I love quilts, designing, sewing and teaching. My curvy looking patterns can be made entirely with straight seams. Please join me on the road, at my sewing machine or in my studio.
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As You Wish - a pattern story
One of my latest patterns features a curvy star design. It is a favorite of mine and I have been playing with this star for a while in different sizes even mini.
But what brought it all together and completely changed the design was the addition of a ribbon block.
This ribbon can be used to convey a subtle message. It’s color representing a cause dear to the heart of the quilt
maker and possibly the recipient. Alternately the ribbon can be signed for a unique signature quilt/ just ...
As You Wish
Here are the light and dark versions during my backyard photo shoot ! What a difference color will make!
Let me know which one you like better 😊
I’m looking forward to teaching this quilt as a worshop this summer.
Welcome to our first Quilt Along! Join the fun and l et me teach you how to make my quilt: Spinning Wheels. See how easy it is to make a curved quilt all while sewing straight seams using Peeled-Back Patchwork. I designed the Quilt Along so we can work on a different part of the quilt every day. I have allowed time for everyone to catch up before I post the next step. Best of all you can use your scraps . The majority of the pieces needed are 2-1/2" squares, which you may have already cut or you can easily cut from pre-cuts; strips, charms, and even 10" squares. Click here for your List of Materials and Supplies: I will post the cutting instructions tomorrow (19 Mar 2020) at 8:00am EST Piecing and sewing instructions for each day will be on my blog at 8:00am EST, starting Monday, March 23 and every morning thereafter until completion. Join me on Facebook live 10:00am EST tomorrow to give you a short introduction, talk about fabric and supp
? GOT SCRAPS?? - I know you do, so here is my Summer Quilt Challenge for you! Use up some of your colorful scraps: 3-1/2", 2-1/2, and 2" squares to make a Fish Tail Quilt. Here are some images to get you inspired and started. I will post the approximate number of squares needed for a 30" x 30" and 30" x 40" quilt in the comments.- so who wants to play? Check below for the recommended number and sizes for the quilt. Challenge: Come up with an original way to let your fish swim . The design is basic and works well in a mock-up so you can plan your colors. Plan on using these Scraps for a 30" x 30" or 30" x 40" quilt: background squares 100 - 3-1/2” squares 100 - 2” squares, folded in half to make folded triangles to form the fish body. colorful scrappy squares 50 - 3-1/2” squares for the fish body 50 - 2-1/2” squares for the tail