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Cactus Garden Quilt Pattern

Sometimes Crafter // Cactus Garden Quilt Pattern

I just released my latest quilt pattern last night: Cactus Garden.  All those little crown points reminded me of succulents and cactus spikes, and bringing them all together seemed like a garden of cacti.  I actually had this about 3/4 of the way done and then set it aside and forgot about it.  So here it is, two years later and I finally finished it up.  I still love the colors and design as much as when I started it.

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Quilt It Modern // Riley Blake Solids

Riley Blake Fabrics has been hosting a blog tour to get the word out about their new colors in their Confetti and Crayola Color collections.  I was really excited to see all the great colors, since so many of them are colors I look for and have a hard time finding.  I know it seems funny

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Quilting a January Quilt

I quilted this quilt back in December for Melissa Everett.  (It’s the January Quilt pattern by Lady Havertine.) This past week she entered this in the Smoky Mountain Quilter’s Quilt Show (with a couple other beauties) and it won Honorable Mention in ‘Large 2 Person Team’ and also won the ‘Modern Quilt Award’.  I think it’s well deserved for

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Star Bright Star White Quilting

I often forget about quilts I’ve quilted that are meant for publication.  From the time I see it until it’s out there for the world to see is usually at least a year, and often longer.  As is the case with this beautiful quilt.  Rebecca Bryan of Bryan House Quilts contacted me last year to

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HST Tote Bag Pattern

Over the winter I taught several sessions of my tote bag class.  It was such a hit that I decided i’d make the pattern available for purchase.  I really love this bag and have made it so many times over the years.  It goes together quickly and effortlessly.  I use mine for shopping and holding

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Stash Builder Box

Just a few days ago I got this box in the mail and it was full of all sorts of sewing goodies.  Stash Builder Box is a monthly subscription service that delivers new sewing items to help you grow your stash, but it’s more than just that.  Last month Amanda contacted me about her new

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