27 04, 2009

SewConnected – April

By |April 27th, 2009|SewConnected|15 Comments

For a super rainy Saturday, with less the 100 unread emails waiting for me, I set to make my swap blocks! For April, John had sent a great assortment of favorite prints and asked that we make some variation of log cabin blocks. I set out to make a 12.5x18.5" rectangle (he was asking for [...]

24 04, 2009

Quilt Festival Winners!

By |April 24th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|55 Comments

Hi there! Here is the list of prizes from our lovely sponsors and the names that the random number generator spit out for me! You will see that there are a number of people that I do not have email addresses for -- If I have not heard from you by Monday evening I will [...]

22 04, 2009

Doll Quilt Swap 6

By |April 22nd, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap, finished quilt|39 Comments

So I peeled myself away from the computer for most of the day and managed to get some quilting taken care of. Feels good too! For DQS, the partners are secret - it's fun as you never know who or where your quilt is coming from. I got some ideas from their favorites and slowly [...]

20 04, 2009


By |April 20th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|56 Comments

At some point today we hit 400! That's over 400 quilting bloggers all linked up right here - isn't that so cool? I know you all agree, you keep telling me how wonderful I am in your comments! Thank you :)I've seen the same question again and again -Will we be doing this again? You [...]

19 04, 2009


By |April 19th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|39 Comments

Wow you guys! This has been so amazing! What a great experience - Thank you!! I am slowly working through all the links and trying to answer questions as they come in, my inbox has been overflowing. I'm so glad that you are all having a great time seeing inspiring quilts and making new friends [...]

16 04, 2009

Quilt Festival – Spring 2009

By |April 16th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|522 Comments

***The Quilt Festival is now closed and no longer accepting new links***Welcome to the first online Quilt Festival! I'm so glad you are here! Get a cup of coffee or tea and stay a while. There's lots to see and many places to visit. I look forward to getting to know all of you a [...]

16 04, 2009

My Favorite Quilt – Quilt Festival

By |April 16th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|83 Comments

I've posted about this quilt before - but I decided I need to set a good example for all of you and post about it again. :)Before I started this quilt, I had been sitting with my sketch pad trying to figure out diamonds and the best way to accomplish them for a week or [...]

15 04, 2009

What I’ve Learned As a Soccer Mom . . . so far

By |April 15th, 2009|My kids|13 Comments

In less than a month my oldest will be 9. Gabriella or Ella, as I mostly call her, is a very, very patient child. We've done a few ballet classes for her, and some gymnastics for Emmalie, but those are once a week commitments that hardly last an hour. You see, when Ella started Kindergarten, [...]

13 04, 2009

Calling All Quilters!

By |April 13th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|85 Comments

Have you ever dreamed of going to Quilt Market? I know that I have, last year this time I was a new blogger, and hearing about Market on other blogs just about made me green with envy! All those gorgeous quilts, fabrics, sewing machines, quilting gadgets and gizmos -- all under one roof!I know that [...]

11 04, 2009

Would you . . . .

By |April 11th, 2009|random|13 Comments

participate in a blog event that featured your favorite quilt, with the opportunity for prizes?I had a random thought which I am quite sure could become a reality, just thought I would gauge your responses here :)I pray that you are blessed in God's grace this Easter weekend.Amy

9 04, 2009

DQS6 Sneak Peek

By |April 9th, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap, work in progress|23 Comments

This week of Spring Break has been great! No schedule, except for Owen's naps - don't want to mess that up :) We started the week with sunshine, however yesterday and today have been WINDY and rainy. Just as well, the colds have been going around with the kiddos - Owen and Emmalie are really [...]

8 04, 2009

I Am Thankful : : 12

By |April 8th, 2009|Thankful|8 Comments

for ~~ Grace~ Having finished our taxes - whew!~ The sunshine yesterday~ A cleaner garage~ Spring BreakYou 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.