14 05, 2009

Hmqs Experience

By |May 14th, 2009|HMQS|10 Comments

First – my parents have made it here safely and we are having a great visit! Mom loves her Bible cover too :) Ella’s birthday yesterday was a whirlwind of activity, with birthday shopping and cake baking – she’s such a blessing to us!The most asked about quilt in the comments was “A […]

12 05, 2009

Check, Check!

By |May 12th, 2009|finished project, random|31 Comments

That’s me getting stuff done! I opted to do the sewing and then focus on the nitty gritty :)For my Ella girl:Tutorial found here. I’m sure I didn’t do it just like the tute, I printed the pdf and went for it – next time I may go have it blown up a […]

11 05, 2009

So little time . . .

By |May 11th, 2009|Celebrations|16 Comments

I think I need a list!I had a fabulous time at the Quilt Show on Saturday, and I feel like I haven’t stopped since!Yesterday with the family was so nice and relaxed, after Owen’s nap in the afternoon, we headed down to Salt Lake all together. Family outings can be a challenge, but we […]

9 05, 2009

Home Machine Quilting Show

By |May 9th, 2009|HMQS|40 Comments

What a day!! Ella had her last soccer game this morning, she won! The sunshine was great and the little ones did a great job of cheering Ella on :) She got her first goal today even!After Joe was done working and we met up at the house, I grabbed the camera […]

8 05, 2009

I Am Thankful : : 13

By |May 8th, 2009|Thankful|17 Comments

for ~~ My beautiful family~ My hard working husband~ The week of sunshine in the forecast~ Clean kids’ rooms~ OpportunitiesYou are welcome to join me in being thankful! I would love to know the blessings in your life – leave a comment and let me know :) Or post your own list.

5 05, 2009

Wonderland Bag

By |May 5th, 2009|finished project|49 Comments

This is what I came up with while stitching down my binding yesterday! I love that I have grown as a seamstress, to the point where I can envision a bag, and have the experience to accomplish it! I had a few scraps the same size and that started the thought process, I […]

4 05, 2009

Wonderland Finished Quilt

By |May 4th, 2009|finished quilt|40 Comments

I love polka dot bindings and could not resist this shot – or a couple of others over in my flickr. I took pictures of the entire quilt but realized that on the computer it looks the same as the unquilted picture – so I took some close ups! Loop-de-loop quilting adds to the whimsy […]

3 05, 2009

Swaps Received!!

By |May 3rd, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap, Swap Til You Drop|18 Comments

I’ve had a couple of good days of mail! Friday my Doll Quilt arrived, and Saturday my STUD mini arrived :) Time for some pictures –Doll Quilt from Maggistitches -Over in the discussion thread for DQS we agreed to post a pic of us with the quilt we receive, make it a little […]

1 05, 2009


By |May 1st, 2009|work in progress|35 Comments

I’ve been working on a simple project, and finished the top up last night. I love that this is another project straight from my sketchbook – I also love the Wonderland fabrics! So fun and bright :)I need to get some batting for it, hopefully today, and I think the quilting will really […]

1 05, 2009

Swap Til You Drop

By |May 1st, 2009|Swap Til You Drop|5 Comments

The swappers over in flickr really do Swap Til They Drop! I often just watch as the sign-ups are happening, but when “spring flowers” came up as the theme – I couldn’t standby :) My tulips have just finally opened up and a fun little quilt is a great alternative to the real […]

28 04, 2009

Quilt Festival Wrap Up!

By |April 28th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|18 Comments

I heard from almost all of the 24 winners and had select just two more – I hope that more and more of you add your email to your profile, that way this isn’t an issue :)**Congratulations to Cathi and Monica!Cathi is the winner of a $20 Gift Certificate to Pink Chalk Fabrics and Monica […]

27 04, 2009

A Notion or Two – April

By |April 27th, 2009|a Notion or Two, My kids|19 Comments

So I have this thing. I have to finish before I can move on to the next thing. Not usually a problem – but sometimes I really want to move on to the next thing and my OCD won’t let me! Today I finished up my block for A Notion or Two, Russ […]