31 05, 2009


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 is my entry [...]

30 05, 2009


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 little hard to [...]

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 managed to [...]

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 fabrics. If [...]

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 it playful! On a [...]

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 getting [...]

22 05, 2009

Tutorial — Quilted Bible Cover

By |May 22nd, 2009|Tutorial|80 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 [...]

21 05, 2009

Just Checking!

By |May 21st, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|9 Comments

I have heard from a few of the winners, but want to check in with the rest and make sure you received your prize from the Quilt Festival last month! If you would take a moment to comment or email me and let me know I would really appreciate it!I'm working on a tutorial for [...]

19 05, 2009

Freshcut Pincushion

By |May 19th, 2009|finished project|30 Comments

I took this -and made it this -So fun! I love Dresden plate ruler/template thingy! Takes all the mystery out of them :) If you look back at this post I have more information about it, and the pattern I used for the pincushion.ETA: the link to the pattern is here! I didn't realize it [...]

18 05, 2009

What are you working on?

By |May 18th, 2009|work in progress|13 Comments

After a week full of everything but sewing, I'm ready to relax with my sewing machine! We had a great visit with my parents, the girls were especially sad to see them go, but promises of phone calls and more visits have helped. Yesterday Joe had a day off finally - and we headed for [...]

16 05, 2009

Take a few moments –

By |May 16th, 2009|Blog Info|7 Comments

To check out these blogs -First is Laura from Snip and Snail, she has gotten involved in a very special project that honors mothers who have died in childbirth. As a mom with 4 healthy children, and 4 uncomplicated pregnancies it's easy to forget that things don't always go as planned.Laura's posts are beautifully written [...]

15 05, 2009

Quilts Quilt

By |May 15th, 2009|HMQS|15 Comments

Remember this?I just found the designer Lori Holt, her blog is over here, and I found the pattern available in an etsy shop!!I know someone asked, at least one, but post here is quicker right now than sorting through the email. I will get back to my regular habits soon :)Happy Quilting !Amy