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Sock Monkey crib quilt pattern is here!

The Sock Monkey crib quilt pattern is easily the most popular quilt I’ve ever made on this blog. Two years after I made it, the blog post is still among … Continue Reading →

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Just Hangin’ Around

This is the first in a series of crib quilt I’m working on that takes a modern twist on pictorial kit quilts that were popular in the mid-20th Century. I … Continue Reading →

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Jungle baby quilt reveal!

It was the morning of my sister’s baby shower, and I showed up at my sister’s house with a cardboard gift box. Instead of giving her the present, I locked … Continue Reading →

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Jungle baby quilt sneak peak

My sister is expecting her first baby in May. She is my only sister, so that means I was tasked with designing an extra special quilt for her baby. I … Continue Reading →

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New baby, new junlge crib quilt design

I’m going to have a new nephew in a couple months so that means it is baby quilt time. My very practical sister who is already thinking ahead to baby … Continue Reading →

Monkey crib quilt

I should have had my quilt judged

I love “Hangin’ Around.” I designed the pattern, pieced, appliqued and quilted it myself. I am very proud of my work. But I didn’t have it judged in the Great … Continue Reading →

Christmas New York Beauty

Quilt retreat is coming!

In two days I’ll be on my way to Quilt Retreat in rural DeWitt, Iowa, for four days of quilting, eating and sleeping. That’s it. There’s no laundry to do, … Continue Reading →

Monkey quilt

The monkey baby quilt is taking shape

A couple weeks ago I teased you all with a post about a baby quilt I’m working on that features a giant monkey hanging from a tree branch.¬†Well today comes … Continue Reading →

Modern quilt inspired by an antique

I’m working on a new baby quilt. I designed the pattern to be a modern version of the pictorial kit quilts that were popular in the mid-20th Century. I have … Continue Reading →

Spring Flowers table runner pattern

I’ve designed a spring flowers table runner that I’m teaching as part of a beginner quilting class. It’s a quick and easy project for quilters of all skill levels. You … Continue Reading →