New year - new block challenge happening over at Riley Blake Designs! I joined in last year and I'm super excited to be a part of it once again for 2023! 16 designers have each shared a 10" block pattern that will be released throughout the first half of the year. These blocks will combine together into a gorgeous quilt. The layout is a mystery but you're sure to love it! So without further ado - here's my little contribution! Meet Splice! Those who know my patterns know that I'm ... View Post
Make! Meet my newest fabric collection for Riley Blake Designs - arriving in stores in June 2023! Make is full of rainbow, sewing notions, texty goodness and a whole bunch of fun. It's made up of 24 prints celebrating those beloved tools of our trade - the sewing machine, scissors and even a nod to our love/hate relationship with the seam ripper. Here's a little video to see all the prints included in this line - I was a bit excited to find these cute little mini wooden bolts (designed ... View Post
A little ornament fun!
Welcome to the Riley Blake Designs ornament tour! To celebrate the release of the newest collaborative low volume collection, Hush Hush 2, the Riley Blake designers have teamed up to bring you some fun little ornaments. And here's my contribution! For those who don't know me, foundation paper piecing is one of my favourite things. This technique worked perfectly to create these little patterns to fit 3" embroidery hoops. At first I started with just the little penguin design but then ... View Post
Mark the date!
As we head towards the end of the year, it's a great time to start thinking about how to get organised for next year. Might I suggest an excellent patchwork calendar? ;) Not only do you have a great way to track all your upcoming events, you get quilty eye-candy each month AND most importantly, you get 12 beautiful patterns to sew throughout the year! Now this is a calendar with a difference! The 2023 Patchwork Calendar is a collaboration between 12 designers to bring you a gorgeous, ... View Post
Love to Sew, Sew for Love
As Valentine's Day approaches, it turns our mind to things we can sew to show those dearest to us that we love them. Because that's what we do as quilters - we put our love into fabric. To help make it easier to find some love themed projects, I've put together a little round up of some patterns that might suit. Of course these don't need to be just for Valentine's Day - every day of the year is a great day to tell someone how much they mean to you - whether in a relationship, or for your ... View Post
2022 RBD Block Challenge
New year - new block challenge happening over at Riley Blake Designs - and I'm very excited to be a part of it! 16 designers have shared a block pattern that will be released throughout the first half of the year. These blocks will combine together into a gorgeous quilt. The layout is a mystery but you're sure to love it! So without further ado - here's my little contribution! I've been on a bit of a garden/nature theme this year - so I couldn't resist this little Autumn block. Now ... View Post
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