Another branch of New Leaf Stitches

The Splendid Sampler hits 50!

UPDATE:  Thanks for all of  the kind comments, especially about the Hand in Hand block and from those of you who “love” the Clearly Perfect Angles. Don’t forget you can still take advantage of the Splendid Sampler discount!  SplendidSampler15 So…(drum   Read More »

Hand in Hand: The Splendid Sampler

Welcome to my blog!  I’m glad you’re part of The Splendid Sampler and I’m glad you stopped by to learn a bit more about my block, Hand in Hand. Without a doubt, the most influential person in my life was my   Read More »

And the winner is…..

Are you following along as we share our blocks with you over at Aurifil’s blog, Auribuzz?  It’s not too late to start on this fun, year-long adventure! January’s block is called Swirl Away, by Heather Valentine of The Sewing Loft.  Here’s   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 »

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 »

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.

Tick Tock, Dresden Clocks

Available in mid- May.  Watch for details.

Straight & Narrow

Are you looking for a quick, weekend project?  Maybe for yourself or as a gift?  Awhile back I did a project for Bernina’s blog using decorative stitches for the quilting. It’s simple with a modern feel to it.  I hope you enjoy    Read More »

Stop Shaking the Snow Globe!

                                                  As childish as it sounds, I just want to stomp my foot and yell, “Enough is enough!!”  I am so tired of the snow that just keeps coming down.  Someone, please stop shaking the snow globe!   What   Read More »