Choosing a Quilt Design: Secondary designs on the Ruby Roads Quilt

One of the questions I get most often is how I choose quilting designs. This customer quilt from a few months ago offers a great peek at how I come up with complicated-looking quilting designs that are not that hard to execute.

How many ways can you bind a quilt?

Binding just might be the most controversial topic in the quilting world. For some, it's the frame that finishes off the quilt. For others, it's an annoying afterthought. Some quilters insist that there's only one right way to bind a quilt. Pattern: Glitch I'm not going to weigh in on the debate. Instead, I'm going … Continue reading How many ways can you bind a quilt?

Hello, Hoppers!

Welcome to the Virtual Shop Hop! When I walk in the door of a party, I love when the host takes my coat, offers me a cider, and points me at the snack table right away. Explore the newest offerings, quilt patterns, and notions from my fellow designers. You’ll meet new quilt pattern designers, explore new quilting websites, and maybe make a purchase or two along the way.