“Petal Pushers” ~ new quilt pattern!

Leslie McNeilArt and Collage Quilts, Patterns, Sewing Loves 3 Comments

Hey ya’ll! Today on the blog, I am showing my new quilt design, “Petal Pushers.” Ya know I just love this quilter’s classic orange peel/petal shape!!  I wish I could say I’d been planning it, but it’s just not that complicated.  It just happened as I was playing with extra fused petals I had, determined to use up some fabric …

christmas collage a’peel ~ and classes!

MarveLes Art StudiosArt and Collage Quilts, Blogs, Patterns, Teaching 4 Comments

hello ~boy have we enjoyed the relief of blessed rain these past few weeks, and it’s also been a great motive to dive into… yes… christmas!  now i’m not anxious to bring on the season, but after seeing a few really charming christmas quilts hanging at the sewing palace in helena, i was inspired to start thinking about it ~and …

collage aPeel ~ my newest pattern {coming soon!}

MarveLes Art StudiosArt and Collage Quilts, Blogs, Patterns 4 Comments

happy monday fellow fabric, quilter and sewing buddies!… and happy summer quilting days!this is a fun quilt i’ve been happily spending summer hours working on, writing instructions for a new pattern. based on that sweetly wonderful, classic ‘orange peel’ quilting shape.  cut quickly and accurately through the accuquilt Go! system. i simply used  an orange peel die shape, and a …