Craftsy Notice
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Life, Quilt Pattern

Quilting Jetgirl Craftsy Shop Closing

I, along with all designers who have a Craftsy pattern store, received email notification of a change in the Craftsy marketplace on Wednesday. I am one of the many designers whose Craftsy shop will be closed effective on December 28, 2018. Other designers were informed that their shop will remain open, but some of their listings will or may be...

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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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Leaf / Vine FMQing Pattern
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Free Motion Quilting Tutorials

{Tutorial} Free Motion Quilting – Part II – Practice!

I want to pick back up where I left off in my Free Motion Quilting - Part I - Drawing Tutorial and mention again that I always start out working through new free motion quilting patterns by sketching and drawing on paper. I recently discussed this in my post about quilting flames on my Dragon Baby Quilt, and today...

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5 Pointed Star
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Free Motion Quilting Tutorials

{Tutorial} Free Motion Quilting – Part I – Drawing

There are a LOT of great tutorials and resources available to help you gain confidence and learn to free motion quilt on your home machine (a long arm is not required!). I was intimidated enough by the process that I took a class from Elizabeth Hartman in order to force myself to learn. I kept reading about the techniques, but...

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