Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Make my pineapple quilt a mini

It's here at last. The Mini Pineapple Creative Grids© ruler. This little ruler works just like my big pineapple ruler (6" 8" 10" blocks). The blocks made using the new mini ruler make (4" 5" 6" blocks) with narrow strips and a smaller center square. Available on my website:
I have designed four quilts and projects using the new mini ruler. Here they are:
Pineapple Garden

Pillow and Placemat

South Beach Pineapples

Swirly Pearly Buttons
You can order the ruler and the patterns on my website:
Now I have to get back to sewing blocks. It's just too hard to stop at just one!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

A Snail's pace along the trail

Every January I lead a 3 day workshop at Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville NC. Grace Ann Cannon has been there every year, bringing lots of interesting projects for independent study. Like most quilters Grace Ann quilts all year long at home. Here is her current project, using my Square on Square ruler. Here is her first block...
And here are Grace Ann's thoughts:
"Karen gifted me with your square in a square ruler- aren't quilty friend the best?
My first snail's trail block!  Woo-hoo!  What fun!   Thanks for the great ruler, you're the best!"

You can get your own Square on Square ruler and lots of patterns on my website

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Coming Soon!

Creative Grids just released a new ruler. It is a mini Pineapple ruler. This is a 5 minute warning...The ruler and 4 patterns will be on my website later this week.  Stay tuned.