Check Out Dear Quilty – and Some Pattern News

So this is kind of fun. Mary Fons has put together a new compilation book called Dear Quilty which is a collection of the best patterns from the now-defunct Quilty Magazine. She chose to include my Colorful Chevrons quilt in the book and they are even using it in their ad campaign.

Although I don’t get any royalties from the sale of this book, since they already paid me for the use of it when it was published in the magazine, it’s still pretty flattering to be included.

20150608_dear_quiltyColorful Chevrons, lower left, is featured in the ad campaign for Dear Quilty

I’ve had great success with this design, which was based on my original quilt of a similar name, Charming Chevrons. Once the rights to the design reverted back to me, I was able to create a PDF pattern for the quilt (in 4 sizes) and most recently I’ve started creating print versions, too!

I love it when I can get a lot of use out of my quilts and patterns and they can be shared with a wider audience!

5 thoughts on “Check Out Dear Quilty – and Some Pattern News

  1. treadlemusic says:

    Yay you!!!!!! That quilt (and you!) are definitely worthy of wide publicity and quilty excitement!!!!! I love the chevron pattern and am so glad you took it to the “next level” with that pattern!! Watching excitedly from the shadows as you are climbing that awesome ladder!!!!!! Hugs………………….

  2. Jayne Willis says:

    Superstar!! I think it really is flattering ~ with so many patterns/quilts she could have picked! Congrats Christa! And yes, your quilt is deserving of the honor for sure!

  3. Gail says:

    Congratulations and thanks for sharing. As a newbie to Barrie Ontario and to quilting I spend more time ogling than sewing, but I am adventurous and loving the challenges. The ladies at my local quilt shop, Simcoe Quilt and Sew have classes, workshops, and sewing lounge. If you buy and carry one of their nylon bags they give a 15% discount with The bonus of meeting other quilters.

  4. Marsha says:

    Quilty is defunct? What a shame. I enjoyed that magazine. I certainly think your chevrons is a worthy inclusion in the book. It’s on my list of things I really want to make!

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