Pieced Dresden Plate Quilt Block

I recently had the privilege to attend the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society's Getaway. I took a class there on the dresden plate and was able to spend the day sewing with some super sweet ladies. I had seen a partial dresden quilt block by Nancy Zieman where she had pieced her fabric before cutting her … Continue reading Pieced Dresden Plate Quilt Block

Mariners Compass Paper Piecing

I decided to make a quilt with a mariners compass in the center. I found a great paper piecing pattern on Craftsy by Whims and Fancies at this link: https://www.craftsy.com/quilting/patterns/compass-needle-paper-piecing/127067 The pattern was for a 10 inch square.  I wanted mine to be bigger and wanted to do a trial run before I started on my … Continue reading Mariners Compass Paper Piecing

Floating Diamond Placemats

I love watching Angela Walter's "Midnight Quilt Show" youtube videos. In the linked episode at the bottom of this post, she makes a set of place mats that she designed and is kind enough to share the pattern for. I thought they would be a fun project to do, and wanted to make mine burgundy … Continue reading Floating Diamond Placemats

Behind the Bars Quilt

My latest project was made for my nephew who will be leaving home to start college this summer. I saw this pattern on Etsy at a shop called TCSfabrics. The pattern is by Urban Elementz. I loved that it looked  both modern and masculine. I ordered the kit from TCSfabrics   (https://www.etsy.com/transaction/1235428018 ) which contained the … Continue reading Behind the Bars Quilt