Quilt Block Mania: How to Thread a Book

The quilting community is one of the most generous communities I’ve seen on the internet. If it wasn’t for the time and skill of many quilt pattern designers who made many of the free Foundation Paper Piecing Patterns out there, I would not be here making and sharing my own art in this medium. It…

Bat of the Month: November- Bat in the Air

What is Bat of the Month? I went over the details in my blog post for the first block in the series. You can read all of that over here, but for right now You just need to know that this series is where I take a traditional quilt block pattern each month and reimagine…

Bat of the Month: October- Dracula’s Puzzle

Apologies We are behind my friends! ADHD, serious family issues, and the computer that occasionally doesn’t want to save any files contributed to an unexpected “vacation” over here. Turns out this little mini break was exactly what I needed to approach this job with fresh eyes and a fresh attitude. We are not designed to…

Free Pattern: The Modern Fox block

Who else loves foxes? After the bat the fox is another one of my favorite animals. In fact, my first traditionally pieced quilt was a fox quilt that I made for my eldest daughter’s baby blanket. A couple of months ago I was playing around in my quilting program and designed this cool modern fox…

Bat of the Month: September- Strip Bat

What is Bat of the Month? Bat of the Month is a series of quilt block patterns I began when I joined a group of pattern designers who, each month, take a traditional quilt block pattern and reimagine it in their own style. This sounded like such a great way to expand myself as a…

The Poe Quilt: Chapter One

The Edgar Allan Poe Quilt Pattern is available now in both individual blocks or all 12 blocks at a discount. Find them here. As all main characters in a book need a good background story, so does a quilt. I knew as I began my small shop, I was not  interested in making just any…