Behind the Scenes:
Walking Foot Quilting My Botanical Beauties Quilt

detail of quilting Botanical Beauties, a foundation paper piecing (FPP) pattern inspired by flower and foliage. PDF pattern by Whole Circle Studio

Can you believe it? We’re 3/4 of the way through the Botanical Beauties Block of the Month + Quilt Sew Along! Are you starting to think about how you might quilt your creations? As you are piecing away (and are preparing for the final three block patterns), I’ve been busy using my walking foot to […]

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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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whole circle studio LIVE!
episode 2
April 25, 2020

Welcome to Whole Circle Studio LIVE! Join us every Saturday at noon ET as we chat about what's happening in the Studio, give Studio updates, quilting tips, and chat about awesome things. This week we share the FREE Andrà Tutto Bene (Everything Will Be Okay) mini quilt pattern, a collaboration with Aurifil.

This week we share the FREE Andrà Tutto Bene (Everything Will Be Okay) mini quilt pattern, a collaboration with Aurifil. Learn more about the Andrà Tutto Bene mini quilt and get the FREE pattern here. Have questions about the pattern or something quilting related? Comment below. Like watching this video? Join us on the Whole Circle […]

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behind the scenes:
Andrà Tutto Bene
(Everything Will be Okay)
mini quilt

Andrà Tutto Bene (Everything Will Be Okay in English) is a free foundation paper piecing pattern (FPP) and was inspired by the words and beautiful artwork created by children in Italy during the Covid19 pandemic in 2020. While children and their families in Italy were quarantined in their homes, many displayed rainbow-themed banners and posters featuring the phrase "Andrà Tutto Bene" to send messages of hope and positivity. We encourage you to make this mini quilt to display in the window of your own home or sewing space. Make one for yourself, for a friend, or even for your local quilt shop. Share hope.

I’m a firm believer that making and sharing beautiful, meaningful objects can enhance people’s lives. I also recognize that keeping our hands busy can help calm our minds. Living in this time during the Covid19 pandemic, it is now more important than ever to make and share objects that are uplifting and hopeful. Today, I’m […]

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