Scrappy Quilting with a Passion for Vintage
Quilt Journal Prompts
Get FREE quilt journal prompts to your inbox in my Monthly Message. Meant to inspire your creative quilting journey, I begin with a quote from someone, provide a little elaboration, and kick off your thoughts with a question or statement for you to reflect on in the given writing space. I make them pretty so you can collect them in a binder over time.
The Ultimate Ucycled T-Shirt Tote Pattern Is Here
Do you have a beloved, but seldom worn t-shirt lying around, just calling to be used again? This is the pattern for you! Repurpose that t-shirt and create a new use for it. This is an excellent “inbetween quilts” project to flex your sewing skills.
Challenge yourself to upcycle multiple textiles, such as old jeans, thrifted tablecloths, and fabric from your stash. Feel great about reducing textile waste with this tote!
Large 80″ x 95″ | Medium 65″ x 80″ | Small 50″ x 65″
Do you need a quilt pattern meant to showcase a large print? This is it! The antique inspired triple sashing and uneven nine patch cornerstones create a timeless and traditional look with today’s fabrics. If you need a quick and easy quilt with a striking vision, this is the pattern for it!
Finished Size: 75″ x 93″
Introducing my premier pattern, Amarillo Garden! Inspired by the 1950s yellow floral, I couldn’t resist making a quilt just for this fabric. The blocks appear like a grid and lock together beautifully. Simple patchwork concepts for easy triangles and chain piecing everywhere else, this quilt top is fun and fast to make. Get your pattern today!
Diane Phalen quilts through her paintbrush. Learn about her unique artwork here.
The Upcycled T-Shirt Tote pattern is a great way to reduce textile waste by repurposing clothes that no longer fit!
When money is tight, there are ways to quilt for less – even for free! Here are seven ideas.
Halloween looks good on this version of the Amarillo Garden quilt pattern.
Piecing a print when you are running low is the way to eek out enough fabric to finish your quilt.
Making a quilt design wall can be easy and cheap.