Christmas Tree Pattern

Amy FriendChristmas, paper piecing, pattern3 Comments

I have a paper pieced Christmas themed quilt that I have been working on for a few years now.  I thought it was time to make a little more progress on it so I designed this Christmas Tree block!  I chose whimsical fabrics to suit the other blocks I’ve made … Read More

Paper Pattern Gift Set–Special Offer!

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I do not normally list my paper patterns in my Etsy shop, but rather offer digital downloads. I thought it might be fun to have a limited time offer for holiday gift giving where I made the paper patterns available as gift sets.  I have set up a listing for … Read More

Coffee Time!

Amy Friendfussy cutting, paper piecing, pattern, quiltalong1 Comment

A couple of weeks ago, I started sewing blocks using my Rise and Shine Coffee Pattern and choosing my fabrics to describe each character in the Gilmore Girls series.  My goal is to finish this quilt before the new episodes air later this month! I have invited all of you to … Read More

Rise and Shine Coffee

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I have to confess, I am not a coffee drinker. I like tea….BUT, I already have a tea cup block block pattern and I wanted to explore the idea of steam.  I decided to do that with a coffee cup block for all you coffee lovers out there! This pattern is … Read More

Flashing Lights Pattern in McCall’s

Amy FriendMcCalls, Moda, pattern5 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that I have a quilt design featured in the January/February 2016 issue of McCall’s Quilting. The quilt is called Flashing Lights and it is made from Kate Spain’s fabric collection, Canyon, for Moda.  Canyon is paired with a Moda grey crossweave in this sample made by … Read More

Interlock Quilt Pattern

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Just popping in to let you know that my Interlock Quilt Pattern is now available as a stand alone pattern. You can download it from any of my shops (Etsy and Craftsy links in sidebar or Pattern Shop link above).  If you are a shop owner, you can order it … Read More

Color Injection Quilt Pattern

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It took a little prodding, mostly because I was putting off the side triangle/corner triangle math, but I have finally released the pattern for this quilt.  I had originally called this quilt my Irish Chain Variation. How boring!  It has been renamed Color Injection, thanks to @mirandaevans01.  The name is … Read More

Garden Stroll Quilt

Amy FriendComplete Quilts, paper piecing, pattern11 Comments

I finished my Garden Stroll Quilt last night.  This is a paper pieced quilt with lots of interesting negative space but block based putting it squarely in the modern traditional category, I think!  All of the blocks are pieced but you get a break on the blocks with just the … Read More

Patterns Available on Paper

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I am very pleased to announce that four of my paper pieced quilt patterns are now available on paper (they previously existed exclusively as pdf downloads). If you are a shop owner and would like to order wholesale direct, please see the Wholesale link at the header of my blog. … Read More

Haberdashery Quilt Pattern

Amy Friendpaper piecing, pattern, Uncategorized4 Comments

I have been asked by several people to consider making my Haberdashery Quilt Pattern available. I listened and here it is! I hope you love it and I look forward to seeing your versions of the pattern.  The pdf pattern also shares an alternative layout that’s lots of fun.  What do … Read More

A Couple of Updates-Bookkeeping!

Amy FriendBasicGrey, pattern2 Comments

I just wanted to pop in to let you know that my Sweet Tea Quilt Pattern for BasicGrey is now available as a PDF download from any of my three pattern shops.  See the links in my sidebar for Etsy, Craftsy and my pattern shop.  Just as a reminder, currently … Read More

My VAT Solution

Amy FriendCraftsy, etsy, pattern, VAT8 Comments

I am sure that most of you have heard all about the changes to VAT as of January 1, 2015 as there has been lots of chatter about it online in the past month.  In a nutshell, the EU legislation is changing and will affect all digital sellers worldwide.  The … Read More