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  • Gables, but make it two-color

    I knew when I was writing the classic pattern, Gables, that I had to make it fresh and new to make it fun for now, but I also knew it needed to ha...
  • Gables, a patchwork dream

    About a year ago, I was scrolling through some photos of old quilt patterns and found a vintage quilt with a block that had all the things I love:...
  • Inverted Fat Quarter Stars

        What is it about classic patterns that I can't get enough of? I just always prefer them, whatever modern take/spin might be taken. And there'...
  • Shoofly, but make it scrappy

    We've been snowed in this week, which corresponded perfectly with the new Bundle of the Week we'd just assembled for the Shoofly quilt pattern and ...
  • Mabel, but with a four patch

    Remember sweet Mabel we made in the fall? The classic patchwork with 4" squares?? I haven't stopped thinking about how how much I love that quilt. ...
  • Edward, but make it roomy

    Edward has been such a fun pattern for me to work on these last 6ish months. I think the initial mockups go back to early Spring when I was longing...
  • Quilting Tutorial: No Waste Flying Geese with Directional Fabrics

    Oh flying geese! It's funny how much I've fallen in love with all things geese-related this year! :) I've really come to prefer flying geese to...
  • Beginner Quilts: a simple patchwork

    Oh classic, simple quilts...I don't think I'll ever tire of them! There's something so good and steady about making quilts my grandmother made as ...
  • Finishing Old WIPs

    I don't know that there are many things I enjoy more than finishing something. Don't get me wrong, I can start (or plan or buy for) as many new pro...
  • Dorothy: An Heirloom Quilt

    When I first made Dorothy, it was really a "just for me" project. I dreamed of making one large enough for my bed that featured some intricate hand...
  • Half Square Triangles Made Easy!

    If you're like me, you probably can't decide if you love half-square triangles (HSTs in the quilty world) or despise them. In a quilt--love them! W...
  • Edna: Change it up

    Oh Edna...you started off *so* simple and I just can't leave you alone! But thankfully the additions I'm making are still easy to use and the end ...