Fresh Fruit from Krista Moser

When we have those January blahs and the sun never seems to shine, this would be the perfect project to bring a little “happy” into our lives!

I was lucky enough to audit the first class for this quilt and the ladies loved it. Every fruit teaches a new technique so it is the perfect class.

Fresh Fruit

In Krista’s words: Fresh Fruit is a fun sampler quilt with each block teaching a new way to use the Large Creative Grids®, 60-degree diamond ruler. There are six different fruit blocks: lemons, limes, oranges, strawberries, watermelons, and grapes. This quilt is so fun to put together and a great way to build skills in piecing each block’s combination of shapes. The Fresh Fruit pattern comes with two layouts: a lap quilt size that includes the striped background blocks and a wall-hanging size made up of the fruit blocks only. This pattern is fully-illustrated, with step-by-step directions, for easy assembly with no Y seams! Lap: 53″ x 56″, Wall Hanging 36″ X 35 1/2″.

Fresh Fruit

This pattern is due to arrive any day and features the Creative Grids® 60 Degree Diamond Ruler.

Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Ruler

New from Krista Moser

I was lucky enough to audit the first class that Krista taught for this pattern after it was hot off the presses. In her words, snowflakes with six sides are the obvious perfect choice for a pattern showcasing her Creative Grids® 60 Degree Diamond Mini Ruler. But the way she cuts the shapes for the snowflakes is pure genius!

Snowflake Lane

Simple and classic, the Snowflake Lane quilt comes in two layouts: lap/twin or wall size. You’ll be pleased how simply these snowflakes go together and surrounded by the pieced buffalo check background, it makes a dynamic statement. Make it in the classic black and white lodge look, or change it up with icicle blues. The pattern includes cutting, piecing, and pressing instructions designed for the best possible outcome. You’ll gain confidence piecing angles without the daunting task of a difficult project. Finished sizes: Twin 63in x 78.5in & Wall Size 45in x 45in.

Snowflake Lane

If you made her Buffalo Lodge Tree Skirt last year, this is the perfect companion!

Buffalo Lodge
Creative Grids 60 Degree Mini Diamond Ruler

This pattern is easy to kit since it only has three fabrics. The original was pieced with Kona white and black, and an Essex gray – all by Robert Kauffman.

This pattern is due to arrive next month so place your orders now.

Scalloped Borders

Krista Moser, the brilliant designer from The Quilted Life, has designed a Scalloped Tool with Creative Grids®. This baby is a game-changer!

Just look how adding a gently scalloped border to a panel turns it into a work of art!

This quick, easy, but impressive baby quilt can be completed in just a matter of hours. The Cut Loose Press™ Simple Scallop Baby Quilt pattern #CLPKMS009 shows how to turn a standard 24″ x 40″ panel into a stunning quilt. Would you like to add this border treatment to a different sized panel or quilt? Not a problem! This pattern focuses on the technique of creating scalloped borders the no-math way with the Creative Grids® Scalloped Template.

Are you a visual learner? Again, we have you covered! The pattern includes a link to a video tutorial that shows exactly how Krista created the quilt shown. And, since you just need a panel plus 3/4 yard of two different fabrics to complete the quilt, it is oh sew affordably.

But let’s talk more about the tool…

Creative Grids Scallop Template

Add that awe factor to any quilt by creating a scalloped border. The tool includes three sizes of scallops plus a corner unit. The small size is perfect for borders that are 2 to 5 inches in width. The medium scallop is ideal for 4 to 8-inch borders. And the large scallop works for borders up to 12 inches. That’s right – you can now add borders up to 12″ wide guilt-free because they are now a design element!

Since you are creating this design element with paper templates, they can be spaced or overlapped as needed to fit any length of the border. Don’t you love built-in fudge factors? Hint: Design and mark the border before quilting so the scallop element can be showcased with quilting (and the machine quilter can attach straight sides to her frame). Then use the tool to trim the curves and bind with a bias binding.

What a great class or demo choice – and both are in stock now!

New from Krista Moser

I got to spend three days with Krista last week at the Shipshewana Quilt Festival in Shipshewana, Indiana. She showed this quilt for the first time and everyone loved it!

Her photography is stunning. Additional images like this are available on our website so you can use them in your advertising they are just a right click away….


Bespoke Stars is a stunning modern take on a six-spoked star and a great way to showcase a favorite collection of fabrics. The pieces are large and uncomplicated making them quick and easy to put together. A terrific contemporary quilt for any modern streamlined decor, this pattern is easy enough for a beginner to intermediate quilter. It includes step-by-step instructions with plenty of illustrations, through every stage, to make your quilt top: rotary cutting, piecing, and assembly. This one is made with the original Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Ruler.

Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Ruler

This pattern is due to arrive next month and the rulers are on order so place your orders now.

The Wreath Quilt Sampler

To see how gorgeous – and easy – this quilt is, view the video tutorial before you do anything else!

In Krista’s words: The Wreath Quilt Sampler (#TQL10023) is a fun, fresh addition to your holiday decor. It’s composed of six different blocks or concepts, each one teaching a new technique using the Creative Grids® 60-Degree Diamond Mini Ruler. The shapes are simple, and the construction is a breeze, building your quilt block by block with no Y seams! Work from your stash or collect a variety of reds and greens and enjoy the process of shade and color placement to get the complete effect. Finished size: 55″ x 55″.

The Wreath Quilt Sampler

All of the units are created with the Creative Grids® 60 Degree Diamond Mini (#CGR60DIAMINI). The quilt can be made with the Creative Grids® 60 Degree Diamond (#CGR60DIA) as well – but since the pieces are smaller, it is much easier to manipulate the mini!

Creative Grids 60 Degree Mini Diamond Ruler

Krista does such great support for everything and her latest addition is no exception! She has created cutting charts for the diamond rulers. These charts show how many triangles or diamonds can be cut from each width of fabric strip. And while you are there, stay awhile and check out her other videos. You will be glad you did!

Biggie the Bee is Buzzing

This newest quilt by Krista Moser was just shown for the first time May 3rd – and the response has been crazy! Everybody is “buzzing” about it so order plenty now!

Biggy The Bee Baby Quilt

This 42 x 48-inch baby size quilt – or an adorable wall hanging – is made with the original Creative Grids® Diamond ruler. That means the pieces are big, beautiful, and oh sew easy to piece. There are no “Y” seams so it is beginner-friendly.

Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Ruler

Don’t you love the way she uses stripes and buffalo plaids in unexpected ways? She also used some Essex cotton – which has the feel and texture of linen – to add to the tactile vibe. Here is the back as well so you can start getting fabrics together.

Biggy The Bee Baby Quilt

I can’t wait to dive into my black and white and gray and honey fabrics……I might even throw in a few polka dots….

Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend

Krista Mower’s top selling Creative Grids 60 Degree Diamond Ruler now comes in a mini size! This little ruler is packs a lot of punch! You can cut 60 degree triangles, trapezoids, diamonds and hexies up to 4 1/2″!

Creative Grids 60 Degree Mini Diamond Ruler

I Krista’s own words – and who could say it better: Up your quilting game with this charming pattern! Bumblebee Blossoms gives you a complicated look without tedious piecing. Gain confidence with angles and color placement. This quilt is constructed of three main blocks: the flowers, the bees, and the leaf blocks. Each one illustrates a different technique which are valuable additions to your quilting skills library. Use ombre fabric to get the most out of shade and value, or use scraps from your stash for an eclectic look!

Bumblebee Blossoms

Simple and classic, this table runner, placemat and tree skirt set is made entirely out of 2-1/2in strips. You’ll be pleased how quickly these go together. Use a variety of greens for the trees or make them all the same for a timeless look. The pattern includes cutting, piecing and pressing instructions designed for the best possible outcome. You’ll gain confidence with angles without the daunting task of a big project.

Buffalo Lodge

Need a quick and easy pattern that can be whipped up in a weekend? Rock’n Rollercoaster is so fun and foolproof you’ll want to make it again. Use a favorite jelly roll or a Jr. Jelly Roll, plus a background color, to showcase this simple modern design. The pattern includes cutting, piecing and pressing instructions designed for the beginner to achieve the best possible outcome. If you have been sticking to squares and rectangles, this is a good next step!

Rock N Roller Coaster

And then there is this strip friendly Cut Loose Press pattern. Just twenty 2 1/2″ strips and 2 yards of background make this eye catching quilt!

Pool Party

These patterns are literally flying off the shelves! Nore are on order, so if they aren’t in stock now, they will be arriving soon! Add these to your Fall teaching schedule!

Diamonds are your Friend

Especially if you are using the Creative Grids® 60 degree Diamond ruler developed by Krista Moser. The three new releases for Spring Market will show why this ruler is a necessity. There are 20 patterns to support it – and that number just keeps growing!

Check out these beauties – one is more stunning than the next! Strike up the band – the parade is coming to town and Summer Bunting is the perfect summer choice! 2-1/2″ strips never looked so good!

Finley and Friends is the perfect quilt for that little fisherman in your life – or any Dory fans. The strip pieced fish and pieced background add texture and interest to a fun quilt.

Both of these quilts will be in stock this month. Entangled Sky is already here – again a strip friendly masterpiece that just requires two different blocks!

There are so many ways to use this ruler – which one to choose first????

Heartfelt with Creative Grids® Rulers

The latest pattern by Krista Moser is due to arrive any day. It can be made as a table runner as well as a quilt. In fact, wouldn’t this make the perfect baby quilt??? Her fabric choices are stunning and the strip piecing makes this project a piece of cake!

These projects feature her 60-degree Diamond Ruler by Creative Grids®.

Many of you have paid your rent with the Crazy Christmas Tree pattern from Cut Loose Press™ and ruler. Same ruler – different season: Crazy Hearts pattern by Cut Loose Press. Don’t you love these fabrics???

Made with the Creative Grids® Spiderweb ruler – both the patterns and ruler are designed by Karla Alexander.

Hens and Hearts is a pieced version created by Pam and Nicky Lintott – and features the Creative Grids® Multi-Sized Triangle Tool.

Don’t you love it when you find new patterns for your favorite tools? And these are ALL winners!

Diamonds ARE a girl’s best friend!

Going to Market? Be sure to go to Krista Moser’s school house:

Room 342D at 3:45:

Come learn about all the ‘bells and whistles’ on the NEW Creative Grids® 60 Degree Diamond Ruler… including a trunk show of BRAND NEW patterns, and a Block of the Month!

Check out the dramatic way she uses these stripes!

Made with 2-1/2in strips, the Semaphore Stripes quilt is the perfect way to use striped fabric to make a secondary design without all the complicated piecing stripes typically require, and it’s jelly roll friendly! This quilt combines strip-piecing with a few well-placed Y seams to get the most dramatic effect. The pieces are large and uncomplicated, letting the fabric do the talking.

The Big Sky Bloom quilt is perfect for a little girls room, or as a cheerful answer to any room’s dreary decor. This pattern uses several features of the Creative Grids 60 degree Diamond ruler and has beautifully illustrated easy to follow instructions. Strip piece, then cut diamonds and triangles in different sizes to get the full effect.

This is just a sneak peak of the new releases at Market! Bring your calendar because you are going to want to book a class!