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Fall Fabric Inspiration

Inspiration for quilt fabric pulls can come from anywhere. A big source of inspiration, for me, is nature. Austin, Tx...

2 Ways to Make your Scrappy Quilt Look Lovely (and NOT like a hot mess)

You know how some scrappy quilts can look super gorgeous and unexpected, while others look like the quilter had a tad...

Violet and Gray: A Cool and Eerie Palette

I love these violets and purples alongside these cool grays. It makes for a stark, almost eerie palette. Perhaps it's...

How to Use Warm and Cool colors in your Quilt

One of my favorite tools that I keep in my fabric selecting toolbox is-- temperature!  A color can be described as w...

How to Brighten up a Dull Color Palette

Have you ever been making a quilt, and while you're loving the fabrics you've chosen, the overall palette is looking ...

Choosing the Perfect Ground Fabric for MAXIMUM Impact

I wanted to share with you one of my favorite tricks for showcasing the focal point in a quilt. Let's say you've just...

How to add Pops of Color to your Quilt: Part 3

Have you ever been pulling fabric for a quilt, and thought, how can I make this look more interesting?   One of m...

How to Add Pops of Color to your Quilt: Part 2

I travel all over the country teaching, and a question I get asked a lot is HOW do I add a pop of color to my quilt?...

How to Add a Pop of Color to your Quilt: Part 1

One of my favorite fabric palette tricks I have in my belt is the POP of color!  Adding a pop of color to your other...

Color Crush: Cream, Aqua, Chartreuse

Have you ever had that one fabulous piece of fabric that inspired a whole quilt? Well that happened to me recently, b...

How to Build a Fabric Palette: Working with Golds

Sometimes a fabric palette will start with one thread of an idea-- sometimes a literal thread. I saw gold embroidery ...

How to Create a Dynamic Color Palette for your next Quilt

I wanted to share my thought process behind the fabric selection for my recent quilt, GLOBE. I often want to include ...
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