Another branch of New Leaf Stitches

BERNINA Ambassador: My Story

Over 35 years ago I feel in love with BERNINA. I was in college, doing my student teaching, and the Home-Ec room was filled with beautiful, top-of-the-line machines. There was no turning back for me, I was hooked on the   Read More »

Guest Designer: Patchwork Posse

Have you heard about the on-line quilt guild, Patchwork Posse?  Becky Jorgensen is the creator of this great concept.  And I’m so happy to have been asked to be one of the designers this year. But first, you need to   Read More »

It’s my turn to be Aurifil’s Designer of the Month!

It’s truly an honor to be featured as February’s Aurifil Designer of the Month!  Each month a designer shares insights with you and a free pattern for a 12″ quilt block.  The name of my block is Lake Life.  As a Minnesota   Read More »

Quilt Guild

Have you ever learned about something and immediately asked yourself, “Why didn’t I think of that?”  That was my thought when I learned about the online Quilt Guild that was started by Becky Jorgensen of Patchwork Posse.  Not only am   Read More »

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: 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 »

Kaleidoscope- by Round Robin Rebel Terry Atkinson

Have you enjoyed the last few weeks learning about our round robin quilts? It’s been great getting to share our journey with you. Today we are celebrating Terry Atkinson’s quilt, “Kaleidoscope” We were excited  (remember how I said that my husband   Read More »

Color Outside the Lines

Welcome back!  We are all so excited that you have been following along as we introduce you to our “No-Rules Round Robin” quilts. Don’t forget, there’s an article in the February issue of American Patchwork & Quilting magazine.  Look for   Read More »

Syn•er•gy a No Rules Round Robin Quilt

This quilt, this project would not have been nearly as successful and fun had it not been for the very talented designers that I call my friends. Today I have the privilege of sharing with you “my” quilt.   However, when   Read More »

Fall Market Review

I had an absolutely wonderful time at market!  Well, really, before I even got to market… look who sat right behind me on my  connecting flight from Minneapolis…Roseann from Rosebud’s Cottage! I’d like to share pictures and a few things that   Read More »