- Two Tea Towels = Simple Apron plus Gift Basket Ideas & Giveaway
- Watch Santa Smile as He Dances Round the Christmas Tree! A New Holiday Pattern + A Special Opportunity
- Diana McClun: Her First Quilts and Her Latest Quilts
- Diana McClun: The Other Half of the “Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!!” Partnership + EXCITING Giveaway!
- Quilts & Cookies in the Garden: Join Laura Nownes and Diana McClun for a Quilts!Quilts!!Quilts!!! Book Signing!
Monthly Archives: June 2011
I might easily be able to pay for college if I had a nickel for each time I heard “Mommy, can you make me a (fill in the blank)?” When my girls were young, it was Easter dresses, fancy hair … Continue reading
Do you ever think that designing quilts is like solving an algebraic equation? It’s probably insane for a math-phobic soul like me to suggest such a thing, but I swear it’s true. Look, you’ve got a bunch of variables to … Continue reading
If you’re looking for a fun kid’s quilt – here’s a free pattern! My friends and I recently made ten of these for our local children’s hospitals. For the little boys, we selected fabrics with wildly colorful ”boy” designs – cars, … Continue reading
My quilting getaway to the mountains is over ’til next year, but I came away with lots of wonderful memories, inspiration…and an almost-finished quilt top, shown here in progress. ;-) If you’re thinking of planning a quilting getaway … Continue reading
My love of cookie baking will take a backseat as I plan the Summer Kids Camp at one of my local quilt shops. I hesitate to fuel my already energized “little bunnies” with more sugar. My friend and co-teacher Alethea, … Continue reading
It’s scary when one of my half-baked ideas goes viral among my friends. All of a sudden, after my quilting buddy Kim comes knocking on my door with piles of beautiful completed quilts to share, I’ve got to live up … Continue reading
I find sources of inspiration everywhere. Color is by far the strongest influence for me, then shape. I’ve recently started taking my camera with me wherever I go, so I can record those nuggets in digital files rather than try … Continue reading