FREE Tutorial! Safari Party Patchwork Star Baby Quilt

Today’s stop on the Safari Party Blog Tour takes us to the Diary of a Quilter Blog, where Amy Smart is sharing a FREE Tutorial for this cuddly cute Patchwork Star Baby Quilt! Safari Party, designed by Melissa Mortenson, features a fun assortment of safari themed animals in bold preppy colors and a splash of … Continue reading FREE Tutorial! Safari Party Patchwork Star Baby Quilt


Daisy Days Summer Quilt

Four Patch blocks are quick and easy to whip up, and incorporate into simple, charming quilts. Amy Smart shows us just how charming these basic blocks can be with this lovely summer quilt featuring Keera Job’s Daisy Days fabric collection. We LOVE how the colors work together to achieve a breezy bright summertime feel. Click … Continue reading Daisy Days Summer Quilt


Just Add Sugar Blog Tour: Choosing Fabric for a Quilt

Welcome again to the Just Add Sugar Blog Tour! Today we’re stopping over at DIARY OF A QUILTER, where the lovely and talented Amy Smart is sharing this easy patchwork quilt with us, made with the fresh and fun Just Add Sugar fabric collection, designed by Simple Simon & Co. Amy is also sharing tips … Continue reading Just Add Sugar Blog Tour: Choosing Fabric for a Quilt


Imagine With Riley Blake

If you haven’t seen our brand new website, Imagine With Riley Blake, you need to hop over there now! Imagine With Riley Blake is a creative hub, where you will find video tutorials for all things related to needle & thread. Amy Smart, from Diary of a Quilter, has a fabulous VIDEO TUTORIAL  teaching us … Continue reading Imagine With Riley Blake


Dainty Darling Blog Tour: Lattice Baby Quilt Tutorial

Welcome back to the Dainty Darling Blog Tour, where we get a peak at some fabulous projects and tutorials featuring Lindsay Wilkes’ brand new Dainty Darling fabric collection! Today’s stop on the blog tour takes us to the Diary of a Quilter blog, where the lovely and talented Amy Smart offers a free Tutorial for … Continue reading Dainty Darling Blog Tour: Lattice Baby Quilt Tutorial


Bloom Sew Along: Block 7

   Welcome to week 7 of Lori Holt’s Bloom Sew Along! This week’s block features a single flower in lovely shades of blue and yellow. Each block is made using Lori’s Bloom Templates, which are sold in local and online quilt shops. Cindy put together this sweet block, using hand applique and fabrics from Lori … Continue reading Bloom Sew Along: Block 7


Post Quilt Market Blog Tour: Day 7

We are moving along in our blog tour and hope you are enjoying getting to know our talented artists as we go! Today, we are excited to introduce you to Jodi Sanford of Fancy Pants Designs, creators of the runaway hit, Trendsetter. Be sure to stop by their blog for lots of gorgeous photos and … Continue reading Post Quilt Market Blog Tour: Day 7


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Fast Four Patch Quilt

This is one of my favorite go-to quilt patterns for a quick baby quilt. It works really well to show off a main ‘focus’ print contrasting with a variety of prints in scrappy four-patch blocks. For this quilt I am using the new Riley Blake Trendsetter Collection, in stores now. I really love the color palette in … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Fast Four Patch Quilt


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Lula Magnolia Panel Quilt Tutorial

  My name is Amy Smart and I blog about my quilting addictions at Diary of a Quilter. Today I’m sharing a quilt using Amanda Herring’s newest collection Lula Magnolia. I am in love with vibrant colors in this collection coming to stores in June. This collection of fabrics includes a gorgeous panel with four … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Lula Magnolia Panel Quilt Tutorial


Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Mod Messenger Bag

  Hello fellow fabric lovers! I am Amy and I blog about how to make quilts along with my own fabric fetish on my blog, Diary of a Quilter. Today I am sharing a quick and simple Mod Messenger Bag tutorial. I have two daughters who I am teaching to sew and wanted to create … Continue reading Project Design Team Wednesday ~ Mod Messenger Bag