Treat yourself or Someone Else – Fabric Sales

Happy Valentine’s Day!

I woke up to a lot of good sales today and thought you might want to check them out too.  Sometimes you just need to treat yourself!

Knotted Thread:  There are a lot of gorgeous fabrics on sale in this shop for $7 a yard.   Anna Maria Horner, Joel Dewberry, Lush Uptown, Summersville Spring…

LRstitched:  Hey that’s me! ;)  I’m having a little sale too.  Use code LOVE15 for 15% off the entire Etsy shop!

Hancock’s of Paducah:  Valentines Sale, 14% storewide with coupon FABRICLOVE14  expires 2/15/14

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Fort Worth Fabric Studio:  20% off Tangerine and Turquoise by Michael Miller

Lima Sews:  All Freespirit fabrics are on sale through 2/17, Joel Dewberry, Amy Butler, Anna Maria Horner… $8 yard

Connecting Threads:  up to 40% off tools (cutting mats, irons, rotary cutters, blades, scissors etc.)

Skillshare: Take 25% off any online class with the discount code PRESIDENT applied at checkout


And if you don’t need anything but want to show some love for someone else, consider popping over to look at Rachel from Imagine Gnats Indiegogo campaign.

Rachel is trying to get her clothing patterns to the printer and she needs our help.    Even a $10 donation helps and you’ll essentially be pre-ordering one of her patterns!  Win/Win!

You can visit the campaign here.


I hope you have a great day!

Thank you for taking the time to make me feel loved by visiting and supporting my family and I.   It means so much!

xo Lindsey



shirley tener - And Lindsey dont forget me at Trying to win the competition for the 2014 umbrella trimmings competition, what beautiful items that have been made by other. its a post full of ideas..

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Snow Star Pattern

I’m so happy to finally have the Snow Star quilt pattern finished!


The pattern includes instructions for 4 quilt sizes:

Mini – 25″ x 25″

Baby – 50″ x 50″

Twin – 75″ x 100″

Queen  – 100″ x 100″

You can find it on Craftsy or in my Etsy shop.

I appreciate your support so much!


Katy - So pretty :o)

Flying Blind - Oooh that looks rather lovely xxx

ann - Looks so beautiful Lindsey!!! wonderful work!!!

Diane stanley - I love this pattern Lindsey. Congrats.

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Circle 7 Bee :: Dana’s Quilt

As I’m finishing the  last quilt for this bee, I realized I haven’t shared my work on Dana‘s quilt!

Dana was one of the first of us to post her starter block and I was really excited about her inspiration.

Her family went on a road trip over last summer and her quilt block (a tent) was inspired by their trip.

By the time the quilt arrived to me it was BRILLIANT!   Each person added something really special.

I was inspired from the beginning by this post and I wanted to paper piece Yellowstone or Bust into the quilt somehow.

I have had the pleasure of meeting her family and they are seriously the best kind of people.   Warm, funny, caring, gracious, kind, on and on and on.

Love ya Dana, I truly savored the stitches put into this quilt for your family!

I added in the words across the bottom, the road sign with the miles they traveled, the camper and the yellow patchwork underneath.

Patterns Used:


Elizabeth @ hobbylobbyist - I love this– I want to make one for 2014.

Katy - I do love these round robin quilts, you never know what fabulousness you’ll get back!

Kit Little - Love this quilt!! This has inspired me – our family to a trip to the UK last year and I think a quilt would be a great way to remember it! Now, just to find the time :)

Flying Blind - Too awesome!

Kim - This is such an awesome quilt! What a great way to always remember a special trip!

Pam Schoessow - This quilt is very striking! I love the colors too. I showed it to my husband, the camper, and he thought it was way cool too. Thanks for sharing this.

Hannah - I LOVE this quilt!!! What a great idea! I love crafts that tell a story or have personal meaning!

I am new to quilting and am striving to learn more and more each day. I found your blog through the Atlanta Modern Quilters Guild site. I couldn’t tell how active they were… is it just monthly? And can you give me more information about how you enjoy it? There’s not much of a sewing community where I am at, and we have lost a lot of the local fabric stores in the past couple years. I am interested in joining the AMQG but since it is a little bit of a drive for me, I want to hear a “real life” review before making a big day of it, if that makes sense.

Thank you for any feedback you can give!

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Tutorial :: Diamond Illusion Quilt Block

January 2nd already, I truly cannot believe it!    The last few months have been full of family time and it has really been nice.

I hope to get back in the swing of things and I thought I’d kick the year off with a new tutorial.

Several had questioned how this quilt was made and eighty years later, here you go!


Click on the link below to open the PDF tutorial.


Update * Here is a great tutorial on creating the square in square blocks.

Please let me know if you have any questions while using it.   Hope your year is off to a good start!

Debbie - Lovely! Thanks for sharing!

Susan - Hi Lindsay thanx for sharing this tut. this will definitely be my 1st quilt of the year. But please can you advise? Did you make some squares low volumne and some squares in dark colours to achieve the shading result? Susan

Beth - Love the look of these blocks – can you share some basics about making the Square in a Square blocks?

Gina - Thank you so much for the well illustrated tutorial . The PDF format is fantastic. I have saved it on my ipad. It’s a good block for a bee !

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Snow Star :: Aurifil Mini Quilt Challenge


I’m excited to have a finish to share today!

Every month Sew Mama Sew sends out a call for contributors through their newsletter.   For the month of December it was a challenge to use  Camille Roskelley’s aurifil thread pack to make a mini quilt.

These beauties arrived and my only requirement was to use at least 2-3 spools in my design.

Christmas is my favorite time of year so that was my focus for  thread colors.    As for design, I’ve been working on a new quilt pattern called Snow Star and this seemed like the perfect way to make a small sample.   win, win!

This was my first time using contrasting thread for the quilting and it was a fun change from white.    I was surprised at how much I liked the end result!

The Snow Star pattern will be available in January and includes several finished sizes.

Thank you SMS and Aurifil for the challenge!

xo, Lindsey



Geta - Beautiful pattern and quilting. I love your fabric and color thread choice.

Patti - This is so gorgeous and I can’t wait until the pattern comes out.

Katy - Love the quilting you did on this!

Kelie - I love your mini!!! It’s sooo cute! Can’t wait for the pattern!

Cindy - That is one seriously awesome quilt! What a great pattern! Congrats :) Cindy

Marsha - Love it!

kara - This pattern is fabulous! I actually said, “wow!,” outloud when I saw the thumbnail picture come up on bloglovin!

Tamie - Wow!

Kris - Love your pattern! Fabulous quilting!!

Diana Nelson - Love this pattern – Hopefully the pattern will be available soon.

Debbie - Darling and what a fun challenge!

diane stanley - gosh Lindsey, this is fantastic.

Kristin S. - I love what you made! That green thread really stands out and the shapes all work so well together. A stunner!

lori jones - love it!

Mara - Beautiful! I look forward to the pattern :-)

Aurifil Mini Quilt Challenge ~ Lindsey Rhodes from LRstitched | Sew Mama Sew | - […] already shared mini quilts from Geta, Jennifer, Vanessa, Amy and Penny. Lindsey Rhodes of LRstitched has been working on a Snow Star quilt pattern and decided the challenge was the perfect opportunity […]

Jenny - Oh, wow! Fabulous. Love the pattern, the colors, and the amazing quilting — trees!

Natalie - Lindsey, It looks great, love the fabric choices and the thread colours. using coloured thread certainly changes the look of any quilt.

Mae Hennessee - Love your Quilt Pattern ,and your colors. Ill be looking for the Pattern. I enjoyed looking through your site.

Nina Weston - Love the quilt. Looking forward to the pattern.

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