Spotlight Quilt Block | Heartland Heritage

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It's October which means time to share the next block from Heartland Heritage. This spotlight quilt block is perfect for adding a splash of color to your world! Since now we are all experts at the HST's game, this month's block is gonna be a breeze! Spotlight Quilt Block Heartland Heritage Pattern *Find the full supply list here.  **See the Willow Tree Block from last month … [Read more...]

New Classes with Annie’s Creative Studio

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It's no secret that I love to share sewing tips and easy to make projects so when the folks at Annie's Creative Studio asked me about working together, I was all ears! I'm excited to say that I am officially an instructor for Season 5. My classes will range from quick sewing tips to fun projects you can make in just a few sessions at the machine. The goal is to keep you smiling while … [Read more...]

Save the Bees Quilt Block 3 + Giveaway

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Wow,  October first, this year is flying by! Each new month means a new design in the Save the Bees quilt block series and today is time for block 3. This quilt block is slightly different than the last two but I promise, it's just as cute!   Jacquelynne from The Art of Home designed this quilt to have a whimsical feel and honestly, it is a perfect fit for my sewing style. Each … [Read more...]

Sew Scrappy Sewing Retreat | Recap

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It's hard to believe that one week ago today friends from near and far joined me for the first ever Sew Scrappy Sewing Retreat.  They say time flies when you're having fun and Oh Boy did the weekend zoom by in a flash! It's safe to say that Concord, North Carolina had no idea what was coming their way when they invited us to come and get creative. As each attendee rolled into the hotel … [Read more...]

10 Tips for Designing Quilts

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These days I've been drawn to the art of quilt making. Something about the slow and steady process has been soothing during this busy time of life. While many think the process starts at the cutting table, I actually like to focus on the design aspect. From sketch to stitch, every detail is important and it is easier than you think. To help others turn their creative ideas to life, I've put … [Read more...]

Packing for Your Next Quilting Retreat

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Attending sewing and quilting retreats are one of my favorite adventures. Something about getting away from my everyday chores, meeting new friends and just plain sewing is the best! After the tickets are purchased, hotel reservations made it's time to focus on the details- like what to pack for your upcoming sewing or quilting retreat! To make sure everything is perfect, it's best to do a … [Read more...]

Willow Tree Quilt Block | Heartland Heritage

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It's time to share the next block from Heartland Heritage with you today. This willow tree quilt block is giving me the feels! It's almost time for the fall leaves to arrive and with a little luck, Hurricane Florence will leave a few on the North Carolina trees for us to enjoy. Willow Tree Quilt Block Heartland Heritage Pattern *Find the full supply list here.  **See the Sweet Pea … [Read more...]

Sweet Dreams Body Pillow Tutorial

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Like many, I'm often bitten by the fabric bug. There is just something about walking into the corner quilt shop and seeing the wide assortment of colors and patterns that fills their shelves. I just love spending time in my shop looking at each collection. They are all so special and offer something different. Take thePetite Treat by Lindsay Wilkes of The Cottage Mama for example, from the moment … [Read more...]

Sew Hometown Quilt 2019 Calendar

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Ya'll know I've partnered with my friend Amy Ellis to create Inspiring Stitches right!? Well, it's time to reveal our 2019 Calendar Quilt. Allow me to introduce the Sew Hometown quilt design. Not only is this pattern playful but it incorporates new techniques to help grow your skills. This year we wanted to help expand your quilting skills and encourage you to step outside the box with … [Read more...]