A Baby Sized Communique Quilt Design

One of my lovely readers recently asked about making the Communique Quilt in a baby or crib sized version.  So, because I love creating layouts for quilts, I’ve come up with an altered version of the original throw pattern that is perfect for a baby quilt. For this design, I started with my original Communique Read More …

King-Size Communique Quilt Layout

I recently released the throw quilt pattern from my Communique Quilt, but have talked to a few people who are interested in making the design into a bed quilt.  Because of this, I’ve set up the full king-size layout for you.   In this version of the pattern, I’ve marked the throw quilt design in Read More …

WIP Wednesday – Duckling Quilt

After having my very own tiny human, I feel like quilting has really been on the back burner for me, but I recently got a chance to get down to my sewing space and finish up the quilt top that is supposed to be my daughter’s baby quilt.  Hey – maybe if I’m lucky I’ll Read More …

Zen Chic White Labyrinth Quilt

I’ve recently started another quilting project.  I’m making the White Labyrinth quilt by Zen Chic. As I mentioned in my post about my favorite quilt designers, I’ve been looking forward to making this quilt for a while, and I’m really glad to be getting the chance to do it. My Fabrics The materials list actually Read More …

My 3 Favorite Quilt Designers

While most of the quilts I have made in my time as a “quilter” have been basic designs using strips of fabric and half square triangles – there are a few quilt designers that I love. 3. Cluck, Cluck, Sew! Not only is Cluck, Cluck, Sew! one of my favorite quilt blogs, but her quilt Read More …

Shiny HSTs Chevrons and an HST Tutorial

Thanks to my attempt to avoid finishing the (not) Purdue quilt top last week, I got myself started on another – much smaller – project, using my fabrics with gold metallic ink.  For this project, I’m planning to use several fat quarters of fabric, along with a couple larger pieces of fabric I had in Read More …

More Quilting

I may have just finished a quilt top, but that doesn’t mean I’m planning on taking a break from my quilting.  I’ve already got another (allbeit much smaller) project in the works.  This one will actually be small enough that I’m hoping to attempt to machine quilt it myself, using my sewing machine.  This particular Read More …