You may already know Melissa Stramel from her pattern company Lilac Lane.
Her new book A Year of Making Life Beautiful is a collection of 45 projects to bake, grow, craft and sew.
In the book Melissa asks what it means to have a beautiful life. As you may already know Melissa has a pattern company called Lilac Lane, and the focus of this company is how to make things beautiful. In her book Melissa takes this further and discusses how to insert beauty into every aspect of your life.
The book walks through the year from January to December and outlines cooking, quilting, gardening and crafting projects appropriate for each month.
Quilting patterns include Spinning Scraps Quilt, Love Letter Pillow, Butterfly Quilt, Make Life Quilt, Aunt Beth’s Quilt, How does your garden grow quilt, Stars and Stripes Quilt, Falling Stars Table Runner, Twinkle Little Star Doll Quilt, Diamonds All Around Quilt, Scraps Galore Quilt and This Little Light of Mine Quilt.
The book is published by Quiltwoman.com and is available as both hard copy and spiral bound editions.
Find out more from Melissa on her website.