Zinnia Flowers Quilt Block

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Summer here in the south is in full swing and thanks to my little backyard bee friends my flower garden is growing strong! To celebrate, I'm sharing the Zinnia Flowers quilt block. In our family garden we have a variety of flowers including daisies, cone and the colorful zinnias. They tend to grow beyond tall and seem to be a favorite of the local bumble bees. Zinnia Flowers Quilt … [Read more...]

Bumble Bee Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt Series

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After a few weeks of sharing patchwork blocks, I find myself missing the fun of the themed versions. I'm not sure what it is exactly but the whimsical results of creating quilt blocks from straight lines really seem to fill my creative tank. So, without further ado, let's welcome the Bumble Bee quilt block to the series. This little block was actually inspired by my friendly little … [Read more...]

Cross-Eyed Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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It's time to share the next addition in the Blocks 2 Quilt series, the Cross-Eyed Quilt Block but before I do, I need to chat about the Electric Quilt 8 program. You see about a year ago, I purchased the EQ8 software to help me design quilt blocks with ease but I quickly realized that I could make every excuse under the sun not to sit down and just play. That's why I started the … [Read more...]

Blushing Glory Quilt Block | Scrap Friendly

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If your fabric stash looks anything like mine you have a full-size range of scraps. To help put each and every last scrap to good use, I'm designing simple blocks like the Blushing Glory quilt block. The simple design of this block makes it perfect for beginners. To help keep everything all squared up, I suggest giving it a quick measure after adding new rows. A few quick … [Read more...]

Blooming Lily Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt Series

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It's time for me to shift gears in the Blocks 2 Quilt series and make a few blocks that are completely scrappy! The Blooming Lily quilt block is the perfect example of how amazing scraps can look when stitched together. This block comes in two sizes and I'm not sure which one I like more. The larger block can really showcase those prints but something about using those smaller fabric … [Read more...]

Sew Scrappy Retreat 2019

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Are you ready for a weekend of sewing, laughs with creative friends and tons of scrappy sewing projects? Well, allow me to share the news about the 2019 Sew Scrappy Retreat! Before I dive into the details, let me share the backstory. I have always loved attending sewing retreats with my mom and last year, I decided to host my very own called Sew Scrappy. To say that I was a bit nervous … [Read more...]

Point Break Waves Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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No beach or ocean themed quilt would be complete without a waves block so, here is my take. Allow me to introduce the Point Break Waves quilt block. Seriously, there is just something special about the soothing sounds of the ocean that bring me back to my younger years. From body surfing to early morning walks.... so many memories. One of my favorite features of this block is … [Read more...]

Poppy Garden Table Runner |Video Class

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I'm not sure why but these days my scrap basket seems to be filled with one color family. Now, normally some might find this to be an issue but I like the challenge! Allow me to introduce the Poppy Garden table runner. This pattern is a quick stitch project that showcases precision and places your patchwork points in a stylish framework. So, no matter what colors are floating in your … [Read more...]

Table Runner SWAP 2019

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What can I say, I am beyond impressed with all the mini quilt photos being shared from the last SWAP and feel like it's time to keep the creativity flowing. That means, it's time to kick off the Table Runner SWAP. Table runners come in all different shapes and sizes are perfect for using up our scraps. They are easy to make and a great project for testing out a new block design. I consider … [Read more...]