Author Archives: Diana

What We’re Making! You + Me by Heather Jones

The downloadable pattern You + Me by Heather Jones is complete. I started the You + Me Quilt at the Modern Quilt Guild Sewdown in Portland back in February. What a fun and inspirational gathering we had! Everyone braved the snowy weather to get to the event then we hunkered down to enjoyed the weekend….

What goes with what? Hadley by Denise Schmidt

What solids coordinate with Hadley by Denise Schmidt? Kona Cotton School Bus Kona Cotton Flame Michael Miller Cotton Couture Straw Michael Miller Cotton Couture Gold Free Spirit Designer Solids Sky Moda Bella Solids Coastal Kona Cotton Asparagus Free Spirit Designer Solids Slate Moda Bella Solids Stone Moda Bella Solids Weathered Teak Kona Cotton Chocolate Happy…

What We’re Making! Canvas Quilt by She Can Quilt

I made my first quilt gift. The Canvas Quilt downloadable pattern by She Can Quilt was made for my daughter’s best friend Ashley who moved into her first apartment in Arizona. To get just the right combination of prints my daughter helped pick out the fabrics from my stash. We then I added 4 solids for…

What goes with what? Framework by Ellen Luckett Baker

What solids coordinates with Framework by Ellen Luckett Baker? Kona Cotton Zucchini Robert Kaufman Essex Linen Grey Robert Kaufman Essex Linen Steel Andover Chambray Coral Kona Cotton Charcoal Michael Miller Cotton Couture Grass Robert Kaufman Essex Linen Med Aqua Kona Cotton Bluegrass Andover Chambray Ocean Kona Cotton Deep Blue Framework is available in double guaze…

What We’re Making! Napkins by Kristen

Kristen was inspired by an upcoming wedding to make napkins for the newlyweds.  2 yards of Alison Glass Sun Print Feathers in Chartreuse was selected to make eight napkins. The fabric was cut to a size of 18″x18″ then hemmed 1/4 inch which makes the finished size 17″x17″. Here is a great tutorial from Rosey…

What goes with what? Far Far Away by Heather Ross

What solids coordinate with Far Far Away from Heather Ross? Kona Cotton Tangerine Free Spirit Designer Solids Saffron Michael Miller Cotton Couture Magenta Michael Miller Cotton Couture Confection Kona Cotton Gumdrop Free Spirit Designer Solids Orchid Moda Bella Solids Summer Sky Kona Cotton Pickle Happy sewing! ~Diana

What We’re Making! Canvas Quilt by She Can Quilt

Megan made the Canvas Quilt pattern from She Can Quilt for a friends baby. The downloadable pattern includes sizes from a mug rug up to a king size quilt. Megan chose the baby size quilt measuring 36″ x 36″, which uses 8 fat quarters or quarter yard cuts.. The simple diagonal quilting makes the Canvas…

Where I Sew – Leanne of She Can Quilt

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I like to make quilts and play with color and design. Although I enjoy exploring all kinds of quilting styles, I am happiest when I am making  minimalist quilts in a style I call modern industrial. I like to include a lot of texture in my quilts through the quilting process and I am having…

Where I Sew – April Rhodes

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I am a fabric and pattern designer with a passion for modern simplicity mixed with eclectic and vintage style.  I love to sew clothes for myself, though I greatly enjoy all types of sewing, patchwork/quilting, home decor, embroidery and so on. My crafting adventures bring me a sense of fulfillment hat nothing else does. I…

Where I Sew – Amy Ellis of Amy’s Creative Side

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Amy Ellis is an author, fabric and quilt designer, quilter, blogger, wife and mom to four. Her books include Modern Basics, Modern Basics II, and Modern Neutrals, and has contributed to a number of other books. She lives with her family in a small town in the Utah mountains, where the hot summers and cold…