Category Archives: Quilting

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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Choosing Fabrics for Starstruck

Today I want to share ideas for finding fabrics for the Starstruck quilts. This post is meant to be for both shop owners and quilters looking for fabrics, so some of the links in the post are to fabric distributors and some … Continue reading

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Introducing Starstruck

Today, I get to fully introduce the projects from my new booklet, Starstruck.  I did a preliminary introduction and talked a little about the technique in my last post (click here to view). It’s a technique that I found a … Continue reading

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Starstruck

It’s been a little quiet here on the old blog – but that usually means it’s very busy behind the scenes.  That has been the case over the last month, as I’ve been working on a new booklet.  I decided … Continue reading

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Painted Lady

So I have a new obsession. It surprisingly involves lots of handwork – Something I used to be quite impatient with, but am now thoroughly enjoying.   This obsession came about in June, when I went to the Minnesota Quilt Show.  … Continue reading

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Sorbet

I have another finished runner to share today.  I was excited to make this for several reasons – It’s one of my favorite runners from my Trendy Table book, I loved these fabrics/color combination, I have several places in my … Continue reading

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More Trendy Table Runners and Quilting Ideas

I spoke too quickly in my last post – We have now had a heat wave that reminds me of what our summer is normally like!   I am hiding out in my sewing room and enjoying the air conditioning.  It’s a chance … Continue reading

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