AQS adds quilt show in Daytona Beach

American Quilter’s Society has added an eighth quilt show to its 2016 schedule in Florida.¬†The newest¬†QuiltWeek show will be held February 24 through 27 at the Ocean Center, 101 North … Continue Reading →


January Block of the Month

Here we go! I am so excited to make this quilt. There are new techniques, time-saving tricks and tips to improve your accuracy. If you followed along in 2014, then … Continue Reading →, free block of the month 2015, Calypso kaleidoscope, Moda Calypso Batiks

Calypso Kaleidoscope – 2015 Block of the Month pattern reveal

It’s time to unveil the 2015 Block of the Month quilt. Next year’s BOM will be sponsored by Moda Fabrics. I will be using the new Calypso Batiks line, which … Continue Reading →

Quilt Addicts Anonymous Block of the Month

December block of the month

We’ve made it! Here is the final video tutorial and pattern for the 2014 Quilt Addicts Anonymous Block of the Month. To celebrate, I’m hosting a contest on my Facebook … Continue Reading →

Angela's baptism quilt,

Angela’s baptism quilt

One of the ministries of my church is to give each person that is baptized a quilt to commemorate the day. The group that makes them, the Baptismal Quilters, is … Continue Reading →

M6221, McCalls, baptism gown, satin, lace, sewing tips

Satin, lace and a 4 a.m. finish

Satin and lace can be very scary materials to work with when you’re used to 100 percent quilting cotton, but I found that they really weren’t all that bad. The … Continue Reading →


November Block of the Month

We’re almost to the end of the 2014 Block of the Month. The November block includes three different techniques. We’ve done them all before, so this will be a good … Continue Reading →

Quilting the New Classics, Michelle Muska, modern quilting, contemporary quilting

‘Quilting the New Classics’ connects contemporary, modern

“Quilting the New Classics” is a collection of patterns from big name designers featuring a traditional and modern interpretation of 10 quilt blocks. With 20 quilt designs in all, the … Continue Reading →

Olfa, #Olfa35

Almost Famous

I’ve got some very fun news to share this week. Earlier this year I was asked to create a block for the Olfa 35th anniversary quilt to be debuted at … Continue Reading →

The Sewing Party

DIY industry’s biggest names team up to create ‘The Sewing Party’

Spurred by a lack of sewing education in the schools, several of the biggest names in the DIY industries are teaming up to create The Sewing Party. The Party is … Continue Reading →