Crossing Stars - a block tutorial using Half Rectangle Triangles that are not as difficult as you think!
Fabriquilt Block Hop 2015 - a block tutorial using the Tri-Recs ruler set and squares.
Marker-dyed quilt blocks. I used this technique to make quilts with my son's school. Each student drew two pictures then we treated them to get the tie-dyed effect. What a colourful memory!
How to make a striped pillowcase with appliqued name on the cuff. The perfect birthday present for classmates!
String or selvedge tote bag tutorial. Use up those strings by foundation piecing a large piece of fabric, then french seam and bind. A project you can start and finish in 2-3 hours!
Choosing a pattern for someone can be very difficult. Teens can be exceptionally hard to please. Here are some things to consider then planning your next project.
Mary is a local quilting friend who loves to piece, but gets bogged down during quilting. These are 2 of the quilts I machine quited for her this spring :)
Working with local schools has been very fun and the students are pushing me to design ever more interesting layouts from simple subunits. Take a look at the third quilt I helped to make this year!
Memory quilts aren't always cute and cuddly, this t-shirt quilt is all about hard rock and good times!
A local Mom asked me to turn her children's baby outfits into a bed-sized quilt and I happily agreed!
A very sentimental Mom asked me to make a bed-sized quilt from her children's baby clothes, and this is going to be one beautiful memory quilt!