x’s and o’s {a pattern}

It feels like I have been sitting on this design and this quilt for so long {it really only has been a few months!}. I am so excited to announce my new pattern x’s and o’s!


The original baby quilt was made after I picked up a charm pack, some white solid fabric and started to play around with designs in my EQ7 program. This quilt was designed for new babe Ruby and I wanted something that was really sweet but had a modern edge {like her super-stunning-ly stylish mumma!}.



This pattern is available as a pdf download here via the live.love.sew pattern co. shop and has fabric requirements and instructions for both the baby/crib and twin size quilts. Simple design that has a big impact with its lattice-type effect. I love that you get the effect of x’s one way, and o’s the other. Just like a giant game of tic-tac-toe!



I really do owe the final I’ve-got-a-real-quilt-pattern-for-sale status to my husband and some of my closest friends for their amazing support {my husband very much thinks I have a quilting problem…!}. A super big thankyou though must go to Cristina {who also wants to be just like Lori Holt when she ‘grows up’!} – we had been emailing back and forwards this past week about her gorgeous new quilt and her kind words gave me that extra push to just hit ‘publish’ on this one – I am secretly just as scared as I am excited about it all. My only hope is that my readers love this as much as I do, and maybe want to share it with their readers {a few that want to purchase it is also a great bonus!}.




In true celebratory style I am offering a few bonuses for my readers and followers:

Note: This giveaway is now closed – thankyou so much to everyone who left comments, purchased patterns and are following along on this journey – I love you all and am so thankful for your support! 

In partnership with The Fat Quarter Shop {can someone pinch me please!} we are offering a giveaway of a $50 gift certificate to the fat quarter shop and a free copy of the pattern. To enter simply head over to the fat quarter shop’s layer cake page and tell me which layer cake/10” stacker you would use in your x’s and o’s quilt. Winners will be drawn at 5pm on 14 March 2014 {AEST} by random.org. I will give a second entry into the giveaway for those who follow live.love.sew pattern co. – just tell me in a second comment how you follow {bloglovin, email subscription, facebook etc}. Good luck!

Next up is a 50% discount on the x’s and o’s pattern using the code HALFOFF at checkout {offer only valid until 14 March 2014}.


Please email me {via the email button on the sidebar} if you have any questions.

Can’t wait to see your own x’s and o’s project!




{and she signs all her letters with x’s and o’s…!}

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  1. Angela Smith says

    I follow using Bloglovin, congratulations on your pattern, so cute and thanks for the discount too!!

  2. Jo says

    I am so glad you hit the publish button! The pattern is just great! I think my fave is the April Showers.

  3. Lisa Marie says

    I like the Hubba Hubba layer cake. The colors are so lovely for spring — and after this long winter, we could really use some spring!

  4. Hayley says

    Congratulations on the quilt pattern! What an achievement It is really lovely. I would choose to make it in Storybook by Kate & Birdie. I think that would look really sweet

  5. Michele T says

    Oooooh! This is such a tough choice… I love Bobbins & Bits in Batiks!! Love your pattern too!! Thanks for the chance!

  6. Marti Taylor says

    Tough choice, but I think I would use Color Me Happy by V&Co. Such a fantastic pattern, thank you for the chance to win!

  7. Debra Kay Neiman says

    Congratulations. I would use Mirabelle Layer Cake Fig Tree Quilts for Moda Fabrics to make my xs and os quilt. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

  8. Debby Warthen says

    I would love to have the Bee My Honey layer cake to make a Double Slice Layer Cake quilt! Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. Sylvia Anderson says

    I’m thinking that, Color Me Happy, would be my choice for making this charming quilt for one of our great granddaughters. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

  10. Melissa says

    I would either go for Wishes, or wait until Solstice comes out in May to make a gorgeous Christmas quilt.

  11. Brenda Hulsey says

    Such a pretty quilt and what cuties you have sitting on it!

    I like the Bartholo-Meow’s Reef Layer Cake Tim and Beck for Moda Fabrics

  12. says

    Congrats on the pattern and Fat Quarter Sponsor! I think I’d use the Sea Holly Bali Cracker pack. I’d probably change my mind six times before I actually order, though. Just being honest!!!
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  13. Kathleen Lambert says

    Congrats on the new pattern, it’s adorable. I would have many choice to do your x’s and o’s quilt. April Showers by Bonnie & Camille for Moda, Bee My Honey by Mary Jane Butler for Moda and Country Girls by Tasha Noel for Riley Blake Designs. Too hard to decided which one so would just have to do one in each fabric…lol

  14. Kathleen Lambert says

    I follow you on Bloglovin, FB and Pinterest. Have a great day and thanks for participating in the giveaway.

  15. says

    This is such a beautiful quilt Keera!! pattern writing is lots of work. I’ve been thinking of starting to create patterns for my original designs as well, it’s just hard to find the time to do it!

    Thanks so much for sharing at Needle and Thread Thursday!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation
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  16. Pam S says

    What a delightful pattern. And delightful pictures! The children are certainly enjoying the quilt. I would love to use the Tidepool Bali Crackers layer cake for this lovely quilt. Thanks for the awesome chance to win, and thanks for your inspiring blog!

  17. Nyla-Jean says

    Super cute kids! Quilt is super cute, too. :) Fabrics – “On Time” maybe, or “British Invasion” or . . . How does one pick?

  18. Susan Stanton says

    Your quilt looks quick and easy. That’s the type of pattern I like! I just love the new Mirabella fabric line. Would love to get some of that and make a quilt!
    yoyopattycakes at hotmail.com

  19. Leah says

    A Beautiful Thing 10″ Stacker
    Zoe Pearn Designs for Riley Blake Designs is my choice! It was super hard to choose though, so many cute layer cakes! :)

  20. Susan Paxton says

    Love your x’s and o’s quilt. I love to sew and mostly make quilts for family and friends and me of course. I think I would use bobbins and bits batiks for my quilt. Thanks for your blog and the chance to win!


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