ombre crib quilt, Kona Skinny Strips

Ombre crib quilt top sneak peak

I resisted the very strong urge to start a new project Saturday night and instead finished up the ombre crib quilt top I’ve been working on. I made it from … Continue Reading →

Ombre crib quilt

Ombre crib quilt tutorial

This quilt in progress has gotten some buzz on Instagram from a few folks who think it looks a whole lot more complicated than it is. So today I’m bringing … Continue Reading →


Maple Leaf Log Cabin quilt pattern available for download

I’ve loved this quilt since the moment I started it. And judging from all the Facebook likes, retweets and hearts on Instagram, you all do too. Now you can make … Continue Reading →

monkey quilt, fusible web, applique monkey quilt, crib quilt, applique,

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 →

How to make double pinwheels from squares

How to make double pinwheels from squares

It’s time for another post in the Triangle Boot Camp series. This week you’ll learn how to make double pinwheels from squares. That’s right, there’s no sewing on a stretch … Continue Reading →

How to make quarter square triangles from squares,

How to make quarter square triangles from squares

Piecing triangles can be a nightmare. Sewing on the bias can stretch out the seam, warping the block, getting the points all out of whack and giving you a block … Continue Reading →

Superman quilt with instructions and fabric requirements,

‘Man of Steel’ inspired quilt

It is a pretty rare occasion when I know exactly what I’m going to do with a piece of fabric when I buy it. Normally I see a fabric I … Continue Reading →


Another UFO down!

One of the gals in my sit-n-sew was expecting her first child and trying to start and finish a chevron baby quilt before the little guy arrived. She was already … Continue Reading →

Carol Doak, paper piecing, quilting,

Improve your quilting with a Craftsy class by Carol Doak

My quilting changed forever when I took a class from Carol Doak. She came to lecture and teach classes at my quilt guild and that class transformed me from a … Continue Reading →

How to strip piece small squares for a quilt border -

How to strip piece without pins

For my king-sized snowball quilt I decided to echo the 2-inch squares than make up the nine patches in the center of the quilt in the border. That meant creating … Continue Reading →