island breezes quilt pattern

It’s time for another free quilt pattern! Each month I am featuring a new free block of the month quilt pattern!  There is something here for every skill level.  This block of the month pattern is available to you absolutely free until June 18, 2019! Island Breezes is my latest creation. The fun, breezy quilt was inspired […] Read the full article →

faux wood burning technique

I’m a huge fan of faux techniques and wood burning is a craft that I have always wanted to try. When I discovered a new product called Scorch Markers that are supposed to create the look of wood burning with an easy faux technique, I thought I’d give it a try. Creating this little sign […] Read the full article →

A wedding can get pretty expensive. With most of us, budgets are a reality. I want to share with you 8 beautiful DIY Wedding Decor ideas exclusively from the Sitcom!  These are unique, inexpensive ideas that will make your wedding fabulous and keep you in your budget! Keep Your Wedding on Budget! Did you know that the […] Read the full article →

Join the Grandmas Garden Sew Along! Free quilt block patterns each month!

Today I am releasing Block 2 of my newest quilting Sew Along – Grandma’s Garden! Grandma’s Garden was inspired by vintage seed packets.  My designs are always influenced by my travels. Lately, our travels have included jobs in agriculture such as the sugar beet harvest and greenhouse work. This unique and beautiful quilt features many of our favorite […] Read the full article →

Join the Retro Flash Sew along. Free quilt block patterns each month!

Quilt Block #7 of the Retro Flash Sew Along is now available free until June 1, 2019! Retro Flash was influenced by our time spent on Route 66 while traveling through the west.  I love the old signage and the simpler times represented in mid century culture.  Retro Flash brings together some of my favorite […] Read the full article →

I enjoy creating something special for you. Each month I am featuring a new block of the month quilt pattern!  There is something here for every skill level! Esmeralda is my latest creation. This breezy quilt is simple to create with repeats of an 8″ pieced block, rotating it to give it that breezy look.  […] Read the full article →

Creating with paper can be fun and easy to do! I’m always looking for an excuse to create.  Let’s face it.  Most crafters live for holidays.  Each holiday provides a new theme to work around, and Easter is no exception. This week, we are making fun Easter Bunny Brooches with paper! If you are a […] Read the full article →

Introducing my newest quilting Sew Along – Grandma’s Garden! Grandma’s Garden was inspired by vintage seed packets.  My designs are always influenced by my travels. Lately, our travels have included jobs in agriculture such as the sugar beet harvest and greenhouse work. This unique and beautiful quilt features many of our favorite veggies as remembered from those pretty […] Read the full article →

Quilt Block #6 of the Retro Flash Sew Along was available until May 1, 2019! Retro Flash was influenced by our time spent on Route 66 while traveling through the west.  I love the old signage and the simpler times represented in mid century culture.  Retro Flash brings together some of my favorite 50’s themes […] Read the full article →

Love birds Block of the Month quilt pattern

Each month, I like to feature a new block of the month pattern that includes both applique and quilt piecing.  There is something here for every skill level! For the current FREE Block of the Month Pattern, go HERE! Love Birds and Pinwheels features one applique pattern and one quilt block pattern and lots of great […] Read the full article →

An upholstered headboard adds height, style and comfort to your bedroom.  But they can be rather expensive!  As a young mother, my daughter doesn’t have a ton of money to spare, but wanted to make something nice for her bedroom.  She came up with a great way to create a fabric headboard on a budget! […] Read the full article →

I specialize in creating quilt patterns that feature unusual applique patterns.  Often, I am asked what techniques I use to create these fun applique pieces.  I would love to share with you a simple way to create beautiful applique, using of all things… a glue stick! This tutorial will be featuring two of my latest […] Read the full article →

Retro Flash Sew Along- block #5- Juke Box

Block #5 of the Retro Flash Sew Along is now available free until April 1, 2019! Retro Flash was influenced by our time spent on Route 66 while traveling through the west.  I love the old signage and the simpler times represented in mid century culture.  Retro Flash brings together some of my favorite 50’s […] Read the full article →

This week on Kennary.com, I am featuring a decorative painting project!  Unfinished wood pieces are the perfect choice for a bit of color. In this case, I found this sweet little wooden boat and decided to make it into a small planter. Because I’m not the biggest green thumb in the world, I chose some […] Read the full article →

sugar and spice quilt pattern free block of the month

This month, I challenged myself to work with colors that I do not normally work with.  I had some leftover browns from my Sonoran Trail Quilt, and worked them into a pieced block with simple applique. The result is my new pattern called Sugar and Spice! For the current FREE Block of the Month Pattern, […] Read the full article →