4 09, 2015

Precut Primer: Review & Giveaway!

By |September 4th, 2015|books, finished quilt, My Fabric|0 Comments

It seems like most everyone is back to school, and my friends Barb and Mary of Me & My Sister Designs, have a great new book, Precut Primer, full of lessons for quilters! I love how the book is laid out with grades 1-12, each project slightly more challenging, but I have to say, working […]

4 09, 2015

Featuring Carrie – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |September 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment


Today’s featured quilter is Carrie – her quilts caught my eye because Carrie is stepping out of the box in quilting – so to speak. Carrie blogs at The Zen Quilter, and I hope you enjoy getting to know Carrie and her quilts better —

When did you begin quilting?

I was a bit of a domestic snob […]

31 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Quilt Top

By |August 31st, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|1 Comment

I’m excited to see your think Big quilt tops out and about online – be sure to tag me if you post (on FB/IG = @amyscreativeside) no pressure though, I’ll be happy to see them this week, or in a year! I totally understand how busy life can be – especially this time of year […]

28 08, 2015

Featuring Irina – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |August 28th, 2015|Featured Quilter|0 Comments

Today’s feature is Irina – Irina blogs over at El Petit Taller about all of her creations, and creative endeavors. I hope you enjoy getting to know Irina and her quilts —

1. When did you begin quilting?

I remember my very first quilting work when I was about 14 or 15. At that time I only […]

26 08, 2015

Applique Blocks & Travel Photos

By |August 26th, 2015|Appliqué, photographs|5 Comments

Last week our family went on a road trip. We rented a van, packed the tent, gear and kids up and headed north! I knew Joe would do most of the driving, so I made sure to bring my appliqué that I’ve been working on.

I have been loving working on these, but found over the […]

24 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Equalizer Blocks

By |August 24th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|1 Comment

This week we are making the last set of blocks in our Think Big Quilt-Along! We are making 12 Equalizer blocks, which is the most blocks we’ve made, but they are also the simplest to make.

Once again, on the photo above I’ve listed the number of each piece, and how many strips to cut from a […]

21 08, 2015

Featuring Rachel – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |August 21st, 2015|Featured Quilter|2 Comments

Hi there! Today’s featured quilter is Rachel, from Wooden Spoon Quilts! Rachel’s quilts are full of beautiful, modern fabrics, and she has a great way of mixing them together – I hope you enjoy getting to know Rachel better —

1. When did you begin quilting?

My love of quilting started just over seven years ago with […]

19 08, 2015

Free 2015-2016 Printable Calendar

By |August 19th, 2015|Printables|3 Comments

I spent way too much time last month looking for the perfect printable calendar to plan my blog content on, before I finally decided to just make it myself! I have the tools and skills, and didn’t need it to be anything special, but I wanted the dates done, and room enough to map out […]

17 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt Along : Tilt-a-Whirl Blocks

By |August 17th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|0 Comments

We are continuing on the quilt-along from Think Big this week with Tilt-A-Whirl blocks! This block is a 16-patch with half-square triangles, and quarter circle units. Don’t let those curves keep you from stitching these fun blocks up! They are nice and big, and I have lots of tips to help. If you haven’t cleaned […]

14 08, 2015

Featuring Zafira – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |August 14th, 2015|Featured Quilter|1 Comment

Another Friday is upon us! I know many of you have kids heading back to school right now – I hope that your transition is smooth and easy.  We have one more week of freedom, then back to the daily routines and a regular schedule – that shouldn’t excite me so much, but it does!

Today’s […]

12 08, 2015

Goody Goody Binding Kit

By |August 12th, 2015|finished project|1 Comment

I posted about my Goody Goody Binding Kit a couple of weeks ago on instagram and Facebook, but haven’t had a chance to share it with you! My friend Vanessa of Lella Boutique, has an adorable and FREE tutorial here. I’m pretty sure you are going to want to make on for you, and your […]

10 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt Along : Connections Blocks

By |August 10th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|2 Comments

I hope you all are ready to start stitching! Connections is the most detailed of the three blocks in our quilt top, and one of my favorites to make. Once you have everything cut, plan on an hour or so to make each block. For ease of sewing, double check your 1/4″ seam allowance before […]