I joined some of my friends at the Jersey Shore Modern Quilt Guild to start another sew-along. Eileen is a master at luring people into her projects. She wields FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) like a Jedi Master. You can find information about the sew along, hosted by Stitch Supply Co. on their website. The … Continue reading Sewing a Village – Week 1
The New Quilt Bloggers Blog Hop is right around the corner. If you are a new quilt blogger, you owe it to yourself to sign up and participate as much as you possibly can. I joined a few months after launching Dizzy Quilter, and I know it made a big difference for me. I met … Continue reading Want to be a Better Quilt Blogger?
If you are not familiar with Galentine's Day, do yourself a favor and watch Parks and Recreation. My husband and I watched the series over the past year or so, and it is a relaxing dose of silliness written by smart people. Don't you miss TV shows with smart writers? You can find a clip … Continue reading Happy Galentine’s Day!
It's here! And I've finally opened it. I waited an extra TWO DAYS to open my box. The first day I was in the city all day, and then just too tired to make a video. Then, it was the day my mom was coming to visit, and I thought it would be more fun … Continue reading Island Batik Ambassador Box
It's official. I'm a published pattern designer. A blogging friend, Michelle of That Black Chic, reached out to me last year and asked if I would design a Valentine's day quilt suitable for beginning quilters for her new magazine. I said yes. With beginners in mind, I came up with a plan to make a … Continue reading Windows to My Heart
This past weekend I was able to attend a class taught by my local quilt guild. Rebecca's Reel Quilters offers regular programs, and they are a lot of fun. I get to spend an entire Saturday with my quilting buddies, and we learn a new technique. It is always so much fun to see the … Continue reading One Block Wonder – Guild Class
Here is my version of Pattern by Jen's block for February. Isn't it lovely? I'm doing the 6" version. I plan to make a donation quilt for my guild when I'm finished. It is entirely half square triangles (hst), so a good piece to practice accuracy in construction. I used my Bloc Loc ruler to … Continue reading Blue is the Color for February