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Today’s the day!

Today is the day the latest version of Quilters Newsletter Magazine hits the stands. Northcott has taken out a quarter page spread to promote their new Shimmer fabric line and look what they chose to feature! I will be running a promotion to win the pattern and kit to make the quilt, interested? Details will […]

My apology

To anyone who has sent me a note through my contact page in the last little while, I sincerely apologize. The web gremlins got into my account and I ended up with a five year old email and thirty year old address in my settings. I think we’re all fixed up now, please contact me […]

Joanna’s Tulips

Last fall I designed a nice bright quilt for Northcott featuring a new tulip variety, the “El Nino” (pattern number QQ121 or Northcott PTN1211-10). It showcased their new Shimmer fabric and has met with good success. I brought the sample to The Quilting Quarters to show it off before sending away and one of our […]

Shimmering Tulips

The new pattern is finally ready! Featuring the Northcott Shimmer fabrics, this one is a quick, small “arty” quilt to have fun with. There will be a similar one in the Fabulous Flowers series with beads and stuff, but I kind of like it plain too! It measures 14X22″. One design down, four in progress, […]

A new Bag?

Shipped out my first orders from market and hoping to get a new “assignment” from Northcott. In the meantime, between making more samples for them, I am working on some smaller flower projects. Today I played with some sunflowers on wool. When it’s -18 Celsius outside (ok, that includes windchill), sunflowers sure help! Needs more […]