Best of 2015

Cheryl of Meadow Mist Designs is hosting a Best of 2015 linky party. It is the perfect opportunity to look back at all the fun I’ve had this year, and remember some of the quilts and projects I had forgotten about.

Best of 2015 Linky Party

I used a very scientific method to choose my ‘Best of 2015’ posts – they are just some of my favorites. I hope you enjoy this look back, and also take some time to visit the other blogs participating in Cheryl’s party.

You can click on the title to take you to my original blog post on each project.

First up: the release of my very first pattern – Floating. I had so much fun designing and writing the pattern. I released the pattern digitally on Craftsy and Etsy (links on sidebar), and was asked to provide paper copies to my local quilt shop. The shop sold 30 copies fairly quickly – to say I was psyched would be an understatement! πŸ™‚

Floating Pattern


Checkered Past. The fabrics in this quilt are from Basic Grey and some of my absolute favorites. This quilt sleeps with me every night; I can honestly say I am in love with this quilt!

Checkered Past Quilt Front


Timeless. This quilt was gifted to my Aunt last summer. I did a lot of matchstick quilting, which made my triceps burn, and the texture on the quilt is amazing. I definitely want to do more of this type of quilting.

Timeless - An hourglass block quilt


Hopscotch. This quilt makes me happy on so many levels. It’s colorful and fun, was a breeze to make, and I really played with the quilting designs. Each column has a different quilting design in color matched thread. There’s also a lot of matchstick quilting in the background pieces. What’s not to love about this quilt?

Rainbow Quilt


Last but not least – my Bee Hive quilt. Who knew that twelve women who have never met could interpret one block so perfectly? This quilt makes my heart sing and I love it.

Chainlink Quilt Pattern

I hope you enjoyed this review of my past year, and if you are a new follower of my blog I hope these posts give you a glimpse of the types of quilts I like to make. πŸ™‚


About Beth

I'm a wife, mother of two, and lover of all things crafty. I love to cook up new things in the kitchen and in my craft room, and sometimes get "licking the spoon" mixed up with "licking the fabric"!!
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17 Responses to Best of 2015

  1. Sandra says:

    Wonderful quilts Beth! I love the tree you use to hang them on too πŸ˜‰ Congrats on doing so well with your first pattern; it truly is gorgeous.

  2. It’s amazing that different people made the blocks for that last one…love it. Great quilting work, looks wonderful!

  3. mbeach128 says:

    Your hopscotch quilt is super fun…love all that quilted texture and saturated color!

  4. Congrats on your first pattern! All of you quilts are beautiful! Happy New Year!

  5. Jasmine says:

    It has been a great year. I love seeing your beautiful quilts!

  6. Ramona says:

    Beautiful quilts! I love your Beehive quilt, too. The colors just sing. Hopscotch is so fun and your quilting is wonderful!

  7. Bonnie in Va says:

    Ohh, I love your bee hive quilt. I love how modern this quilt looks and bang! It’s 9 patches and snowballs. The colors are marvelous. This was a very fun post. You should be so proud of yourself for getting so many wonderful quilts done this year.

  8. I love all of these quilts and am so happy to get to see them again, thanks for linking up!

  9. Kate says:

    Beautiful quilts! I only started following you a few months ago so I hadn’t seen Bee Hive and and Hopscotch. Wishing you a very happy and productive 2016.

  10. Beautiful quilts! I think Floating is my favorite! πŸ™‚

  11. katyquilts says:

    Beautiful quilts! I really love that Checkered Past one. I need to make one for me!

  12. Anne Beier says:

    What a productive year you’ve had. You’ve made so many beautiful quilts in just one year. May next year be even better!! Wishing you and your family a healthy, happy New Year!!

  13. Lynn says:

    Pretty Quilts. Happy New Year!

  14. Lisa says:

    Wow Beth: I am so glad I made it to this post. I had no idea you designed your own pattern floating which is beautiful and I just might have to buy! I also love Christina Camelli’s quilt. and the chain link quilt. You had a great 2015 , here’s to continued success in 2016.

  15. Fred Erique says:

    Love your quilts! Great selection

  16. What a beautiful collection of quilts, Beth! I am so excited for your success at pattern writing; Floating is an awesome design. I hope that you have a wonderful 2016. πŸ™‚

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