Improv Spools

FREE Improv Spool Block Pattern

For some reason, I decided I needed to make a spool quilt. Somehow, one quilt turned into one large, one mini and one minimini! The purpose of this quilt was to play with low volume fabrics. I learned a lot. Some of the blocks turned out pretty good, and some of the blocks were not…


Wanderings and Wonderings

This quilt, that I call Wanderings and Wonderings, has changed it’s mind a few times about what it wanted to be. I originally saw this fabric on paper at Spring Quilt Market in Minnesota. The fabric is call Forest Frolics designed by Heidi Boyd for Red Rooster Fabrics. On the plane ride home from Market,…

American Patchwork Quilting Pocast episode 279 Konda Luckau

In Case You Missed the Podcast

The beginning of the week I had the opportunity to talk to Pat Sloan on her podcast. The anticipation was almost more than I could handle. Monday morning I had to keep reminding myself to keep breathing. Pat Sloan was fabulous! I loved being able to talk to her despite my nerves. We talked about…

Just Talking to Pat Sloan

Just pinch me now. I’m going to be on Pat Sloan’s podcast this Monday, October 5th. Tune in to listen at I hope the butterflies in my stomach calm down a bit. Share

Mini Charms Challenge: Happy Hexi Flowers

My favorite thing to do with mini charms is English Paper Piecing (EPP). My free tutorial is a baby quilt called Happy Hexi Flowers. I loved this pattern so much that I made two of them! That doesn’t happen too often. This pattern takes four mini charm packs or one charm pack cut into fourths….

Mini Charm Challenge

I am pleased to be part of the Mini Charm Challenge and blog hop this week! It started today with a tutorial for making a pencil pouch from mini charms at Clover and Violet. I will be posting my project – that I am super excited about – on Saturday! Here’s the schedule: Sept. 14…