Patchwork Petals sewing party: block 4

We made it to Block 4, the final block, of the Patchwork Petals quilt! If you just joined the party, be sure to check out these links: • my process for designing all four Patchwork Petals blocks • the recap of Block 1 • the recap of Block 2 • the recap of Block 3 • get your Patchwork Petals pattern here and join in on the fun! Let’s get […]

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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

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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