With Love from the Future

What better way to spoil a grandson, than to surround him with the things he loves? Long after the birthday party is forgotten, he'll always have this quilt to remind him of his grandma.

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Liberty Lawn in Bloom

This pretty pink throw is a birthday gift for Mariam sister. She’s been collecting 5” squares of Liberty Lawn fabrics, and this was the perfect place to plant them.

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How to Choose a Quilting Design

With hundreds of quilting designs, it’s not always easy to decide how to finish your work of art.  Over the last fifteen years, I’ve finished over 3,000 quilts (give or take a few hundred!)  Here are my five favorite ways to sift through the endless possibilities and pick the best design for each unique quilt. 

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Happiest Quilt on Earth

Is a quilt is a wish your heart makes? Amy's husband loves Disneyland. So for his birthday, she collected a bunch of Disney fabrics and made him the happiest quilt on earth.

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Pride Pillow

Celebrate Pride Month and have fun with a rainbow of fabrics. Click through the steps in the photos inside. Happy Pride Month!

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Find Your Creative Fire

Once you've discovered Amy Butler's fabric, it's hard not to take the plunge. My client Kim did exactly that with this vibrant throw quilt. It's complete indulgence for the grown-up little girl inside each of us.

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Have a Go At Colors

The main thing is to have a go at trying out colours, the wilder the better. Sampling becomes wonderfully exciting as you stumble on really unpredictable and interesting colouring.

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Cozy Concrete Jungle

New York is always hopeful. Always it believes that something good is about to come off, and it must hurry to meet it.

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Adventures and Legos

Not counting the ones I’ve accidentally vacuumed, there are at least a million LEGO bricks in my house. My seven-year-old son’s collection is so big that it can’t all fit inside the gigantic chest that we purchased specifically for storing LEGOs. Every LEGO in the house belongs to him… at least until this weekend. Now I have a small collection of my own. 

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5-Step Cuddly Blanket

This kid has been a trooper lately, so I stayed up late to whip up a cozy blanket for him. For low effort and huge impact, you can whip up one of these, too. All you need is a piece of Cuddle or Minkee, plus a fun cotton print. No batting, no quilting, no binding, no piecing…just cozy cuddles!

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