I signed on to write this book almost 21 months ago. 21 MONTHS!!! It’s a long process. And literally the day I signed the contract I found out I was pregnant.
Luckily the people at C&T Publishing were fabulous and let me drag the process out a little bit longer. I’m convinced that the best time to write a book is while pregnant…that pregnancy flew by!
All of the projects in the book are beginner friendly, simple, and usable. I wanted a quilting newbie to be able to pick it up the book and make anything from it.
The hardest part for me in the whole process was the photography. I had initially said no-way to taking the photographs myself…because I knew it would be hard. But after some convincing I gave it a go.
In hindsight I learned a lot, and I’m glad I did it…even though there were many tears shed during the process (like when I took 100 pictures in the wrong format!).
By the end of taking pictures I was bribing my kids left and right. They probably had sugar highs for a month after all the treats I gave them. Luckily they were very patient with me (and very easily bribed).
A Mom’s gotta do what a Mom’s gotta do.
There are 14 quilt projects + one pillow project + one quillow (a quilt that folds into a pillow!).
7 of the quilt projects come with multiple size options so you can make them in a baby, crib, or twin size.
All of the projects can be made in a weekend…or a day if you’re a crazy-pregnant-sleep-deprived-mom hopped up on M&M’s and Sugar Babies.
I have to give a big huge thank you to the people at C&T Publishing and Stash Books. They are an amazing team with amazing editors and designers who made the process go smoothly.
The book is available on amazon…and also might be at your local quilt shop!
You can see another book post with more project photos here.