It’s time for some JOY!

Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 in Blog, Fabric Collections, JOY | 6 Comments

I’m so excited to let you know that a new fabric collection of mine with Michael Miller Fabrics starts shipping to stores in a matter of days. Get ready for JOY! JOY celebrates that time of year when everything is in full bloom. It is a period of time when nature is working its magic […]

The Radiant Maple Wall Hanging

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Aurifil, Blog, Janome, Patterns, Quilts, Tutorials | 2 Comments

Today I have one final tutorial for you to round out the Canada 150 celebrations in conjunction with Janome Canada. As I’ve mentioned here before, in celebrating Canada’s big birthday this year, Janome Canada and I teamed up to offer sewists a series of fabulous products and projects. Here’s a quick recap… 1. I designed […]

Wise Words Quilt – Free Pattern

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in Blog, Quilts, Tutorials, Words of Wisdom | No Comments

When I received yardage of Words of Wisdom, I was faced with the question of “What kind of quilt would you make if you were going to use the whole Words of Wisdom panel print”? Words of Wisdom Panel Print I chose to highlight each saying in the panel by framing it with coordinating prints […]

{ Happy Sewing } Embroidered Wallhanging

Here’s a tutorial for this sweet little wallhanging that you can fully personalize with embroidery. I love the quiet process of hand embroidery. I learned how as a child from my Mom and still enjoy it today, though I have narrowed down all those stitches I learned early on to a few favourites I use […]

Words of Wisdom

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Blog, Fabric Collections, Words of Wisdom | 4 Comments

My second fabric collection this year, Words of Wisdom has started shipping to stores! Words of Wisdom is a positive little collection centred around a panel print of words, phrases and quotes to inspire us, give us guidance and get us back on track. It offers all kinds of imaginative possibilities for thoughtful gift giving […]

Last Week For the Free Pattern & Chance to Win an Aurifil Thread Kit

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Aurifil, Blog, Giveaways, Janome, Patterns, Quilts | No Comments

As I mentioned last week, I have teamed up with Janome Canada to celebrate sewing & to offer a few awesome giveaways. For info on the free Fabric Bucket pattern, look here. And here’s the link for this week’s thread kit giveaway. Best of Luck & Happy Sewing!

Limited Time Free Pattern Offer & Thread Collection Giveaway

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Aurifil, Blog, Giveaways, Janome, Patterns, Quilts | 2 Comments

A couple months ago I introduced you to this quilt and its pattern. Well, exciting news… Janome Canada and I are back with a limited time free pattern offer and thread box giveaway! First the free pattern: Over the next 2 weeks, every purchase of the Oh Canada! Maple Leaf Quilt pattern will entitle you […]

A FROLIC Aurifil Thread Kit

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Aurifil, Blog, Fabric Collections, Frolic | 4 Comments

This is an exciting project I had the pleasure of collaborating on this Spring. A FROLIC thread collection with Aurifil. How cool is that!? Twelve large spools of gorgeous 50wt. Egyptian cotton threads housed in their own collectors’ box. I chose the colours based on the saturated hues of the fabric collection’s grounds, including 2 […]

The Oh Canada! Maple Leaf Quilt Pattern

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Blog, Janome, Patterns, Quilts | 6 Comments

I’m so excited to finally share this pattern with you! Earlier this year I designed and made this quilt based on the logo I created for Janome Canada for a limited edition sewing machine (available until the end of 2017 through your local Canadian Janome dealers) to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. It is a 44″ […]

A Couple More Frolic Quilts

A couple weeks ago I shared the first 2 of 4 quilts I made with FROLIC for Quilt Market. Today it’s time for the other two. As FROLIC is a pretty young, playful, bold collection, I wanted to create a quilt that worked along the same lines. My mind went to children’s sorting games where […]