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52 Quilters – 2017-Week 22

I am so honored this week to be part of the 52 Quilters Project started up by Chris Webb a few years ago. Primarily an Instagram concept 52Quilters is "an experiment in quilty communication. A new quilter every week!"  Chris started this a while back - maybe 2 years ago??  And I have been on a long waiting list to get a chance to share the Blue Nickel World Viewpoint (that is a thing you know :)  ) with more quilters! So check both of the Instagram Feeds here...

Lilla and Aria

Here's more catching up with Happy Mail fabric that came into the studio in Late February this year (it can't be mid May already can it??) Jinksies! Crystal over at Windham Fabrics sent these fun little charm packs of  Lilla by Lotta Jansdotter and Aria by Kelly Ventura -- they go SO WELL together don't they?? I am always a bit stymied by pre-cuts. They are so pretty on their own - but I usually use different odd sizes for almost all of my patterns, so pre-cuts have never been my bag. But...

Garden Delights

I was soooo freaking excited to get this line, Garden Delights, by Gray Sky Studio for In the Beginning Fabrics. I have posted a couple of photos on my Instagram feed, but I also wanted to give a little more time to the line with a blog post as well. Among other things, I really want to use these  prints in conjunction with the Bird and Flower blocks that I have been showing on Instagram as well. My wonderful Mother in Law, Betty,  hand embroidered a BUNCH ( I...

New York Beauties & Flying Geese Blog Tour

Hey there, So happy to be coming to you today on my friend Carl Hentsch's  Blog Tour for New York Beauties and Flying Geese, his newest book! I think the first time that I met Carl in person was at Quilt Market (no idea which one or what year). We were talking, and he showed me a "few" ideas for quilts that he had for Generation Q Magazine where I was the Community Editor for about 5 years. "A Few" patterns that he had designed...