27 11, 2015

Black Friday Sale!

By |November 27th, 2015|Shop News|0 Comments

Hi Friends! I'm all for a deal, but won't be venturing out with the crowds today! In case you are shopping online, I've set up a promo code for my shop - treat yourself (or select a gift!) to a new pattern or book and start a new project! Use promo code: "blackfriday" upon checkout [...]

20 11, 2015

Sundance Dresden Pillow

By |November 20th, 2015|finished project|5 Comments

I've been quietly stitching on a few different projects here, including this great dresden pillow from It's Sew Emma! I love how simple the dresden's are to put together - all straight lines to be sewn here - and how complex they look. I opted to hand appliqué my dresden in place, since I could [...]

11 11, 2015

Quiltcast #74 – Keeping it fun & Holiday sewing

By |November 11th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|2 Comments

Ok! April and I finally sat down at our computers at the same time and hit record on our Skype session! We start out talking about how we sew for fun, in the midst of commitments. It's really important to keep our creativity flowing, and the enjoyment in our business. Any tips for us? Summerfest [...]

9 11, 2015

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Winners!

By |November 9th, 2015|Bloggers Quilt Festival|9 Comments

Wow! Thank you to all of you that shared your quilts and voted for your favorites! Another big thank you to our sponsors - If you haven't already, please check out the shops and consider supporting these businesses with your next fabric, notion or inspiration purchase! The winners - to view their winning quilts, please click [...]

4 11, 2015

Serenity & Serenity Quilt Patterns

By |November 4th, 2015|finished quilt, My Fabric, pattern|13 Comments

Or "Serenity Now!" in your best George Costanza - I know some of you are thinking it, so I wanted to put the awkward moment behind us! I thought I would just be introducing patterns in this post, but realized I couldn't even share the fabrics with you until Market, thus it hasn't happened yet. [...]

2 11, 2015

Stitches to Savor

By |November 2nd, 2015|books, review|2 Comments

While at Quilt Market last week, there was lots that I didn't see, but of course I made my way over to my publisher's booth! Martingale has been like a family to me, and I was so excited to see this lovely hardcover book on display in their booth - Stitches to Savor. My initial [...]

30 10, 2015

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – > Vote here!

By |October 30th, 2015|Bloggers Quilt Festival|53 Comments

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these three great prizes : –A Gift Certificate from Westwood Acres! —A Trace ‘N Create Quilt Template-Dresden Collection and a Trace ‘N Create Quilt Template-Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft from Wisconsin Quilt Expo! –A Surprise Bundle worth over $100 from Fat Quarter Shop! Take your time looking through and voting for your favorite quilts [...]

28 10, 2015

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Last Call!

By |October 28th, 2015|Bloggers Quilt Festival|7 Comments

Hi friends! Sorry about any confusion or frustration that you may have run into with the opening of the Festival! The links were all messed up, and being away from my computer it took me a little while to realize it and get things fixed up. I'm so excited to see many beautiful entries in [...]

23 10, 2015

Nominations for Viewer’s Choice

By |October 23rd, 2015|Bloggers Quilt Festival|16 Comments

I hope you are enjoying all the quilts in the Festival! This form asks you to select your three favorite quilts, and enter them here to potentially be featured  in the Viewer's Choice Awards. Nominations will close October 29th. Thanks for taking the time! Loading...   I’m excited to share that Baby Lock is generously giving away [...]

23 10, 2015

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Original Design Quilts Category

By |October 23rd, 2015|Bloggers Quilt Festival|24 Comments

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these three great prizes : --A Gift Certificate from Westwood Acres! --A Trace 'N Create Quilt Template-Dresden Collection and a Trace 'N Create Quilt Template-Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft from Wisconsin Quilt Expo! --A Surprise Bundle worth over $100 from Fat Quarter Shop! Be sure to nominate your favorite quilts for the [...]

23 10, 2015

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – ROYGBIV Quilts Category

By |October 23rd, 2015|Bloggers Quilt Festival|22 Comments

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these three great prizes : --A Gift Certificate from Westwood Acres! --A Trace 'N Create Quilt Template-Dresden Collection and a Trace 'N Create Quilt Template-Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft from Wisconsin Quilt Expo! --A Surprise Bundle worth over $100 from Fat Quarter Shop! Be sure to nominate your favorite quilts for the [...]

23 10, 2015

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Modern Quilts Category

By |October 23rd, 2015|Bloggers Quilt Festival|23 Comments

The Viewer’s Choice winners will win one of these three great prizes : --A Gift Certificate from Westwood Acres! --A Trace 'N Create Quilt Template-Dresden Collection and a Trace 'N Create Quilt Template-Lone Star Collection designed by Nancy Zieman for Clover Needlecraft from Wisconsin Quilt Expo! --A Surprise Bundle worth over $100 from Fat Quarter Shop! Be sure to nominate your favorite quilts for the [...]