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...]

Seashells Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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It's time to reveal the next edition in the Blocks 2 Quilt series and this week is all about the Seashells quilt block. Honestly, who doesn't love a day at the beach? There is just something about the sand between my toes and the sounds of the waves hitting the shore that puts me into instant relax mode! Toss in searching for the perfect shell and I'm in heaven. This week is spring … [Read more...]

Sunfish Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Some of my favorite childhood memories include fishing on the dock and out in the deep blue sea with my Grandfather. These times were beyond special and I'm hoping to keep them front and center with the Sunfish quilt block. He was beyond patient with me and even baited the hook more times then he would have liked to admit but the best part was just being together. We would sit all day … [Read more...]

Spring Burst Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Spring is such a fun time of year but for anyone with allergies, it can be a bear push through. Today's block in the Blocks 2 Quilt series reminds me that beautiful things are coming from the light green dusting of pollen. Allow me to introduce the Spring Burst Quilt Block. When I say everything is covered in the soft green dusting, I mean everything! From the deck, to the dogs... … [Read more...]

Baby Chicks Quilt Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Springtime is filled with new beginnings and depending on where you live, the sounds of tiny chicks. To honor them, this weeks addition in the Blocks 2 Quilt series is the Baby Chicks quilt block. Just like the Carrot Top and Bunny Hop blocks, this patchwork block is designed for scraps. When grouped together they are perfect for Easter! Baby Chicks Block Details: Each finished … [Read more...]

Hen House Oven Mitts | Video Class

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These days life is busy moving in all different directions but I still want to find time to sew. That's why quick hitter projects like the Hen House Oven Mitts are so important to have in my toolbox. In my latest Learn, Make & Create class with Annie's Creative Studio, I’ll show you how to make the oven mitt step by step. From the raw edge details to the quilting, we will cover it … [Read more...]

Carrot Top Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Last week was bunnies and this week is carrots, are you noticing a theme? I've got Easter on my mind! The next addition in the Blocks 2 Quilt series is the Carrot Top block. Just like the Bunny Hop block from last week, this simple block can be used for so many different things. I can see alternating these with the bunnies and making a festive new table runner for the season. … [Read more...]

Bunny Hop Block | Blocks 2 Quilt

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Nothing says spring like birds chirping, flowers blooming and bunnies in the backyard! That's why this week is all about the Bunny Hop block. This simple block can be used for so many different things. I just love the idea of grouping a few of the smaller 6" blocks together and stitching them in the color of peeps. (I'm feeling a project coming your way....) Bunny Hop Block … [Read more...]

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...]