7 07, 2014

New Quilting Addiction :: Hand Appliqué

By |July 7th, 2014|Appliqué, work in progress|11 Comments

Last week, I decided I needed a project that was just for me, and that hand work would be better than machine sewing for right now. So I went to my library, and pulled all the books I could find with some  hand appliqué projects included. I was a little shocked to find so many […]

2 07, 2014

Quiltcast #43 – Checking in!

By |July 2nd, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|3 Comments

Hi there! It’s been two weeks since we recorded the last Quiltcast – hopefully you didn’t miss us too much!

It’s just me checking in today! Confessing that I might actually want to try ____! (I never thought this quilting technique would be for me)

Let me know if you have any good tips, I think I […]

2 07, 2014

Crazy for Daisy by ADORNit + a Giveaway!

By |July 2nd, 2014|give away|169 Comments

Last fall my friends at ADORNit asked if I would design and make a quilt for them in some super cute new fabrics they had coming up. I had this pattern in my files, waiting for the perfect fabrics to make it – it was meant to be! Crazy for Daisy is full of […]

20 06, 2014

Quilter’s PSA

By |June 20th, 2014|give away|1 Comment

Hi Friends!

I’ve been working on a few things that I can’t share this week, so I thought I would share a few things that have come through my inbox! There’s some great sales happening online that you will want to know about if  you don’t already.

First of all, I have listed a few quilts for […]

18 06, 2014

Quiltcast #42 — Quilters favorite candy = Fabric!

By |June 18th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast, Uncategorized|3 Comments

April and I have spent quite a bit of time talking about our own fabrics lately, so we decided to talk about other collections that we like and/or are looking forward to this summer! Everything we mentioned is available now or will be soon.

Our Top 5 upcoming fabric lines:

25th and Pine

Lula Magnolia


Pretty Potent





Lotus Pond


What collections are looking […]

16 06, 2014

Tone It Down – Finished Quilt!

By |June 16th, 2014|finished quilt, quilt-along|13 Comments

My backstory on the Tone It Down Quilt Along – I started this quilt last fall, with the intention that it was for my father-in-law. He is around our house often, and sees all the quilts I make, in various stages of the process, always admiring. His regular line was – “You know; that would […]

11 06, 2014

Quiltcast #41 — Putting Yourself Out There, with Magazine Submissions

By |June 11th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|2 Comments

Catch up with both Amy and April this week! Amy talks more about the Common Threads event last week, and our current projects.

There’s a lot of patience and perseverance involved in submitting project and pattern ideas to magazine editors, but we have a few pointers for you too!

Get to know the magazine that you want to […]

9 06, 2014

Common Threads 2014

By |June 9th, 2014|Baby Lock|5 Comments

Last week was a fun adventure! Tuesday afternoon I left Salt Lake City, with St. Louis and Baby Lock headquarters as my goal. The inaugural Common Threads event was a huge success!

The trip was a little bumpy, but thankfully I was able to get some work done on my second flight. It was kinda empty, […]

4 06, 2014

Quiltcast #40 – Projects to take with you!

By |June 4th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|0 Comments

Summer months with the family means fun trips, and lots of sitting on the sidelines while the kids are practicing or playing. What projects do you like to take along with you?

Today April shares our favorite projects to take anywhere!

English Paper Piecing – I’ve share a few different times about hexagons, here, here and here.


Hand […]

2 06, 2014

Star-Crossed :: Complete & Gifted!

By |June 2nd, 2014|finished quilt|8 Comments

Hi Friends! I’m still wrapping up details from Blogger’s Quilt Festival, but I’m really excited to show off a newly finished quilt too!

Last weekend this cute couple was married:

Zach is one of my husband’s younger brothers, I’ve known him since he was 8 or 9, and it has been great to get to know Erin over […]

30 05, 2014

Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Winners!!

By |May 30th, 2014|Bloggers Quilt Festival|30 Comments

Congratulations to everyone that participated in the Blogger’s Quilt Festival and had fun in the process – I truly hope that each of you have been inspired and encouraged in your craft! Below are all the category winners and an image of their quilt. To visit the winner’s post and learn more, click the link […]

28 05, 2014

Quiltcast #39 – Quilt Market Aftermath

By |May 28th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast|1 Comment

Hi there! I hope you are enjoying the Blogger’s Quilt Festival! I’ve spent a few hours going through all the entries, trying to decide if I can pick a favorite – it’s hard to select just one! You can vote for your favorites by following this link! For the Quiltcast today, April and I […]