Ode to Half Square Triangles

What can you say about the half square triangle? It’s one of the most foundational units of so many quilt designs. It’s simple but not simplistic. It’s humble and versatile and basic and beautiful in its way. It’s a common, every-day-old-block, and yet, with it, quilters create a seemingly endless number of unique designs. I

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QuiltCon 2017

I went to QuiltCon East, presented by the Modern Quilt Guild in Savannah, GA last weekend and it was awesome! With beautiful fabric, happy quilters, and gorgeous quilts in every direction, my first trip to this modern quilt show & conference did not disappoint. Beyond the unique emphasis on modern quilting, QuiltCon is truly a

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Five Christmas Creations to Light up Your Winter

I sometimes wonder if people first started celebrating around mid-winter just because that’s the time of year when we seem to need it most—when the weather is coldest and the days are short and dark. I think that at this darkest of hours we spin our own magic with twinkly lights, feasting, decorating, and being

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