I don’t know what it is with this scrappy yellow log cabin quilt top that I just finished, but it has been a while since I completed a quilt top that I am this pleased with. Something about collecting all these different shades of yellow and then getting the overall voice of the quilt to…

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Are you fascinated by small scale piecing and miniature quilts? Have you ever found yourself admiring a small log cabin quilt block in a magazine, in a show, or at your local guild and thinking “Oh, that looks so amazing and way too difficult for me”? In quilting, a small scale usually means it is…

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There are several ways to make log cabin quilts, but our favorite method is foundation paper piecing. The reason is that you get perfectly accurate quilts every time. Even those of us who are not that great at piecing accurately (..that would be me) can up their game tremendously by using foundation paper piecing. Here…

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Join me for a chat about applique threads and being a beginner while we machine applique down this cute running rabbit…or maybe its a hare. This is a block in the upcoming Block of the Month program I will be releasing later this summer.        

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I am hankering for a fun and not-too-self-important applique quilt. Do you know what I mean? Something playful and pretty. For the last month I have been designing on just such a quilt. A little whimsical and folk-art inspired in the vibrant and funky fabrics that I love. I made a little video of the…

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After years interacting with quilters of all levels, I have learned that many of us have a stash of “super” special” fabric that we love, but don’t use. The reasons may differ: sometimes the fabrics have a personal history attached to them. They are bits and pieces inherited from grandma, or they are dad’s old…

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The latest issue of Quilts and More (Autumn 2018)  is hitting the shelves today and my quilt Lantern Glow, is featured inside. You can pick up your copy of the magazine at your local quilt store, Amazon, or a number of online quilt shops. I used fabric from the French company FrouFrou. Its a mix…

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