Monochromatic Quilts · Quilting Tips

Choosing colors for quilts

Choosing a color scheme for your next quilt project may be a nerve-wracking process for some quilters.  I recently heard that one person lets the shop staff choose her fabrics because she has no confidence in her own ability to select a pleasing color scheme. Don’t be afraid of color! Yes, there are some theoretical principles… Continue reading Choosing colors for quilts

Free Motion Quilting Designs · Monochromatic Quilts

Free Motion Midweek- More from Blue River

Don’t forget to enter the Early Bird RSVP contest for the #SpringBreakSewingDay! Details on this post. Let’s look at a few more designs from the open spaces on my Blue River quilt:  (pattern available in Monochromatic Quilts:Amazing Variety) I used center-fill designs inspired by Leah Day’s Free Motion Quilting Project.  In each of these designs,… Continue reading Free Motion Midweek- More from Blue River

Free Motion Quilting Designs · Longarm Quilting · Monochromatic Quilts

Free Motion Monday -Flame Variations

Let’s take a look at the quilting designs I used on my quilt “Blue River.” This is the first quilt in the book I co-authored, titled “Monochromatic Quilts: Amazing Variety.”  As the name implies, I was inspired by water, so the rail fence blocks have parallel wavy lines to represent the movement of a river. The… Continue reading Free Motion Monday -Flame Variations