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Life, Teaching

Fresh Quilting – Season 2

As I mentioned in June, I took a huge leap out of my comfort zone earlier this summer and did something scary and cool: I filmed for Season 2 of Fresh Quilting! And just like I promised, I can now share details about those segments, which I am excited to do today. Fresh Quilting is a public television show co-produced by the Modern...

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Life, Quilts

Local Fair Wrapup

I had the opportunity to go to my local fair on Friday night. My husband and I braved the long ticket counter lines to get in, and the first place we went was straight to look for my quilts on display. I knew that I would have quilts hanging from the ceiling (more details on that in a minute), but...

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Life

Quilters Through The Generations Interview

I'm just dropping in with a quick note today. Melva from Melva Loves Scraps has started a really interesting series on her blog called Quilters Through The Generations, and she will be posting her interview with me today. I hope you hop over to check it and maybe even more of her series or blog out!

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Magnolia Mystery Quilt
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Fabric, Life

Sunday Stash {Magnolia Mystery QAL & Friends}

Last week my good friend Cheryl from Meadow Mist Designs kicked off her 4th annual Mystery Quilt Along. This year it is called the Magnolia Quilt Along, and there is still plenty of time for you to decide to join along and sew with us if you are interested. Cheryl releases instructions on the first Thursday of the month,...

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Life

UpCraftClub: Meet the Designer

My PDF quilt patterns are carried by UpCraftClub, and today on their blog they are running a quick "Meet the Designer" feature about me. Also, for this week only, all my patterns are on sale through UpCraftClub for 20% off. This is a really rare opportunity. I hope you hop over to read my "Meet the Designer" Q&A and be...

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Life

#BusyBagSewAlong

The goal for this week in the #BusyBagSewAlong with The Quilter's Planner to benefit Sadie's Dream For a Cure is to cut and fuse. Busy Bag Sew Along Schedule May 1st – Busy Bag Sew Along Kick-off! May 1-7 – Order your labels, download the pattern, and gather your materials May 8-14 – Cut and fuse <– This Week May 15-21 – Sew the bag...

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Life, quilt along

Rin Along and Other News

Cindy of Hyacinth Quilt Designs and my good friend Cheryl of Meadow Mist Designs announced yesterday that they are going to host a Rin Quilt Along. Rin is a quilt pattern by Carolyn Friedlander and the instructions are for needle turn applique. Since I jumped at the chance to learn something new once this month (bag making!), it was...

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Life

Love for Linette

Sarah from Berry Barn Designs put out a call for quilt blocks to be made into a quilt for Linette from the #honestcraftroomies Periscope hops (remember those??) and our amazing quilting community. The goal is to create a big quilt "hug" for her, and we'd love your help! For more information about the project, please read here. Note: I made blocks...

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Life

Back Page Blogger – Modern Quilts Unlimited Issue #19

In the middle of February, I was contacted by Modern Quilts Unlimited and interviewed for their "Back Page Blogger" feature. I was excited for the opportunity, and after completing the requisite information, I kind of forgot about it with the onslaught of QuiltCon and general life happenings. I was really excited to open my mail on Friday and find...

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8 Blocks for Block Drive
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Life, Quilts

Block Drive

Leanne @Devoted Quilter posted a week ago on Instagram about a fire at a senior's home across the street from where she lives. Thankfully the residents all were quickly evacuated and unharmed, but unfortunately, the fire completely destroyed the home. There were 21 residents, and Leanne is organizing a block drive to make a quilt for each of the...

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Life

American Patchwork and Quilting Podcast {Reminder}

This is a quick reminder that in just under a half hour, Episode 326 of the American Patchwork & Quilting Podcast hosted by Pat Sloan will be live. Pat is talking with Paula Nadelstern and myself and doing a Q&A session today. If you want to listen to the LIVE show at 4pm EST go to https://toginet.com/shows/americanpatchworkandquiltingradio. The conversation is also...

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Life

American Patchwork and Quilting – Monday, January 16th

I have some exciting news to share today: I will be on Pat Sloan's American Patchwork and Quilting Podcast on Monday, January 16th! I am so honored to be asked onto the show. I hope that you will tune in live at 4pm Eastern on Monday or listen to the taped podcast, and I hope I will not be too...

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Beacon
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Life, QuiltCon 2017

Preparing for QuiltCon

I have spent the beginning of my week preparing 3 quilts to ship and be on display at QuiltCon 2017 in Savannah, Georgia. Which means hanging sleeve sewing and whip stitching, label creation and whip stitching, and making sure I am following all the requirements prior to shipping them off! I am super happy to say that Beacon got juried...

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Life

Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday Sales

I don't hold sales for my Quilting Jetgirl Etsy store very often, but I am offering a 30% off coupon code for today (11/24) through Cyber Monday (11/28) for all items (patterns through quilts) in the store. Just use the code GIVETHANKS30 at checkout! Quilt Theory Specials Exciting announcement for our friends in the US! Have you been wanting to get your...

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