behind the scenes:
Apple Turnover quilt pattern

Apple Turnover, a fun modern foundation paper piecing quilt pattern. An easy pattern—instructions included for four sizes: mini, wall, runner, and throw. Designed by Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill of Whole Circle Studio

It’s autumn here in New England—time for sweatshirts, pumpkins, and apple picking! To celebrate, I’m releasing my latest pattern, Apple Turnover! Apple Turnover pairs perfectly with prints, blender or solid fabric. This pattern is Fat Eighth (Mini and Wall sizes) and Fat Quarter (Runner and Throw sizes) friendly. Grab your favorite fat quarter bundle for […]

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24 modern quilts
from QuiltCon 2020

Enjoy 24 of just some of my favorite modern quilts (plus a few bonus quilts) from QuiltCon 2020 in Austin, Texas. All descriptions were written by the makers. Prepare to be inspired! Quilts incorporating typography Quilts incorporating curves Quilts incorporating a rainbow color palette Speaking of rainbow quilts—I was delighted to be reunited with the […]

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10 quilts from the Sapphire Celebration special exhibit at International Quilt Festival 2019

Sapphire Celebration, a special quilt exhibit from 2019 International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas.

2019 marked the 45th-anniversary of the International Quilt Festival. To celebrate, a special exhibit was featured at the 2019 International Quilt Festival in Houston. Check out highlights and 10 of my favorite quilts from the show! Sapphire Celebration Quilters have long used the color blue to symbolize trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, trust, and […]

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15 quilts from the Aurifilosophy special exhibit at International Quilt Festival 2019

A few weeks ago I visited the Aurifilosophy—Education for the Love of Thread exhibit, organized by Karen L. Miller and sponsored by Aurifil. This exhibit was part of the quilt show associated with the 2019 International Quilt Market and Festival in Houston, Texas. The exhibit included works of more than 13 Aurifilosophers, designers, artisans, and […]

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