Cold Spell Winner!

Thank you to everyone for all of the nice comments and sharing your plans for “Cold Spell”. I have enjoyed reading how much that you like blue and white fabric combinations and how excited you are for this collection to arrive next week.

The winner from our blog hop has been drawn and notified by email, it is: Alice

She wrote: “LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the blues! The winter trees are just amazing and the applique is delightful. I also really like your indigo houses. Tough choice which to do first.”


Alice will have a Cold Spell Jelly Roll heading her way.

 Happy Quilting

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Cold Spell

It was the middle of the winter when I first received some preview pieces of my Cold Spell collection for Moda.

Everything about this group including the large snowflakes mimicked what was going on outside. We were in the middle of the most beautiful winter.

With a variety of soft blues, snowy whites, and midnight indigo, every piece felt so special to me.

I could not stop creating wonderful, timeless quilts.

Now, with summer beginning the Cold Spell fabrics are arriving to your local quilt stores.

I, myself, am falling in love all over again…

… with every jelly roll…

… layer cake and fat quarter bundles!

I am looking forward to enjoying this new collection with some of my favorite patterns…

… and I am thrilled with how nicely Cold Spell mixes with other fabrics!

These colors are perfect for any house.

I loved using some light blues and snowy-colored backgrounds in one of my patterns from our “Scrappy Fireworks” book.

You need to try it! You never know what might sprout out of your sewing room.

Grab a needle and try something different!

Your blue spruce will grow in no time!

In these adventures you find unexpected supporters…

:) I found my two!

I sure would love to hear what you would like to make with the Cold Spell collection!

Leave me a comment with your plans on how you will enjoy the Cold Spell fabrics and you will be entered to win a jelly roll from this collection! Can’t wait to see the beautiful things you create.

Happy Quilting!

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Part 3: Road Trip (Mike’s Takeover)

With every day on our trip we learned a little bit more about the culture in Indonesia…

… along with their simple lifestyle.

We have the best memories from this trip, including a beautiful sunrise at this enormous temple,

and wonderful light shows in Singapore.
All trips must come to an end and we had to say goodbye to Asia.

I could tell that Edyta was dreaming about something new and exciting on our way home.

She was in a “Color Daze” and designed a new line full of beautiful tones
for you to create with in September 2015.

As she is spinning the jelly rolls open to make new projects for Spring Market…

… I know that part of her heart was left back in Indonesia where she got the chance to dip her hands in the die and make the batiks.

It is easy to catch her daydreaming about the exotic flowers,

as she is mixing batiks and prints to put her combinations together…

…for simple designs….

… or a quilter’s “Dreamcatcher”.

I hope she will take me along on many, many more trips. I love being there to help carry her bags so she can focus on making beautiful designs for you.


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