Monthly Archives: September 2014

Gifty Galore – Project 13

Hello!  I am Shannon Mower of Modern Tradition Quilts and it is an honor for me to be the guest-host for this Gifty Galore project.  I am excited to share with you my Punky-Wunkin Wall Hanging Quilt.  I am sure it will make a great gift for anyone this holiday season–including yourself!

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Contemporary Curved Quilts

There are eight beautiful, contemporary projects lined up in this delightful and highly visual book. The projects are built around the use of a specific ruler, Quick Curve Ruler, and are needed to complete all the projects. If you love gentle curved piecing you will love these easily executable

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Metro Rings Quilt

Connecting Threads received this delightful pattern, Metro Rings, and a clever ruler, Quick Curve Ruler from the company, Sew Kind of Wonderful. I was just dying to try it. Metro Rings is a modern take on the traditional Double ...

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Plethora of Pillows: Blue & Yellow

My son and daughter in law wanted some pillows for their new couch in in their new apartment. They picked a yellow and blue theme, and gray and white for dinning room chair cushions. Then they went out and purchased fabric somewhere else!!!! I work at a fabric company, duh. Here are the fabrics they chose:

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Gifty Galore – Project 12: Fabric Snowflake

Today’s Gifty Galore project is inspired by the above papercraft snowflake on this French blog. It seemed like a simple and fun conversion into fabric, so I was game to give it a whirl! These are the basic supplies you will need: Two complementary fabrics! (I chose Snowflake Checks in patriot blue from our new 

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Snowed Inn Flannels Are Here

  SHOCKING NEWS ALERT:  I made another flannel quilt! When our Snowed Inn collection was being planned I was delighted to hear that we would have a few pieces available as flannel.  MaryJo’s cute little Snowy Men seemed perfect for a snuggly flannel project and the Pepperland Flannel Quilt Kit ...

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Book Giveaway Winner – Sew a Modern Home

Wow, what a wonderful turnout we received from everyone last week! It was great getting to read through everyone’s favorite color combinations for a chance to win Melissa Lunden’s newest book, Sew a Modern Home!   And the giveaway winner of this custom signed copy is comment #58, Mary Ellen! We have already emailed her the good news and can’t wait to send ...

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Bridesmaid’s Bags

Recently, my daughter was married to her sweetheart of eight years;  a glorious occasion to be sure! To honor and express my gratitude to the women in her bridal party, I made a beautiful bag for each and filled them with a few things they might need on the “big day”, then took them out for a delicious dinner.

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JOY Pillow

I was a late comer to the Plethora of Pillows extravaganza, but knew I had to make this pillow.  The pattern is from Sherri K. Falls book Holly Jolly.  I selected fabrics from my newest collection for Connecting Threads, Snowed Inn. This was a very quick and easy pillow to complete, it used the fusible applique technique, and ...

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Gifty Galore – Project 11

Hi I’m Sue Marsh of Whistlepig Creek Productions. I had a great time creating this project – Holiday Snuggler for Gifty Galore!  Not only were the fabrics beautiful to behold, they were beautiful to work with. You can download the pattern here: Holiday Snuggler. Holiday Snuggler in the Forest I started by selecting ...

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