Excerpt from Everything’s Blooming: 30 Floral Wool Appliqué Quilt Blocks (Instruction booklet and full-size patterns).
I dye most of my own wool but I also like the challenge of finding a great wool skirt at a thrift store or a garage sale and giving it a new purpose. I get all my black backgrounds that way, in [...]
This beautiful free project comes from Transfer Embellish Stitch by Jen Fox and Sarah Case. Enjoy!
Finished size: 17 ̋ × 53 ̋ (or longer based on width of fabric used)
Motif: Intersect • Transfer method: Reusable Stencil • Embellishment technique: deColourant
A lightweight linen cowl is an outfit-making accent by day and a cozy barrier against a chill at night. Since the motif will be visible on both sides of the fabric, [...]
Prism, pieced by Paul Krampitz and quilted by Miriam March
Excerpt from Stacy Day’s Child’s Play Quilts.
I Love Ladybugs, pieced by Stacey Day and quilted by Miriam March
Have you noticed that once one friend, coworker, or relative announces that they are expecting, it seems like everyone else you know quickly follows suit? While making baby quilts to [...]
When I started machine quilting, I told my mom more than once that I'd never machine quilt a feather. Actually, I said this for a few years. Feathers to me had to be perfect and heirloom-looking, and I was pretty sure that I'd never quilt that style of quilt. After quilting full-time for customers for [...]
As I write this, February is a few days away and already I'm making plans. I'm a card-sending, old-fashioned letter writer, gift buyer, cookie maker, romantic-dinner planner ... you might say I just love Valentine's Day. I love when the day falls on Sunday. After church we head to our grocery store for [...]
It’s so exciting for me to see Floral Abundance available as a
pattern pack this month. It’s a quilt I
love and one that has brought me so much pleasure throughout its making: from
the challenge of its conception to the thrill of the design coming together to
its final hanging on the wall. To see it
as a [...]