Oh my goodness!!!  It was a very busy 2012!  I was lucky enough to be published in a few of my favorite sewing and quilting magazines!
It was incredibly gratifying to contibute to Stitch - I designed two skirts that are in their Spring 2013 issue!  It was fun to go back to my roots in fashion design!!
From Upper Left, clockwise:
Pomme Potholder - Stitch Spring 2013
Rainy day tote - Stitch Spring 2013
Cozy Slippers - Stitch Spring 2013
Two Dresses - Quiltmaker 100 blocks Issue 6
Cozy Slippers - Stitch Spring 2013
Uptown/Downtown Skirts - Stitch Spring 2013
Gathered Clutch - Stitch Gifts 2012
Quilt Blocks Sachet Trip - Stitch Gifts 2012
I designed more paper pieced patterns than I realized!! 
My Ringo Pie blocks numbered five!  I'm a bit behind but look forward to catching up this month!
My Cocorico Bee Blocks numbered six though two are for Leila's Where the Orchids
Grow : )
I'm also behind here and looking forward to catching up.
I love to make bags and pouches!  The purse in the upper left hand corner will be a completed pattern.....soon : )
And lastly, some miscellaneous makes, most of which were for swaps.
Happy 2013 to everyone and Happy Creating!!


  1. Your patterns are amazing!! So happy I found your blog <3

  2. I love the slippers! What magazine/issue were they in? I bought the stitch gifts volume just so that I could get the pattern for your gathered clutch. I've only made one so far, but it turned out adorable!!!

  3. Eu adoro suas criações,parabéns.Sou viciada em papel.Deus te abençoe.FELIZ ANO TODO!!!

  4. I'm looking forward to the new Stitch magazine so I can make your adorable slippers!
    All your work looks wonderful and you certainly were busy in 2012!

  5. Charise, I'm quite gobsmacked by your productivity! Such a lot of beautiful designs you have fit into one year. They're all gorgeous. Such a talented lady! I can see myself using a few more of your patterns this year. The cushion I made for my Gran with your potted tulip pattern is very well loved by her :)

  6. Wow, what an achievement to see all your creations at once! Congrats on all the publications, Charise, and Happy New Year :)

  7. As always...I just love your blog...just so darned creative!

  8. I second Kylie, you are so talented. What a year you have had!

  9. 2012 was a very good year for you. you are so creative.

  10. The slippers look sew sweet! I have enjoyed visiting your blog. Your patterns are amazing, Judith, Texas

  11. Love your blog! Keep up the great work!

  12. Your accomplishments last year are as wonderful as you. Congratulations

  13. Your work is so original. I look forward to seeing you teach in Seattle.


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