Tag Archives | quilt patterns

2018 Quilter's Planner

Quilter’s Planner GiveAway

My first GiveAway for 2018 is a Quilter’s Planner and QP Mini! If you’re interested in winning this wonderful Quilter’s Planner package, it’s really simple!  Comment below with an answer  to one or both of the following questions. Question #1. If you make modern, modern traditional or contemporary quilts, have you considered using batiks?  If [ …Continue Reading ]

IMG_4223

Use It or Destash That Fabric Stash

  I love fabric as much as the next quilter!  But, I’ve resolved that I will NOT just hold on to that precious, precious, wonderful, absolutely special fabric anymore.  We call it collecting, but really it’s hoarding. I Resolve to Use It or Destash the Fabric Stash! And, here’s why I will no longer hoard, [ …Continue Reading ]

modern quilt, patriotic quilt

Patriotic Modern Quilts Facebook Group

I started a new Patriotic Modern Quilts Facebook group!   Well, I looked around Facebook and I couldn’t find a group that celebrated modern designs for patriotic quilts so I decided to start one. It’s open to anyone who is interested in reinventing the traditional approach to this type of quilt design. It’s a totally [ …Continue Reading ]

modern quilt

Maximalism in Modern Quilts

I love Maximalism in Modern Quilts! Since I began quilting over 25 years ago, I have always loved making tops with lots of vibrant color. However, when I moved deeply into modern quilt design about 5 years ago, I started by learning about the minimalism and simplicity design principles.  That was fun and I learned [ …Continue Reading ]

Patriotic Modern Front Cover small

Patriotic Modern Quilts Available

Patriotic Modern Quilts Book Launch! I am very proud to announce that my newest book, Patriotic Modern Quilts, is now available for purchase at your local quilt shop and on Amazon. What’s Inside? 11 Projects Project Planning Pages –handy sheets that will help you organize all of your quilt projects Many projects with options for [ …Continue Reading ]

Riane Menardi and Me on the Set.

Fresh Quilting Brings Modern Quilts to TV

Hi Everyone, I’m sure you’ve heard about the great new TV show called Fresh Quilting. Well, the second series has launched and I’M IN IT!  As the song says…..Look Ma, I’m on TV….. Fresh Quilting is co-produced with the Modern Quilt Guild and features today’s most innovative modern quilters who reinterpret traditional techniques with a [ …Continue Reading ]

Quilt designed in EQ7 from my book, Patriotic Modern!  Look for it in September 2017.

Learning to Design Quilts Using EQ7

Hi Everyone, I often hear quilters say that they want to learn how to design quilts using the software design program called Electric Quilt.  Too many quilters bought the program…and then never or seldom use it. So, for all of you with a version of Electric Quilt sitting on your virtual shelf, I want to [ …Continue Reading ]

Detail of a pattern with a wonderful focus fabric in the center of the star.  Patriotic Modern Book coming September 2017

GiveAway Winners and More!

GiveAway Winners! I’m happy to announce the winners of my first Newsletter Giveaway!  Winners were chosen at random from my newsletter subscribers and could choose to use their cash prize at the quilt shop of their choice. It was a lot of fun to call the surprised shop owners and tell them that a customer [ …Continue Reading ]