Author Archive | Carole Lyles Shaw

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Get Away – Storm at Sea

Get Away is the Island Batik Blog Hop theme for January 2019. And, I decided it was the perfect opportunity to make Storm at Sea, a traditional block–but I ended up altering it in a modern way. First…the Fabrics! My fabrics are from the Soul Song Collection by Island Batik. This collection goes from brights [ …Continue Reading ]

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Getaway Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello Friends! The Island Batik Ambassadors are all taking part in a FABULOUS Giveaway and Blog Hop to celebrate the latest fabric collections. My Post with my project and GiveAway is up HERE. In the meantime, here are all the Ambassador blog links in one convenient post! WEEK 1 Monday, January 7 – Crystal Ball [ …Continue Reading ]

Triangle Joy Pattern Now Available

Craftsy Pattern Purchase Update

Hello Quilt Friends, I wanted to alert you that Craftsy is rebranding to BluPrint as of January 8, 2019.  I thought I would make sure you knew that in case you downloaded one or more of my patterns from Craftsy in 2018.  I highly suggest that you make sure you have downloaded all of your [ …Continue Reading ]

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Teaching at 2019 Minnesota Quilters Conference

I’m traveling to the Midwest to teach at the 2019 Minnesota Quilters Conference. Traditional,  contemporary and modern quilters who attend my workshops say that they have loads of fun making these projects.   My workshops are a ‘no judgement/stress-free zone’. You’ll walk away with a solid start on your project and confidence to quickly complete it [ …Continue Reading ]

MidCentury Modern Curve Quilt #2

QuiltCon 2019 Acceptances

Yesterday was a busy day on Instagram.  And although I signed off for the holidays, I will have to do one more post.  The Modern Quilt Guild sent out the decision emails for QuiltCon 2019. I am quietly celebrating three acceptances. MidCentury Modern Curve #1.  I KNOW that I’ve been promising a pattern…and I am [ …Continue Reading ]

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Island Batik Improv Log Cabin Tutorial

Making an improv log cabin quilt was a fun challenge.  In my newest Island Batik challenge, I combined two themes to create an improv log cabin wall hanging–here’s the tutorial showing how I did it. Cozy Log Cabins is the first challenge theme that I used!  Log cabins are a great traditional pattern and I [ …Continue Reading ]

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Island Batik Star Struck Quilt Tutorial

This month’s challenge for Island Batik is Star Struck and this is my quilt tutorial and free pattern for my modern version of a star. The Island Batik Ambassador challenge this month was to create a Star Quilt.  I decided to take a modern approach and create an oversized wonky star using a limited color [ …Continue Reading ]

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Teaching at NC Quilt Symposium

I am thrilled to announce that I will be teaching two quilt workshops at the 2019 North Carolina Quilt Symposium on May 2-5, 2019.  I’m super excited to be in such wonderful company with some of the best quilters around! My Quilt Workshops I’ve created a short video about both workshops with tips for choosing [ …Continue Reading ]