Simply Color. Simple Pillow.

| For the home, Quilts

  When I got my hands on a mini-charm pack of Simply Color, I was really excited.  I really like the fabric line and I’ve never used a mini-charm pack before.  They are so cute and little! I had no grand designs for this little fabric pack.  Something simple.  Just a 6 X 7 grid […] Read more…


Make a Nine Patch, then make it disappear

| Quilts, Tutorial

One very easy quilt block to make is the Nine Patch.  You can make a simple and quick quilt using lots of these blocks.  If you’re unfamiliar with the block, I’ll take you through it (and how to make a disappearing nine patch block as well).  If you’re already familiar, there’s a useful table at […] Read more…


Quilting with Liberty and Jacquie Gering

| Quilts

Last weekend I had the privilege of meeting Jacquie Gering of Tallgrass Prairie Studio.  She has also recently co-authored a book, Quilting Modern.  I got to see her trunk show and see up close all of the beautiful quilts she makes, but the most interesting part was the story behind each quilt — which makes […] Read more…


Modern Granny

| Quilts

I finally finished this granny square quilt!  Yay!  I started the blocks back in May.  I originally made twelve of them for a block exchange with the MMQG, but alas, I had out-of-town company, kiddos to watch, and a big house project going on that weekend, and I wasn’t able to drop them off by […] Read more…


Modern Art for a QuiltCon block

| Pattern, Quilts

The Modern Quilt Guild is getting ready for their first convention appropriately named QuiltCon this February.  As part of the fun, they have a block challenge which you can make a quilt block that’s 12.5″ by whatever, using the official quiltcon colors (solids or prints).  My local chapter of the Modern Quilt Guild (MMQG) decided […] Read more…

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