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11 06, 2009

Quilt Along Progress

By |June 11th, 2009|My kids, quilt-along|34 Comments

I have to admit it – I’ve been overwhelmed by the project I took on. A queen, almost king sized quilt! What was I thinking??To have a few less pieces to deal with I made 4-patches of my blocks. Great idea! I had decisions to make for each block but not […]

9 06, 2009

For the Love of Music!

By |June 9th, 2009|Music|9 Comments

In taking down the music playlist, I’ve opted to share the current list. In the future I will add music lists in regular posts, for anyone that is interested :)”She is Love” by Parachute”You’re Beautiful” by James Blunt”Lucky” by Jason Mraz”Say” by John Mayer”Beauty from Pain” by Superchic(k)”Realize” by Colbie Caillat”Indescribable” by Chris Tomlin”Unfailing Love” […]

7 06, 2009

Catching up

By |June 7th, 2009|quilt-along, random|33 Comments

I feel like I’ve had lots to write all week, but no words to make a decent post. I am happily here with the kiddos, and a few runny noses . . . summer colds are the worst, don’t you think? I posted the music poll after getting a nice comment about how the […]

3 06, 2009

Summer Routine

By |June 3rd, 2009|My kids, quilt-along|33 Comments

Our first week without school, is good, but as always working into a new routine makes for a few hiccups in schedules and productivity! I haven’t made as much progress as I had hoped for so far this week but some is better than none! I will get there :)I’m all organized and […]

1 06, 2009

Giveaway Winner!

By |June 1st, 2009|give away|19 Comments

Aside from all the gross comments, my giveaway has been a huge success! (I know I asked for it!) Thank you all for taking the time to enter the drawing.Also for those who didn’t win, and want the bag – I have a pattern coming soon! Make sure you check back often for […]

31 05, 2009

Rewind

By |May 31st, 2009|random|14 Comments

Since the Quilt Festival I have made lots of new friends – so fun! One in particular is Kelly. She is a shop owner and quilter – and recently asked friends of her blog send in pictures of quilts, and the story to go with it, to post on her blog. Here […]

30 05, 2009

Quilt-along

By |May 30th, 2009|quilt-along|12 Comments

It’s not too late to join in the fun – Dana’s quilt-along is perfect for those of you wanting to learn to quilt! In week two we cut our fabrics into strips getting them ready to sew next week. Here’s my piles:I’m so in love with this beautiful fabric! It was a […]

29 05, 2009

New Cut!

By |May 29th, 2009|Me|44 Comments

I’ve been cracking up with all the comments I’ve had the last few days! A few of them really are plain gross too – next time I may think a little harder about the sort of comments I ask for :) I was hoping to not get bored – that’s all!Today I finally […]

27 05, 2009

Giveaway Day!

By |May 27th, 2009|give away|511 Comments

The lovely ladies at Sew, Mama, Sew have done it again! Visit the Sew, Mama, Sew blog to find the launch point to many amazing giveaways – I know I will be :)I am giving away this bag! Everyone loves a bag, or knows someone who does! This bag is all fabulous Wonderland […]

26 05, 2009

A Notion or Two – May

By |May 26th, 2009|a Notion or Two, Bloggers Quilt Festival|8 Comments

May is almost over! Can you believe it?Jenny asked for a modern block for her boy. I had been thinking how I could play with an hourglass block and then found a picture of wall molding that caught my eye. And so I interpreted it for fabric and the fabrics made […]

25 05, 2009

Evidence of a Great Weekend!

By |May 25th, 2009|Celebrations, My kids|30 Comments

I hope that you all had a great weekend, near or far! I have lots of pictures to prove my weekend was a blast!Coldstone icecream cake–Owen eating it –Outside on the new patio–Owen eating the dirt–From my little vegetable patch – I know most in the US are already eating from their gardens or […]

22 05, 2009

Tutorial — Quilted Bible Cover

By |May 22nd, 2009|Tutorial|78 Comments

Before we get started – today’s my birthday! I’m 32 years young, and I bought my own present! Any guesses?? Don’t think to hard :)

This is what we are making to celebrate my day!

Simple and easily personalized for anyone on your gift list, but don’t forget to make one for yourself too! To start gather […]