Diane Partington

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Straight line quilting

For long lines – it is not easy keeping that line straight. There is a skill involved in creating those straight lines even when using a guide. I …



I was very curious about the blocks in this Sunkissed pattern by Margot Languedoc Designs for the Pattern Basket. I had never seen this pieced block …


Sailor's Star Pattern!

Happy almost weekend, y'all! If you're looking for this week's NTT, it is still going on right HERE!<p>I don't know about you, but here in West …

Interior Design Ideas, Redecorating & Remodeling Photos

Interior Design

15 fabulous planters that would boost your small garden

Small gardens don't need to be devoid of fabulous flowers if you choose the right planters for your space.<p>Landscapers and other gardening pros know …


Landscaping: 14 easy-to-copy DIY ideas for the garden

So, you've got a garden but you want to make some improvements to it? It can be overwhelming and you might not know where to start, but the good news …


Star Light Star Dark {Finished Quilt}

I am working my way through my stack of completed quilt tops and turning them into finished quilts. Today I am super excited to share my Star Light …

Caged Quilt

I recently finished my latest large scale paper piecing project, the Caged Quilt. These blocks are BIG–nearly 3 feet long. It made for tricky piecing …

Autumn Sunset and NTT (My Quilt Infatuation)


Rainbow Rose QAL Week 4

Picking the fabric and placement for the center star of the Rainbow Rose QAL went faster than I expected. I didn’t have quite the right mix of left …


Oh Scrap! : RSC16 Column Sampler Blocks

Hello all you scrappy quilters! I think Sunday is my favorite day of the week. There is always so much scrappy goodness to oooh and aaah over.<p>Over …

A Diamond Weave Quilt Block { Tutorial }

I'm excited to share with all of you that you can find my newest tutorial on the Janome Blog for my Diamond Weave Quilt Block!<p>This quilt block …


Black Tie Affair!!!!!

Yippee! It is finally released to quilt shops near you. Black Tie Affair by BasicGrey for Moda.<p>I started this quilt for myself using a fat quarter …

Woven Pattern


Pow is over at Sew Mama Sew today!

A quick note to let you know that Pow and her tutorial is featured over at Sew Mama Sew as part of their Handmade Holidays series. I've been thinking …


Star Cakes Quilt Tutorial from Fat Quarter Shop

The Fat Quarter Shop is releasing a new video tutorial on their YouTube channel called Star Cakes. For my own version using this pattern I used Fig …


In Plain Sight: Stories Of American Infrastructure

Morning! Sensational metalwork on the door at Selby Abbey. Heading over to York today for a photo shoot. #metal #medieval #gothic #architecture

National Parks

Sweet Sixteen Quilt

Hello! I am Shannon Mower of Modern Tradition Quilts and it is a pleasure to be with you here on Moda Bake Shop today! I am thrilled to share with …


Madrona Road Quilt

Wow. I’m touched.<p>I’m also extremely humbled. Humbled that someone thought it was worthy – little me and this little quilt!<p><i>I’ve entitled the pattern</i> …