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  • How to Organize Fabric Swatches with Magnets

    I love how this fabric swatch magnet board is both a helpful tool and a piece of art on its own. It looks so good in my sewing room! Fabric swatches are so helpful when choosing fabrics for your sewing projects. Just like paint chips help you select paint colors, fabric swatch cards help you […]

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  • Endor Quilt

    Ah, Endor. Beautiful ancient trees. Rebels and troopers on speeder bikes. The underestimated Ewoks. That dang bunker door. I designed and made this for an Endor-loving girl as part of the 2017 May the 4th Mini Quilt Swap #MayThe4thMQS2. It measures 24″ x 24″. The design started with my illustration, then I applied some digital […]

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  • Stardew Valley Rabbit Pillow

    I just made this pillow for my daughter. Her favorite animal from her favorite video game = Easter perfection. She loves playing the Stardew Valley video game (so do I), so I know she’s going to flip when I give this to her. It’s a 16″ pillow that will go great in her bedroom. I […]

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  • Self Portrait Behind the Pixels at QuiltCon 2017

    I am so proud that my quilt “Self Portrait Behind The Pixels” was featured at QuiltCon 2017 in Savannah, Georgia on Feb 23-26. QuiltCon is an international modern quilt show and this is the first time I’ve had a quilt showcased at such a venue. My work was one of only 350 quilts selected from […]

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  • Self Portrait Behind the Pixels Quilt

    “Self Portrait Behind The Pixels”, 70″ x 70″, made in November 2016. This is me, an actual human being behind my online presence. As we talk to each other online, please don’t forget that I am a real person behind the pixels. Let’s all be more understanding, respectful, and kind. This is a concept that […]

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  • Vader Quilt

    Yeahhhhh, Vader. I designed and made this for a Vader-loving girl in New Orleans as part of the 2016 May the 4th Mini Quilt Swap #MayThe4thMQS. It measures 24″ x 24″ and includes 5 colors of Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton: black, pepper, charcoal, coal, and iron. The design started with a photo, then I applied […]

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  • Lips Quilt

    So, I made a quilt of my lips. The vibe: 80’s geek chic. I made a few of them, actually. This one is 66″ x 66″. I used just three fabrics: a textured dot ombre, flat ombre, and white background. The design started with my lipsticked smooch on a piece of paper. Quite silly, but […]

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  • MAKE Mini Quilt in Modern Patchwork Magazine

    You like to make stuff, yes? Then you neeeeeeeed to make this MAKE mini quilt that I designed especially for you. Display it in your maker studio, STAT. It’s a fun little sewing project inspired by the wonderfully geeky and 80’s pixel font “Edit Undo” by Brian Kent. You can find it in the Summer […]

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  • How to Sew Half-Square Triangles (HST) – 8 at a Time

    I’m going to show you how to sew half-square triangles (HST), 8 at a time. This is great when you want a large number of identical HSTs. Watch the video and follow along with the photo tutorial below. The basic process is to start with 2 same-size squares, mark lines on one of the squares, […]

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  • How to Sew Half-Square Triangles (HST) – 2 at a Time

    I’m going to show you how to sew half-square triangles (HST), 2 at a time. This is great when you want a variety of HSTs with different fabrics. Watch the video and follow along with the photo tutorial below. The basic process is to start with 2 same-size squares, mark lines on one of the […]

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