Sunbonnet Sue Again – Monsters Afoot

Here’s a summary: in late 2008, I was contracted to design patterns for a book. I did. Those patterns became Sunbonnet Sue’s Magical Friends. The book was never published, the contract canceled by the publisher. In 2010, after a long healing process, I released the first batch of patterns from The Book That Never was. For quite some […]

31 Days of Halloween – Trick-or-Treat Sue

  Welcome to October 3, Day 3 of 31 Days of Halloween right here on Sewhooked! Thanks for joining me for another fun day of Halloween goodness! Trick-or-Treat Sue a free 10″ pattern to paper piece! Get it on Craftsy! Today, I share another favorite, Trick-or-Treat Sue! Originally designed for a Halloween blog hop, Sue has stuck around […]

A free Sue for You

Hogwarts Sue also available on Craftsy! a free 5″ pattern to paper piece! Today I’d like to share something that’s kind of special to me in an unusual way. I’m sharing this post on Sewhooked and on Fandom in Stitches, both of my quilting blogs, something I rarely ever do.  There’s a good reason for the unusual post, […]

TTMT #227 – Summer of Sue

In this video! Win a free copy of Busy Bodies on my Facebook Page! See all of Sunbonnet Sue’s Magical Friends on Craftsy! (I am VERY excited about this.., now available in sets AND individually!) Sets: More Magic (bonus blocks) Monster Madness Fairy Tale Femmes Wand Wielders Busy Bodies Friendly Familiars Fanciful Fairies Holly Jolly Love […]

Summer Sue Makeover Continues!

Fanciful Fairies (Paper Pieced Block Set), $7 on Craftsy It’s September now, and while hints of autumn may be in the air other places in the world, in Austin it’s still hot and sticky and feels like summer! It’s a good thing, too, because the Summer Sue Makeover to update Sunbonnet Sue’s Magical Friends is not […]

Merry July…and Sue, too!

Sweet Sue Tops The Tree, free on Craftsy Recently, my 15-year-old commented on the absurdly early signs of Christmas shopping that are popping up here and there. It’s usually fantastically hot here in Texas and Christmas is a long, long way from most people’s minds. I’ve come to think of these uber-early retail nudges as Christmas […]

Quilting Gallery’s Christmas Quilt-Along: Sweet Sue Tops The Tree

Welcome Quilt-Along visitors! I have been excited about Quilting Gallery’s Celebrate Christmas Quilt-Along since the very first moment of my involvement. What an amazingly talented bunch of designers Michele has brought together. I’m absolutely thrilled to be included and to bring you today’s pattern! Am I always this excitable? Yes, yes, I am! My goal was to […]

He had a very shiny nose!

Hello, my friends! I’m delighted to share that a new pattern by yours truly just hit Fandom in Stitches for the tail end of the Rankin Bass Holiday Favorites Quilt Along. Big thanks to my quilting friends Jewells and Amber for helping me test this massive Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reinder title block! The pattern as […]

Free Pattern Friday – Friend Gnome

Welcome back to Free Pattern Friday! I have, somewhat surprisingly (to me at least!), had several requests for gnome patterns pop up in the Sewhooked Suggestion Box. Not being a gnome connoisseur myself, I first had to do a little research. ‘Muggles have garden gnomes, too, you know,’ Harry told Ron as they crossed the lawn. […]

TTMT #401 -End of 2016

SewArt Embroidery Digitizer Pinwheels on Point quilt pattern Courtney’s post about her mom receiving the Memory Quilt Join the Livejournal Talk to Me Tuesday Community and share your crafty videos. We’d love to for you to join us in 2017! Don’t forget to send a signature block for My Favorite Things! Info here. 60” x 72” […]