Longarm Quilting Wonky Stars

Wonky Stars QuiltThis was a fun quilt to have on my longarm quilting machine!  I love the colors and the quirky points on the stars.  My instructions for quilting it were to keep it fun but not childish and to blend the thread color with the front and back. [Read more…]

Splendid Sampler Wings

#SplendidSampler Block 2Block number two uses 1 1/2″ pieces to make butterflies.  This block also has embroidered antennas. [Read more…]

The Splendid Sampler with Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson

Completed Heart Applique Block for #SplendidSamplerThe Splendid Sampler is designed by Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson with several other sewing/quilting teachers. This is a F R E E quilt along!  I’m drawn to this project because it promises to vary in techniques as well as provide lots of extra project ideas – and it’s free! The blocks are 6 1/2″ unfinished and will total 100 after a year.  If you’d like to join, click here. [Read more…]

Circle Quilt

Circle Quilt from "Quilts Without Corners"

Circle Quilt from “Quilts Without Corners”

When a group of quilters get an idea… it’s a wonderful thing!  My friend Jolene found a book detailing how to make circle quilts, “Quilts without Corners”.  Our group jumped at the project.  Here’s the process of my quilt: [Read more…]

A Woodland Quilt

lindasquilt1In November of 2014 my friend Linda asked me to make a quilt for her son for CHRISTMAS 2014!  She wanted something with a woodsy theme and told me her son loved fishing.  Linda and her husband have a small cabin on their property. The wheels in my head started turning…. [Read more…]