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2016 New Quilt Bloggers Hop

The 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Hop: The Sewcial Network This spring, I signed up to participate in the 2016 New Quilt Bloggers Hop run by Quilting JetGirl and LateNightQuilter.  There are 17 of us who will be posting about our dreams, projects, lessons learned, favorite stuff and more. As one of the relatively new quilt [ …Continue Reading ]

Madly Modern Quilts

Madly Modern Quilts Published!

My Madly Modern Quilts book is published!! I’ve been working on a book about modern quilts for about two years and now I can see the results of my labor. Talk about doing a happy dance–champagne and french fries and chocolate for everyone!!  OK–that’s a weird combination, but those are some of my favorite foods.  [ …Continue Reading ]

Madly Modern Mini

Modern Quilt Workshop in Gulfport FL

SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE IN THESE WORKSHOPS. I will be teaching a modern quilt workshop in June and July 2016 in Gulfport FL. The workshops will take place at FabricSmart located at 5401 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport FL 33707.  To register, contact Karen Donnelly at 727-914-8850.   Slow Curves and Strips: Modern Quilt Workshop Friday, [ …Continue Reading ]

We even had an area with just a semi-circle of chairs to gather for demos!

Tips for a Great Quilt Retreat

My guild, Sarasota Modern Quilt Guild, just held its first very successful modern quilt retreat.  I worked with several wonderfully talented members of the guild to plan and run the retreat and I thought I’d share some of our major lessons learned, along with lessons I learned running my own retreats. Keep it Small? or [ …Continue Reading ]

Quilting Tips

Quilting Tutorials #1

Hi Everyone, I’ve been absent from this blog for waaaay tooooo looooong……smile…. But, I’ve been super busy and that’s no excuse, I know.  I’ve been doing everything from attending QuiltCon to teaching workshops to working on quilts for deadlines to attending a Quilt Judge Certification Workshop (more on that in the future). Thought I would [ …Continue Reading ]

Fabric giveaway

Planner And Fabric GiveAway

A couple of people mentioned that they didn’t need a planner so I’m expanding the GiveAway to include one planner OR one Bundle.  If the top winner doesn’t want the planner, that entry will win the bundle.  Then, the next number in the random list will get the planner…if that person doesn’t want it, I’ll [ …Continue Reading ]

BeeSewcial

BeeSewcial Inspired Modern Quilt

The BeeSewcial group was created a couple of years ago.  One of my goals for 2016 is to follow along and design my own quilt blocks using the prompts created by this very inspiring group of modern quilters. You may recognize the #BeeSewcial and #InspiredbyBeeSewcial tags from Instagram or their Flickr feed.  Although this is [ …Continue Reading ]