Lake Tahoe Placemats
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2015 Finished Quilts, Quilted Placemats

Lake Tahoe Placemats

Another set of friends got married a week and a half ago, so I thought another set of 4 placemats were in order. My friends got married along Lake Tahoe, and the beautiful setting seemed like the perfect inspiration point again. Diving back into the bundle of Denyse Schmidt solids, I found a lovely grouping that I had a hard...

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California Sunset Fade Placemats
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2015 Finished Quilts, Quilted Placemats

California Sunset Fade {Placemats}

I had a lot of fun making this set of 4 placemats for friends last week. Now that they have received the placemats, I can tell you about them! My friends are amazing individuals, and a wonderful couple. She fell in love with flying on their first date and is a certified pilot now, too. They built a custom airplane...

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Parallelogram Placemats
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2014 Finished Quilts, Quilted Placemats

Parallelogram Placemats {Completed Project}

I was able to finish up the Parallelogram Placemats on Wednesday afternoon. For the quilting, I went with a straight line stitch offset from the main parallelogram column seams. The quilted lines are ~1" apart at the widest. I think the quilting detail and binding really help to frame the tops out nicely. I like that the binding color was included...

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Parallelogram Placemat Tutorial
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General Tutorials, Quilted Placemats

Parallelogram Placemats {Tutorial}

I have been commissioned to create a set of 8 parallelogram placemats, and I want to share a quick tutorial for how to piece this fun 12.5" by 19" placemat pattern with you today. But first, let me talk about some more details about the background of this project. With input from me about the amount of fabric required, my customer selected and...

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