Sew Along for the Sketchbook Jacket 2023

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Do you have a new planner for 2024? Do you have a sketchbook for ideas and plans? Do you have a binder or notebook to keep patterns?Would you like to make a unique cover for that book…

weave a fabric task-it basket

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Over 10 years ago I tried weaving fabric strips into a basket.  I had no idea how to weave a basket, but I knew how to create fabric strips.  My inspiration was a ceramic dish I…

Planning for 2020

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This year has been a bit off course from what I imagined.  I have not completed the projects & goals I had for the year.  A new year is around the corner and life is…

Making it stick

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Stickers! I have a thing for stickers and I cannot lie.  I have been experimenting with different ways to create custom helpers for my Quilter's Planner.  Some have worked great, some not so great. My…

Twin Jackets!!

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I couldn't make just one.  Making two was sew much more fun! Twin Jackets!! [caption id="attachment_1340" align="alignleft" width="790"] warm quilted jacket[/caption]     [caption id="attachment_1339" align="alignleft" width="790"] cool quilted jacket[/caption] Almost identical...one warm, one cool. …

planner jacket ‘mash up’

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OH the excitement when the 2019 Quilter's Planner arrived and I opened the beautiful box!!  The anticipation of its arrival was intense.  Not just because I have a quilt featured in the companion magazine, but,…

sewing stickers

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I have been searching high and low for stickers to use in my planner that will fit my sewing related plans.  I have found a few, but, nothing that includes all the tasks we sewists…

photo taken by Kitty Wilkin @nightquilter for The Quilter's Planner 2019 @thequiltersplanner

Churn Echoes for The Quilter’s Planner 2019

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Having a quilt pattern in the 2019 Quilter's Planner is surreal.  I have been an avid user of this planner for the last 2 years, admiring the patterns, beautiful photography, and colorful imagery...not to mention the perfect…

2019 Quilter’s Planner…

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Pre-orders for the 2019 Quilter's Planner opened up this past weekend and I have some exciting news to share with this release... Yes, that is my name on the cover of The Quilter's Planner Magazine!…

New beginnings

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From endings come new beginnings! This quilt! For the last three years I have been part of a quilting bee.  A quilting bee of 13 ladies from all over the USA (and now Ireland) who…

The Sketchbook Jacket PDF pattern

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The Sketchbook Jacket PDF pattern is now available. This pattern first appeared in Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine Issue 35. Now you can visit my Payhip pattern shop and purchase the PDF pattern for download.…

My First Quilt Magazine Cover!!

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[caption id="attachment_578" align="alignleft" width="212"] Love Patchwork & Quilting #35[/caption] I am so excited to present my first magazine submission….and it made the cover!! It's a tropical treat!!   I was trying to come up with…

It’s a pattern…finally!!

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My first pattern!! Ten Squared is now a pattern...celebration time!!  You can find it in my pattern store on Craftsy.  Find the pattern in my Etsy Store. It all started with half square triangles (HSTs).  I wanted to…