Category Archives: Pattern of the Week

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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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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Sourcing Materials for Wool and the Joyful Stitcher Projects

In my last few posts, I mentioned that I would get to answering some of the questions that you all had about the projects in my new book, The Joyful Stitcher.  Many of them centered around where to get materials, … Continue reading

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The Joyful Stitcher Winners

Life has been really busy since I got back from Quilt Market, so I am still playing catch-up.  On my to-do list is getting this blog post done so I can announce the winners of the Joyful Stitcher books.  I … Continue reading

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The Joyful Stitcher – Part 2

Today I’m going to continue with my preview of my newest book, “The Joyful Stitcher”.  (To see part 1 of the preview, click here.)  I will share 4 more projects from the book today and in Part 3, I will … Continue reading

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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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