Lost at Sea -

A Free Pattern

Check out this free pattern  designed by Christine Stainbrook featuring Splash – Featuring my latest collection with RJR. Call your local quilt shop to request! Go here – LostAtSea


3 Day Winter Class at Alden Lane

Pick Your Pattern!

Treat yourself to a three-day quilt class at Alden Lane Nursery, livermore, CA. It’s better than a spa weekend!  In addition to a fun time with fellow quilters, you will learn a potpourri of techniques! It’s YOUR CHOICE which pattern you make, and I will help guide you through the process! When I teach a technique to one participant, everyone in the class is invited to watch, so the lessons extend far beyond one pattern.
Please visit go HERE (pattern section) to make your choice. When you register at Alden Lane, let me know which pattern you want to use (included in the class fee) and I will ship it off to you in advance. You’ll find this class to be inspiring, entertaining and satisfying. It even includes lunch!  Secure your spot today by calling 925-447-0280 and asking for Cyndee, Becky or Ruth. The price includes lunch!

Snip in RED – A FREE Pattern for you!

snipI am super excited about my latest line with RJR – RED. This contemporary collection pairs beautifully with the most traditional designs. The main print is a delicious blend of a beautiful Damask with hidden scissors. The complimentary prints have scissors, spools and thimbles along with a superb plaid, stripe and tossed floral. A MUST have for all red lovers – ask your local quilt shop about it today.  Click below to download your FREE pattern.

Snip Pattern


All A Flutter Quilt Pattern – FREE

Here is a FREE pattern for you! It celebrates my first fabric collection with RJR – Flutter.  All applique is fused and blanket stitched. The adorable birds are broiderie perse (which means the birdies are simply cut from the main fabric and blanket stitched on the edges) and the square on square blocks can be paper pieced for assured accuracy. This quilt will spice up any environment as you fluff your stuff in your own creative nest.  Call your local quilt shop for availability. flutterjpg

Download All A Flutter Piecing Instructions PDF

It’s Time to Learn to Quilt!

It’s time to jump on the quilting bandwagon – first check and see if there is a local quilt shop in your area. They will gently guide you through your first quilting experience. Another option is to take advantage of my Start Quilting Book or DVD – either way I want to personally welcome you into the fabulous and ever changing world of quilting! Also please take advantage of www.thequiltshow.com – the worlds largest online quilt resource. Until we meet….and we quilters do get around!


Road to California

Welcome 2014! Starting with Road to California

January 23 – 26, in Ontario, CA.

Specifically, www.thequiltshow.com will have a booth at this popular, well-attended event, and I’m pleased to be presenting the Saturday night lecture:

From stay-at-home mom to worldwide quilting ambassador, Alex has had quite a journey! Join her for this light-hearted virtual trunk show that illustrates the arc of her ever-changing (and still evolving) quilting odyssey. You’re guaranteed a laugh or two as you see her work, and learn the secret stories behind my quilts.

To secure a spot at this lecture (class 9602), click here.

Keeping Connected With YOU! Updated Newsletters Coming Soon

People have asked me to keep them updated with my quilting journey. The updates will include travels, projects, insights and all things quiltie – and perhaps an occasion picture of Sparrow.  To do this, I have signed up with a new email delivery service. If you would like to receive these emails (about once a month) and you are not already signed up for the old newsletter, please use the form below:

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I look forward to meeting you soon – and we quilters do get around!