Jelly Roll Sweater

The Jelly Roll Sweater by Mara Catherine Bryner of Orange Knits is flying off the needles! This is a well-written pattern and truly a fun knit. BONUS: no brioche! I am not necessarily a Brioche hater, but it is not something that I can knit while doing other things, like reading, etching a movie, or…

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Parallel-O-Grid Quilt Pattern PDF

I am so excited to announce that my newest pattern, Parallel-O-Grid, will be released on Saturday, Oct. 21st. This quilt uses HUGE blocks with repetitive techniques that allow for this quilt to be put together fast fast FAST! This top can easily be finished on a Saturday Crafternoon! This pattern has been designed with the…

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  • Suzanne

    I’ve been getting sneaky peaks on Instagram, but haven’t seen the other testers blocks/quilts… wow aren’t they amazing.  Hard to believe it is the same design!  Love them all.

Quilt Pattern Tutorial: Square-in-Square Block

Square-in-Square Block Tutorial For PERFECT Square-in-Square Blocks every time!! The Square-in-Square Block is a quick and easy traditional quilt block. It is commonly used as a transition block, whether between two blocks in a quilt, or as a way to create some negative space in a repetitive block pattern. It is also a block that…

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  • Nice job as always Meg!!! 

  • […] This pattern has been designed with the beginner in mind, but even a seasoned sewist/quilter will enjoy the process. The pattern calls for a special half-square triangle technique, and all of the instructions for the techniques used in the quilt are explained using both written directions and full color diagrams. The quilt also uses Square-in-Square blocks, and lucky for you, I just released a step-by-step tutorial on how to make PERFECT Square in Square Blocks HERE! […]

  • Julie

    This makes neat flying geese blocks too

The Monarch Project

Hello, Friends! We moved into our current home six years ago, and since the beginning I’ve been working on the garden. Expanding the beds, creating new beds, slowly filling said beds with perennials. I’m not a proper gardener, but I do have a cottage garden that is overflowing with flowering plants that attract pollinators and…

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  • Lani

    We haven’t been able to save Monarchs, but our Painted Lady Butterflies just hatched! We have 5 we will be releasing in 2 days!

In the Spotlight: Bonnie Hunter Interview

Hello Friends! Welcome back to In the Spotlight. Today I will be giving you an interview with a woman who is not just a quilter, but a pattern designer, pattern explorer, teacher, and all around amazing woman! I am so excited to share this interview with you, especially because the interview-ee, Bonnie Hunter, is the quilter…

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  • Suellen

    I follow Bonnie regularly and enjoy all her blogs whether they are sewing related or something about her life and travels. She brightens my day every day. 

  • Quiltnut

    Wonderful interview!

  • Doris Bradshaw

    Thank you for the wonderful interview. I now follow your blog as well and I will expect to be overwhelmed! Bring it on!

  • Great Interview! I really enjoyed reading this.

  • joycemrachek

    I really enjoyed the interview with you and Bonnie.  I see you are hooked also on scrappy quilting and what beautiful quilts happens with fabric.  Thanks for sharing

  • Jane

    Thank you for a great article. Inspired. 

  • Kathy Howard

    I loved Bonnie’s interview.

  • Thank you so much for stopping by! I’m glad you enjoyed the interview!

  • I’m so happy to hear that. Bonnie is such an inspiring woman. It’s hard not to just drop everything and sew after chatting with her!

  • Absolutely! Our craft is truly magnificent, and I’m so glad that we are all able to come together to share our passions. Thank you for stopping by!

  • I’m so glad you loved it! Thanks for taking a look!!

  • I’m so glad to have you on board. I absolutely love connecting with others and I’m so happy to “meet” you!

  • Thank you so much for saying so! She really is an amazing woman!

  • I agree! She is such a light in this community. So glad that she gave us a peak into her world!

  • So nice to hear Bonnie talk about how she started quilting, some of the changes in her life along with her moving forward doing what she loves.

  • JB

    I started out focused on modern quilting and first visited Bonnie’s blog for a technique tutorial.  Now I read her blog and Instagram every day.  She’s fantastic, and a real motivator. And someone you would really just like to know.

  • Delores 6

    I would like to know more about Bonnie s childhood and her growing up years. 

  • La

    Very good interview. Nice mix of photos and patterns. 

  • Diann

    THANKS for the interview! I am a Bonnie fan and a scrappy Kentucky quilter. Good luck in your endeavors.

  • Aby Dolinger

    Thanks for interviewing Bonnie!

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