My blog has been silent for months due to heavy travel on my part. I want to start my blogging journey again so I have refreshed my blog and I am ready. I am going to give you a few hints on future content to be followed by details of all the events.
Fabrics, food, travel, pincushions, new friends, old friends, jewelry and where I am going this next year. Stick with me for the adventures!
I love this little button!
It is for real and LIVE now.
My first Craftsy class is up and running on the web. You can make three quilts.
Modern Carpenter’s Star
Or Provence Star
In seven lessons taught by me. There is a forum where you can post questions and receive all the help you might want.
To celebrate I am offering a link to the class the give you $5.00 off the price of the class. You will get the patterns for three quilts, and seven detailed lessons to take at your own pace. That is a great deal!
Here is the link for the discount on the class.
Please join me on this adventure. If need any supplies or a kit for the Modern Carpenter’s Star go to my website.
Calico Carriage Quilt Designs
I am now a Craftsy instructor and to celebrate I am giving away a free class. The contest will end on September 29, 2014.
Click here to sign up!
Continue reading I am now a Craftsy Instructor
Since so many of my patterns are made using half square triangles, I am going to share my pressing hints for making perfect half square triangles.
A couple of weeks ago I posted that I was teaching on a quilt cruise and we were waiting for the fog to lift.
I need to get back to that post so you can see what it is like to take a “Quilting Cruise”.
We did have to wait for the fog to lift that day but we were off and catching up very soon.
Continue reading Quilting on a Cruise
Today is Fat Tuesday…..that means lots of your favorite quilt shops will have fat quarters of fabric on SALE. You really must stock up and start making great quilts! My Carpenter’s Star pattern is perfect! Just look at what you can do with 8 Fat Quarters and 3 1/2 yards of background/border fabric.
Continue reading Fat Tuesday
We are sitting in our hotel room waiting for the fog to lift so we can begin our adventure to Key west and the Bahamas.
I’ll let you know as soon as we get started. It will be a Quilting Adventure at Sea!
A Very Special Opportunity is coming in April 2014
I will be teaching a week long class at the wonderful
John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina.
I taught there a couple of years ago and it was a delightful experience. Continue reading Very Special Opportunity
I am getting phone calls asking about the fabric I used for my Modern Art Pattern cover quilt, so I decided to give you the information so you can shop at your local quilt shop!
The fabric is from a very new line from Moda Fabrics. It is called “Little Black Dress 2″
I fell in love with it the first time I saw the samples! In fact I used it in two samples for two different patterns presented at fall quilt market.
The Modern Art Pattern cover quilt is a twin using five fabrics for the center.
Continue reading Modern Art Pattern cover quilt
I started a prayer quilt ministry at my church and have posted photos of the quilts on Facebook.
I have had lots of interest in the process so I decided to post here about how we make the quilts.
First I cut batting squares at 6 1/2″.
Continue reading Prayer quilts