Fabric Postcard Swap – Yes this is a thing!

When I saw Trina, @anotterlife on Periscope and blogs at in An Otter Life, was hosting a postcard swap I jumped on that like I pull into fabric shop parking lots: hard and fast! Apparently if you adhere to some basic postcard principles you can create a fabric post card with some stabilizer and fabric.…

Spiked Star – Free 12″ Paper Piece Quilt Block

I’m so excited to be here for the second annual New Quilt Block Hop! Last year I hosted with Cheryl, Yvonne & Stephanie but this year I’ve needed to focus on Mini Barn Quilts and prepping all the Country Living Exclusive blocks. This year we got to use this lovely color palette from Paintbrush Studio’s…

Patchwork Heart Block Pattern

I’ve been so excited to share this tutorial since I started sketching it out. Hearts are a popular block (I know I missed Valentine’s day by about a month but I couldn’t keep it to myself another year!) and this makes a great filler block with the Moda Spell it With Fabric letters. I’m co-hosting Moda’s 7th…

A Jelly Roll Slice Quilt for a Baby Boy!

I’m so excited to share what I made from the Fat Quarter Shop’s newest free video pattern, the Jelly Roll Slice. They provided the pattern and fabric and the timing was right as I was just deciding on a pattern for a friend’s upcoming shower! The fabric I used was Franklin by Denise Schmitt for…

Check out my Work In Country Living Magazine!

I’ve been quiet, but for that I will not apologize. The blog has been in a bit of a “hibernation” mode for a while because I was creating a small business and launching Mini Barn Quilts which (if you haven’t seen the video, posts or site) are wooden kits designed to create lovely little pieces…

Bleaching Quilting Cotton Fabric

When I was working on my recent Moda Bakeshop project, Granny Windermere’s Placemats I noticed that the background fabric that I chose was a bit busier than I had anticipated.  While pondering what to do I remembered listening to a podcast where an artist talked about over dying and bleaching fabric to give it a different…

Windermere Granny Square Placemats

I’m now a 2 time Moda Bake Shop baker! Today my latest Moda Bake Shop post, Granny Windermere’s Placemats went up on their site, you can check out the full post over at the Moda Bake Shop. I used the lovely Windermere line by Brenda Riddle Designs for this post and while it’s a bit…

Sneak Peek at Mini Barn Quilts and A Fabric Giveaway!

Okay so many of you have seen the previews either on Periscope or Instagram but here’s another and the first official, first video, first time lapse sneak peek of my Mini Barn Quilt Kits in action (more about them below the video) So yea, I had a crazy idea that I wanted to be able…