Improv-piecing Pillows

A few months ago, I started getting Paint Brush Studio (PBS) Fabrics as part of their Sew-cial Network. I can’t tell you how impressed I’ve been with these fabrics! I’m not getting paid to say this–seriously, I just love the feel and quality. Check out their collections online here and then find where to buy some for yourself from your local quilt shop on their … Continue reading Improv-piecing Pillows

Starburst Chain Quilt Top Finished

Earlier in the summer, I accepted the challenge from Quilter’s Candy to make her Starburst Chain pattern. The winner got a stack of delightful fabric, so I was admittedly stash motivated. I didn’t win in the end, but with the black background I think I may have had the most unique entry πŸ₯°. I’m a HUGE fan of neutral dark backgrounds: black, gray, and navy … Continue reading Starburst Chain Quilt Top Finished

Fabric Planter Covers

I got these awesome sauce plant-themed prints (Green Thumb Girls by Carolyn Suzuki) from PBS Fabrics and knew I needed to use them with my succulent collection. I used this tutorial from Spoonflower as a starting point, but soon realized the tapered pot I was using wouldn’t work exactly as instructed. With the 20″ diameter, I had to strip piece the circumference and worked in … Continue reading Fabric Planter Covers

The Journey Begins

Hi everyone! My name is Kristine. Long time crafter, first-time blogger. My constant inspiration are my 3 beautiful children, a patient husband, a Jackapoo puppy, and lots of crafty friends worldwide. I started sharing on Instagram in 2016 and you’ll find a longer history over there at my recently rebranded @kristinequilts and my swap account (@kcswapshost). Here I’ll focus on modern quilting (both my own … Continue reading The Journey Begins