Author: Eliane

Using Graffiti Hearts Offcuts | Ideas and Inspiration

So you’ve made a Graffiti Hearts quilt, congrats! It is one of my favorite designs and I’m sure you’re sitting there admiring your quilt. You’re also eyeing up that little pile of Graffiti Hearts offcuts from making the blocks. Want some ideas on how to use them up? Read on! First, create HSTs using all the offcuts from Graffiti Hearts: 1. Sew together all the small stitch & flip offcut triangles to create HSTs, oneContinue reading

Scrap Throw Pillows | Free Pattern!

Turn your Graffiti Hearts offcuts into these scrap throw pillows! These pillows coordinate well with the quilt, really tying the room together. I’m a big fan of using my scraps before they hit the scrap bins, so these scrap throw pillows check all the boxes in my book! If you haven’t made a Graffiti Hearts quilt yet (and omg you totally should 😉 ) but want to make these pillows, start by sewing together someContinue reading

Graffiti Hearts | Coral Version

For my second Graffiti Hearts quilt, I decided to go subtle and soft with a range of coral prints. I wanted to see how this pattern handled prints and a limited color palette. I’m happy to say I love BOTH in this coral graffiti hearts quilt! I pulled out various coral prints from my stash, enjoying remembering which quilts I used them in or where I purchased them. There’s a lot of happy memories wrappedContinue reading

Scrap Heart Quilt Block | Free Pattern and Tutorial

I’m a big fan of turning scraps into useful items before they hit the scrap bin! So for Graffiti Hearts, I wanted to create tutorials to help you feel confident in turning your scraps into coordinating items. Plus, what’s more fun than turning your hearts into more hearts? It is never-ending hearts over here. Ha. This scrap heart quilt block is the perfect use of Graffiti Hearts scraps and makes a fun coordinating pillow! There’sContinue reading

Mini Heart Quilt Block | Free Pattern & Tutorial

This mini heart quilt block is the first in a series of tutorials aimed at using up your scraps from the Graffiti Hearts quilt. This tutorial uses up the smallest scraps created from making the quilt. Heart finishes at 5″ wide by 3.75″ tall. The fun thing about this block is that it creates some super fun, funky hearts! You can choose whether the solid fabric will be the background or the heart itself, orContinue reading

Graffiti Hearts | A Quilt Pattern

Meet Graffiti Hearts! The latest Patchwork and Poodles pattern! Graffiti Hearts is a super fun mockprov quilt pattern. This means that although the hearts look like they are improv based, they’re not! There’s step-by-step color diagrams in the pattern to achieve this quilt. PLUS, it is even easier than you think! Shop Related Products: Graffiti Hearts is the second quilt in the Mockprov Quilt Series. The first was Concrete Jungle. Don’t they look like suchContinue reading

Creating a Monochrome Graffiti Hearts Quilt

When I first designed Graffiti Hearts, I went all BRIGHT and BOLD with my color choices. I wanted the hearts to be a showstopper of a block, and I love the resulting quilt. I like to showcase the range of a pattern, so in making more Graffiti Hearts quilts with different color variations, I decided to make a monochrome Graffiti Hearts quilt. Shop Graffiti Hearts: Making a Monochrome Graffiti Hearts Quilt: Graffiti Hearts uses 11Continue reading

2021 Year in Review

Happy New Year! Here’s my 2021 Year in Review! I love doing these Year in Review posts because they allow me to reflect back on the accomplishments of the previous year. I always feel a lot of pride when I see how little steps, taken every day can result in such a beautiful outcome at the end of a year. PS: Use my FREE Printable Quilt Tracker to track your WIPs! It makes it soContinue reading

Small Lone Star Christmas Stocking Tutorial

“Once you start, you just can’t stop” is how I currently feel about Lone Stars. After making a lone star quilt, I made a Lone Star quilt coat and a large lone star Christmas stocking tutorial! I loved the large stocking so much that I decided to make an even smaller lone star for my small stocking pattern! This tutorial will show you how to make a lone star quilt block that finishes at 10.5″Continue reading

Lone Star Quilted Christmas Stocking Tutorial

I’m constantly brainstorming ways to use my Free Tutorials in new ways, and this lone star quilted Christmas stocking is no exception! I remember falling in love with Lone Star quilts right at the beginning of my quilting journey. I loved them – and yet was intimidated by them. Finally, FINALLY, after many years, I made my first lone star quilt, and since then have also made a Lone Star quilt coat! And now, theContinue reading

Rifle Paper Co. Holiday Nordic Star Quilt

My patterns are in the works for a very long time before they make it into your hands. Back in February 2021, when I already had this pattern in the works and I was working on writing the instructions, I fell in love with the Rifle Paper Co. Holiday Classics collection. I’m already a big fan of Rifle Paper Co. fabrics, and this one was no exception. I love how classic and victorian it feels,Continue reading

Joy Bunting: Holiday Quilted Buntings Series

The Joy Bunting pattern is the second in the Holiday Quilted Bunting series. We’ve had a halloween bunting (Boo!) and now our holiday bunting (JOY!) and still to come, Valentine’s Day and Easter! The Joy Bunting pattern is a super fun make to decorate your house. You can hang it on the mantle, your wall, or even a stair railing! Shop Holiday Quilted Bunting Patterns: The Joy Bunting Pattern comes with instructions for 5 blocksContinue reading