Rise and Shine Coffee

Amy Friendpaper piecing, pattern1 Comment

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

Ramp It Up Quilt

Amy FriendComplete Quilts, Intentional Piecing, ombre6 Comments

Today, I’d like to share another project from my book, Intentional Piecing. I firmly feel that not all intentional piecing needs to be fussy cutting. Sometimes, color placement alone can be a very intentional process and a gradient is one of those times. I have used a color gradient in … Read More

A New Paper Pieced Diamond Project

Amy Friendpaper piecing10 Comments

I have a new work in progress. I designed this large scale diamond paper pieced block and challenged myself to try to create dimension through my fabric choices. I used solids on the right half of each block and prints on the left that were pretty much the same color … Read More

Color Injection Quilt Pattern

Amy Friendpattern, Uncategorized9 Comments

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

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

Triangle Play

Amy FriendUncategorized9 Comments

Behind the scenes, I have been working on a new pattern that I drew up a number of months ago now. It’s been nagging at me to give it some attention so I decided to start it. I am hoping that my color palette will also help usher in the … Read More