Wings Quilt

Amy FriendComplete Quilts, paper piecing, quilting19 Comments

I just finished this quilt that I am calling Wings.  While designing it, I found myself referring to the elongated triangles as wings, and the black triangles that are present in some of the triangle sets as “beaks.”  I then arranged the triangles in flocks of birds flying in the same … Read More

Haberdashery Quilt

Amy FriendArt Gallery Fabrics, Complete Quilts, quilting26 Comments

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve seen lots of “in progress” shots of this quilt. I just finished it up and couldn’t be happier with it!  My goal was to experiment with the diamond shape  in a minimalist design with a restrained color palette.  I drafted a simple paper … Read More

Primrose Square Quilt Pattern

Amy FriendBasicGrey, pattern, quilt market, quilting10 Comments

While at quilt market, I was able to snap this picture of Primrose Square, my most recent quilt pattern designed for BasicGrey using their new collection, Fresh Cut. The collection is described as “fun corals, tart citrons, sweet pinks and grassy greens creating a bouquet of color and charm.”  The … Read More

World Without End Variation

Amy Friendquilt market, quilting, Sizzix19 Comments

I just returned home from Quilt Market in Houston, Texas.  Sizzix debuted their new die, “World Without End,” at market and asked me to design a modern quilt using the die for their booth.  A quick Google search will show you a broad range of World Without End quilts, most … Read More

Nine Patch Variation WIP

Amy Friendquilting, solids13 Comments

  I have been working on a new quilt recently and thought I would share a couple of pictures here that I have previously shared only on Instagram. This is the top as it was about to be basted.  Honestly, it’s pretty square!  The angle was just really off because I … Read More


Amy FriendArt Gallery Fabrics, mini quilt, quilting, solids9 Comments

As I made my Melon Ice table runner recently, I was reminded of how much I like the diamond shape. I wanted to explore it a little more in a minimalist design using large scale piecing.  I drew several diamond designs and settled on this one.  While it is a … Read More

Selvage Whirlwind Quilt Top

Amy Friendquilting, selvages47 Comments

I’m excited to share my completed Selvage Whirlwind Quilt top! Thank you to all my friends and fellow guild members who contributed selvages. I was so pleased to share this top today but today we are experiencing high winds. The weather is calling for hurricane force winds, in fact, so … Read More