19 01, 2010

Keeping the Feast

By |January 19th, 2010|review|35 Comments

I'm excited to be reviewing another book for TLC Book Tours!  Keeping the Feast: One Couple's Story of Love, Food, and Healing in Italy, by Paula Butturini, is an incredible journey, that I loved reading!From TLC Book Tours --Keeping the Feast is a story of love, trauma, and the personal and marital healing that can [...]

18 01, 2010

Sources of Inspiration

By |January 18th, 2010|Inspiration|28 Comments

I don't know about you but I find myself missing Amanda Jean's posts and her regular dose of inspiration, so I thought I would share a list of bloggers I have found inspirational over the last year! In no particular order -Em's ScrapbagMillions of Thoughts Trapped in my HeadHouse of KromCandied FabricsI Have to Say Piece [...]

15 01, 2010

Hope for Haiti

By |January 15th, 2010|random|6 Comments

This week I'm pretty sure we all have been shocked and affected by the devastation in Haiti.  My friend from college wrote a great post that sums up a lot of my feelings - I highly encourage you to read Jaimie's post! Over on twitter I've seen a couple posts about crafthope and their response -If [...]

14 01, 2010

Making the Most of my Space

By |January 14th, 2010|52 weeks, sewing|32 Comments

So I've been thinking about my post for today, what should it be (insert - blank stare) and I remember the ebook - of course!  Inspired post!  One aspect of the post inspiration was finding balance, but I'm all out of balance right now - thankfully I DO sew at the kitchen table, that way [...]

13 01, 2010

Priddy Creations – Giveaway!!

By |January 13th, 2010|give away|69 Comments

ETA - The winner is Linda T with no blog - I've emailed you Linda!! I have a treat for you today!  A beautiful camera strap has been offered by my friend Amy, of Priddy Creations for one of you!   I asked Amy to share a little about the how and why she creates --After [...]

12 01, 2010

Fast Finish – Yay!

By |January 12th, 2010|finished project|19 Comments

Even though I don't really need another bag (according to my family!) I did need a finish!  A little something that could be completed and shared here, and be a low key item just for me.  I've had this bag cut out for quite a while and so last night, was the night!  I had [...]

11 01, 2010

Quilt Inspirations

By |January 11th, 2010|Inspiration|16 Comments

I just picked Emmalie up from Kindergarten, and this weekend has been so crazy full and busy there's been no time to plan or schedule posts. BUT Em came home with this --Meet the Masters is at it again!  This month all the students have or will study Piet Mondrian and his modern art.  I [...]

8 01, 2010

Fabric Eye Candy

By |January 8th, 2010|Inspiration|32 Comments

I got a little Hope Valley - I love the color range and the little prints!Some of the teeny prints are hard to get a feel for online - they are great!And all of the fabric is soft, and has a good weight to it.Love the colors!  (I think I already said that) This is [...]

7 01, 2010

My Birthday Girl

By |January 7th, 2010|Celebrations|16 Comments

Thank you for the birthday wishes for Emmalie!  She had a great day being the center of attention and extra treats too :)  I'm behind (again) (as usual) in responding to comments, but I'm so glad that you are excited about quilters from the Quilt Festival being featured regularly!  I'm looking forward to it!  I'm [...]

6 01, 2010

Featuring — Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilters

By |January 6th, 2010|Bloggers Quilt Festival|29 Comments

Hi there!  I've been mulling this idea over, and I'm finally just going to do it.  No time like the present!   There are 683 quilters listed from the fall festival  and I would like you to nominate your favorite quilt, most touching story, or your best friend!  (anything goes!)  Go look through the links [...]

5 01, 2010

For the Love of Blogging!

By |January 5th, 2010|52 weeks|42 Comments

I love blogging.  Hopefully that comes across here as I write daily!  Having this portal to a social life via my computer is amazing, but there are days when it's work.(I found this tray and had to share it with you!  Love it!!)I have read a lot about blogging too, on other blogs, naturally!  Many [...]

4 01, 2010

New Notions!

By |January 4th, 2010|Thankful|19 Comments

Thank you all for your kind words of congratulations!  I'm so very happy to be busy quilting for my book - but it is hard to not share my work here.  My family is not as excited about my quilts as all of you usually are :)Look what came to my mailbox over the weekend!My [...]