Oh Happy Day
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2016 Finished Quilts, Quilt Pattern, Quilts

Oh Happy Day – MQG QOM November 2016

I am thrilled to get to share a bit of secret sewing with you today! Oh Happy Day is my contribution to the Modern Quilt Guild's Quilt of the Month (QOM) program and is the featured design and pattern for November. Oh Happy Day is a playful exploration of traditional blocks in a very non-traditional layout. The design aims to...

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Tiled Parquet - Quilt Photography by Michelle Bartholomew
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2016 Finished Quilts, Giveaway, Quilt Pattern

Tiled Parquet – Quilt Theory Pattern Release

I am so giddy with excitement to finally get to share details about this quilt and project with you that I don't quite know where to start. I suppose the best place would be with an amazing photograph, right?? I would like to introduce you to Tiled Parquet, my quilt pattern for the debut pattern collection of Quilt Theory. Quilt Theory...

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Bundle Buster
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Quilt Pattern

Bundle Buster Pattern Release

I am thrilled to announce Bundle Buster is available as a stand alone pattern today! I am offering Bundle Buster on sale for $8 (20% off) for the first week (through September 29th), and you can purchase the downloadable PDF from my Craftsy and Etsy stores. Bundle Buster is also going to be carried as a printed pattern by Brewer...

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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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Bundle Buster
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2016 Finished Quilts, Quilt Pattern, Quilts

Bundle Buster {August Stash Builder Box Pattern}

I am so thrilled to get to share with you my latest quilt finish and newest quilt pattern today: Bundle Buster! I teamed up with Amanda @Stash Builder Box, and Bundle Buster will be one of the two patterns included in the August Stash Builder Box. So after you read all about the pattern and my version of the...

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Quilt Pattern

Christmas in July 72 Hour Bundle Sale

I am super excited to say that the 72 hour flash sale for an amazing "Christmas in July" themed bundle has officially started! is now over. I am going to leave the description of the sale below, and I look forward to next year! 21 different pattern designers have teamed up to offer 23 different unique patterns for quilts, bags,...

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Quilt Pattern

Christmas in July Pattern Bundle {Coming Soon}

I have joined a talented group of pattern designers to bring you a great Christmas in July pattern bundle in a little less than one week. Mark your calendars for July 11th, since the sale will kick off at 3pm EST | Noon PST and will run for only 72 hours! I can assure you that you won’t want...

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Double Mobius
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2016 Finished Quilts, Blog Tour, Quilt Pattern

Introducing Double Mobius {Desert Bloom Blog Tour}

I was introduced to Amanda @The Quilted Fish last year when I chose to participate in the Modern Quilt Guild's Riley Blake fabric challenge. The fabric they selected to use was The Cottage Garden, which was designed by Amanda. I jumped at the chance to participate because the colorway, patterns, and detail in her prints really spoke to me, and...

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High Road Low Road Quilt Pattern
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Quilt Pattern

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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Quilt Pattern

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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Blog Hop, Quilt Pattern

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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Blog Hop, Quilt Pattern

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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Quilt Pattern

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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Quilt Pattern, Quilt Tutorials

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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