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Nordic Star Ombre Quilt

Meet my Nordic Star ombre quilt version! This quilt in blues and teals is the cover of my latest pattern, Nordic Star. I loved the Scandinavian feel of these blocks and how they really looked like snowflakes as well as stars, and decided to play off the feel of the blocks with my color scheme. Read on to learn more about how I created this Nordic Star ombre quilt, from the colors and quilting andContinue reading

Hand Quilted Mug Rug – Kaffe Fabrics

For April’s Aurifil Artisan challenge, the task was to use a provided Kaffe Fassett fabric and coordinating Aurifil threads in our project. I’ll be the first to admit that Kaffe fabrics aren’t my usual go-to when quilting, but this big floral print caught my eye and the gears started turning. I turned my fabric into a hand quilted mug rug and I’m so pleased with the outcome. First, I started by cutting a 7″ xContinue reading

Embroidered Patches | Visible Mending

This month’s Aurifil Artisan challenge is embroidery, and I’ve been working on something that brings me a ton of joy – embroidered patches! I am really passionate about visible mending; about keeping otherwise-still-wearable clothing out of landfills, buying clothing used, and holding on to pieces that fit me well and that I love for a long time to come. I’m always looking for new and creative ways to mend my clothing, and this was aContinue reading

Wildwood Bear Path Quilt | A Finished Project

Bear Path Quilt. Quick, versatile, and gorgeous in nearly every color. Have I mentioned how much I love this pattern? I haven’t shared this version in a blog post yet which is such a shame, because she is a beauty. And, she went to her forever home about a year ago! So, it is way overdue. Want to make your own? Everything Rifle Paper Co. produces is gorgeous, and these fabrics were no exception. IContinue reading

Pojagi Inspired Cloth Napkins

Pojagi is a form of Korean hand stitching where your seams are fully enclosed, creating a beautiful, reversible piece. I first saw Daisy from Warm Folk talk about it, and I knew it was something I wanted to try for myself. Since the beauty of Pojagi is seeing both sides of your finished piece, this technique would work well for placemats, curtains, a simple linen shirt, apron, or table runner. Here’s some examples of traditionalContinue reading

Scrappy Zipper Pouch Tutorial

Anyone else quilting during this quarantine time? I’m finding small projects especially satisfying, since I can finish them relatively quickly. To share that love with all of you, I have a scrappy zipper pouch tutorial today! You can make this scrappy zipper pouch by digging into your scrap basket. Best of all, if you have an Accuquilt system, cutting all those little squares takes no time at all! Prefer to watch it? View the entireContinue reading