I manage the Designer Downloads on the website. What a great thrill it was to get the Designer Download program up and running. It is great to work with so many talented designers. I love the continual inspiration I get from the creative people I work with, now if I could just find the time to get to that stack of quilting projects awaiting me…

Recent Posts by Anita

    Gifty – All Bundled Up!

    I love snowmen, but slightly less crazy about snowmen than Teri (I mean how many people have a 10 foot snowman in their office?)  I have a great collection that I love putting out every season.  When I saw this cute little All Bundled Up guy by The Wooden Bear and Teri hadn’t snagged him yet for Gifty, I put my name down to make him. 

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    Falling Leaves Table Runner

    When I saw Falling Leaves Pattern Download from Cora’s Quilts I fell in love.  This would look so perfect in my living room this Fall.  I used the 5 Fat Quarter option (which by the way gives you enough fabric for a scrappy back…BONUS!)  I thought this would look great in Jenni Calo’s new line Mix It Up!

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    Check out my latest collection: Mix It Up!

    As I was developing the concept for Mix It Up! I knew I wanted to create a collection that encompassed two things specifically.  I wanted it to be gender neutral and I wanted it to be a stash builder collection.  I get many requests that I definitely keep in mind and many people ask for more “guy friendly” collections.  Mix It Up! offers so much.  With a myriad of plaids, stripes and geometric prints that incorporate practically every color from our Quilter’s Candy palette, the possibilities of this collection are endless. 

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    Apron and Recipe Box

    I made this recipe box and apron as a gift for my niece’s bridal shower. The gift was one of a kind and came straight from my heart. I painted the box as a blog project for our sister company Artist Club, as inspiration to adapt artist designs to different surfaces.  After I finished the box, I wanted to make an apron that coordinated with the box as part of the gift to my niece.

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    Lots of NEW Designers!

    Designer Downloads is exploding with activity and NEW designers!  In the last month we have added 7 new designers to our download program. Each designer brings something different to our arsenal of patterns.

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