Author Archives: Heather Peterson

About Heather Peterson

Quilt pattern designer

The Joyful Stitcher

Today I get to introduce my latest book called “The Joyful Stitcher”. It’s different from what I have been doing lately, but when you’ve been in the industry for 20 years like I have, it’s time to shake things up … Continue reading

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Designer Spotlight

I’m just popping in quick to share with you an interview that I did with Henry Glass last week.  Every so often they do a “Designer Spotlight” and you get to learn more about their designers.  It’s been a long … Continue reading

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Big Splash

Today I get to share a new fabric line that I painted up last summer.  It’s called Big Splash and is available through Henry Glass.  It will be in stores in November, but the sales reps are currently showing it … Continue reading

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Hello again . . .

It’s been a while, hasn’t it?   I have a tendency to get so wrapped up in the book I’m writing that I forget about everything else while I’m working on it.  But I’ve been getting some emails wondering if … Continue reading

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Top 9 From 2016

A couple of years ago, I started out my blogging for that year by revisiting my favorite quilts from the previous year.  It was fun for me to see the quilts again – as so often I finish a quilt for a … Continue reading

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Christmas Quilt Tour

So are you ready for Christmas? I am almost ready.  I am finishing one last gift and need to do the rest of the wrapping.  There will be food to prepare and a few last-minute things to do. The gifts I have … Continue reading

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Preppy the Whale

Earlier this year I started a whale quilt for my oldest son.  His favorite show is Octonauts and he loves learning about ocean creatures.  So, when I saw the Preppy the Whale pattern by Elizabeth Hartman, I wanted to make … Continue reading

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