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 […]

9 08, 2013

National Book Lover’s Day

By |August 9th, 2013|books|17 Comments

Hi there! Today my friends at Moda are hosting a fun hop to celebrate books!
One of the first quilting books that I learned to quilt from, is The Simple Joys of Quilting by Joan Hanson and Mary Hickey. I even photographed it with one of my earliest quilts, that I made for our Emmalie […]

23 07, 2013

New Books!

By |July 23rd, 2013|books, finished quilt|3 Comments

Hi there! Last week I had a couple of fun packages from my publisher! Set the Table is a collection of beautiful table runners —

My project is Spring Blooms –

like all of the projects in the book, it’s a great way to add a pop of color to any tabletop.

Also, The Big Book of Baby Quilts – […]

21 03, 2013

Compilation Booklets

By |March 21st, 2013|books|2 Comments

Hi friends – I had intended to post yesterday, and my day got away from me!  I thought I would share a few new books where you can find my work, along with a bunch of other great designers, in these compilation books.

I, of course knew about these compilations, but by the time they arrived on […]

4 02, 2013

Modern Quilts From the Blogging Universe – Giveaway!

By |February 4th, 2013|books, give away|190 Comments

ETA :: Winners – Beth & Deb Cline – Congrats!

Almost two weeks ago, I gave away a Modern Quilts From the Blogging Universe ebook, along with all the other designers in the book.  Today I have autographed copies to giveaway to two of you!

This book has 19 fun, and original patterns, all by bloggers that […]

22 01, 2013

Modern Quilts From the Blogging Universe – Blog Blitz!

By |January 22nd, 2013|books|299 Comments

Hi friends! Today all the contributors to Modern Quilts From the Blogging Universe are participating in a Blog Blitz! To learn more visit the blog at shopmartingale.com for details!

Jigsaw is the quilt I made for the book, it’s pieced in columns or rows, and the small size goes together pretty quickly!

We also included a […]

11 12, 2012

Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe

By |December 11th, 2012|books|152 Comments

Yesterday was a happy mail day!

Over the course of the weekend I had forgotten that I was hoping for these – Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe is now shipping from Martingale, and will be soon from Amazon!

The best about this book, is sharing the title with a bunch of amazing quilters many of which are […]

26 11, 2012

Unexpected Break!

By |November 26th, 2012|books, embroidery, Modern Basics|6 Comments

Hi there! I did not anticipate being away from this space last week! How are you?  My most exciting news, is the arrival of my Modern Basics II advance copy!

It took me by surprise, as I wasn’t expecting it quite yet!  I’m very excited to share this book, and all 14 projects included, with you in the […]

15 10, 2012

Introducing :: Modern Basics II

By |October 15th, 2012|books, Modern Basics|26 Comments

Hi friends! I had a fun weekend at Sewing Summit, and will share more soon, but today I have some fun news to share!  My next book – Modern Basics II will be available early January!

This is the cover and a couple of the quilts included — there’s 14 projects in all, and I can’t […]

20 09, 2012

Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe

By |September 20th, 2012|books, pattern|4 Comments

Hi friends! This may be old news to some of you, but I have a quilt in Martingale’s latest compilation book Modern Quilts from the Blogging Universe. There are 19 quilts in this one book, each from a blogger in our own community!

See that one on the top left? That’s mine! It’s called Jigsaw, and […]

28 06, 2012

Shape Workshop for Quilters :: Review & Giveaway

By |June 28th, 2012|books, give away, review|169 Comments

I always love to see what my friends at Fat Quarterly are sewing up, and was happy to have a chance to review their new book!  Shape Workshop for Quilters is a great addition to your quilting library – they have included 60 block patterns, and a dozen projects that include quilts, pillows and other […]