We come closer and closer to the end, this week with block 45. It is called 12 crowns and a really time consuming one, I can tell. But oh so worth it. The host for this week is Betsy Cutchian.Read More
Kites, Flying Geese and a Square-in-a-Square-Unit: A fun block is waiting for you to tackle it: block 8 of the Zen Chic BOM sew along.Read More
We continue with our Moda blockheads 2018 free quilt along project with Block 44. The block is called Candy Striper and goes quickly together. I enjoyed the simplicity of this sewing task. Our host for this week is Vanessa Goertzen from Lella Boutique.Read More
We continue with our Moda blockheads 2018 free quilt along project with Block 43. This week I am your host. Our block is named Mosaic, a simple and elegant 6” block that can be interpreted in many different ways, e.g. using fussy cuts for the center, whatever fits your style!Read More
Playing with all kind of triangles units: half-square-triangles, half-hourglass-units and square-in-a-square-units: improve your skills with block 7 of the Zen Chic BOM sew along.Read More
We continue with our Moda blockheads 2018 free quilt along project with Block 42 hosted by Moda’s talented Carrie Nelson. Her block, named Around the Corner, is a simple to sew 12” block that can be interpreted in many different for example fussy cut as a midpoint, whatever you like.Read More
Check out our fourth quilt pattern, X & +, from my brand-new fabric line DAY IN PARIS, arriving in stores by April 2019.
And get your hands on block 41 of our Blockheads project: Bella Spinners, hosted by Barb and Mary from Me and My Sister designs.Read More
Have fun with simple straight line piecing: Block 6 of our Zen Chic BOM 2018 Sew-Along is built around a striking big plus sign in the center that is easy to sew and emphasizes the effect of color blocking with fresh bright colors.Read More
Check out the third quilt pattern, BOWLS, from my brand-new fabric line DAY IN PARIS, arriving in stores by April 2019.
It’s a playful design using the full palette of fresh spring colors from my newest collection: Just perfect to get over the winter blues!Read More
See my modern interpretation of an easy to sew traditional star block design: Zen Chic quilt pattern FADED. It is made from fabrics of my new brand-new collection DAY IN PARIS, arriving in stores by April 2019.Read More
Block 5 of our Zen Chic BOM 2018 Sew-Along is more challenging: We sew a compass block with foundation paper piecing, curved seams and hand appliqué. It’s actually a skill builder block. But no worries, with the detailed tutorial on how to sew the pieced ring you can manage this modern and fresh block.Read More
Are you in the mood for a stylish improvisational quilt that only needs one Layer Cake and some yardage for the background? Try my new quilt pattern LET’S FLY!Read More
We wish you a merry Christmas and hope you enjoy the holidays by sewing along with us in our Moda blockheads 2018 project! This week we move on with Block 37 hosted by Sherri McConnell. It’s a more time consuming 18 " square block, just perfect to immerse yourself in extensive sewing fun.Read More
Block 4 of our Zen Chic BOM 2018 Sew-Along is an exciting mix of modern graphic elements implemented in a classical geometric block design. The arrows represent an element of our everyday life, inspired by impressions from the airport, internet or smart phone. They are made from traditional flying geese units for which you can find some useful sewing tips here in my blog.Read More
We continue with our Moda blockheads 2018 free quilt along project with Block 36 hosted by Jo Morton. Her block, named Rolling Stone, is a traditional 6” block that can be interpreted in many different ways, using color blocking or fussy cuts, whatever fits your style!Read More
This week we present block 35 of our Moda blockheads 2018 free quilt along project. It is hosted by Laurie Simpson from the Minick and Simpson sisters, who are known to design beautiful classic quilts for a traditionally decorated home.Read More
If you want to get the teenagers in your family excited about quilting try my new quilt pattern XOXO that gives text messaging a whole new dimension.Read More
A sneak peek on the new issue 15 of Simply Modern by Quiltmania with 12 fresh projects, exhibition reports and artist portraits.Read More
For Block 3 of our Zen Chic BOM 2018 Sew-Along I have some useful tips for you on how to sew the perfect hour glass block. See here, which practical tool I used to receive the most accurate seam line for the pointed tips in the center.Read More
This week I present my new geometric quilt pattern DELIGHT with diamond shaped patches in light colors and a modern, straight echo quilting. If you love the interplay of colors on a late summer morning, like me: bring it inside and enjoy it all winter with this minimalist quilt design.
We also keep on working on our Blockheads 2018 sew along project with Block 33 hosted by Stacy Iest Hsu. She puts a spotlight on a classical eight-point star, which completely changes its appearance depending on your placement fabrics. See my interpretation of her design in my blog.Read More