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The Background Makes a Difference

The Background Makes a Difference

With our new BOM, Kyoto Mystery, fresh in my mind and as I was working on a quilt design for a new fabric collection, I couldn’t help but think of the very first Block of the Month quilt that I created, Moon Glow, back in 2000. It has undoubtedly been the most popular...

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Busy Month – At Least We Are Not Bored

  It has been a super busy month. We started selling kits for our new Block of the Month (BOM) mystery quilt, Kyoto Mystery, as soon as the March newsletter went out and have been busy getting the kits in the mail. Judging from the response, you are as excited...

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Learn Without Leaving Your Sewing Room

Often I hear comments from some of you that you wish you lived closer and could take advantage of some the classes that I teach. Many of you watch our class calendar and plan your trips to the Washington, DC area so that you can attend my classes. One of the most...

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Looking Ahead to the New Year

The new year has started off with a flurry of activity. After a great week over the holidays with the grandkids out west (Polly loves her Ever Sewn Sparrow 20 sewing machine and has already put it to a lot of work and Emmett loves his drum set…given after I checked...

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Happy Thanksgiving

I have been a bit lax in sending out blogs, but it has been an extremely busy time. We spent a lot of time getting ready for Quilters’ Quest, our annual shop hop. Over the summer and early fall, I designed, hand pieced and hand quilted our Third Rock quilt.  ...

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Summer Lily Diamond Table Runner

Summer Lily Diamond Table Runner

Some earlier versions of the Summer Lily Diamond Table Runner Colorway Guide should be corrected as follows: The instructions for Unit C should read: Unit C: Make 2 using 10″ strips. (Only two units are required.)

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Solstice (2013 BOM)

Solstice (2013 BOM)

Early versions of the pattern should be corrected as follows: On page 1 of the Consolidated Cutting Instructions (available with the purchased version of the pattern only), there is an error for Fabric 1 – Alternate Block.  The cutting instructions for All...

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Navajo Winter

Navajo Winter

The following correction should be made to some earlier versions of the pattern: Diagram 5: The label “B” on the leftmost block in the fourth row down should be an upside-down “B”. The block image is accurate; it is the label on the block which...

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Colorplay

Colorplay

The original pattern included an incorrect cutting layout for Fabrics 1, 4, 7 and 10 on page 7. The correct layout is provided below. The fabric yardage indicated in the pattern is sufficient to cut the required number of patches when they are layed out as shown in...

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