10 December 2015 ~ Comments Off on The States Of Modern: Wisconsin

The States Of Modern: Wisconsin

Wisconsin is known as “America’s Dairyland” because it is one of the nation’s leading dairy producers, particularly famous for cheese.

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25 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The States Of Modern: Missouri

Missouri: Home of Mark Twain, Harry Truman and… The ice cream cone! As the story goes, it was at the St. Louis World’s Fair in 1904 that the ice cream cone was invented. An ice cream vendor ran out of cups and, thinking quickly, asked a waffle vendor to help by rolling up waffles to […]

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07 January 2015 ~ 3 Comments

States Of Modern Block Of The Week: Alabama

Are you ready for a Modern Road Trip around the United (Modern) States of America? We are traveling on-line and via sewing machine! For this Modern look at the States of America, we are going in alphabetic order, starting with Alabama.

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25 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Phat Fats: A Modern Fat Quarter Quilt

By popular demand, I have posted this wonderfully simple Fat Quarter quilt onto Craftsy for you. This design has gone crazy on Pintrest!

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21 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Mid Century Modern Sampler Quilt: Borders

WooHOO! We are ready for the BORDER on our Mid Century Modern quilt! And the border is…                     Color Blocks! We are repeating (or re-interpreting!) the design of the Tustin Color Block, this time using the Background as the “Sashing” instead of the Light, making a […]

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14 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Mid Century Modern Sampler Quilt Setting Instructions (Corrected 6/16 7:30 pm)

I’ve been doing this (making and designing quilts) long enough (15+ years!) to know I always feel this way… But… Didn’t we just start this Sampler Quilt with the Sputnik Block? And here we are finishing it off! Or, well, at least setting all the different sized blocks together!

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01 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Mid Century Modern Sampler Quilt Block Three – Cypress Bricks

Now you know I have gone off the deep end. What do Cypress Bricks have to do with the Mid-Century Modern Movement? Well… Plenty!

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21 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

January Swap: Gray Study

So far this year we have started our Repeat Revolution Stack And Whack quilt and our Fanciful Floral FourSquare block of the week block of the Month. Now we are doing our first swap of the year: 2 1/2″ width of fabric GRAY strips. And the free pattern is called Gray Study.

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01 January 2013 ~ 9 Comments

2012 Doll Quilt/Table Topper E-Book

Happy New Year! Here are 14 of the sweet little doll quilt patterns presented through 2012 on this blog site, all in one packet. And they are wonderful!

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07 May 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Modern Framed Quilt

  I am really falling for the look of modern quilts. So much so, I have done just a bit of research on the modern trend. Recently, I visited the Joan Irvine Museum here in Orange County, California to view their Women Artists of California exhibit (through June 7, 2012) which was just wonderful! As […]

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