Diffraction Block Baby Quilt by Cheryl Brickey
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OLFA Creators, Quilts

Diffraction Block Baby Quilt

As I mentioned in my See Right Through Me post, Cheryl Brickey from Meadow Mist Designs helped review my tutorial for the Diffraction Block and even created a test block. Today, I have the pleasure of sharing the block and baby quilt Cheryl created, and I think it will really inspire you. Cheryl used a print for the background of...

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See Right Through Me
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2018 Finished Quilts, OLFA Creators, Quilt Tutorials

See Right Through Me {OLFA Designer Feature + Tutorial + Giveaway!}

I was honored when OLFA reached out to me at the end of 2017 to apply to be a part of the inaugural year of the OLFA Design Team, and in early January 2018, I was thrilled to discover I was indeed a part of the 2018 OLFA Design Team. Partnering with OLFA was a really easy decision for...

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Flight Path Quilt by Quilting Jetgirl for Pattern Drop
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Quilt Pattern

Flight Path Quilt Release {October Pattern Drop}

It's hard to keep a secret, so I am glad to finally get to share the details of my collaboration with Pattern Drop with you today! Originally, I signed a contract to share one of my previous quilt pattern designs with Pattern Drop subscribers, but I know we all love a new pattern (right??), so instead I am excited...

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Combinatorics: Paper Airplanes and Stars
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2018 Finished Quilts

Combinatorics: Paper Airplanes and Stars Baby Quilt Finish!

At the end of August, I shared some lovely fabric that I was going to turn into a baby quilt for some local friends expecting their first baby. Today is the baby shower, so both the parents and everyone else can finally get to see the big reveal of the quilt. I'm excited to show you the Combinatorics: Paper...

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Life

Quilting Jetgirl Newsletter

While I am working hard behind the scenes to bring you even more exciting new content and news next week (the beginning of October is going to be busy!!), I just wanted to mention my Quilting Jetgirl Newsletter (<-- follow the link to see the past issues, if you would like to sample them before signing up!). I send out a...

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Quilt Pattern

Refraction Digital Quilt Pattern Release

As I mentioned in the Star Cube Digital Quilt Pattern Release, pattern releases seem to come in waves. Today, I am very excited to release a very expanded digital quilt pattern for Refraction, which originally appeared in Issue 59 of Love, Patchwork & Quilting. Refraction is one of my few non-symmetric quilt designs, which is something I am excited about...

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Mirage, Included in the 2019 Quilter's Planner Companion Magazine
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Blogger's Quilt Festival

Blogger’s Quilt Festival {Mirage}

Once a year, Amy of Amy's Creative Side hosts the Blogger's Quilt Festival (in the spring she hosts the #IGQuiltFest). Bloggers can share two quilts of their choosing by writing a new blog post for each quilt and linking to the festival link party. I always enjoy getting to see what is shared, so thanks to my long time followers for reading about this...

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Big Apple Quilt Block
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2018 Aurifil BOM

2018 Aurifil BOM – September

Sharon Holland is the designer of the September Aurifil block, Big Apple, and I was excited that I had not yet used red in my rainbow color order progression! I modified the pattern very slightly to keep the background white to black stripes continuous. Instead of using a 2 1/2" square for the bottom outer edges of the background behind the...

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Babsie {Mini Quilt}
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Blogger's Quilt Festival

Blogger’s Quilt Festival {Babsie}

Once a year, Amy of Amy's Creative Side hosts the Blogger's Quilt Festival (in the spring she hosts the #IGQuiltFest). Bloggers can share two quilts of their choosing by writing a new blog post for each quilt and linking to the festival link party. I always enjoy getting to see what is shared, so thanks to my long time followers for reading about this...

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Modern Plus Sampler Small Plus Area
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quilt along

Modern Plus Sampler QAL {Small Plus Area}

Cheryl (Meadow Mist Designs) and Paige (Quilted Blooms) have us piecing together (40) small plus blocks this month in the Modern Plus Sampler QAL. With a bit of chain piecing spaced out over a few days, my collection of blocks came together. I opted to oversize my blocks and trim them down to final size per the instructions within...

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Sunset Mini Mini Quilt
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2018 Finished Quilts

Sunset Mini Mini Quilt {Patreon Reward}

I mentioned in early August in my Plaid Mini Mini Quilt post that I had a few Patreon reward mini mini quilt rewards to make. Thankfully the second patron had a bit of extra patience and we were finally able to connect at the end of the month, when I discovered their favorite colors are purple and yellow. When I evaluated...

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Betty's Bloom – Splendid Sampler II Block
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Splendid Sampler II

Splendid Sampler II – Betty’s Bloom

Today, the Splendid Sampler II Sew Along block design is by Carl Hentsch (from 3 Dog Design Company), and the block is called Betty's Bloom. You can find the pattern and details about the inspiration behind block today on The Splendid Sampler website. As I have mentioned before, I am not sewing up every block during the free quilt along event or from...

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Quilts

Stitchers for United Families Auction

In July, @stitchersforunitedfamilies raised more than $22,000 for RAICES through an online auction held through Instagram. A second auction kicks off today with a preview of the items to be auctioned.   The official auction will be held through the @stitchersforunitedfamilies Instagram account September 12-14, so set your alarms and mark your calendars! 100% of the proceeds will go to Families Belong Together. I donated my magenta...

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Quilt Pattern

Star Cube Digital Quilt Pattern Release

Apparently pattern releases come in waves for me, so fair warning, stay tuned! Today, I am excited to finally release my Star Cube digital quilt pattern. I originally designed the Star Cube pattern for the International Association for Quilters last year. I had an opportunity to get the pattern included in an issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited, but when...

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Wonder in Issue 65 of Love, Patchwork & Quilting (photo courtesy of LP&Q)
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2018 Finished Quilts

Introducing Wonder {LP&Q Issue 65}

After what feels like an incredibly long wait, I am very pleased to get to share my quilt Wonder with you today. Wonder can be found in Issue 65 of Love, Patchwork & Quilting, which released in the UK yesterday (Thursday, September 6th) and will be available in the US in another 4-6 weeks. Wonder is a design sketch I made while...

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Life

Technical Editing

As many of you have been starting to notice, I have been doing more industry "behind the scenes" kind of work as a technical editor. It is a very natural combination of my technical / engineering background and love for quilting, and I am really loving the work. When I talk with my former engineering co-workers, instead of saying I...

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Tulip in Bloom – Splendid Sampler II Block
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Splendid Sampler II

Splendid Sampler II – Tulip in Bloom

Today, the Splendid Sampler II Sew Along block design is by Nadra Ridgeway (from ellis & higgs), and her block is called Tulip in Bloom. You can find the pattern and details about the inspiration behind block today on The Splendid Sampler website. To me, my color palette reads a bit interesting without green or a more believable tulip color for the block,...

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August Quilty Box
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Life, Review

August Quilty Box

I had the opportunity to receive the August Quilty Box for review, and I have to admit that I was excited to see how this subscription box works! Quilty Box is a monthly subscription box of fun quilting supplies. Each month, 4 or more products (fabric, patterns, thread, or notions) are included. The retail value of the products in the box is...

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