My Recommendations

If you’re coming from one of my social media links you will find below a list of my recommendations. They are sorted by categories. Everything listed here is resources and items I actually use or have used in the past. I won’t recommend anything else. For example I’m not currently recommending the second set of…

The future for Craft Towards Joy

In just a couple of weeks Craft Towards Joy Patterns will be turning 1 year old. And, as with all birthdays, comes a time of reflection for the past year and a direction for going forward. Last week I caught the very thing that most of us have been trying to avoid for the past…

How to fix a mistake in Foundation Paper Piecing without seam ripping

I started making quilts with Foundation Paper Piecing because I hated the precision needed for traditional piecing. I love the freedom of making mistakes and it not being the end of the world. Even though FPP isn’t as perfection demanding as other quilting methods, occasionally there are times where a mistake needs to be fixed….

Quilt Block Mania: How to Thread a Book

The quilting community is one of the most generous communities I’ve seen on the internet. If it wasn’t for the time and skill of many quilt pattern designers who made many of the free Foundation Paper Piecing Patterns out there, I would not be here making and sharing my own art in this medium. It…

Bat of the Month: November- Bat in the Air

What is Bat of the Month? I went over the details in my blog post for the first block in the series. You can read all of that over here, but for right now You just need to know that this series is where I take a traditional quilt block pattern each month and reimagine…

Bat of the Month: October- Dracula’s Puzzle

Apologies We are behind my friends! ADHD, serious family issues, and the computer that occasionally doesn’t want to save any files contributed to an unexpected “vacation” over here. Turns out this little mini break was exactly what I needed to approach this job with fresh eyes and a fresh attitude. We are not designed to…

31+ Halloween Quilt Patterns

Halloween is my absolute favorite time of the year. I’m one of those people who celebrate it all year long, with the exception of November 1- December 26th, which is reserved for Christmas. I, personally, have started more Halloween quilt projects than one person could ever need. Who am I kidding, I need every one…