Sunday, May 27, 2018

Memorial Day Sale

One Day Only!!

Monday - Memorial Day

All Fair Isle Winter Blocks and Bonus Blocks

Half Price!!!

Click Here to shop the sale!

This is a great opportunity to pick up any of the blocks or bonus blocks you may have missed last year when this quilt was the featured Free Block of the Month.  Or pick up all of these digital blocks.  They are gorgeous and easy to make, and the bonus blocks are all applique.

Thanks to all my readers, subscribers, and Facebook fans.  Hope you enjoy the sale!

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Quilt Nebraska July 26-28, 2018

Quilt Nebraska 2018 
July 26 - 29 
 Hotel RL 
Omaha, NE

If you are in the Midwest in July, consider attending Quilt Nebraska, the annual show for the Nebraska State Quilt Guild.  I will be teaching several of my most popular classes.

July 27, 2018   - Merry Go Round Class by Reeze Hanson - Kit Fee $25 (includes: Sizzlin’ Sixties by Anka’s Treasures, by Heather Mulder Peterson (pattern book) and From Marti Michell™ Small 60° Triangle Ruler)

Merry Go Round Quilt
Make a fabulous pieced hexagon quilt using a jelly roll. You will learn a simple strip-piecing technique, rotary cutting with a 60° triangle ruler, and super easy construction techniques. The project makes a great throw or crib size quilt. Use 2 jelly rolls for a larger project. 
Benefits of Class: 
• Hexagon quilts are popular but piecing can be tricky. This quilt has NO set in seams and is easy and fast to make. 
• Strip piecing and rotary cutting with triangle ruler are techniques you can apply to lots of other projects. 
• Jelly rolls are fun and fabulous, and this is a great project to use one or two of them. 
• In class, learn to do design placement, bias binding, and how to bind inny & outy points 

Supply List: 
• 1 full size jelly roll (40 strips). 
• Basic sewing supplies: fabric scissors, paper scissors, pins, seam ripper, thread, thimble, pencil and paper 
• Rotary cutter and (rotating) mat 
• Small 6” x 12” acrylic ruler 
• Portable design wall: flannel-back table cloth or piece of thin batting to arrange hexagons

July 28, 2018 - Color Confidence For Quilters - Reeze Hanson - Class Fee $20 

Color confidence is produced when you combine knowledge about color, fabric trends, and your personal preferences to the art of quilting. A very different color class which will train your eye and lighten your heart. You will learn color theory as it applies to fabric and how to combine colors to get beautiful quilts. 

Supply List: 
• 24 - 3” squares of fabric from your stash that you love, a picture from a magazine with colors that you love.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Coming Soon: June Block of the Month

Coming June 1 is another new Block of the Month installment for the Starbursts Blossoms BOM.  I hope you are enjoying this bright cheerful set of blocks.

June is full of flowers and this Dresden Fan Flower block is no exception.  You will be able to download the free block pattern for the entire month of June.  A brilliant green background star surrounds the sweet little Dresden fan flowers for a whimsical look.

If you subscribe to my newsletter you will also be able to get the June Bonus Block for free.  This month the bonus is a pink beauty called simply - Pink Posey!  Isn't she cute with her tiny little buds?


Common Threads Regional Quilt Show - June 21-23
Century II Expo Hall, Wichita, KS

I will be vending all three days so be sure to stop by the booth #29-30 and say hello!