A small group of holiday ornaments to “Feather Your Nest” for the holidays will be in my shop soon. I love these scrappy leaves, and added some hand stamped leather strips to them too. Nodding to my love of domesticity. These aren’t meant to be just for the holidays or to adorn a tree, but they can be used anywhere, anytime of year really.
I’ve been wanting to play with my Friendship Bracelet quilt pattern again. Someone once asked if this pattern could be done with pre-cut jelly rolls, and after the Jelly Roll Race quilt and the Echo Star, I decided to actually try it. I thought it should work, but wanted to sew one up to be sure. Plus, this quilt is so quick to sew up, I knew it would be a relatively fast project. READ MORE
Sometimes making a quilt from my head is all about exploration of what looks right together, or what type of patterning might seem harmonious, really just playing with the possibilities, hoping I will like the outcome. (That was definitely the case with Sunshine Medallion.) But there are times when my mind’s eye has a crystal clear vision from the very beginning of what I want the end result to be. That was the case with this quilt, Echo Star.