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New Machine in Town | Meet Jazz II

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Last month I added a new machine to my line up and it's been so much fun! Meet JJ, my Baby Lock Jazz II. This guy is a little different than my Destiny II. He is all mechanical, has no fear of fabrics and is a complete powerhouse in the stitching department! So far, this machine has not even blinked at what I've tossed his way. To get all up close and personal with any new machine, I … [Read more...]

Daffodil Flower Block| Blocks 2 Quilt

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Daylight savings time tells us to spring ahead and boy, Oh BOY is Mother Nature listening! In my area, the trees are budding and the early spring flowers are starting to show their colors. That's why the Daffodil Flower block is perfect for the season. Daffodils are early risers and even though they come in many colors, they are most commonly planted in yellow. Daffodil Flower … [Read more...]

Your Progress | Blocks 2 Quilt

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We are moving right along with the Blocks 2 Quilt series and this week is a pause week with a look at your amazing progress! Each time you send me an email or I receive a tag notice on Instagram, I smile. Seeing each design in your fabrics is so inspiring! Blocks 2 Quilt Progress Now, I know some of you are not on social media but would love to see what others are making. So, here … [Read more...]

Spring Quilting | Celebrate the Seasons

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There may be four seasons in the year but spring happens to be my favorite. Something about opening the windows and listening to the birds sing makes me way to start my spring quilting! So when my friend Pat Sloan reached out to ask if I would be interested in sharing the news about her new book, Celebrate the Seasons, I was all in. If you are not familiar with Pat's work you are … [Read more...]

Slice of Cake Quilt Block| Blocks 2 Quilt

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This month is a biggie for my family. Not only is it Valentine's Day but our daughter is a February baby! Actually, she was born on leap day. It's true, that day only comes around once every four years and our lucky girl was born right smack in the middle of it. Since we tend to celebrate birthdays in our family for at least a week, I thought it would be fun kick hers off with my Slice of Cake … [Read more...]

Hen Party Table Topper | Video Class

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I've got a cheeky project that is sure to be a conversation starter at your next get together! The Hen Party Table Topper is a cutie. Not only does it have these cute chicks but the raw edge applique is just my style. The Hen Party table topper is my latest video class with Annie’s Creative Studio and it’s darling!!  These adorable appliqued chickens are marching around the table topper … [Read more...]

Rainy Day Umbrella Quilt | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Sing it with me….. Rain Rain, Go AWAY!! While this little song dancing around in my head brings me back to my childhood, it rings true for today. For what feels like weeks now, the Charlotte area has been battling rain/sleet with no avail. To help keep my spirits up, I stitched together this cheerful Rainy Day Umbrella quilt block. Call it wishful thinking but I really wanted to keep … [Read more...]

Hot Air Balloon Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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This week I'm sharing a hot air balloon quilt block in the Blocks 2 Quilt series. There is something about seeing these beauties floating high in the sky that makes me smile. Truth be told, I've never been in a hot air balloon before but I've been dreaming about it. Seriously, ever since I took my daughter to a balloon festival many moons ago, I've been secretly trying to convince my … [Read more...]

Sew Sweet Sewing Set | Video Class

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It's no secret that I love quick projects that are easy to make and today I have a fun one to share. The sew sweet sewing set is my latest video class with Annie's Creative Studio and it's darling! The Sew Sweet Sewing Set pattern includes a pincushion, needle book and scissors holder which are embellished with colorful yo-yos. In this Learn, Make & Create class, I'll show you how … [Read more...]