Friday, April 4, 2014

New Pattern for April

So who's ready for spring?
It can never come soon enough for me!
To celebrate its faithful return, I'm offering a new pattern, "Garden Blooms".
It measures 56" x 56" and features a large flower medallion in the center.
It's actually so new, I'm just putting the finishing touches on the pattern today, but it will be available for sale on the New Patterns page of my website, www.countryquilts.ca, within an hour or two!
Hope you like it!
Merry, merry spring, everyone!

Saturday, March 1, 2014

New Pattern for March

Here it is--another new pattern for you!
It measures 64" square and I called it "Bumbleberry Pie" because it was inspired by all the wonderful berries that are grown here--blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries.
Many teenage summers were spent picking berries to earn pocket money and I can tell you, I'd much rather quilt them than pick them!
I have to thank Darlene Epp for her exquisite custom quilting.
Doesn't it just make the quilt?
You can order the pattern from my website, www.countryquilts.ca
or you can download it instantly at Patternspot and save on shipping costs!
Hope you like it!
Also, just to let you know that I have a few copies of my first book, Country Comforts, available on my website for the sale price of $15.95!  While quantities last.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

New Pattern for Spring


I admit it--winter is my least favourite season.  So to get me in the mood for spring, I made up this little guy and christened him Benny Bunny.
He measures about 22" long, from the tips of his ears to the bottom of his big feet and is wearing his favourite overalls.
You can download the pattern here: http://www.patternmart.com/pattern/18136/Benny+Bunny
Here's to an early spring!

Friday, January 31, 2014

Free Quilt Pattern for Instant Download!

Hi dear friends,
With Valentine's Day approaching, I want to give back to all of you who have made my patterns over the years, enabling me to continue doing what I love--designing and making quilts.
So here's a scrappy little quilt for you to whip up.
You can see it's very simple--just two blocks--the Half-square triangle and the Nine-patch.  So if you're new to quilting, this will get you started.  And it's not overwhelming--just 21" square.  And if you've been quilting awhile, this pattern will help you use up some of the scraps in your stash.
It's so quick and easy to make, you can whip up a bunch to give to friends on Valentine's Day.
Best of all, it's FREE!!!
I call it "Opposites Attract" (to make it work with the Valentine's Day theme)
and you can download it on my Patternspot page.
While you're there, check out my other patterns that are available for instant download.
(From the response to my last post, it seems that a lot of you like the idea of instant downloading patterns so here I go!)
Hope you like the pattern and have fun!