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Patience Griffin, author of the Kilts & Quilts series of romance novels has asked me to design a new quilt for each book in the series! I'm delighted to be collaborating with Patience on this project! I hope that you enjoy reading the books and making the quilts as much as Patience and I continue to enjoy working together on this project!

To Scotland With Love
First In The Series!
Caitriona Macleod gave up her career as an investigative reporter for the role of perfect wife. But after her husband is found dead I in his mistress's bed, a devastated Cait leaves Chicago for the birthplace she hasn't seen since she was a child. She's hoping to heal and to reconnect with her gran. The last thing she expects to find in Gandiegow is the Sexiest Man Alive! She just may have stumbled on the ticket to reigniting her career - if her heart doesn't get in the way!

Graham Buchanan is a movie star with many secrets. A Gandiegow native, he frequently hides out in his hometown between films. HHe also has a son he'll do anything to protect. But Cait Macleod is too damn appealing - even if she is a journalist.

Quilting with her gran and the other women of the village brings Cair a peace she hasn't known in years. But if she turns in the story about Graham, Gandiegow will never forgive her for betraying one of its own. Should she suffer the consequences to resurrect her career? Or listen to her battered and bruised heart and give love another chance?
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Gandiegow Star
The Gandiegow Star is the quilt that accompanies Patience Griffin's romance novel, To Scotland With Love. This scrappy quilt is quick and easy to piece since there is only one block to make. If you don't have a large stash of scraps you can swap strips with your friends! Although we feature the star design (which we think is striking!) there are numerous other quilt designs that can be made using this simple block!
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Meet Me In Scotland
Book 2: When a video of her calling Happily Ever After a "foolish fantasy" goes viral, marriage therapist Emma Castle is out of a job - and off to Scotland. The tiny town of Gandiegow is the perfect place to ride out the media storm and to catch up with her childhood friend Claire. But also in Gandiegow is the one man she hoped never to see again.

She's successfully avoided Gabriel MacGregor since Claire and Dominic's wedding, only to find he's now the village doctor - and just as tall, dark and devilish as ever. Claire and Dominic's blissful marriage, however, is not what it used to be. Soon Emma and Gabriel find themselves taking sides even as the sparks begin to fly between them. Can Emma help her friends - or regain her career - as she struggles with her own happily ever after?
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The Gandiegow Doctor's Quilt
I designed The Gandiegow Doctor's Quilt as a companion to the second book in Patience Griffin's Kilts & Quilts Series, Meet Me In Scotland. Although the combination of blocks in this quilt make it look quite intricate, the blocks themselves are far easier to piece than they appear! You can use up lots of scraps when you make this beautiful quilt! The large quilt is 85" x 102" and the lap size is 69" x 86".

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Some Like It Scottish
Book 3: Some Like It Scottish

In the delightful new Kilts and Quilts novel by the author of To Scotland with Love and Meet Me in Scotland, the Real Men of Scotland are waiting. And it’s a match made in Gandiegow…

Kit Woodhouse’s matchmaking business is such a success, she’s expanding to the Highlands of Scotland where the hot, prosperous, and kilted are anxious to connect. Now, looking to fill her stable with eligible bachelors, Kit’s arrived in Gandiegow to recruit potential Real Men of Scotland. It’s not until she meets her tour guide that she discovers just how real they can be.

With his sexy grin, jeans, and black wellies, Ramsay Armstrong is an unpolished hulk of a Scottish fisherman—and a skeptic when it comes to romance. Not exactly a man of “pairing attributes” when talking marriageable matches, but he does make Kit’s heart beat a little faster. Maybe it’s the scent of the sea in his hair. Maybe it’s the challenge. Maybe it’s the thrill of the unexpected. Then again, maybe it’s love.

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The Gandiegow Matchmaker's Quilt
I can't believe it! I have the quilt that accompanies Patience's 3rd book, Some Like It Scottish, finished before the book has been released! (July 5th 2015 is the released date!) This quilt was fun to make because the blocks are simple and go together easily plus I got to play with lots of fabrics! If you want to use up scraps or swap fabrics with friends here's your chance! The pattern has instructions for two quilt sizes; the large quilt is 90" x 103" plus there are two different design options for the lap quilt (54" x 72").
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The Accidental Scot
Book 4: When her father is injured in an accident, Edinburgh engineer Pippa McDonnell comes home to Gandiegow to take over the family business, the North Sea Valve Company. Now she's working overtime trying to fix NSV's finances and find the cash to get her father proper medical care.

One possibility is to accept a partnership with MTech, an American firm desperate to get their hands on her da's innovative valve design. Her father was against bringing in outsiders, but Pippa is desperate enough to at least listen to MTech's charming representative, Max McKinley.

As Christmas approaches, and with the help of Gandiegow's meddling quilters, Pippa and Max slowly find themselves attracted to each other. Max seems honorable, but is he there to steal the valve design .... or Pippa's heart?

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The Gandiegow Hometown Quilt
The newest pattern in the Kilts & Quilts series! The Gandiegow Hometown Quilt was designed to represent the village of Gandiegow. The center medallion incorporates the sea, seawall, village homes and the beautiful Scottish hills. There are even some simple appliqued thistles! The pattern includes cutting and piecing instructions, applique templates and full-size foundation paper piecing patterns for the houses. (You will need to photocopy the full-sized paper piecing patterns for your use.) The pattern instructions are for the full size quilt (90" x 90") and also a lap size version (54" x 72").
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The Trouble With Scotland
Life isn't going as planned and Sadie Middleton is rethinking her whole future. Thankfully one thing is staying the same: She's able to share her love of quilting with her grandmother Gigi. The two of them enter a contest and win an all-expenses-paid trip to the K8ilts and Quilts retreat in the Scottish Highlands. But their victory turns hollow when Gigi passes away before they can go. Sadie is grief-stricken, but her brother convinces her to take the trip to Gandiegow anyway.

There she meets a charming circle of quilters who remind her of her grandmother -- and Ross Armstrong, a handsome fisherman who brings a smile to her face. Newly single, Ross intends to enjoy his freedom. That plan goes awry as he comes to know Sadie -- and a surprising spark is lit. Too bad some well-meaning folks want to protect Ross from getting hurt again and are determined to keep him and the American lass apart......
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It Happened In Scotland
After pulling herself out of a three year fog of grief over the loss of her husband, Joe, Rachel is bringing their five-year-old daughter to see his hometown of Gandiegow and visit with his grandfather. But Rachel wasn't planning on running into Joe's cousin, the man who made her have second thoughts at the altar.....

Brodie has come home to help his grandfather's fishing business, but he'd prefer not to see Rachel. Although she did break his heart six years ago, the grip she has on him hasn't faltered. If they can stop butting heads long enough and learn to overcome the past, they may find new love in the new year.......
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Blame It On Scotland
(This is a larger format book.)

The quilters of Gandiegow expand more than their quilting enterprise into the village of Whussendale. They bring along a heavy dose of good-hearted meddling too. What's the outcome? Love will never be the same......

When Tuck McBride, Gandiegow's favorite scapegoat, is blamed for a fisherman's tragic accident, Tuck takes on extra work to secretly funnel his earning to the maimed fisherman's family. Haunted by the mistaken turn of events, Tuck is working night and day. Even so, he can't stop thinking about the new lass who has just arrived in town.

Ryn Breckenridge has no one left in the world. To fulfill her mother's last request, Ryn travels to Scotland to return a quilt to her long lost cousin. Hoping to rebuild family ties, Ryn volunteers to help her cousin at the upcoming quilt retreat. But there is more than quilting on Ryn's mind. The irresistible Tuck McBride is proving to be a dangerous distraction.

Ryn's past is riddled with bad boys like Tuck, who have left her alone and broken. She vows to stay away, but can't help taking a closer look when she realizes there is more to Tuck than meets the eye. Both of their pasts contain shattered promises, but Scotland is known to bring reluctant hearts together. Will the two of them be willing to cross the deep chasm between them and find love? If they do, they will only have Scotland to blame...
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Gandiegow Crossing Paths Quilt
This quilt (formerly named Whirl-A-Jig) is the quilt that is teamed up with Patience Griffin's novel, Blame It On Scotland. This simple quilt gives you a chance to use up some of your scraps or dig into your collection of fat quarters! Better yet -- swap with friends or your quilting group. The pattern provides you with two sizes; lap quilt (63" x 81") or large quilt (81" x99").
The classic pinwheel and chain design gives this quilt a truly classic and traditional look!
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