Category Archives: Patterns

Craftsy Quilt Designer Fellowship

When I promised exciting changes coming earlier this year (meaning my new longarm), I had no idea just how exciting things were about to get! I am thrilled and honored to be able to tell you that Craftsy has selected me … Continue reading

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Quilt Challenge: “I’m a Sewciopath” & pattern

My local traditional quilt guild put out a “Say it with Flowers” challenge: we had to make a quilt that incorporated text and at least three floral fabrics. My husband and I recently read a whole lot about sociopathy and … Continue reading

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Red Diamonds quilt

I’m excited to reveal my latest quilt pattern, “Red Diamonds”! It is based on a traditional block called “Red Peony Buds.” The pattern for this quilt has just been released in the Spring 2016 issue of Modern Patchwork magazine. Because of … Continue reading

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Meeting of the Geese: MQG Quilt of the Month!

I am SO EXCITED to finally get to show you this quilt! It’s called “Meeting of the Geese,” and if you’re a member of the Modern Quilt Guild, this is the January Quilt of the Month, which means that you … Continue reading

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Celestial Orbs pattern is available!

I’m pleased to announce that the pattern for Celestial Orbs is up on Craftsy (for US customers) and PatternSpot (for international customers)! My lovely pattern testers improved this pattern greatly; you can see one version, by Tracy, here and here! Hers is Fourth of … Continue reading

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Celestial Orbs

My second entry to the Bloggers’ Quilt Festival is called Celestial Orbs: This quilt was inspired by the traditional “Robbing Peter to Pay Paul” block. The center stars are paper pieced: This makes really nice sharp , perfect points when … Continue reading

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Dogwood Blossoms Appliqué Quilt (and pattern!)

I am so excited to finally show you this finished quilt that I made what seems like ages ago—I had to keep it under wraps until now, because it’s coming out as a pattern in the April/May issue of McCall’s … Continue reading

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Paper Cranes quilt pattern available!

The pattern for my quilt Paper Cranes is now available on Craftsy (for U.S. folks) and PatternSpot (for the international crowd)!   The paper piecing pattern includes three sizes (baby, lap, and queen), along with quilting and binding suggestions. Or use … Continue reading

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