quilting

Love to quilt? How about a quilt kit?

batiks gone wild quilt pattern

Two of my most popular quilt patterns are being offered by Discount Sewing Supply as kits!  Kits make quilting so much easier.  All the fabrics are included and precut, ready for piecing. All the hard choices and cutting has been done for you! This is my Batiks Gone Wild quilt pattern! Discount Sewing Supply is offering this […]

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Batiks Gone Wild Quilt Pattern- my latest design!

batiks gone wild quilt pattern

Introducing my latest quilt pattern design, Batiks Gone Wild!  Earlier this year my friends at Discount Sewing Supply challenged me to create a pattern around their collection of premium quality Indonesian Batiks.  This simple pattern brings out the amazing colors of the batiks and is easy enough for a beginning quilter to tackle! Like my […]

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Enter to win a FREE Craftsy Video Class!

craftsy video classes

Did you know that Craftsy.com offers video craft classes in hundreds of crafty subjects?  And now as a reader of the Sitcom, I am able to offer you an exclusive opportunity to win a class of your choice from Craftsy! They have classes for most anything you can think of!  And what is great about […]

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Sleepy-time Door Stop Tutorial

sleepy time door stop tutorial

Create a cute door stop using a brick and fabric scraps!  You can make a miniature quilt following this tutorial, or substitute a quilted hot pad for the blanket.  Either way, this door stop makes a great gift! This project is something I made for the ornament club one year. While it isn’t an ornament, […]

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Fifty State Quilt- The history of a major quilt project!

50 state quilt block swap

Back in 1996, I had the opportunity to participate in a huge quilt block swap representing every state in the United States.  I represented the state of Georgia, and my assignment was to design a quilt block and make 50 of them.  This is my biggest quilting project to date. This quilt is one of […]

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Sitcom Reader’s Quilt Projects and Commercial Break Thursday!

mermaid quilt

I just love getting letters from readers who have created their own versions of my tutorials.  This past week, I received two fabulous quilted versions of two very different tutorials.  Turns out that I have some incredibly talented readers!  So lets check out these awesome quilts! This is a beautiful version of my Windmills at […]

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Summer Holiday Special for Sitcom Readers!

quilt pattern windmills at night

My partners at Discount Sewing Supply are offering a special Summer Holiday Special on the Windmills at Night and Summer Jewels Quilt Kits!  Both patterns are available here on the Sitcom for free, and now you can take advantage of their great pricing on fabrics just in time for summer quilting. Windmills at Night- Free […]

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10 Free Quilt Patterns with Summer Color!

10 free quilt patterns

There are lots of great free quilt patterns to be found on the web!  Add a bit of color to your summer days and quilt a pretty throw or lap quilt! I did a search for patterns that are not only colorful and fun, but are also simple enough for a beginning quilter to tackle. […]

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Windmills at Night Free Quilt Pattern Series- Lesson 3

quilt pattern windmills at night

We are at the finishing point for the Windmills at Night Quilt Series.  This is lesson three, where we will cover machine quilting and binding this quilt, and completing the matching pillow. This lap quilt is the perfect size for a beginning project.  At a finished size of 40″ x 52″, it is a nice […]

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Windmills at Night Free Quilt Pattern Series- Lesson 2

quilt pattern windmills at night

Welcome to Lesson 2 of my free quilt pattern series, Windmills at Night!  I designed this quilt pattern specifically for new and beginning quilters, as while the pattern looks difficult at first glance, it actually is very easy to put together.  A more experienced quilter could have this project put together in a weekend! This […]

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