After a bit of delay, shops now have the new Northcott Naturescapes fabric in stock and I designed three patterns for it! The first depicts a walk in the woods near where I live and with the pieced borders measures 34″WideX28″High. It’s called “Hidden Path”. The second shows an old favourite haunt right near both […]
It’s finally looking like spring around here but I wanted to play with fall colours….I’ve been itching to try the “Quiet Cove” pattern with reds/oranges and yellows but I had to wait for fabric to arrive. It arrived, I played, and here is the result. I like it! I’ve also been meaning to post another […]
There’s this gorgeous little shop just outside Ottawa called Flair With Fabrics. Nestled at the crossroads in the village of Chesterville, it is chock full of ideas, samples, notions and FABRIC! Ruth has the most complete selection of Northcott fabrics I’ve ever seen and she has lots of other neat lines as well. In addition […]
We’re starting the New Year off with a big bang!! Northcott is using two designs in magazine ads over the next few months. On February 3 The Fons&Porter Quilting Quickly magazine hits the stands with a full page ad featuring Bon Echo Rock (they are also kitting the pattern!). The April issue of McCalls Quick […]
Four new patterns including three for Northcott and a Block of the Month! Fall 2014 was crazy busy but oh so much fun. December was spent catching up, completing commitments and getting some patterns written and published. I have also finally been able to get back to some patterns in progress and hope to have […]
Northcott is introducing a new line of fabric in the “Shimmer” family called Sandscapes. It is luscious, beautiful shades shot through with metallics and coordinates well with the existing Shimmer and Stonehenge fabric lines. It is also perfect for stained glass quilts-the marbling looks like coloured glass! The line was launched this past weekend at […]
Way back last winter I was invited to do a design for a new line of Northcott fabric. Part of the Stonehenge collection, it was called “Earth Rhythms”. How could I resist? The fabric is finally being released in the next month or so and the patterns are now available with the new fabric shown […]
It’s been a little crazy around here designing for the Ontario Row By Row Experience, Northcott Fabrics and some new ideas coming soon. Add to that it’s show season and I have my trunk show at the Arnprior Guild, The Ottawa and Renfrew and Quilt Market shows and a week in Orillia teaching and presenting! […]
Congratulations to Caren! She takes home the kit for “My Favourite Birch” in glorious Shimmer fabric. Thanks everyone for participating, the support has been great, and look for new things coming soon (maybe another draw?) I will be adding some kits to the web site shortly as I get them made up.
My Little Contest closes tomorrow night (Sunday March 16). Don’t miss out on your chance to win the kit to make “My Favourite Birch” in the gorgeous Shimmer fabrics! Follow me on Facebook or drop me a line through the website and you’re in.