Kelly from My Quilt Infatuation is celebrating the publication of her book, Stash Statement, today! (Psst, I hear she has a giveaway or two on her blog, so you probably don't want to miss it.) Also, be sure to visit Stash Statement publisher Martingale as well. Stash Statement (Amazon, Etsy) (non-affiliate links) contains instructions for an easy introduction into improvisation and it is...
It has been such an honor to co-host the New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop for 3 years (2015, 2016, and 2017). I am so grateful to Beth from Cooking up Quilts, Jen from Dizzy Quilter, Tish from Tish n' Wonderland, and Sandra from mmm! Quilts for co-hosting the event in 2018. If you have been blogging less than 3 years,...
Today, I am really excited to share about a new book by Maria Shell: Improv Patchwork. When getting to know more about Maria and her goals for writing Improv Patchwork, I was especially struck by her statement:
The techniques in this book are designed to empower you to stitch without knowing where it may lead.
The book itself is broken into...
Welcome to the third and final day of the Cloud9 New Block Blog Hop! Today’s group is being hosted by Stephanie @Late Night Quilter.
Wednesday, September 14th
Host: Stephanie @Late Night Quilter
Kathy @Kathys Kwilts and More
Paige @Quilted Blooms
Mary @Strip Quilts Pass it On
Allison @Woodberry Way
Seven @The Concerned Craft
Olusola @Alice Samuel’s Quilt Co.
Ann @Brown Paws Quilting
Jodie @Persimmon + Pear
Vicki @Orchid Owl Quilts
Kitty @Night Quilter
Francine @Mocha Wild...
Welcome to the second day of the Cloud9 New Block Blog Hop! Today’s group is being hosted by Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs.
Tuesday, September 13th
Host: Cheryl @Meadow Mist Designs
Miranda @I Have Purple Hair
Jennifer @The Inquiring Quilter
Sarah @123 Quilt
Leanne @Devoted Quilter
Jen @Patterns By Jen
Jennifer @RV Quilting
Sharon @Yellow Cat Quilt Designs
Jen @A Dream and A Stitch
Jen @Faith and Fabric
Carole @Carole Lyles Shaw
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...
Co-sponosored by: Aurifil Threads, Schmetz Needles, and Janome
I am so excited to help continue the blog hop to celebrate the 85th anniversary of Jaftex. If you are a new visitor to my site, welcome, and I hope you come back to visit again soon! I had the pleasure of receiving a 20-piece fat quarter bundle called Fusion Illusion from Blank Quilting. I played with organizing groups of...
Jaftex, a family run textile business, is Celebrating a Milestone! Happy 85th Anniversary, Jaftex! Jaftex is the parent company for Blank Quilting, Studioe Fabrics, and Henry Glass Fabrics. Jaftex Corp. was founded in the 1930’s when Jacob A. Fortunoff started selling fabric on the streets of New York. At that time, the mainstay of the business was women’s sleepwear and lingerie. In...
There are only a few more days to sign up to participate in the 2015 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop! The sign up form will be available until May 31, 2015, or until we reach 100 participants, so if you are interested in participating in the 2015 New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop and have been blogging mainly about modern quilting*,
for less than...
Last year I participated in the 2014 New Quilt Bloggers Blog hop hosted by Beth @plum and june. I am so thankful to Beth for facilitating the group discussions and blog hop; I learned so much. A year ago I didn't know about link parties, Bloglovin', or really how to participate in the online community. This year, a group of...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Thank you so much for following along on the Tessellated Leaves Blog Hop this week! I have really enjoyed seeing the beautiful quilts that the pattern testers created, and I hope you found some quilting inspiration in their quilts and blogs. In case you missed details on any of the wonderful quilts, here are all the stops on the Tessellated...
The next stop on the Tessellated Leaves Blog Hop is Pam who blogs over at PBarrettHill Fashion (pbarretthillfashion.blogspot.com). Pam made a four-color baby sized version of Tessellated Leaves. I hope you go visit her today to get more details about her Tessellated Leaves quilt. I met Pam through her comments on my blog; she enthusiastically offered to test my pattern and I look forward to getting to...
The next stop on the Tessellated Leaves Blog Hop is Shauna who blogs over at Shauna's World (shaunas-world.blogspot.com). Shauna made a four-color lap sized version of Tessellated Leaves. I hope you go visit her today to get more details about her Tessellated Leaves quilt and have a look at some of her other wonderful quilts, like her Cupid Shuffle quilt. I met Shauna through the 2014 New Quilt Blogger Blog Hop sponsored by...
The next stop on the Tessellated Leaves Blog Hop is Laurel who blogs over at Drowning in Fabric (drowninginfabric.wordpress.com). Laurel made a four-color lap sized version of Tessellated Leaves. I hope you go visit her today to get more details about her Tessellated Leaves quilt and have a look at some of her other wonderful quilts, like her Anchors Aweigh quilt. I met Laurel through the 2014 New Quilt Blogger...
The next stop on the Tessellated Leaves Blog Hop is Audrey who blogs over at Hot Pink Quilts (hotpinkquilts.blogspot.com). Audrey made a two-color baby sized version of Tessellated Leaves using shot cottons. I hope you go visit her today to get more details about her Tessellated Leaves quilt and have a look at some of her other wonderful quilts, like The Ranch Quilt which...