Author Archives: Heather Peterson

About Heather Peterson

Quilt pattern designer

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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Big Splash, Part 2

My latest fabric line, Big Splash previewed at market this spring.  I shared a little bit about the inspiration for the line in this post, if you want to read more about it.   It comes out in November, but is … Continue reading

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Summer Stitch Along – Part 7

  Summer is flying by! I have been getting some stitching done, but not as much as I would like.  This week is a good example of why – We are having 30 people for supper tonight and another 30 … Continue reading

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Garden Party

I finished a quilt that I have been working on for the last 11 months.  Yeah!  I saw it last year at the Minnesota quilt show in the Fiberworks Quilt Shop booth.  I debated for quite a while over if … Continue reading

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Summer Stitch Along, Part 6 – The Whipstitch

How is everyone coming with their Joyful Stitcher project?  I’m curious to hear where everyone is at.  I am sewing on mine much faster than I am blogging on it, but the next blog posts should be a lot less … Continue reading

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