Quilt Using Communique Layout Places at MQX Midwest Quilt Show

I was super excited to hear from the lovely Rhonda at RhondaDort.com that her Pink & Green Vintage Linens Quilt took 3rd Place at the MQX Midwest Quilt Show. Her quilt, which features pieces of vintage linens, was made using my Communique Quilt diagram in the throw size.  The finished product is lovely and reminds Read More …

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. Baby Communique Quilt For this design, I started with 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 …

WIP Wednesday – A Day Late

I feel like I never have time to get any sewing done since Milli showed up.  I’m certainly home just as much as I was before she was born, and Milli doesn’t require a lot right now, but she seems to want to be held constantly in the evenings, to the point that I can’t Read More …

My Quilt Design Process

Though it’s something I haven’t had much time for with the new baby, I love making quilts.  I think it’s the concept of taking a stack of fabrics that anyone could have and making something completely my own. My design process usually starts with a specific fabric or concept.  I often find myself attracted to Read More …

WIP Wednesday – Star Blocks

I made a bit more progress on my Fuzzy Duckling quilt over the weekend.  I managed to make time to complete 4 more of the star blocks, giving me 5 finished.  That’s exactly half of them!  The only problem was it took me about 3 hours to cut and piece them all. I seem to Read More …

WIP Wednesday – Just Ducky

I’ve felt like a slacker for the better part of a year, as I just haven’t felt the urge to do much sewing. But, thanks to baby Spot, I have a good reason to get back into my sewing room.  Yes for baby quilts! I never seem to have a problem picking out quilt patterns Read More …

Lydia’s Baby Quilt

Anna just made a quilt for her friend Lydia’s baby, Daniela.  It’s a scrappy rail fence pattern with a clean grey border. I personally love a good scrappy quilt, and baby quilts are a great way to use up some of those novelty prints in your stash. Anna also hand quilts all of her projects.  Read More …