Sunday, September 26, 2021

Seaside Adventure Row Along-Vitamin Sea the Starfish Block

 I am so excited to be a part of the Seaside Adventure Row Along!  

Let me introduce myself to those not familiar with my work.   

I am Linda, the creative force behind Linda Bratten Creations where I design patterns, workbooks and make presentations.  

While I embrace art quiltingI began my quilting journey making traditional quilts.

This is a small segment of My Fantasy Garden quilt.

 I am a National Educator with Baby Lock where I get to share my love of the Baby Lock machines and their accessories with others.

Not only do I have my own free-motion quilting class, but I was also selected as one of their top eleven instructors in this fun class.

When I found out the theme of this year's Row Along I was very excited.  My favorite vacations have been taken on the beach.  Thus, I had plenty of inspiration to work with.

I gave a nod to my traditional roots by starting with an ocean wave block. 

 I re-designed it a bit to make it a foundation paper piecing block. 

Then I added a fun applique to the center.

It was great to work with the Northcott Fabrics from their Stonehenge Collection to create this great block!

I love the way my Baby Lock sewing machine created this smooth satin applique.

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Also join me on Thursdays at 1 pm Central, in my Linda Bratten Creations Facebook page for my weekly Facebook Lives!

Be sure to check out the other designers that are offering a free pattern this week.

Sue Griffiths

Raylee Bielenberg

Enjoy this year's Seaside Adventure Row Along!

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Week 3 of the Seaside Adventure Row Along


Can you believe that we are on week 3 of the Seaside Adventure Row Along.  There have been some really great patterns shared.  I hope that you are keeping up and visiting each designer's site to collect the patterns while they are free!

Here are this week designers!

Nancy Myers

Elizabeth Coughlin

Patti Carey

Here is a hint of what my block will contain:

Stay tuned, my block will be free on Monday!

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Week 2 of the Seaside Adventure Row Along

 Have you been getting some great patterns?  It is so fun to see what other quilt pattern designers come up with when given a theme.  

I want to send a shout out to Melissa Shields of The Quilting Room with Mel, who stepped up and kept us organized.  She has done a fabulous job and made all of this possible.  Be sure to check out her website at The Quilting Room with Mel .

Here are this week's free patterns and designers:

Kris Driessen

Althea Gyde

Beatrice Rieske

Be sure to post how much you appreciate the time and effort all have put in to make this event possible!

Saturday, September 11, 2021

The Seaside Adventure Row Along Has Started!

This week launched the Seaside Adventure Row Along.  This year the quilt pattern designers are dedicating the event in memory of the organizer, Marian Pena of Seams to Be Sew.  She had always done a wonderful job with the event, and it is an honor to participate. 

Just like in the past, the patterns are available for one week at no cost.  Then after the week is up, the quilt pattern designer can choose if they want it to remain free or to add it to their stores.

Here is the links to the first week's Seaside Adventure Row Along Patterns.

This event did start last Monday, so do not delay in downloading the patterns while they are free.  

Be sure to check back to download my pattern later this month!

Monday, May 3, 2021

Presentations and Workshops by Linda Bratten Creations

 Is your local quilt shop or guild looking for some fun programs and workshops?  

Check out what I am offering this year!

I am currently offering many of my programs and workshops virtually.  This is a great way to have me visit your area without the travel expense!

Want to see where I am teaching next? Be sure to sign up for my free monthly newsletter, Linda B Creative.

Working on some great upcoming events so stay tuned.....

Friday, March 19, 2021

Today I am on the SMP Virtual Quilt Fest


Just a reminder that today at 11 am Pacific, 1pm Central, I will be live on the SMP Virtual Quilt Fest.  I would love to have you join me and check out the Jazz 2 and the Accomplish

You can use this link, and click on the live feed to join in the fun.

You can come early and see other great quilters and sewing experts share their knowledge.  

Off to set up!