Welcome, friends, to my stop on the Fast Piece Applique blog tour! If you love fun applique projects with curves and layering, yet don’t want to have to fiddle endlessly but still get great results, do I have a book for you: Rose Hughes has a new book out called Fast Piece Applique. You can see the piece […]
Are you headed to QuiltCon 2015?
I’ve got my room, I’m looking for flights, and I’m happy to announce that two of my quilts will be at QuiltCon! This will be a sneak peek from my forthcoming book, too! And the title is… well, let’s just say I am really satisfied. I can’t show you the quilts, but I think I *can* […]
Your Quilting Business: Do You Need a Media Kit?
One of the things that turned up several times in the comment thread for “The Problem With Free Milk: Giving Away Your Quilt Work”, was how to present yourself and your business as a bona fide business, and there was some discussion in the comments about media kits, what they were, and how they are […]
Practice sheet for background fill
Look at me, learning how to use the arc tool in Illustrator! Ahem. Celebrate the little things. Anyway, here is a PDF version of the swoopy grid I used in the tutorial below. Print out as many as you’d like. The first one has dark black lines: OnionBackgroundFill And this one has lighter grey lines: OnionBackgroundFillGrey
Quilting Inspiration from Viktor and Rolf fall-winter 2013
This image, in particular, made me stop and look up the show on youtube. Something about this whole show is really striking to me. The echoed lines of the flooring, the billowy fabrics, the way it was presented as sculptured stone in a zen garden… the whole thing was really beautiful. Fashion inspiration two days in […]
Quilting 2013! Reflections and Resolutions
Thanks to the Sew Mama Sew’s series, I’ve been casting back and thinking through where I’ve been so that I know where I want to go. Like any number of people, in past years I have wanted to come up with something *awesome* for the new year, something to work towards, something that at the end of […]
My quilt for RJR
There it is!! My quilt! I made a quilt that was for RJR Fabrics at Quilt Market! The goal was to put as many fabrics on one quilt as possible, and carry on the theme of “Capture the Moment”. They were going to have various Polaroid-related accessories, and my quilt was going to be the […]