Two new pantographs released- Anticipation and Lake Susan

In high school I’d spend two weeks of every summer at a magical place called Montreat in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. I learned so much about myself in those mountains and I went back for two summers in college to teach pottery there. To say I look at that spot on earth […]

Using Block Outlines to Audition Designs with Intelliquilter

I recently came out with a digital pattern design set that can be used to audition designs. These outlines are used as a reference to allow other motifs to be layered on top in order to discover how the block pattern will complement a block’s seam lines. The block set features 24 common block layouts. […]

Mystery Quilt Part 2

Here’s some more shots from the Mystery sampler quilt I just finished up for a client. Be sure to click over and see the first post about this quilt for more photos of the different areas. I’m so impressed by the creativity shown in the layout of this sampler quilt. The piecer gets lots of […]

Mystery Sampler Quilt Part 1

I have a number of really great quilt shops in my area. I’m fortunate that I get to quilt many of the tops created in classes that they offer. This quilt top was made in a mystery quilt sampler course over at the Smocking Shop. I’ve never participated in a mystery quilt but I think […]

Vintage Wreath Appliquéd Custom Quilt

One of my customers had this quilt top which was made by her late husband’s Aunt. It is hand appliquéd.  Unfortunately the white fabric used in the top is very thin so we talked about how this quilt would be a wonderful showcase to custom quilting but that it isn’t going to live a long life […]

Dunbar Moons Design Set on Oriental Four Patch Quilt

I used my original design set, Dunbar Moons, on this oriental four patch quilt for Debbie and I’m in love with how it turned out. The designs are not dense and would work well as free motion designs for both stand up and sit down domestic quilting machines. I used a gold Glide thread for […]