Author Archives: Heather Peterson

About Heather Peterson

Quilt pattern designer

Tallinn Sweater

I’ve had a few things on my clothing “to make” list for quite a while.  The Tallinn Sweater by Hey June is one of those things.   I happened to have the perfect knit in my stash – inspired by … Continue reading

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More In Bloom

One of my Joyful Stitcher trunk shows came home the other day and I got a chance to take a few photos of one of the projects that I haven’t shared yet.   It’s yet another “In Bloom” runner.  I … Continue reading

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In Bloom Christmas Style

For those of you who have been following me for a while, you know I make a new quilted Christmas item each year.  This year, it’s already finished because I worked on this fall.  That doesn’t usually happen – last … Continue reading

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Black Friday Sale and New Fabrics

It’s a cold and sunny day here in Minnesota and I’m happy to be sitting in my warm house with my warm cup of tea.  I’m also happy for another reason – I have new fabrics in my shop and … Continue reading

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Sept 2017

Life is busy, isn’t it?  Life is so often about efficiency and whatever is most pressing.  But there is so much in life that is precious to enjoy amongst all the work.  With everything going on, I feel like I finish very little to share.  … Continue reading

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Summer Stitch Along Part 9 – Embellishing

I’ve been trying to sneak in some hand stitching over the past couple weeks.  I’ve finished 3 of the 4 blocks and have a pretty good start on the 4th block.  I have 5 more days before “summer” is over and … Continue reading

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Ideas for Stitching Stems – Summer Stitch Along Part 8

As part of the Summer Stitch along, I wanted to share some ideas for stitching stems. You can use the whip stitch that I shared in this post, but it’s kind of fun to mix it up a little.  The photo … Continue reading

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