Winners, Winners, WINNERS!

Thanks so much to everyone who participated in the giveaway. You gave me some great ideas for upcoming patterns and posts. I’m excited to get started! Remember, patterns are still buy 3 get a free gift through Friday, when patterns start shipping. If your name was listed above, email me with your mailing address, and I’ll get these prizes out to you right away.

Something fun and Halloween-y coming up in the next few days, come back soon!



Grand Opening Giveaway: Bliss, Fandango, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Life’s A Hoot

I thought that would get your attention.

In honor of my huge Grand Opening this past weekend, of course there needs to be a HUGE giveaway! Four (yes, FOUR) lucky winners will be randomly chosen to receive ONE of the following prizes:

Bliss Fat Quarter Stack

Fandango Layer Cake

Life’s A Hoot Stack Pack (10″ squares)

Breakfast at Tiffany’s Charm Pack

Do you want to win? Of course you do! And it’s really, really, easy.

Just visit my shop and come back and tell me which of the patterns there is your favorite. Then, tell me what kind of quilt you would love to see a pattern for. Do you wish there were more Queen sized patterns? More throws? More patterns that are super girly? More “small” home decor projects? Tell me, tell me!

Giveaway ends Monday, October 11th at 10pm, MST. Winner will be announced Tuesday morning.

I hope you win!

Mwa!



Prairie Grass Patterns: Fall 2010 Debut Patterns are Here!


Inspired by pinwheels blowing on a hot summer day, Dancing in the Wind is the perfect scrappy quilt for cloud watching. Be sure to lay on it out in the open where you can feel the breeze!

The Long and Short of It:
62×85 (Twin)

Perfect for using up scraps or your favorite 2½” strip precut (35+).

Cover fabric: Spirit by Lila Tueller for Moda




With so many beautiful fabrics out there, I love that this pattern can show off so many at one time! Grammy’s Scrap Basket is easier than it looks, and works up in a hurry. A perfect quilt for a sweet new baby, featuring an optional first and middle or last name. Applique templates for both boy and girl shapes are included.

The Long and Short of It:
39×51 (Crib)

Perfect for using up scraps, or your favorite 1½” precuts. (40+)

Fabric is Simple Abundance by Bonnie and Camille for Moda



Perfect for staying warm and cozy on a fall evening, Little Lanterns is an innovative pattern that uses simple blocks to create a beautiful quilt that looks much more complex than it really is. Reminds me of little paper lanterns on the porch at our “Hooray It’s Fall!” party.

No Y seams.

The Long and Short of It:
53×67 (Throw)

A great way to use up stash fabrics, or your favorite 2½” strip precut.

Fabric is Cotton Blossoms by Bonnie and Camille for Moda




A fun and versatile twist on a classic argyle, this quilt uses ribbon for the stripes, instead of piecing. There are so many possibilities: Camouflage fabric with twill tape stripes, satins and velvets with sequin stripes, or some good old fashioned flannels with grosgrain. Any way you mix it, this one’s a knockout!

The Long and Short of It:
Finished Size: 59×72

Can be made with various yardage, or precut 10″ squares (20).

Fabric is Life’s a Hoot by Tammy Andersen for Adorn It Just Sew




Based on my popular pattern “Grammy’s Scrap Basket,” Scrap Basket {Remix} uses the same simple techniques to make a fun and flexible twin size quilt.

The Long and Short of It:
65×87 (Twin)

Fabric is Hooty Hoot Kangaroo by Doohickey Designs for Riley Blake.





Coming Soon: Prairie Grass Patterns!

It’s so close I can hardly stand it!

Prairie Grass Patterns!

Finally, finally, after over a year of work, work, WORKING, my patterns are nearly ready to see the light of day, and meet all of you! I can’t wait to show you what I’ve been doing, and to tell you all about the awesome fabric companies who “sponsored” my covers. Watch for spotlights on Moda, Michael Miller, Riley Blake, & Adorn It! Thanks so much to these companies for helping me have beautiful, current (FALL 2010!) fabric for my covers. In the next week or two, I’ll highlight the fabric lines that I used for my covers, so you can see some of these great fabrics, and the amazing companies who produce them!

But first, of course a few dates!

October 1st: The big reveal! Patterns available for pre-sale. (Yahoo!)

October 15th: Patterns begin shipping to all pre-orders!

I hope you’re as excited as I am. I can’t wait!



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