Everlasting Star Quilt | A new pattern by Coffee Rings Studio

I’m excited to share the new Everlasting Star quilt pattern today! Everlasting Star is the latest Coffee Rings Studio pattern and is fat quarter or half metre friendly. You can find the Everlasting Star quilt pattern in my pattern shop. Fabrics Everlasting Star is great for using your favourite stashed fat quarters. I fell inContinue reading “Everlasting Star Quilt | A new pattern by Coffee Rings Studio”

When is too many ideas a bad thing?

I love this notebook because it perfectly sums-up how I feel at times… When you run your own business, not only are there just too many things to do but there are often too many ideas to use as well. Ideas are brilliant and they are the things that keep my creative business going andContinue reading “When is too many ideas a bad thing?”

Seeing past the rainbow | A pattern focus on Rainbow Lattice

The first quilt pattern I ever released (back in July 2018) was Rainbow Lattice; it is available to buy in my pattern shop. I was relatively new to pattern designing and more importantly, for the point of my story, pattern naming. Since then I’ve realised how colour-blind colour-blinkered people can be with quilt designs. IContinue reading “Seeing past the rainbow | A pattern focus on Rainbow Lattice”

A Helping Hand for Hand Quilting

Do you get hand quilting anxiety like I used to? Are you trying to channel the Amish and achieve 10 stitches per inch?! Have you thrown in the towel (needle!) and concluded that hand quilting “just isn’t for you”? Read on for my thoughts, theories and a simple tip… OK, so I used to hateContinue reading “A Helping Hand for Hand Quilting”

Straight Line Quilting | Not so straightforward…in a good way!

Just sewing straight lines on a quilt? Sounds kinda boring. Well it’s not! Simple, straight lines all over a quilt can be really effective but there are so many more options for “just” straight lines. But before you decide how to use straight line quilting, let’s talk about what you are going to need. IContinue reading “Straight Line Quilting | Not so straightforward…in a good way!”

All In Good Time | A Free Motion Quilting Top Tip

What is my top tip for free motion quilting? It’s simple…time! I know what you are all saying…that’s great Amy but I don’t exactly have much time to spare at the moment (or ever!). I hear you. If I had more time to spend on free motion quilting then I would have a lot moreContinue reading “All In Good Time | A Free Motion Quilting Top Tip”

Aurifil Artisan Challenge #1 | Favourite Thread

You may have seen me announce this last month in Instagram but if you missed it…I’m part of the Aurifil Artisan team for 2020! I’m so exited to be working with such a wonderful company and alongside so many talented quilters, sewers and makers. You can find the full list of all the Artisans on Aurifil’s AuribuzzContinue reading “Aurifil Artisan Challenge #1 | Favourite Thread”