Category Archives: Patterns

Happy Groundhog Day

OK, It’s not a groundhog. But It’s the closest thing I have. https://www.etsy.com/listing/87953224/cant-we-all-get-along-instant-download?ref=shop_home_active_1 This cute little guy can also be found as a digitized pattern at Anna’s Awesome Applique Designs.com

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How to Sew Eyes — A Stitch Guide

Here is something I should have put together years ago. Ah-well, better late than never! This is a handy reference guide for sewing eyes. It has fourteen different ways to make them. It also shows you the three different embroidery … Continue reading

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Floral Flamigo

When I first designed the applique’s for this pattern, I needed to test them, so I selected an old floral scrap and stitched one up just to see what it looked like. This test block was destined from the beginning … Continue reading

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Fracture Frenzy

I’m very happy to unveil a new book by Brenda Esslinger. This is Fracture Frenzy and it is a sequel to the best selling Fabulous Fractures book from 2009. Since writing that first book, new ideas and techniques came to … Continue reading

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My Little Orange Kitten

This is our newest family member. We call him PJ for “Pumpkin Jr.” but his nickname is Agent Orange — and he’s just as lethal! PJ started out as a country cat and is the luckiest kitty I know. When … Continue reading

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Santa Quilt

Now that it’s Christmas time again, I decided to find a place to display my Woodland Santa quilt. I installed a permanent rod on the wall to hang him on. This is a six month block of the month program. … Continue reading

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Pigs on a Blanket

This 36″ baby quilt is a great scrap buster. I used lots of bright scraps for the border squares and I even used scraps for the binding. This pattern (available here) has two different sized templates for the hexagon blocks. … Continue reading

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Fabric Kits

Do you love fabric kits? Did you know that my Flamingo quilt is available from Timberlake quilts as a complete kit?  The kit price includes the large format pattern. The pattern can also be purchased separately if you prefer.

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Instant Download Patterns on Etsy

Etsy.com has a new feature that lets you attach a digital file to the listing. Once the item is purchased, the buyer instantly has access to a .pdf file that they can download and print out right then. Even if … Continue reading

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FREE Pattern

As a special promotion, I have designed a FREE bonus critter to add to my Woodland Santa block of the month quilt. Everyone is invited to go to Timberlake Quilts and print him out. My quilt is finished but I … Continue reading

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