8-Day School at Sea November 6 – 13, 2016

Hello Quilters!

Fun times coming up in November.  I hope you join me along with my quilting friends, Pam Holland and Mary Ellen Francis for this amazing 8-day School at Sea cruise to the Caribbean!.

If you want to know how to create illusion and dimension in your art quilts this is the trip for you.  I will be teaching a class entitled “Shake, Rattle, and Sew”.

Here is a little tease of what I will be teaching you.










We look forward to you joining us.  We will be providing lots of hands on help while you enjoy the sights, sounds, and sun on the Caribbean!

The cruise is sailing on the extraordinary Liberty of the Seas  to Mexico, Grand Cayman and Jamaica- PLUS has THREE beautiful days at sea!

The ENTIRE cost of this amazing package is only:

$1297.00 per person (based on double occupancy)
Window and Balcony cabins are available!
Space is available on a first come-first served basis.
Join us prior to the cruise for pre-night package including a THREE day pass to the International Quilt Festival of Houston and transportation from the hotel to the cruise port on the morning of the cruise. The dates are from November 3-6, 2016, staying at first-class hotel downtown Houston. The cost of this 3-night package is $567.00 (per person, based on double occupancy)

Make your reservations today!
Email Carrie@Craftours.com or Call our office at: 877-887-1188.

WOW! I’m in the March/April issue of McCall’s Quilting Magazine

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Hello Quilters! I am thrilled to be in the March/April issue of  McCall’s Quilting magazine.  

The quilt I designed, Enchanted Evening Star is the featured Quilt Of Valor quilt in the issue.


If you would like to see all the other wonderful quilts featured in this issue here is a link to a video showcasing the quilts and their designers.

My quilt Enchanted Evening Star uses the patriot prints of red, white, and blue from RJR Fabric’s Bacically Patrick collection in a lap size quilt that is perfect for a deserving veteran.


Being able to make this involved-looking quilt with only half-square triangles and simple flying geese blocks means that it is achievable for even a confident beginner. It is all in the fabric choices and placement to create a wonderful secondary design pinwheel block.  The quilt is make with one 12″ block which is repeated 20 times.  The pinwheel appears when the blocks are sewn together.  If you want to know more or would like to purchase the March/April issue visit McCall’s Quilting for more details.

On February 11th I will be appearing as a McCall’s Quilting guest blogger.  Mark the date and make sure you visit the McCall’s Quilting blog site, there will be a fabulous GIVEAWAY of RJR Fabric.  I will be giving away 2 – Basically Patrick fat quarter bundles designed by fabric designer Patrick Lose.  14 assorted fat quarters in each prize package from the “Basically Patrick” collection of basics and blenders in the range of colors shown.  Lily’s Linen, Hexies, Suds, Stars, and Dapple prints

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Happy Quilting,