FIGS & FRIENDS COLLABORATION: BUNDLE #2

For those of you in the FIGS & FRIENDS PROGRAM… Its time for your second bundle of the 2021-2022 program year! We hope you guys enjoyed your first one back in June and its time for Bundle #2. As of today, it is officially… OUT THE DOOR & ON ITS WAY TO YOU!! ………………… Here is a little backstory to how this series got started in case you missed it… A few years ago I went to a quilt show called ROAD TO CALIFORNIA and got to visit with my fellow MODA designer and friend, Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings. We sat in her booth while she stitched and talked about the show and our fabric. As I looked around me at the sea of blues and indigos [her newest collection called INDIGO GATHERINGS has just released], I thought about…

SCRAPBOOK OF QUILTS PILLOW ALONG: Week #5

Welcome to WEEK #5!! We are working our way through my latest book, SCRAPBOOK OF FRIENDS, by making pillows for each block featured! Be sure to check out what my partner in crime, Carrie [HERE on Instagram] has to add to the festivities too. Carrie and I love working together and have really enjoyed collaborating on this book project over the last couple of years but we pretty much always do something a bit different so you will ALWAYS get two perspectives to everything if you follow along with us both! Also you will definitely want to see the MODA Blog Post HERE. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – WELCOME SPECIAL GUESTS: We have a NEW GUEST joining us this week. WELCOME CHELSI STRATTON, one half of the fabric design duo with her mom Sherri, Chelsi is a MODA friend and a…

SCRAPBOOK OF QUILTS PILLOW ALONG: Week #4

Welcome to WEEK #4 of our SCRAPBOOK OF FRIENDS PILLOW ALONG. Be sure to check out what my partner in crime, Carrie [HERE on Instagram] has to add to the festivities too. Carrie and I love working together and have really enjoyed collaborating on this book project over the last couple of years but we pretty much always do something a bit different so you will ALWAYS get two perspectives to everything if you follow along with us both! Also you will definitely want to see the MODA Blog Post HERE. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – WELCOME SPECIAL GUESTS: We have a NEW GUEST joining us this week. WELCOME SUSAN ACHE -or as you might know her better- yardgrl60 on Instagram as well as KIMBERLY JOLLY is whipping up another fabulous pillow to add to mine and Carrie’s too…

PATTERN SHOWCASE: Strawberry Blossoms

So of course you can understand that I couldn’t design a collection called STRAWBERRY & BLOSSOMS without adding in my Fig Tree take on a Strawberry quilt. A strawberry quilt just seemed like the perfect summertime addition and something that I would love to bring out every year right around strawberry season… wouldn’t you?! We have so many other fruits and nut patterns that we have done over the years… CHERRIES, APPLES, PEARS, PUMPKINS, WATERMELON, ACORNS… it was past due time for some berries. STRAWBERRY BLOSSOMS is one of those patterns that can be made in so many different variations that I had to seriously stop myself when I was designing and make some decisions when it came time to create the pattern! As you can see… each block is made from 4 components, in the main pattern version that is (2…

SCRAPBOOK OF QUILTS PILLOW ALONG: Week #3

Welcome to the THIRD OFFICIAL week of our SCRAPBOOK OF FRIENDS PILLOW ALONG and our second week of projects! Be sure to check out what my partner in crime, Carrie [HERE on Instagram] has to add to the festivities too. Carrie and I love working together and have really enjoyed collaborating on this book project over the last couple of years but we pretty much always do something a bit different so you will ALWAYS get two perspectives to everything if you follow along with us both! Also you will definitely want to see the MODA Blog Post HERE. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – WELCOME SPECIAL GUESTS: KIMBERLY JOLLY AND GREG JONES AND SUSAN VAUGHAN are all joining us again this week and I CAN’T WAIT FOR YOU TO SEE THEIR FABULOUS PILLOWS! – – – – – &#8211…

Scrapbook of Quilts: Week #2

Welcome to the second official week of our SCRAPBOOK OF FRIENDS PILLOW ALONG and our first week of actual projects! Be sure to check out what my partner in crime, Carrie [HERE on Instagram] has to add to the festivities too. Carrie and I love working together and have really enjoyed collaborating on this book project over the last couple of years but we pretty much always do something a bit different so you will ALWAYS get two perspectives to everything if you follow along with us both! WELCOME SPECIAL GUESTS: KIMBERLY JOLLY AND GREG JONES AND SUSAN VAUGHAN We have a fun line up of special guests who will join Carrie and I each week and we are really very excited to sew together each week… This week we have our friends Kimberly, Greg and Susan joining us. They are all sharing their pillow photos and info via…

FIGS & FRIENDS COLLABORATION 2021

For those of you in the FIGS & FRIENDS PROGRAM… Welcome to your first bundle of the 2021-2022 program year! It was a bit delayed due to covid related shipping issues but it is here now and we are so very excited to get it into your hot little hands! As of yesterday, it is officially… OUT THE DOOR & ON ITS WAY TO YOU!! Here is a little backstory to how this series got started in case you missed it… A few years ago I went to a quilt show called ROAD TO CALIFORNIA and got to visit with my fellow MODA designer and friend, Lisa Bongean of Primitive Gatherings. We sat in her booth while she stitched and talked about the show and our fabric. As I looked around me at the sea of blues and indigos [her newest collection called INDIGO GATHERINGS has…

SCRAPBOOK OF QUILTS:PILLOW ALONG WEEK #1

Welcome to the first official week of our SCRAPBOOK OF FRIENDS PILLOW ALONG. Be sure to check out what my friend in crime, Carrie [HERE on Instagram] has to add to the festivities too. SPECIAL GUESTS We have a fun line up of special guests who will join Carrie and I each week and we are really very excited to sew together each week… wish we all lived in the same town and we could all sew together in person but I guess this will have to do! Kimberly Jolly will also be sewing with us each and every week so a big high five to Kimberly [Click HERE or HERE]! In addition, we will have Susan Ache [Click HERE], Anna Dineen [Click HERE], Susan Vaughan [Click HERE], Greg Jones [Click HERE], Melissa Corry [Click HERE] and Chelsi Stratton [Click HERE]. Each week Carrie and I will post a…