Meet my newest foundation paper piecing pattern: Ellie the Elephant! Ellie the Elephant was designed in EQ8, is a beginning to intermediate fpp pattern, and comes in both 6" x 6" and 9" x 9" finished sizes. To celebrate the release of the Ellie the Elephant FPP pattern, I'm having a pattern sale in my… Continue reading Memorial Day Pattern Sale on Etsy
It's the 25th of May, which means block five in the Clementine Quilt Along is available. If this is your first time hearing about it, it’s a quilt along by Fat Quarter Shop that runs for the first half of this year as the blocks are released one at a time. Each month’s block becomes available… Continue reading Clementine Quilt Along with Fat Quarter Shop – Block Five
I have a new quilt tutorial and it's a fun one! The Regent Street Star quilt is a jumbo-sized quilt that goes together super fast (I had the top sewn up in less time than it took me to watch a movie!). Along with the goal of a creating a quick pattern, I also wanted… Continue reading Regent Street Star Quilt – Free Tutorial
I want you to meet one of my latest foundation paper piecing patterns: the Hummingbird Quilt Block! I listed this pattern in my Craftsy and Etsy shops awhile ago, but never formally introduced it. 😉 The Hummingbird Quilt Block FPP Pattern is a fun block that has both 6" x 6" and 9" x 9"… Continue reading Hummingbird FPP Quilt Block
I frequently get asked questions about designing patterns and although I've only been sharing patterns online for about a year, I'd love to give a little insight into the design process. An integral part of the design process for me is the Electric Quilt software. I purchased EQ7 about a year ago (and have since upgraded… Continue reading EQ8 Tutorial: Create your own foundation paper peicing (FPP) pattern
My friend Lindsey over at Primrose Cottage Quilts is talented in so many ways--she's a quilter, blogger, and pattern designer, plus she runs a long-arm quilting business with her mom! She recently quilted my Valentine Swoon quilt for me and I absolutely love it! This is the first time I've sent a quilt off to… Continue reading Valentine Swoon Quilt
Foundation paper piecing (FPP) was something on my list of things to try for years. I was a little nervous to make the first attempt, but once I got the hang of it I fell in love! I think the nervousness that I felt is pretty common among quilters who haven't tried FPP yet and… Continue reading Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) Tutorial + Free FPP Pattern!