Take a walk on the beach with me on a warm sunny day and discover my newest fresh, youthful fabric collection Breeze.Read More
We are nearly done: This week we are already working on block 11 of our Zen Chic BOM 2018 Sew-Along. Again, we use paper piecing to get these accurate middle cross and also no-stretched triangles.Read More
Block 10 of our Zen Chic sew along requires the foundation paper piecing technique. No worries if you never used it before - we prepared a step-by-step-tutorial for you.Read More
So many different colors you can bring into one single block: Number 9 with hour glass and flying geese units is simple and classy.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
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
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
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
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
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
Some of you are still waiting for their fabrics to arrive, so we will have a little “pause” here and bring some bonus tips in order to let the waiting people catch up with the project.Read More
Check out my playful new quilt pattern BABY BALLS made from fabrics of the SPOTTED collection, which lately arrived in stores. The size of this quilt is perfectly suited for a play rug or baby blanket and it’s a great sewing project for grandmothers-to-be, like me.
We also move on with our Moda Blockheads 2018 sew along, presenting block 32. It is an easy to sew Double Quartet Quilt Block, hosted by Betsy Chutchian, who loves to create traditional quilts and antique looking fabric lines.Read More
My new collections SPOTTED and MORE PAPER are now both available in shops! We want to celebrate the sales launch with a series of four brand-new quilt patterns including different compilations of the two lines, starting with the pattern SKY this week.
Furthermore we keep on working on the Moda Blockheads 2018 project with block 31, which is an unique mixture of traditional and abstract design elements, including challenging features, like a curved seam. Read more to check out, which trick I used to simplify the piecing.Read More
This week we present Block 2 of our Zen Chic BOM 2018 Sew-Along. It’s a classic pieced block, a so called Mosaic Block.
I also have to announce some minor corrections to our cutting instructions after the helpful feedback of one of my very attentive clients. You can download a PDF with all revisions here in my blog.Read More