A Spectacular Waterfall - Hidden Falls

Posted by on 4 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Recently I asked Linda Schmidt what she had been working and she showed me a photo of her lovely "Hidden Falls". Wow, how magnificent is this?

0 comment(s) | Read the full post

Let's learn more about Abstract Art

Posted by on 3 January 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you ever thought of enrolling in Elizabeth Barton's abstract workshops? She has two, Abstract Art for Quiltmakers and More Abstract Art for Quiltmakers. Where the structure of these classes are the same, the lessons and exercises are very different. The intro of the second workshop sums itself up very well!

0 comment(s) | Read the full post

Looking back in 2018 - part 1

Posted by on 1 January 2019 | 0 Comments

A Happy New Year readers! Here it is 2019 already, last year just flew by with all that happened and probably the best was the addition to my family, a new little baby granddaughter. Today I thought I would take a look back and see what progress was made in my quilting world for 2018.

0 comment(s) | Read the full post

Looking back in 2018 - part 2

Posted by on 1 January 2019 | 3 Comments

In the first part of this blog post I looked back on all the patterns published on my website for 2018, but a number of other things were published too. 

3 comment(s) | Read the full post

Free Instructions to Make Quilt Tabs for Hanging Your Quilt

Posted by on 24 December 2018 | 2 Comments

I'm forever being asked how I make tabs for the back of my quilts (I make these instead of quilt sleeves for hanging) so I decided that it is probably best I write my instructions in a PDF. That way I can just send them directly to anyone who asks. If you'd like a copy, just fill out the form below and I'll send it to you too.

2 comment(s) | Read the full post

A New Addition to the Family

Posted by on 17 December 2018 | 0 Comments

It's getting close to Christmas and this year I've had a new addition to the family, little Sarah, which means I need to make a new Santa sack. So far I've made all the kids one each. Amanda (her mother) loved the look of my butterfly quilt (pictured below) and requested butterflies on the new sack with a present or two.

0 comment(s) | Read the full post

Easy Way to Frame a Block or small quilt

Posted by on 11 December 2018 | 1 Comments

frame series of picturesFraming is a really easy way to make a wonderful gift .....and looks great displayed in a set too if you have a little more time. This is one of the methods I describe in my "20 Methods to Finish Your Quilts" book.

1 comment(s) | Read the full post

Introducing Embroidery Designs

Posted by on 4 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Introducing

Billy Creek Designs by Marilyn Lee

at arbeedesigns.com

0 comment(s) | Read the full post

November Challenge Week 4 - my work

Posted by on 27 November 2018 | 2 Comments

This week Virginia sent me a photo of her challenge. She chose a water background, bird's eye view, and hibiscus. "I have always liked the 9-Patch but seldom found a pattern I was interested in. So thought this would be the challenge for me too," says Virginia. This is what she made.

2 comment(s) | Read the full post

November Challenge Week 4

Posted by on 26 November 2018 | 1 Comments

Over the weekend, Emma set to and finished off her challenge piece. Here's how she got on...

1 comment(s) | Read the full post