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Life

Gift Planning Quilter’s Planner Style

I know many of my readers have already heard about and have purchased a 2017 Quilter's Planner. Thank you so, so much! I am a huge fan of Stephanie's brain child, and I am super excited for the improvements she has made in her second year with the 2017 Planner. With holiday gift giving on my mind, I wanted to...

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Life

Quilt Festival Recap

#DoMoreOfWhatMakesYouSparkle #DontStopUntilYoureProud Although I was in Houston for a fairly extended period of time for Quilt Festival last week (Wednesday evening through early hours on Sunday), I spent most of my time in The Quilter's Planner / Quilt Theory booth with Stephanie @Late Night Quilter, so my recap today is going to be about the booth experience and a few...

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Life, Quilts

Quilt Festival & Other Upcoming Events

I am really excited to say that I will be traveling to Houston, Texas, for Quilt Festival next week to work with my good friend Stephanie @Late Night Quilter in her Quilter's Planner booth (I will be there November 3-5). Additionally, we will also have Quilt Theory patterns available for sale and be displaying three of the Quilt Theory quilts in...

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October Meadow Mystery Quilt Blocks
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Life, Quilts

October Meadow Mystery & WIPs

**Don’t miss out on information on Tiled Parquet – my debut design for Quilt Theory – and its associated giveaway!** The giveaway is now closed. I started writing this blog post as "November..." instead of October! Eek! I have a lot to get done before the end of the year, and there is no sense in writing off the last of...

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Cirrus Solids Giveaway Bundle
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Giveaway, Life, quilt along

Week Roundup

First, I want to congratulate Katrin, the winner of the delicious fall inspired fat quarter bundle of Cirrus Solids curated by Cloud9 Fabrics. I had such a great time with the 2016 Cloud9 New Block Blog Hop this week! The participants were so creative and wrote amazing tutorials, and I loved the excitement and enthusiasm with with they were...

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Life, Quilts

Catching Up

So, you know I went on vacation. Today, I want to talk about the quilt tops that I have have been able to get pieced, a quick bit about my quilts that were in my local fair, and then I'll share a few more photos of the beautiful area around Newport, Oregon. That way if you only want to...

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Life

One Lovely Blog & Aspire to Inspire

The One Lovely Blog Award is making its way across quilting blogland, and I was recently nominated by Vanni @my odds and ends. Vanni is a very new quilt blogger (I think she has been blogging for just over a month!), so please go check out her blog and say "Hi!" Thank you so much for the nomination, Vanni, I appreciate...

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Life, Quilt Pattern, Teaching

Some Exciting News!

I am very excited that Brewer Sewing has begun to carry my Quilting Jetgirl printed patterns.To celebrate the new offering, Brewer wanted to know more about me, my quilting background, and what inspires my quilting designs. You can read it on their Brewer Inspires blog: Quilting Jetgirl. Seven of my patterns are currently available. My printed booklets range from 4...

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Prismatic Rainbow - Quilting Detail
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Life, Quilts

Rainbow is a Color

When I was a little girl, somewhere around 5 years old, I was able to have some say in getting my room decorated. I was clear in my vision: blue walls with rainbows. I'm pretty sure a compromise had to be struck, as the walls were a pale blue and a wallpaper border was selected for the rainbows, but...

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Improv House Block
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Life, Stash Bee

Stash Bee – Improv Houses

This month the Hive 9 queen bee put together a really fun tutorial on how to make Improv House blocks. The blocks come together so very quickly and I had a hard time restraining myself from making more. I mean, these are some seriously tall and skinny houses. Wouldn't it be fun to make some short and squat to go...

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Giveaway, Life

Ocean Sunrise Bundle Winner

There were 202 entries for the Ocean Sunrise Half Yard bundle giveaway, courtesy of Paintbrush Studio Fabrics. The random number generator selected number 199. Congratulations, Debbie! Website Migration Thanks to the support of my Patrons and Sponsors, I purchased web hosting services and started my website migration from Wordpress.com to Wordpress.org at the end of this past week. If you notice...

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Life

Product Review: Oliso Smart Iron

When I went to the first QuiltCon in 2013, the workshop classrooms used a new to me type of iron: an Oliso Pro Smart Iron. Since then, any time I have been in a workshop setting hosted by the MQG, I have been exposed to the unique irons that remain horizontal and retract standing legs when touched. At QuiltCon...

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Blog Hop, Life

A Few Announcements

Paintbrush Studio (formerly Fabri-Quilt) is generously sponsoring a New Block Blog Hop at the end of March featuring their new line of solids, Painter’s Palette. Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs, Stephanie @Late Night Quilter, and I will be hosting the hop March 28th through 30th, and I am really looking forward to seeing the assortment of new block designs that...

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