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The Littlest Thistle does Half-Square Triangles

One of the things I love about social media is finding sewing friends from all over the world.  Recently, popular blogger Katy of The Littlest Thistle (Scotland), wrote a wonderful tutorial about making HST using the Clearly Perfect Angles.  You can   Read More »

Aurifil Design Team 2016

Aurifil: Shock, Squeal, Awe, Honored

So I can finally spill the beans on this! When Pat Sloan contacted me about being a part of the Aurifil Design Team I was shocked.  With all the talent out there, I wondered why me?  Then in the quiet   Read More »


Mini Fractal Quilt using the Kites Plus Ruler

It’s been so fun to see all of the Fractal quilts over at the Fat Quarter Shop using the Creative Grids Ruler I designed called the Kites Plus Ruler. I couldn’t resist…and had to make one of my own. I’m   Read More »

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Quiltmaker winners & Clearly Perfect Angles

Are you enjoying Quiltmaker’s blog tour this week?  Aren’t there some fabulous designers willing to share great information with you? I’d like to say a BIG thank you to all of you who took the time to visit my blog.  There   Read More »

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Nobility- Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks

How exciting! Ten volumes x 100 blocks = 1000 blocks! What an incredible resource for all of us. I hope you especially enjoy this issue.   Anyone who has quilted for any length of time can tell you there are various ways   Read More »

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BERNINA – Applique Center Circles

Jump over to my latest blog post on BERNINA’s site, We All Sew.   Appliqué  Center Circles the Easy Way – by Embroidery Machine! Kari Carr of New Leaf Stitches shares a painless way to stitch multiple appliquéd center circles for   Read More »

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Spring Market in Pictures

From set-up to tear-down, Spring Market was a whirlwind of activity.  Below are some pictures from my time in Pittsburgh. This is one of my favorites from market.  Our dear friends, Karen & Bob, helped with our booth set-up.  Karen   Read More »


Quiltmaker 100 Blocks- Tour Winners

Thank you everyone, for taking part in Quiltmaker’s 100 Block blog hop.  It is always fun to read your comments! Before I get to the winners, I just want to put a bug in your ear about the tour, Threading across   Read More »

Spring Sky Cover

Unique Shapes!

Here are a few more patterns that will be shown at market in a couple of weeks.  Not only are the quilts smaller, but so are the patterns.  I love the unique shapes and effect fun fabrics can have on   Read More »

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Blacksmith & Gentlemen’s Agreement

Check out two of the patterns that will be debuting at Spring Quilt Market.  I hope you will enjoy making these large, geometric quilts as much as I did. Release date: May 20th.