special! Before the quilting, I added a some decorative running stitches to my infinity symbols using Aurifil 12 weight …

Day one is here! And so is the first quilt project in Text It! Meet Bee Happy :) There are three fun things about this quilt that give it a little extra Happy Vibe – For starters I used some crochet trim in yellow (happy color) which ads some whimsy and the little applique circles …

Tomorrow is the big day!! The blog hop for Text It begins and you’re in for a real treat!! We have close to thirty talented quilters and designers sharing projects, tips and giveaways with you! Here is a sneak peek of some of the projects that will be shared over the next couple weeks! This …

Hi Quilters! Dear Diary Chapter 1 is complete! Before I get into this months Chapter, I’d like to say a quick Thank You for all the kind messages about this quilt and why your making it! Means a lot!! I’m happy to have you along and also thrilled to see so many of you from …

Happy New Year! Guess what? I’m back! And I’m hosting a new Block of the Month for 2019. If you joined me in 2016 for the Dear Daughter BOM quilt-a-long, you are sure to enjoy the Dear Diary quilt-a-long too. You might be wondering, what is Dear Diary? To explain this concept, I think it’s only fair that I give …

I’ve been quiet for a while but I’m ready to come out of hiding and tell you about my latest project! I’ve been busy quietly working on my first book with Martingale! Eeekkk!!! It’s so very exciting, and I can hardly believe the time has come to spill the beans! Text It! Quilts and Pillows …

Hello Quilty friends, I have a new pattern to share. The Zodiac Quilted Pillow Sham is now available in my shop! These make fun gifts for the family and like some of my other patterns,  they go together fast. As you can see, I got a little carried away making them for my own family members! …

Meet Tomte Plush, my newest pattern! TOMTE PLUSH PATTERN (click for pattern) This past weekend they got to make their debut at the Quilted Crow in Bolton MA! The lovely ladies at the shop invited me to be the guest designer for their Holiday Open House this past weekend and they set up this gorgeous …

2017 is almost over, can you believe it!? The Jul i Scandinavia BOM is all done, and today I’m sharing a couple pictures of Cabin Fever Block 11! Do you think this looks a little like a round churn dash block? Well, that’s what I was going for but it may have slowly morphed into …

I am over the moon excited to share my Jul i Scandinavia finish with you!!! Let’s get right down to it! I’ve been working hard on this quilt all year and it’s really been a joy! I’m so happy with how it’s turned out!I added the final details to the top, and the pattern is …

It’s been almost a year since I finished my Dear Daughter Quilt but exciting things keep happening and I wanted to share more photos and info with you! Pattern: I now offer the pattern in PDF and Print. The PDF comes with ALL the alphabet templates so you can personalize the quilt plus the templates …

I’m working right along with my Cabin Fever Quilt! But, I’m a bit behind on sharing my block with you all! This circle design goes together in wedges before you sew them into an arc which I think makes it a bit easier to assemble. Plus I love how it looks like a color wheel!  …

Hello Quilters! Monday I was on the American Patchwork and Quilting Podcast hosted by Pat Sloan and she asked me about how I choose colors for scrappy quilts! We didn’t have a lot of time so I wanted to share some tips on my process here! Before we get into color choices let’s get ORGANIZED! Organize …

Hello Quilters! I can’t believe it’s October already! We had a bit of an Indian summer here in New England but the crisp air has arrived and the leaves are falling… a sure sign that winter will be upon us soon! I like the cool air, but the winter… not so much! But it does …

Hello Stitchers! The September pattern update went out last week for the Jul i Scandinavia Project and I couldn’t be happier with how this is coming out!!  This months pattern includes the applique instructions for the bottom left corner. I outlined the house with the Pekinese stitch and stitched some bullion knots around the door. …

Hello Quilty Friends! I’m back with another book review and giveaway for you! This month I had a chance to check out Making Connections, a free-motion quilting workbook. As chance would have it, I happened to meet the author, Dorie (foreverquilting) and at Spring Market earlier this year. We had a great time and met …

Hello Quilters! Today is my day on the Blog Tour for Piece and Quilt with Precuts by Christa Watson! I have lots to share and…. I have some AWESOME GIVEAWAYS! WOO HOO! Let’s get started! I met Christa when I went to Chicago for Sew Pro and became a fan. When she reached out about her …

Hello :) I’m sharing my progress on the Scandinavia Block of the Month project today! As most of you know, I’ve been working on this all year and I’m excited to see it hanging up for Christmas! This month we added the star and berries around the topper. Here are some close-up pictures… We are …

Getting caught up and sharing my pictures of the latest Cabin Fever blocks with you all! Block six and Block seven are complete! Only 5 more to go! If you want to join in you can find the pattern in my shop! RELATED POSTS:    

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 in July!! PS the Tomte pattern …

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 stitches on the stars and leaves. …