My friend Kim over at @robotmomsews recently had a birthday and I wanted to give her a unique present. She is the queen of unicorns and the only way I could give her a unicorn creation that she was guaranteed not to have was to design a new unicorn pattern myself! With that said, meet… Continue reading Magical Unicorn Paper Pieced Quilt Block
You might have noticed that I've been on a foundation paper piecing kick lately. I love a good paper pieced pattern, but have been wanting to get back to some traditional quilting patterns. This Sew in Love mini quilt pattern has been on my to-do list for several months and was the perfect pattern to… Continue reading Sew in Love Mini Quilt
I have a fast and fun new tutorial over at the Moda Bake Shop called Jelly Roll Hearts Table Runner. It goes together so quickly, you still have plenty of time to make one before Valentine's Day! I used a jelly roll from the fabric line Project Red by Sweetwater and it had the perfect combo… Continue reading Free Tutorial: Jelly Roll Hearts Table Runner
I am so excited to be sewing along with Fat Quarter Shop for the Clementine Quilt Along benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. As a little background, Fat Quarter Shop and Moda Fabrics organize a quilt along every year where they have an exclusive block pattern each month that is downloadable for free. They encourage… Continue reading Clementine Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop
I've had hearts on my mind the last couple weeks and after some late nights sewing, I have three new paper piecing patterns to show you! The first is Herringbone Heart. It's a beginner friendly foundation paper pieced (fpp) pattern that comes in three block sizes: 2" x 2", 4" x 4", and 6" x… Continue reading Hearts, Hearts, and More Hearts!
Have you tried curved piecing before? It's definitely a little different than piecing straight lines, but with a few tips and some practice, you'll be on your way to feeling comfortable with any curved piecing project! Below, you'll find a step by step photo tutorial for doing curved seams using pieces from my You… Continue reading Curved Piecing Tutorial
Over the years, I've realized that my quilting style lies somewhere in between traditional and modern. I especially love to mix classic with contemporary and use traditional blocks with more modern fabric or an unusual block placement. When I saw Vanessa Christenson's new Ombre Confetti Metallic line for Moda, I knew it would be the… Continue reading Confetti Cabins — Free Quilt Tutorial