modern log cabin improv quilt

The Blue and Green Quilt: Improv Log Cabin Part 2

I began this quilt a while ago and talk about the initial design in Part 1. The quilt was made specifically to enter into the 2016 Dallas Quilt Show as the theme was Text...
jurgis and ona improv modern quilt

Jurgis and Ona – Improv

In my ongoing sewing with stash initiative, I am steadily clearing out long ago designed projects. For this one, the striped green and white fabric ended up next to the orange and I became...

Pom Quilt – Part 1: Design Woes

Two months into sewing with only what I have, the plan is starting to pay off! My sewing room was jammed up with all my treasures and I am starting to put plans into...
supernova quilt modern

Supernova!

This pattern has been on my bucket list for like a million years! I am way excited to have finished it. It is the Supernova by Jacquie Gering of Tallgrass Prairie Studio. It is...

Improve Log Cabin – Part 1: The Top

I use EQ7 to render images for talks that I give. I am now in the process of making the examples I created! First up is the improv log cabin: I am taking this idea...
cuzco modern quilt improv

The White Quilt – My Favorite!

This is currently my favorite quilt to see hanging in a show. It makes me swell with pride every time I see it up and people taking pictures of it. I has a distortion...

Giant Vintage Star

This pattern is the very popular Giant Vintage Star tutorial by Jeni Baker's In Color Order.  She has a book coming out soon all about half-square triangles, which I think are one of the most dynamic...

Modern Quilt Club – July

I belong to my local MQG but also to several smaller informal groups around Dallas as well. One of them is the Modern Quilt Club. It feels more like a salon where we can...
tessellation quilt modern

Tessellation – Paper-pieced Color Theory

This pattern is Tessellation by Alison Glass. It is straight forward paper piecing and a great way to use up some scraps. As suggested by the pattern, it is a good idea to use...

EQ7 Review!

I hemmed and hawed at getting EQ7, software that allows you to design your own quilts, for months. It is a pretty big investment and I was not sure I would enjoy using it....