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Life

2024 Goal Setting

Before setting goals for a new year, I always start by reviewing my goals for the previous year. 2023 Goals 2023 Business Goals Host the Diatom Quilt Along. – Complete! Come up with a plan for the 2023-2024 Quilt Along – Complete! More details can be found on the Star Pulse Quilt Along page. Continue to blog 1-2 times a week as...

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Quilt Pattern

Candy Heart Love Block {Digital PDF Pattern}

Last February, I participated in the limited time What is Love? modern quilt block event. My contribution to the event was the Candy Hear Love quilt block. My inspiration for the block: When I think of Valentine’s Day, I think of candy hearts. When I consider what love is, to me, love is an expansive feeling and means making room...

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2023 Finished Quilts

Stair Skirt {Finished Quilt}

I am so, so happy with my finished stair skirt! In my excitement to complete it last week, I took exactly zero progress photos. Oops! I really wanted to bind the stair skirt with bias binding, and even with bias binding, the inner small circle was a bit of a challenge to sew by machine to the front of the...

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Linky Party

#2024QuiltingPlanningParty

Welcome to the 2024 Quilting Planning Party Linkup!! As 2023 is winding down, let's pause to reflect on how the year has gone and look ahead to goals for 2024. The link party closes on January 15th, 2024, at 11:55 pm (Pacific Standard Time), so you have plenty of time to join in. Just like in 2023, I will be...

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Spiral Staircase
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Quilts

Stair Skirt {Work in Progress}

I had a really productive sewing week last week, so this post will catch you up on all the progress I was able to make on a new project (read: lots of photos to follow!). Our apartment has a spiral staircase to go between the floors. Just like last year, around Thanksgiving, I wound LED lights up the column of...

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Tips

Tips for Making / Planning a Scrappy Binding

After sharing about the scrappy binding I used on Signal Trace, I was asked by longtime reader and online friend Mary (Quilting is in My Blood) if I would consider writing up a blog post about how I plan out and make scrappy binding. Not having taken photos of my process for Signal Trace, I kept that idea tucked away...

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Irish Autumn
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2023 Finished Quilts

Irish Autumn {Q4 Just for Fun, Finished Quilt}

After sharing progress on my Q4 Just for Fun quilt last week, I was excited to keep the momentum going. In fact, I was so excited that in only one more evening of sewing, I was able to get all the blocks pieced... ... and I even got the entire quilt top sewn together! The pieced quilt top measured 35" inches...

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quilt along

Star Pulse Quilt Along {Fabric Requirements}

It's time to pick out our fabrics for the Star Pulse Quilt Along! If you have already purchased the Star Pulse Quilt Along, you will receive an email today with a link to the Fabric Requirements PDF. Look for an email from newsletter@quiltingjetgirl.com with the subject Star Pulse Quilt Along – Fabric Requirements. If you haven’t joined in yet,...

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Quilts

Final Hours of the Star Pulse Quilt Along Pre-Sale

The Star Pulse Quilt Along officially kicks off tomorrow, December 1st, with the release of the Fabric Requirements. There are only a few hours let to sign up before the price increases. Sign up today to get the Fabric Requirements tomorrow, and while it's still on sale! Join the Star Pulse QAL Learn More about Star Pulse and the QAL

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Quilts

Bountiful Bundle {Curated Pattern Bundles}

I have been hard at work behind the scenes with my good friend Cheryl Brickey (Meadow Mist Designs) on a new joint venture that we are calling Curated Pattern Bundles, and today, we are THRILLED to offer our first Curated Pattern Bundle, the Bountiful Bundle, as a limited time sale. The goal that Cheryl and I set for Curated Pattern...

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Quilts

Auribuzz Guest Post {Burying Thread Tails}

Today, via a guest post on Aurifil's Auribuzz blog, I'm excited to one of the most requested technique tutorials that I receive: how to bury thread tails in a quilt sandwich. I predominantly piece and quilt with Aurifil 50wt thread, and my personal preference for burying thread tails is to use Sench Side Threading needles. But I created information about...

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quilt along

Star Pulse Quilt Along {Pre-Sales Open}

The Star Pulse Quilt Along officially kicks off on December 1st, and pre-sales open today! *Note: Quilting Jetgirl Patrons are automatically enrolled in the quilt along. New this year: I will be hosting a monthly zoom conversation with all of my Quilting Jetgirl Patrons during the quilt along, so if you want additional questions answered, consider signing up for...

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Quilts

2023 Q4 Just for Fun {Fabric Pull}

I really love the additional goal I added this year of making one quilt "just for fun" each quarter. Without a clear idea of what I want to make right now, I turned to my stash and started looking for inspiration. I was quickly drawn to a fat quarter stripe from Giucy Giuce's Natale line for Andover fabrics, so...

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2023 Finished Quilts

Star Pulse Bonus Quilt

As part of the Star Pulse quilt along, there will be bonus HSTs created during the piecing process. At the end of the quilt along, I will offer a suggested pattern and way to put those bonus HSTs to immediate use in a quilt top. So today, I want to share the Star Pulse throw size bonus quilt that...

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Spicy Flower Block
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Quilts

Spicy Flower Block {2023 Kona Food Quilt}

Because life happens, a few of us who made blocks for the #2023KonaFoodQuilt were asked to make a second block for those who were unable to meet the block submission deadline. For a quick refresher, you can check out my original Sunset Block. I was more than happy to help out, and for my second block, I was asked...

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Star Pulse - Single Background Throw (60" x 72")
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2023 Finished Quilts

Introducing Star Pulse!

I have been working hard since early July to prepare for my next quilt along, and today I can finally reveal the design and share my throw size sample quilt. I'm pleased to introduce Star Pulse! (Learn more and sign up for the Star Pulse Quilt Along here.) I tested the 8 fabric, single background, throw size version of the...

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Quilt Pattern

Cloudy Night Sky {Pattern Release}

I have been eager to make Cloudy Night Sky since I created the design and quilting plan about a year and a half ago. Now that the quilt is finally made, I am very happy to also release the Cloudy Night Sky digital pattern so that you can create you own version! Fabrics & Materials Cloudy Night Sky is a two...

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