29 09, 2015

Splash of Color — Review & Giveaway!

By |September 29th, 2015|books, give away, review|119 Comments

Today I get to tell you about a fantastic new book! Splash of Color: A Rainbow of Brilliant Black and White Quilts by Jackie Kunkel is a beautiful collection of quilts sure to inspire you!

Jackie has been a friend for a number of years, and I’m so excited to see her add author to her long list […]

26 09, 2015

Machine Quilting with Style :: Review & Giveaway

By |September 26th, 2015|books, give away, review|133 Comments

Hi friends! I’m sharing a new book today – Machine Quilting with Style by Christa Watson, and have a fun giveaway too. Read on!

When Christa was working on Machine Quilting with Style, my first fabric line, Modern Neutrals was in sample yardage, and included in her quilt Focal :

Isn’t it great! I love the spiral […]

4 09, 2015

Precut Primer: Review & Giveaway!

By |September 4th, 2015|books, finished quilt, My Fabric|189 Comments

It seems like most everyone is back to school, and my friends Barb and Mary of Me & My Sister Designs, have a great new book, Precut Primer, full of lessons for quilters! I love how the book is laid out with grades 1-12, each project slightly more challenging, but I have to say, working […]

11 06, 2015

Irish Chain Quilts :: Review & Giveaway!

By |June 11th, 2015|books, give away, review|181 Comments

ETA: Our winner is Lynda! Thanks to everyone that stopped on the tour!

Hi there! I’m excited to share a new book with all of you today (and give an ebook away too!) My friend Melissa Corry from Happy Quilting Melissa authored Irish Chain Quilts: Contemporary Twists on a Classic Design – and it’s fantastic! 15 […]

18 11, 2014

Scraps, Inc.

By |November 18th, 2014|books, finished quilt|10 Comments

I’ve mentioned this new book a few times, but today I have pictures to accompany all that talk! Scraps, Inc. is full of amazing scrap quilts, that you want to make! There’s also tons of inspiring photography, and great diagrams to make sure you know exactly what to do next.

For me making a scrap quilt […]

22 10, 2014

This Week :: International Quilt Market

By |October 22nd, 2014|books, Market|2 Comments

If you happen to be on your way to Quilt Market, here’s what I have planned :

My posts for Blogger’s Quilt Festival are set and ready to go, look for those early Friday morning! Up next, I’ve got some quilts to get ready, and pack up from Think Big. I can’t wait to share more about […]

22 09, 2014

Imagine Quilts :: Review & Giveaway!

By |September 22nd, 2014|books, give away, Inspiration|111 Comments

ETA : Winner is ::

There seems to be NO shortage of amazing new books to add to our quilting libraries! Today’s review is for Imagine Quilts by my friend Dana Bolyard of Old Red Barn Co., she’s taking everyday inspiration (including your fabric!), and showing you how her brain works, to make those ideas into […]

17 09, 2014

Quick Column Quilts :: Review, Project & Giveaway!

By |September 17th, 2014|books, review, work in progress|119 Comments


I have a quick finish to share with you today!

Nancy Zieman’s new book – Quick Column Quilts is full of beautiful and useful patterns for any quilter!

This table runner is based off of the Quilt to Give pattern in chapter 13 – I’ve admired this quilt, for a while now, and knew it was […]

9 07, 2014

Celebrate Christmas with That Patchwork Place :: Giveaway & Review!

By |July 9th, 2014|books, give away|82 Comments

I can hardly believe that it’s July, and not nearly ready to start thinking about sewing for Christmas. But if you are – I have the perfect book for you! Celebrate Christmas with That Patchwork Place is packed with fun and festive projects for your home, and great gifts too!

I’m loving a number of these […]

29 04, 2014

Fabulously Fast Quilts and Bulk Pressing (my secret, to getting things done!)

By |April 29th, 2014|books, Tutorial|16 Comments

Hi there! I have been MIA lately getting things together for Market, and Blogger’s Quilt Festival, but I am excited to be here to celebrate a new book! Amy Smart just released a great new book, Fabulously Fast Quilts, and I am pleased to say that I learned a couple new tips while exploring the […]

10 02, 2014

Seams Unlikely :: Review & Giveaway

By |February 10th, 2014|books, review|35 Comments

Most everyone that quilts or sews knows the name Nancy Zieman, and with this book I felt like I really got to know Nancy! Seams Unlikely is a quickly paced read with lots of great insights into Nancy’s childhood, and inspirational stories of her career. Nancy wrote this book, just like she talks – at […]

30 01, 2014

Kitchen Stitches – Sewing Projects to Spice Up Your Home

By |January 30th, 2014|books, In the Kitchen|2 Comments

Earlier this month this new book came out with a ton of great projects in it! All for your kitchen and dining spaces!

My contribution to Kitchen Stitches is this sweet table runner and napkin set, called Cartwheels. To the right you can see a peek of all the beautiful pieces included in Kitchen Stitches!

Have you […]