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#myquiltcouldlivehere- Tufted

Tufted

As I was stuck on the computer last week, getting the new site ready, I decided to make a new quilt collage for the Tufted quilt project that is in the current issue of Simply Moderne Magazine (Issue #14). READ MORE

Tufted in Simply Moderne Magazine

Back in February, right when I got back home from Quiltcon, I hosted Carol Veillon, editor of Simply Moderne Magazine at my studio. It was such a treat to have her to my studio. Truth be told, I usually am forced to do a deep clean of my space when visitors are due to arrive, the studio got a very nice, much needed tidy up two days prior to her visit (always a good thing!).

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Power to the People- Learn to make beautiful scrap quilts!

Ruby Ruler
 
I’m excited to be launching new workshops this year that focus on making unique, modern scrap quilts. So many of us have scraps of fabrics, fat quarters here, charm packs there, remnants of favorite fabrics we’ve been holding on to, waiting for just the right project. (I know this isn’t JUST me!)READ MORE

Ruby Ruler™ At Quiltcon!

Ruby Ruler
Thanks to everyone for the wonderful response we’ve had to the Ruby Ruler™! We are close to selling out of our first run! I am beyond excited to see it being used as the design aid it is.READ MORE

Learn More about the Ruby Ruler™ in these videos

If you are on Facebook and enjoy watching FB Live videos like I do, I wanted to let you know about two recent videos from folks who reviewed the new Ruby Ruler™. It may give you even more insight into how to use this nifty tool!
Penguin and Fish Ruby Ruler
Alyssa Thomas of Penguin and Fish (above) recently did an entire FB Live to her Penguin and Fish FB subscribers just on using Value in your quilt designs, and demonstrates how the Ruby Ruler™ can help determine value. The best takeaway from it is now my new favorite line-

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New Quilt Pattern, Interwoven

Introducing Interwoven. Another new quilt design using the Ruby Ruler™ . Simple, yet impactful quilt design all by just playing with value.
I’m not sure why, but simple repeating shapes like the ones in this quilt make me so happy. Each “unit” or block is the same configuration, but also little bit different from the others when made in a scrappy way. READ MORE

New Quilt Pattern, Starflake

Starflake Quilt Patter
 
When I was getting to know the different prototypes of what eventually became The Ruby Ruler™, of course I had to design some quilts. I wanted to really push the idea of studying fabric values. There’s no better way to play around with this idea than to dig in my scrap bins. READ MORE

Introducing The Ruby Ruler™!

Edited to add link to purchase, because I woke from a deep sleep and sat bolt upright last night because I realized I’d left that off! Get your own Ruby Ruler™

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I’ve been working on something for several months now, and I’m SO happy that its finally ready! My new quilting ruler, The Ruby Ruler™ is a brand new tool that will change the way you look at your fabric scraps!
Ruby Ruler
But first, the background story-READ MORE