High Road Low Road Quilt Pattern
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High Road Low Road Quilt Pattern

I am really excited today to announce the release of the High Road Low Road Quilt Pattern! The pattern will be on sale for $8 (20% off full price) for one week (through June 8th) through my Craftsy and Etsy stores. I reworked the piecing technique from my Beacon quilt design to create less waste, and I ended up with...

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Beacon Printed Patterns
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Printed Patterns

As I said yesterday, I have been spending a lot of time in front of my computer lately. I worked with a local graphic designer to update the way my patterns look on the cover... and developed back covers so that I could start printing my patterns. After going through the graphic work, I formatted my first pattern to...

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Quilt Pattern, Tech Talks

Pattern Writing Tip {Image Alignment}

I have been spending a lot of time at my computer working on writing patterns recently, and I wanted to share a quick tip that has been helpful in my pattern writing with you today. Note that this tip is specific for Microsoft Word. First, I want to touch on Image Layout Options. When you insert an image into a...

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Renee @Quilts of a Feather - Queen Quilt Version of Beacon
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Blog Hop, Quilt Pattern

Beacon Blog Hop – Renee @Quilts of a Feather

Today, Renee @Quilts of a Feather is sharing about her queen quilt version of the Beacon pattern. Renee made this quilt as a wedding gift for her sister and brother-in-law, and I am once again in awe of her domestic free motion quilting skills and stamina. Do you see the ghost angles she quilted in? I am excited to see more details...

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Judy @Quilt Paradigm - Lap Quilt Version of Beacon
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Beacon Blog Hop – Judy @Quilt Paradigm

Today, Judy @Quilt Paradigm is sharing about her lap quilt version of the Beacon pattern. Judy collaborated with her husband on the intricate quilting designs she included in her finished version, and I know I am looking forward to reading more about her inspiration and quilting process today! Beacon Blog Hop Monday, March 21st – Introduction by Yvonne @Quilting Jetgirl Tuesday, March 22nd – Audrey @Hot Pink Quilts Wednesday,...

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Audrey @Hot Pink Quilts - Baby Quilt Version of Beacon
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Beacon Blog Hop – Audrey @Hot Pink Quilts

I was so lucky to get each size of the Beacon quilt pattern tested. Today, Audrey @Hot Pink Quilts is sharing about her baby quilt version of the Beacon pattern. As her blog name implies, Audrey loves pink (hot pink!) and I love how she incorporated it as the beacon points in her test quilt. I am also smitten by the...

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Beacon
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2016 Finished Quilts, Blog Hop, Quilt Gallery, Quilt Pattern

Beacon Pattern Release & Blog Hop

I am excited to announce that my quilt Beacon is finished and the pattern is also now available! You can find the pattern in my Craftsy and Etsy stores. The pattern will be on sale for $7 for two weeks (through April 3rd). The Beacon quilt pattern is an intermediate level, minimal, modern quilt design offered in three sizes: baby, lap, and queen. I...

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Red Herring Pattern Release

I am excited to announce that Red Herring is now available as a digital download PDF pattern! You can find the pattern in my Craftsy and Etsy stores. The pattern will be on sale for $6 for two weeks (until February 5th). I made Red Herring just after I completed a large secret sewing project that I was very, very excited about. I...

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Lucent Tutorial & Pattern
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Introducing Lucent {Tutorial and Pattern}

I had an absolute blast working on my MQG fabric challenge quilt, and I received a lot of inquiries about a tutorial related to the design. I spent quite a bit of time putting together what I thought would be a free tutorial for the quilt, only to realize that I had just made a full blown quilt pattern...

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Beanie Cap
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2015 Finished Quilts, Giveaway, Quilt Pattern

Beanie Cap Pattern Release & Giveaway

I am so excited to announce the release of my newest pattern, Beanie Cap! The Beanie Cap quilt pattern is currently available for sale in my Craftsy, Etsy, and Payhip stores for $6 through Sunday, July 12th, which is a savings of 33% off of its regular price. Inspired to make the most of the 1/2 yard bundles I purchased from Alyssa @Pile...

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Triangle Transparency (Orange)
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2015 Finished Quilts, Blog Hop, Quilt Pattern

Triangle Transparency Blog Hop – Wrap-Up

I love the Triangle Transparency pattern so much that I decided to create another quilt to share with you today! I knew I wanted to do something special with the bundle of orange Carolyn Friedlander fabrics that I picked up at QuiltCon, and I realized last week that the Triangle Transparency quilt would be the perfect pattern for these fabrics! I...

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Supernova Quilt by Kate @Thread Everywhere
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Triangle Transparency Blog Hop – Kate @Thread Everywhere

The next stop on the Triangle Transparency blog hop is hosted today by Kate @Thread Everywhere. Kate was recently selected as a favorite by Lee Heinrich @Freshly Pieced in the Supernova Friendship Swap due to her amazing hand quilting on her Supernova Quilt. I hope you hop over to check out her test version of the Triangle Transparency pattern today, but I hope...

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Twirling Aqua by Judy @Quilt Paradigm
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Triangle Transparency Blog Hop – Judy @Quilt Paradigm

The next stop on the Triangle Transparency blog hop is hosted today by Judy @Quilt Paradigm. Judy has named her test quilt "Shock Waves" and I can guarantee that you do not want to miss out on the amazing quilting detail that she put into her quilt; Judy is another masterful free motion quilter!  I hope you hop over to check out her...

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Renee with her quilts Flying North and Crystal City in the Massdrop booth at Quiltcon!
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Blog Hop, Quilt Pattern

Triangle Transparency Blog Hop – Renee @Quilts of a Feather

I just wanted to remind you that the first stop on the Triangle Transparency blog hop is hosted today by Renee @Quilts of a Feather. I would like to feature some of Renee’s other recent finishes here today. If you are unfamiliar with Renee and her work, she does amazing and beautiful free motion quilting. I hope you hop over to...

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Triangle Transparency
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2015 Finished Quilts, Quilt Gallery, Quilt Pattern, Quilts

Triangle Transparency Pattern Release & Blog Hop

I have been excited about this quilt and pattern for months, and I am so happy to be able to share Triangle Transparency with you today! Last August, I created a quilt design for the Facebook Quilt Design a Day (QDAD) group. The design seed image and my original quilt design are below. (It was only my third day of...

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Racetrack Quilt Pattern
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Racetrack Quilt {Pattern Release}

I am happy to announce that my Racetrack quilt pattern is available for purchase starting today!  Racetrack is a scrappy, fat quarter friendly quilt, and the pattern contains instructions for both fat quarters and quarter yard cuts of fabric. The pattern has options for 5 different quilt sizes: baby, lap, throw, twin, and queen. The steps have side-by-side illustrations, and I am excited to...

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Tessellated Leaves - Piecing and Quilting Detail
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2015 Finished Quilts, Blog Hop, Quilt Pattern

Tessellated Leaves Pattern Release & Blog Hop

I am happy to introduce the Tessellated Leaves Pattern and Blog Hop today!  The pattern contains detailed instructions for creating your choice of a two-color or four-color pieced quilt top in 5 different sizes: baby, lap, twin, full, or queen. It also has an explanation for how to adapt the pattern to create a color-wash effect, like in the queen sized Tessellated...

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Spring Rain Baby Quilt III - Teal and White
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2014 Finished Quilts, Quilt Pattern, Quilts, Tutorial

Spring Rain Baby Quilt Tutorial

I am so excited to share my first quilt pattern tutorial! A quick heads-up: The image and link below will jump you over to my Etsy shop to purchase a digital download of this pattern, if you are interested. In order to make the tutorial, I made one more version of Spring Rain in a baby size quilt, which is...

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