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Use Your Illusions, March 2015

Use Your Illusions is a high contrast, paper pieced pattern which includes instructions for both wall and lap sized quilts.  The name of the quilt was inspired by the Guns ‘N Roses album of the late 90’s.  The front cover quilt was quilted by Abby Latimer of Latimer Lane Quilting. Read More

Smubble, February 2015

The idea for this quilt came from artwork by Luli Sanchez. Now that I look back on the piece, it doesn’t look much like it at all. I named it Smubble for my own childish self-indulgence. Several years ago, my son was about 6 or 7 and he was fascinated… Read More

Road to Pasadena, January 2015

Road to Pasadena was inspired by the Arroyo Seco Parkway, the first freeway in LA. It runs between downtown LA and Pasadena, and it’s VERY curvy. … Read More

Shifted, October 2014

SHIFTED began as an experiment with shapes and building larger blocks one row/round at a time. In the end, Kristy ended up quartering the blocks and creating a new layout for them. This will be. This will be a great quilt to play… Read More

Chess on the Steps, September 2014

Chess on the Steps is a fun take on a traditional quilt. New to improv? This pattern might just get you hooked. It’s a great quilt to try out a few techniques that you might not have done before. Have… Read More

Kite Tails, August 2014

Kite Tails, her latest pattern design for you, is sure to inspire you to try out paper piecing. Have fun with it and use this opportunity to put some fabrics together that maybe you haven’t used before!  … Read More