How to Make your own Patchwork Denim Jacket

How to Make your own Patchwork Denim Jacket

A new fashion trend, wearing your handmade quilt on your back! Recently, quilted jackets can be found at high end retailers like Anthropolgie and Nordstrom. There has also been a current trend for quilt makers to make their own quilted jackets at home. These jackets feature lovely quilt motifs that include flying geese, log cabin, [...]

Summer HI Quilt

Summer HI Quilt

        HI Harvey Milk! Murals have been created as a representation of human society since our beginning, the word mural comes from the latin word "murus", meaning wall .  Murals have a long tradition of being tools for social activism, propaganda, and freedom of expression.  Mural art is also meant to be [...]

Ombre Triangle Jitters Quilt

Ombre Triangle Jitters Quilt

Simple, modern, fast, and fabulous pretty much sums up Suzy Quilts Triangle Jitters quilt pattern.  I've fallen deeper in love with this quilt pattern the second time around.  Triangle Jitters graphic nature, paired with the simplicity of construction makes for the perfect quilt project.  My first time making this quilt I used pattered fabric that [...]

Scrappy Blue Baby Boy Quilt

Scrappy Blue Baby Boy Quilt

With so many new and fabulous fabric collections flooding online retailers and local fabric shops.  Using up old scraps can sometimes be the farthest inkling from your mind.  Yet, there is something thoughtful that comes from using those little bits and pieces of fabric that were once loved for other projects. A box of Blue fabric [...]

Colorful French Macaron Quilt

Colorful French Macaron Quilt

Last summer I made Elle a lovely French Macaron quilt for for 9th birthday, (see Elle's French Macaron Quilt post).  Modern Handcraft's French Macaron quilt was such a pleasure to make for several reasons.  One, the ease of construction, along with how quickly this quilt comes together, and lastly how visually stunning this quilt is. [...]

A Modern Baby Girl Quilt

A Modern Baby Girl Quilt

  Making for a new baby ranks pretty high on my list of favorite projects.  Not only do new parents really appreciate a hand made gift for their new bundle of joy.  Being smaller in size, these lovely quilts come together quick and easy.  Also imagining a new baby snuggled in a handmade quilt made [...]

Linen Zippered Pouches

Linen Zippered Pouches

As the Christmas rush was upon us this year I realized I hadn't yet made a gift for two daughters of an old friend of my husbands.  I've been making gifts for the girls since they were toddlers, and didn't want to stop the tradition on account that I forgot!  The girls are tweens now, [...]