Gemology Quilt Block | Diamond Paper Pieced Block Pattern
I created this block one night on a whim and I loved it so much I just had to share it. This simple block was a lot of fun to make and the possibilities of color for each gem are endless! You can turn your blocks into a small wallhanging or a a full size quilt. The pattern comes with two different size blocks (6" and 8" finished) for you to choose from to create and use in any layout your heart desires. Of course, feel free to size the block up or down as you desire for any application to…
My kaleidoscope passacaglia Quilt top
All english paper pieced/handsewn. Took me 18 weeks! Pattern from the book Millefiori Quilts by Willyne Hammerstein. More photos on my IG
Yes...I did finish the wedding quilt in time to be wrapped and given to the bride on the day of her wedding. I was hand stitching the label on 20 minutes before we pulled out of the driveway. I had a lot of fun quilting hearts this week and on the left is a photo of the continuous line of hearts I quilted on the borders. It was going along quite well with limited thread shredding and breakage, which was a relief because the backing and top were batik fabrics and the batting was a mystery…
Purchase Bear Cub Pattern California has been home to us for the last 13 years and I fall in love with her more with every passing day. I had to make something that represents spring in California. Wildflower season here is brilliant but brief. My first idea was to make a California Poppy.
Tessellating Fish - Paper pieced quilt pattern, PDF format
A tessellation is any design where a single shape (like this cute fish) can be repeated and interlocked like a puzzle, with no spaces between the shapes. This pattern will show you how to make a quilt of any size covered in these little fish. A great design for using up lots of colorful scraps! Add 3-dimensional fins using prairie points, which is a fun detail for baby quilts and wall hangings. Alternatively, paper piece them or leave them off if you prefer. The eyes may be embroidered…
Spring Visitor Paper-Pieced Quilt Pattern
In everyone's memory is this quiet vision of spring: Two pretty flowers and a visiting butterfly. I originally designed this pattern at the request of Ami Simms for the Priority: Alzheimer's Quilts Project. People made small donation quilts to be auctioned for their support using this design.