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Choosing Fabrics for Whale's Tail

Thank you to everyone who has already purchased Whale’s Tail! I am so happy you love this design as much as I do. Today I want to go over some tips for choosing fabrics for this pattern. It’s not a hard one to shop for, and you may even already have some great fabrics in your stash that would work for the smaller sizes.  Whale’s Tail is currently on sale for 20% off during the launch week! Grab this new pattern for the perfect quick summer sew.    To Gradient or Not To Gradient When I initially designed this quilt, I had a gradient of colours in mind. I love how a gradient brings this quilt to life and makes...

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Introducing Whale's Tail

I’m so happy to be introducing the Whale’s Tail quilt to the world today! Exploring quilt design has led me down many paths, one of which has been discovering all the amazing shapes you can create with curves. These simple quarter circle blocks have been blowing my mind! This Whale’s Tail design is quite literally inspired by the whales I am very occasionally lucky enough to see around these parts. We are thrilled when we get to see the backs or hear the blow holes, but a tail sighting is the most exciting of all.  You can grab this pattern for 20% off during launch week! Sale ends July 14th, 2023. Shop now! Whale’s Tail is a beautiful reminder to dive...

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Introducing Forest Flowers

It’s here! It’s finally here! I am thrilled to announce the launch of my first paid quilt pattern - Forest Flowers.  Forest Flowers comes in 6 sizes: baby, crib, lap, large throw, twin, and bed. This beautiful foliage design is created by placing colours strategically in the design. Vertical columns of wildflowers emerge amongst a leafy background. If you are new to quilting, don’t worry, this pattern is easier than it looks! If you can make our free Playful Placemats pattern, you can make Forest Flowers!  Pattern Inspiration Since I started designing quilts, I have been greatly inspired by my natural surroundings here on Vancouver Island. It is a part of why I chose the name Cedar Quilt Co for my...

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Introducing the FREE Playful Placemats pattern

I am thrilled to announce the very first pattern available from Cedar Quilt Co! I really wanted to kick things off with an approachable and fun project that anyone can tackle if they have the desire to quilt. Yes, even total beginners! I have learned so much over the past couple of years on my quilting journey, and I knew that I could create a pattern to help other newbies find their footing, too.     The Pattern Introducing: The Playful Placemats pattern! This is a FREE quilted placemats pattern for our newsletter subscribers, you can download it by filling out the form below. This pattern offers 24 unique quilted placemat designs using the same 24 half square triangle pieces....

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8-at-a-time Half Square Triangles

The humble half square triangle (HST) is one of the building blocks of quilting. You can create endless shapes and patterns using these little squares! I love being efficient and making multiples of quilting elements to save time. Today we are going to make eight at a time HSTs!. Pssst: This is the method used in our FREE Playful Placemats pattern. You can download that freebie by signing up for our newsletter. Get our free Playful Placemats pattern Sign up for our newsletter for new patterns, quilting tutorials, and more! SEND ME THE PATTERN We respect your privacy. Unsubscribe at anytime. Built with ConvertKit   You can use this method to make 8 HSTs of any size. Use the chart below to...

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