Kaffe Fassett Love

Last year on our annual trip to Maine, my friend Jen had brought this simple quilt pattern with her. I had brought a collection of Kaffe Fassett fat quarters that I had gotten from the Fat Quarter Shop. I had no idea what to do with them as some were amazingly beautiful and some struck…

Thanksgiving Table Runner

I love Thanksgiving. It is perhaps one of my favorite holidays of the year. Family and friends, good food, and warm sentiments. I have been trying to capture those thoughts in autumn table runners that I have been making for the Etsy shop and craft shows. This is a quilt-as-you-go pattern where you piece the…

New Pillow Design

I have been playing with batiks a lot lately and really love strip and string piecing. I created this pattern today to showcase coordinating batiks and really like how it came out. I love pink, but this color combination is outside my comfort zone for home decor. I think these pillows would look really great…

My First Custom Order

So this is exciting. I’ve made a bunch of Halloween totes for the Etsy shop but over the weekend I got my first custom order. A customer requested a larger bag out of a focus fabric that is among my favorites. It was fun to make the pattern and create a new design to meet…

Bali Batik Decorative Pillows

I have made about 20 decorative pillows from this collection of Bali Pops Batiks from Hoffman Fabrics, but this may be my favorite. I combined 2.5″ strips from the collection with the light teal and white polka dot fabric I had at home.  The dots remind me of falling snow which I thought was a…