Destination: Quilt Along - Block 3

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The weeks are flying by! Today is the day for the third block in the Destination: Quilt Along! This week's block is called "Fair in a Square," and it's a fun block with an ice cream truck on it!

Ice cream truck quilt block for Destination: Quilt Along

The pattern and tutorial for Block 3 is on Abbie's blog HERE!

Destination: Quilt Along

Destination: Quilt Along - Block 2

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

It's time for the second block in the Destination: Quilt Along! This one is a camper, and it really takes me for a trip down memory lane!

Tear drop camper quilt block

The pattern and tutorial for Block 2 is on April's blog HERE!

Destination: Quilt Along

Destination: Quilt Along - Block 1

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The "Destination: Quilt Along" starts today! Take a trip with us as we travel around the world from our sewing rooms! There will be one new FREE quilt block released each week during the quilt along for a total of 12 blocks!

Canyon quilt block for the Destination Quilt Along

The pattern and tutorial for Block 1 is on Sandy's blog HERE. It's a canyon!

Destination Quilt Along

Scenic Route - A FREE Quilt Block Pattern!

What a fun line-up for Quilt Block Mania this month! There more than a dozen bloggers offering FREE patterns for quilt blocks inspired by the theme "travel!" 

I named my block "Scenic Route" because it reminds me of a winding road, but it was really inspired by the road sign that my boys call "the wiggle sign!" It means curved road ahead, but whenever we see one, everyone in our car wiggles!

Scenic route quilt block with faux curved seams

Flurry Quilt in Plum Pudding

Friday, June 18, 2021

Welcome to my stop on the Plum Pudding Blog Tour! My friend Sherry from Powered by Quilting is celebrating her second signature fabric collection from Island Batik, and I'm excited to be a part of the blog tour!

Flurry quilt - giant modern snowflake quilt with raw edge applique

I've known Sherry for several years. Our paths have crossed both online and in person many times. She is a talented pattern designer and longarmer, and I'm thrilled to be able to support her on her quilting business journey! Be sure to follow her on Facebook and Instagram!

Plum Pudding blog tour

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Destination: Quilt Along starts July 6th!

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

I'm excited to announce the next quilt-a-long by Partners in Design! Destination: Quilt Along will be the 5th quilt-a-long from the group, and this time we're going to go on a trip!

Quilts go to the library!

Friday, June 11, 2021

Have you ever read a children's book and noticed a quilt in the illustrations? After having my first son a little more than eight years ago, we started reading bedtime stories - and I started spotting quilts in the books! It didn't take long before I wanted to recreate the quilts.

Fast forward to this month, and that long-time dream has become a reality!

Quilts from children's books

After months (okay, maybe years!) of preparation, I made ten quilts from the illustrations in children's books. All ten are currently on display at my local library for the month of June!