Quilt Coat 2.0

Some of you may remember that my first quilt coat did not go so well. I bought a coat pattern that I thought was my size, but turned out to be an AU size and not a US size… so it was actually 2 sizes too small. I was devastated! It was such a huge […]

Upper Cut Quilt

square quilt swirl for upper cut quilt

Who doesn’t love a free quilt pattern? The Upper Cut quilt pattern is designed to be a super easy and fast project! With large strips and a “log cabin” type build, it comes together pretty quickly! I love that you can use this pattern to show off a favorite leftover backing fabric, a favorite print, […]

Comic Relief Quilt Pattern

The Comic Relief quilt pattern is here! I’m so excited to share it with you. I also wanted to share a little bit about this pattern and why I chose to design and publish it. Last year I released the Evolve quilt pattern. It was all about how we have struggled through 2020 and the […]

Modish Quilter Magazine

From the Beginning I want to share the story behind Modish Quilter Magazine and how it came to be. If you don’t mind, I’d like to start at the very beginning! My father grew up with meager means and bold aspirations. He recalls his first entrepreneurial endeavor to be a paper route in seventh grade. […]

Paper Planes

I’d like to introduce my next quilt pattern, Paper Planes! And like my last pattern, Evolve, this one has a bit of back story and meaning as well! This pattern has several significant meanings to me and to our family. There was a particularly drab day during this past winter when our family was all […]

Assembling Your Backing

Let’s talk backing. Assembling your backing should be as painless and easy as possible. I don’t know about you, but by the time I get done with my quilt top, I want to spend as little time as possible on the backing. I’m too excited to have it done! Most patterns come with backing instructions […]

From Craft to Career

Growing my craft into a career has been an evolving process. I started this journey about a year ago, and it has been a wild ride. Last year I spent a lot of time psyching myself up to shifting gears with my business. I had spent 5 years growing my longarming clientele and loved my […]

Quilt Ink Web App

There’s a new quilting tool around! Have you heard of it? It’s the new Quilt Ink web app is for coloring in your favorite quilt patterns! It’s super user friendly and fun to use! Quilt Ink has all the Kona Cotton solid colors for you to choose from to color in your quilt patterns. So […]

How to Sew Curves

Curved Blocks in the Evolve Quilt

Is sewing curved fabric pieces a scary step for you? Or maybe you just need a little refresher course. Well, don’t let it intimidate you! I’m here to help! I too was once scared of sewing curves. Looking at two pieces of fabric bending in opposite directions… and I’m supposed to make them match up […]


The Evolve quilt pattern was born from the struggles of 2020. I wanted to create a pattern that was a visual representation of how we evolve through trials and how it shapes us into something new and hopefully, something better! Have you ever seen the 1998 film, The Truman Show? If not, I’m going to […]