Time to Make a Bag

Time to Make a Bag! I’ve been making some quick and easy bags as samples for a class.  With just three fabrics, I can make bags in three different sizes. First, I make the straps for handles. Then I build the body of the bag:  a layer of batting, a layer for the...

Flanges, Borders, and Miters – Oh My!

Flanges, Borders, and Miters – Oh My! I was asked to teach a class on borders and bindings, so we put together a simple table runner.  We decided to add mitered corners on one border and a flange to learn a couple of new techniques.  Here’s the beginning...

New Pattern! – Rainbow Drops

Rainbow Drops Pattern I have a new pattern release this week – introducing Rainbow Drops!  This pattern was inspired by my friend, Cindy Lohbeck of Dyehard’s Studios.  Cindy dyes fabric, and in this case, quilting cotton.  She recently developed Charm...

Paper Piecing

Paper Piecing Paper Piecing is one of those techniques a quilter either loves or hates.  I enjoy paper piecing, although I don’t do it very often. I came across a paper pieced pattern that I had planned to make for a dear friend.  I finally sat down to work on...

Wrapping Up Color Dance

Wrapping Up Color Dance I’m finishing up the last couple of months of the Color Dance Block of the Month.  So much fun! Even though it’s not made up of Flying Geese, I was able to use my Wing Clipper to trim the units for this tree.  The points on the tree...

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