Let's Be Real Studio Tour

Let's Be Real Studio Tour

Let's Be REAL, shall we? My friend Terry Atkinson and I were talking recently and hit on this idea to share our creative spaces. We're often asked about our design space so we decided to give you a real look. Not a glossy magazine ready spread, just show you our space. Even better, we thought, let's ask our friends to join us on this mission to keep it REAL. 
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Hope Quarantine Quilt Along 2 Event

Hope Quarantine Quilt Along 2 Event

Quarantine Quilt Along Round 2 is for everyone! This time we'll be creating the brand new Hope Quilt. Made from 10" squares and strips or cut from Fat Quarters or yardage with your Stripology XL, Original or the Stripology Squared Rulers, is sure to appeal to all quilters. The Live Event will be held Sunday, May 3rd on GE Designs' Facebook page with broadcasts aired approximately 30 minutes later on GE Designs YouTube channel. The Hope pattern is available for a limited time with a charitable donation.
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UPDATED ~ Elvira Quarantine Quilt Along!

UPDATED ~ Elvira Quarantine Quilt Along!

I will go live multiple times throughout the day to demonstrate each steps of the brand new, exclusive Elvira quilt. I'll also have some special guests check in and will give out some awesome, quilty goodies to viewers. 

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A Stroll in Paris Mystery BOM Blocks 1 & 2

A Stroll in Paris Mystery BOM Blocks 1 & 2

Gudrun Erla of GE Designs creates a 'Travel Journal' with entries for her Stroll in Paris Mystery Block of the Month quilt. Participating quilters share thoughts and progress photos of Block 1- Notre Dame and Block 2 - Trocadero. Come along, join in, you don't need a passport for this trip to Paris!
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International Quilt Market's #MissingMarket giveaway!!

International Quilt Market's #MissingMarket giveaway!!

Wish you could see all of the quilting industry under one roof with new fabrics, threads, sewing machines and collections every kind? Not on Instagram? Don't despair, I've got just the thing for you! Mister Domestic and Go Go Kim are hosting the "most SWAGTASTIC SWAGTACULAR Missing Market Giveaway!" and I'm one of the sponsors. Come join in on the fun!
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3 Keys to Curating a Fabric Collection

3 Keys to Curating a Fabric Collection

What's the state of your fabric? Is it an unruly stash or a curated collection? This week I talk about what I look for when purchasing fabrics, how I organize and store my fabric, why I create my own pre-cuts, and how to pull fabrics for quilt projects. 
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Everything Quilt As You Go

Everything Quilt As You Go

Quilt As You Go is a fast-and-fun method of creating and completing quilted projects. When the piecing is finished, so is the quilting! Gudrun Erla shares her 8 Tips and Tools for Quilt As You Go success!
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GE Designs Bob & Weave quilt pattern, as quilted by Ellen Brogie

Tipsy Tuesday, June 12, 2018

In this Tipsy Tuesday Facebook Live recap Gudrun Erla continues her Stripology 101 video series with Part 4: working with odd and over-sized blocks with the Stripology and Stripology Squared Rulers. She showcases the popular Bob & Weave and Square Dance quilts and also answers viewers questions about why, when, and how she cuts and stores 2 1/2" fabric strips.
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Stripology Squared Ruler

Tip-Sy Tuesday, May 29, 2018

You know what they say, third time’s a charm. That’s how I feel about my 3rd Tip-Sy Tuesday! If you haven’t seen the first or second Tip-Sy Tuesday don’t worry, they’re not a prerequisite to enjoying this one. Although each contain a Stripology 101 segment (the first two focus on the original Stripology Ruler) each episode stands on its own.
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GE Designs Fraction Quilt

Tip-Sy Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Stripology 101 Part 2 continues. Watch and learn how to make 1/4" cuts, use the diagonal lines to cut diamonds, and the 10" white outline to square up pre-cut blocks. Plus, more creative quilts from viewers!
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Tip-Sy Tuesday, May 2, 2018

Tip-Sy Tuesday, May 2, 2018

Introducting Tip-Sy Tuesday, my latest Facebook Live video chat! Watch Stripology 101 Part 1 to learn all the tips and tricks behind using the Stripology Ruler by Creative Grids for cutting strips and sub-cutting them into squares and rectangles. Plus, see what new quilt patterns have been released by GE Designs. 

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Strip Along starts April 6th!

The second Strip Along will kick off on Facebook Friday Live at 3pm central time, April 6th. This time I have chosen the Strip Down pattern. If you are not on Facebook, you can follow along on my website under the Blog tab.
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