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Get Inspired

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Get Inspired

You know those days when your mind is on fire with new ideas and you are creating  as fast as you can but you just can't keep up with the flood of ideas in your head? Those days when you can find inspiration in every little thing that happens in your day. Arn't those days the BEST?! Unfortunately, if you're anything like me, those days can feel few and far between. Most of the time, to get my wheels really turning, I have to actively seek out inspiration. The good news is that I have some tried and true tips...

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Welcome PSD2 to the Family!

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Welcome PSD2 to the Family!

If you have been following along on social media then you have already seen the latest addition to the Planted Seed family... PSD2!

What is PSD2?

Pure & Simple Designs for the Next Generation

Why PSD2?

My husband Eric and I have three wonderful adult sons: Andrew, Josh, and Michael. They love quilts but they did not love my quilts of florals, pinwheels, and stars. They craved quilts that looked and acted more like them; simple, graphic, less complicated.

PSD2 is Mom designed, but Son approved! To all you quilter's out there with adult sons, children or...

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Introducing, Majestic!

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Introducing, Majestic!

My latest collection is HERE

I am so excited for this collection and the new patterns releasing with it! Majestic brings together a bold navy, soft pinks, and a lovely grey as its main color palette. It includes my classic floral designs as well as lots of muted options to give a great variety to the collection. My son Michael recently got married and, would you believe, THESE were his exact wedding colors!

 

Of course I would never give you new fabric without some brand new...

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Garden of Quilts

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Garden of Quilts

Many of you have probably heard about the fabulous quilting event happening later this year hosted by Riley Blake Designs and Thanksgiving Point... and guess what? I'm going to be there!!

Garden of Quilts is this September 12-14 in the beautiful Ashton Gardens located in Lehi, Utah. This event is a celebration of the quilting community and will showcase hundreds of quilts throughout the property! 

Click HERE to read more about this amazing event!

The best part is there will also be tons of classes hosted by many industry leaders and designers and...

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My 6 Basic Elements of Quilting

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My 6 Basic Elements of Quilting

Every now and then someone will look at me and say, "Gerri, I love your quilt designs but they just look too hard for me"! I always laugh when I hear that because guess what? At the core of all of my designs are the same 6 BASIC quilting elements! If you can learn these 6 elements of quilting I promise you can make any and all of my quilts!
So, what are the 6 basic elements?
1. Half Square Triangle
2. Flying Geese
3....

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