behind the scenes: Kona Sunset yoga pant/leggings!

My mission is to enhance people’s lives through beautiful, meaningful design. All types of design—not just quilts! Check this out! I designed a pair of leggings (also doubles as a high quality Yoga pant!). The printing on the leggings is so incredible—they look like they’re quilted but they’re not! Seriously! It’s hard to distinguish the printed leggings […]

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7 tips for organizing your scraps

Scrap happens! While it’s so much fun to go shopping for the latest and greatest fabric, sometimes it’s even more awesome to use what you have. Not only to save money, but it can be fun to challenge yourself to mix and match colors and prints in ways you haven’t thought of. I find the […]

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behind the scenes: the Sun Salutations quilt

Sun Salutations Quilt. Pattern by Whole Circle Studio.

It’s no secret that Hawaii, specifically the Big Island and Kauai, is my most favorite place on earth. {Read more about my obsession with Hawaii and Hawaiian inspired quilts.} If I could pick just one place to live, it would be on the islands. My first visit was in January 2010. Jason and I flew […]

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the making of Sew Speedy quilt

Sew Speedy mini Quilt. Pattern available at shop.wholecirclestudio.com

Earlier this year, Christopher Thompson, (aka The Tattooed Quilter) asked if I would make a mini quilt using solids and near solids that complimented his first fabric collection, Blue Carolina. The package of fabrics arrived and I’ll admit that at first I had a difficult time trying to decide what to make. The color palette […]

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