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8 : : I have been sewing

Posted on July 8th, by Amy in bag, photographs. 15 comments

a little bit, when I can get to it! I have all the pieces to finish my monster quilt – now to baste and quilt!

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7 : : Fresh

Posted on July 7th, by Amy in photographs. 9 comments

Emmalie’s response — “I guess we’re having lettuce for dinner!” She’s right, sadly this is one that the kids don’t eat yet, but they do eat raw spinach. Still can’t figure that one out!

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6 : : To Do

Posted on July 6th, by Amy in My kids, photographs. 15 comments

Last week the girls and I sat down and made a list for them to do each day before they can play outside. It works! Having them help decide the chores and then able to check them off themselves, makes them want to do it :) And helps me out too!—————————————-

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5 : : Sent

Posted on July 5th, by Amy in finished project, photographs. 14 comments

The placemat I sent to Beth!

My favorite part and the inspiration for the rest of the placemat :)

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4 : : Happy 4th of July!

Posted on July 4th, by Amy in photographs. 10 comments

Embroidered fireworks!

Free pattern via Jenny Hart. Thanks Jenny!!—————————————-

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3 : : Corn on the Cob

Posted on July 3rd, by Amy in My kids, photographs. 14 comments

is the very best! My little boy loves all his veggies. He even traded me a dinner roll for raw asparagus recently :)—————————————-

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2 : : Received

Posted on July 2nd, by Amy in photographs. 13 comments

My place mat received from Beth of Maddieandme. Thank you Beth! I love how cheery and bright it is :)

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1 : : Thank You!!

Posted on July 1st, by Amy in photographs. 16 comments

I helped a friend out with a little bloggy info – she blessed me with fabric! Thank you Kristina!!

Also – Kristina has some fun in store later this month – go check her out :)

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June, eerrr July!

Posted on June 30th, by Amy in photographs. 10 comments

Where did the month go!?

In an effort to keep up with my family and remain connected with you, my plan for the next month is to post daily – but just a picture or two.

I’m finding it impossible to sit at the computer (desktop – ugh!) with all the daily activity around here, not to mention my lack of sewing time for this space.

So my month of pictures may be quilting, sewing, kids, cooking, baking or cleaning – somebody’s got to do it! I hope you enjoy a wider glance in our life through photographs!

Any questions? Let me know – I’ll do my best to answer them all :)

Amy

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Our weekend in pictures

Posted on June 29th, by Amy in My kids. 20 comments

I hope you had a good weekend! We had been promising the kids a little pool, but had to wait for it to warm up enough. They had a great time in and out of the pool – getting the water nice and dirty! Oh well :)Owen loves being in the water, I have to drag him out – even if the water is cold and making him shiver.

Lots of fun family time.

A little gardening – finally ready to start eating some of it!

A little binding, with my feet in the kiddie pool – of course!

That’s about it for our weekend! What did you do?

Also, do have a question for me? Any sort of question, I’m willing to share – just ask!

Blessings to you ~

Amy

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New Handbag

Posted on June 26th, by Amy in bag. 37 comments

Yesterday I cut out two bags :) It was a good day – and that was before noon! After bedtime I managed to put one together, the other is waiting patiently for a bit more free time.

Do you recognize it? It is the same bag I’ve been playing with for a while now – this version had been taunting me last week, when I had no time to sit down. Do you like this version!?

I had to add the touch of pink! The other bag I cut had lots of extra fabric, so I added the pink/gray panel. This bag has no quilting and I used fusible fleece for the first time – Love it! I need to go browsing for closures – any suggestions?

Have a great weekend ~Amy

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SewConnected – June

Posted on June 24th, by Amy in SewConnected. 13 comments

Sarah of house of krom, or krommama on flickr, surprised us this month by not sending fabrics! Instead she asked that we use our scraps to make a wonky log cabin house. Super fun and something new for me :)

This is my busy, wonky log cabin house! I found some old scraps I haven’t seen for a while – it was a lot of fun!

Finally I have sat with my machine, after a whole week without my creative therapy – I was overdue! I have a placemat swap to get to next!

See you soon ~Amy

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