Aloha Aura!

Aloha mini quilt made with Typecast, an English Paper Piecing (EPP) Pattern Make all 26 letters of the alphabet. Each block measures approximately 6” x 9”. This fully tested pattern guide contains detailed instructions, tips and diagrams to walk quilters through the variety of EPP straight line and curved piecing skills they will use while making Typecast blocks. Required English Paper Pieces and optional acrylic templates not included. Pattern by Whole Circle Studio

Aloha! Welcome to my stop on Mister Domestic‘s Aura Blog Party. When Mathew asked me if I’d like to join the party, I didn’t hesitate saying “YES!” If you’ve been following me you know: 1. I’m a big fan of Mathew and everything he does. 2. I’m obsessed with all things Hawaii. You can read […]

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20 modern quilts from QuiltCon 2019

A curated collection of twenty modern quilts from QuiltCon 2019, with descriptions from the quilters, shown in Nashville, Tennessee .

Enjoy 20 of (just some of) my favorite modern quilts from QuiltCon 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. All descriptions were written by the makers. Prepare to be inspired! Want more quilts? Check out the 2018 Modern Quilt Showcase here. Check out the 2018 Best of QuiltCon traveling exhibit here. Check out 15 quilts from QuiltCon 2018 here. Check […]

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Nashville: Fabric, Quilts and Fun!

Last fall, I had the opportunity to visit Nashville for a long weekend. Since QuiltCon 2019 (held in Nashville this year!) is right around the corner, I thought I’d share some of my favorite fabric, quilt and general fun highlights from the weekend. If you’re in town, I definitely recommend checking them out. If you’re in […]

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7 tips for piecing curves

Detail of Picnic Petals is a modern quilt based on a traditional Flowering Snowball block. Pattern by Whole Circle Studio.

One of my favorite techniques to teach is piecing curves. Curves are magical—they look complicated to do, but they’re really not. So many quilters are intimidated by curves but if you can sew a ¼” seam you can sew beautiful curves. Seriously. All you need are some tips, a bit of patience and practice. To […]

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