winter scene place settings

It’s that time of year to plan out all the holiday gatherings.  My family is pretty large and the holidays are a great excuse to get the whole family together to celebrate and enjoy each other’s company.  Because we are a crafty kind of family (I didn’t fall far from the tree), we love to […] Read the full article →

It’s time for another free pattern!  Instead of my regular block of the month, I’m hosting a block of the week featuring my table runner pattern- Holiday Spirits!  This pattern was super popular last year, and I’m offering it to you one block at a time free over the next five weeks! Block #4- Snowman […] Read the full article →

Join our current sew along!  Holiday for the Birds will offer 8 different bird themed quilt blocks which are assembled with simple pieced blocks.  The finished quilt top measures 48″ x 58″.  Collect each free block as they are released and create a beautiful cherished holiday quilt! Each month, I will be walking you through this quilt […] Read the full article →

It’s time for another free pattern!  Instead of my regular block of the month, I’m hosting a block of the week featuring my table runner pattern- Holiday Spirits!  This pattern was super popular last year, and I’m offering it to you one block at a time free over the next five weeks! Block #3- Presents […] Read the full article →

Today, I am releasing block number 8 of my new quilt pattern, Grandma’s Garden, called Lettuce!   This pattern will be available free until December 1, 2019!  Each month, I will be walking you through this quilt top step-by-step with tips, and thorough instructions and free templates. Grandma’s Garden was inspired by vintage seed packets.  My designs are […] Read the full article →

It’s time for another free pattern!  Instead of my regular block of the month, I’m going to do a block of the week featuring my table runner pattern- Holiday Spirits!  This pattern was super popular last year, and I’m going to offer it to you one block at a time free for the next five […] Read the full article →

I have to tell you that working with resin is a new thing for me. I’ve seen it done over the years mainly on jewelry. After studying a bit about creating with resin, I decided to try my hand at pouring resin and adding color to create a beautiful marbled effect on cutting boards. This […] Read the full article →

It’s time for another free pattern!  Instead of my regular block of the month, I’m going to do a block of the week featuring my table runner pattern- Holiday Spirits!  This pattern was super popular last year, and I’m going to offer it to you one block at a time free for the next five […] Read the full article →

This week, I would love to share with you a tutorial for beautiful holiday scene ornaments made with a few surprising dollar store finds.  These are based off of a 40 year old kit that I inherited from my grandmother.  I decided to recreate this ornament with modern materials and a few touches of my […] Read the full article →

Join our current sew along!  Holiday for the Birds will offer 8 different bird themed quilt blocks which are assembled with simple pieced blocks.  The finished quilt top measures 48″ x 58″.  Collect each free block as they are released and create a beautiful cherished holiday quilt! Each month, I will be walking you through this quilt […] Read the full article →

Today, I am releasing block number 7 of my new quilt pattern, Grandma’s Garden, called Pumpkin!   Each month, I will be walking you through this quilt top step-by-step with tips, and thorough instructions and free templates.  For the current free block for this series, go HERE! Grandma’s Garden was inspired by vintage seed packets.  My designs are […] Read the full article →

It’s time for another Block of the Month pattern!  This month, I am creating applique pieces using scraps and applying them to a traditional block.  The Love and Home quilt pattern can be made into a pillow top using just one block, or you can create more blocks to make a beautiful Love and Home […] Read the full article →

I want to share with you a simple painting technique! Using a few dollar store wooden frames and supplies that you most likely already have in your home, this project comes to life quickly! Painting a crackle finish adds a rustic touch and fun texture to your project. Turn a boring frame into something exciting! […] Read the full article →

Holiday for the Birds will offer 8 different bird themed quilt blocks which are assembled with simple pieced blocks.  The finished quilt top measures 48″ x 58″.  Collect each free block as they are released and create a beautiful cherished holiday quilt! Each month, I will be walking you through this quilt top step-by-step with tips, and […] Read the full article →

Today, I am releasing block number 6 of my new quilt pattern, Grandma’s Garden, called Peppers!   Each month, I will be walking you through this quilt top step-by-step with tips, and thorough instructions and free templates. Grandma’s Garden was inspired by vintage seed packets.  My designs are always influenced by my travels. Lately, our travels have included […] Read the full article →