Cutting it.

Repetitive cutting is by far my least favorite part of the quilting process. Errors are irreversible and if you want to do it well, you have to really take your time and line… Continue reading

Technicolor quilt tutorial

Here it is, my first tutorial! I made the Technicolor quilt top and back with a mini jelly roll from the Simply Color collection by Simply V and two yards of Kona Bone.… Continue reading

Whipped up strips

I used to roll my eyes at people who said they “just whipped up a quilt top over the weekend,” but that’s exactly what I did with some fabric from my stash. I… Continue reading

Greenscape

I loved the ombre quilts made from Simply Color by Amy Smart at Diary of a Quilter and talked with Beth from Rock Paper Scissors about making a trio of samples for the… Continue reading

Swirly fun

I tried a new quilting design last night, inspired by some conversations about free motion and some of the amazing displays at Quiltcon. It still looks a little shaky, but each block looks… Continue reading

Charity quilt for the Austin Children’s Shelter

I had the honor of working on the North Jersey Quilt Guild’s charity quilt for the Austin Children’s Shelter. The Modern Quilt Guild held a call for blocks in the Quiltcon colors, and… Continue reading

Skylar’s skyline quilt

My original design for Fiona’s skyline quilt included gray buildings and a black printed sky. But a monochromatic color scheme didn’t seem very appropriate for a baby (at the time), and I fell… Continue reading

Works in progress

I’ve been super busy on the quilt front in the last month, with no real finishes to show for it. But the process has been fun. I’ve been leading a project for the… Continue reading

Pinkscape

I’m continuing playing with the Simply Color line of fabrics by making a trio of mini quilts for display at Rock Paper Scissors. First up is Pinkscape, which features 4″ squares of the… Continue reading