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13 03, 2015

Featuring Sherri :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |March 13th, 2015|Featured Quilter|1 Comment

Hi there! Today’s featured quilter is Sherri! Sherri blogs at RebeccaMaeDesigns, and she has some bright and beautiful quilts to share! I hope you enjoy getting to know Sherri better —

1. When did you begin quilting?
My mom had an old singer sewing machine when I was growing up and I loved sewing on it, but I didn’t […]

10 03, 2015

A Modern Twist :: Review & Giveaway!

By |March 10th, 2015|give away, review|127 Comments

A Modern Twist: Create Quilts with a Colorful Spin by Natalie Barnes, is a great new book that came out last month. Natalie spent many years as an interior designer in LA and has now focused all her design mojo on quilt patterns and quilting!

I’ve known Natalie for a few years now, going to Market, […]

6 03, 2015

Featuring Kim :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |March 6th, 2015|Featured Quilter|1 Comment

Kim is a friend that I’ve yet to meet in real life, but always love it when we have a chance to catch up! Kim blogs at Persimon Dreams, and constantly quilting up something new – If you haven’t seen Project QUILTING, be sure to read to the bottom. I hope you enjoy getting to […]

4 03, 2015

Quiltcast #68 :: Selecting Patterns for Your Precuts

By |March 4th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|3 Comments

Use those precuts that (somehow) collect on your fabric shelves! Learn what to look for when selecting patterns for your precuts, and get started on your next quilt!

Find a pattern that uses a background so you can add a solid precut, or yardage for additional contrast, and a bigger quilt.

To highlight your fabrics, don’t cut […]

2 03, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Think Big Edition WINNERS

By |March 2nd, 2015|Pillow Collective, Think Big|12 Comments

Happy Monday! I hope you had a great weekend – it’s been a quiet weekend with my family for me. We have a new puppy, Gus has been with us for about three weeks and a ton of fun! He’s a good puppy, and is fitting in well with the family, but keeps us on […]

27 02, 2015

Featuring Vicky :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |February 27th, 2015|Featured Quilter|9 Comments

Vicky is a recent adopter to the quilting community, but she’s jumped in with both feet! I hope you enjoy getting to know Vicky better –
1. When did you begin quilting? 
I actually didn’t start sewing or quilting before I was gifted a sewing machine in early 2014. So not for that long, but I haven’t […]

27 02, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Think Big Edition

By |February 27th, 2015|Pillow Collective|0 Comments

This week has flown by with the Pillow Collective here! There’s four ladies sharing their pillows today :

Debbie Grifka

Christa Watson

Melissa Corry

Heather Valentine

I’ll be back on Monday with winners! Details about the giveaways are here. The coupon code “ILovePillows” is valid through the weekend – for 30% off signed copies of Think Big in my shop!

Have a great […]

26 02, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Think Big Edition

By |February 26th, 2015|Pillow Collective|4 Comments

I’m looking forward to seeing these pillows today! Be sure to visit :

Elizabeth Evans 



Natalia Bonner 

Maureen Cracknell

Don’t forget to pin while you are visiting! Details about the giveaways are here.

Xo – Amy

25 02, 2015

Quiltcast #67 :: Growing a Fabric Stash (& Chat with Jenny Doan)

By |February 25th, 2015|podcast, Quiltcast|3 Comments

Just home from Quiltcon, I’ve got a few experiences to share, and I was fortunate enough to sit down with Jenny Doan to talk about ModBlock. April and I are also talking about what to look for when growing a fabric stash!

The photos of quilts at Quiltcon, that I took are here.

ModBlock is available here!

Missouri Star […]

25 02, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Think Big Edition!

By |February 25th, 2015|Pillow Collective|0 Comments

I hope that you are loving all the pillow inspiration! Today these friends are sharing their pillows :

Rebecca Silbaugh

Christina Lane

Becky Jorgensen

Don’t forget to pin while you are visiting! Details about the giveaways are here.

xo – Amy

24 02, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Think Big Edition

By |February 24th, 2015|Pillow Collective|1 Comment

Welcome back to day 2 of the Pillow Collective! Today these ladies have more inspiration for you :

 

 

Amy Smart

 

Pat Sloan

April Rosenthal

Don’t forget to pin while you are visiting! Details about the giveaways are here.

xo – Amy

23 02, 2015

Pillow Collective :: Think Big Edition

By |February 23rd, 2015|Pillow Collective, Think Big|21 Comments

I hope you are ready for a big dose of pillow inspiration! I love adding pillows to the spaces in my home, not only are they FAST, they are a great color addition too!

All week long a few friends will be sharing their pillows made from my new book, Think Big. I’ll have links for […]