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Category Archives: Patterns
Watch Santa Smile as He Dances Round the Christmas Tree! A New Holiday Pattern + A Special Opportunity
Happy Holidays, dear readers! We’re now, officially, amidst the hustle and flow of winter celebrations and rushing about like mad things. I’m adding my bit to the insanity with a Santa Smiles Tree Skirt/Table Topper pattern. I placed a quickie message … Continue reading
This infatuation started when my morning email included an Interweave/F+W Media e-flyer promoting a new Yoko Saito title called Housewarming Patchwork: 78 Original Motifs and 10 Projects. Ooh–how fabulous! Delicious neutral prints deployed whimsically ala style Japonaise! Hmm, I thought … Continue reading
Hey, have you thought about designing and selling your own quilt patterns? It seems like more and more quilters are doing just that if the rising numbers of private label patterns available in quilt shops is any indication. With a … Continue reading
(Or, Attempting That HUGE Leap From Cute Sketch to Marketable Pattern) Do you remember those paper-pieced holiday blocks I designed last December? Well, they’ve been a tremendous hit in our FREE Pattern collection and I’ve been jazzed to devise a … Continue reading
Like many of us, Anita Grossman Solomon’s first quilt was a destination quilt: a little quilt for her sister’s baby boy. Now, years later, he’s a university student and his aunt is a renowned quilt maker with nifty quilt-construction “tricks” … Continue reading
I’ve had my share of inventive moments while designing quilts, but those instances are not commonplace and so I envy those quilters who pour out smart ideas and clever twists like slot machines. I’d include Anita Grossman Solomon, a popular … Continue reading
Since we launched See How We Sew back in the spring of 2011, many quilt- and sewing-related companies and individuals have been extremely generous in donating fabulous books, fabrics, patterns, and notions to be used as giveaways in our various posts. In fact, … Continue reading
This quilting thing? It’s utter madness. I’m not alone, though; I know you share this insanity. You finish a quilt, give it away, and in that pause between taking a deep, refreshing breath and re-committing to getting the house in … Continue reading
As I promised in my Tuesday post, today I’ll show you how easy it is to assemble the rows for the zigzag (or streak of lightning) set. A couple of things to keep in mind before you begin: You can … Continue reading