5 02, 2009

Confession of a Quilter

By |February 5th, 2009|a Notion or Two, random|23 Comments

I have never made a log cabin block. Never – of any sort! This is one of the most basic quilting blocks I have yet to make. I browsed through flickr and found a few extraordinary examples of how amazing these blocks can be. 1. I found a quilt […]

2 02, 2009

Secret Project

By |February 2nd, 2009|work in progress|14 Comments

My football diversion for yesterday was these little piles . . . but that’s all I’m going to tell you! Until a later date :)Blessings ~ Amy

30 01, 2009


By |January 30th, 2009|ramblings|14 Comments

Hi Friends~Despite my lack of posting – I’m still here, and it has been a productive week – just not with my sewing machine! Family first – right!? They will always be first in my book – even if I feel like pulling my hair out every once in a while :)~ I […]

27 01, 2009

A Notion or Two – January

By |January 27th, 2009|a Notion or Two, Tutorial|16 Comments

This block has been a growing experience for me! After seeing all the blocks the past couple of weeks I felt stuck. Amy really wanted wonky, and no 90 degree angles, with a appliqued birdie. I’m still working on breaking out my box – this was a great push!In the end I […]

26 01, 2009

Chelsee’s Quilt!

By |January 26th, 2009|Jenna|8 Comments

Remember Chelsee? She worked like a feign to make a quilt in a week. Being that she had not used a sewing machine, rotary cutter, seem ripper or pins – we were really impressed with how fast she picked it up! Here’s a couple of pictures that her and Jenna took – […]

23 01, 2009

SewConnected – January

By |January 23rd, 2009|SewConnected|17 Comments

I have been sitting on this fabric all month – and the last week haven’t gotten sew much. Last night I ignored the dinner dishes and set to work after the kids went to bed. January is Tracy’s month – she has a green living room and is making a quilt to coordinate. […]

21 01, 2009

Have you seen this!?

By |January 21st, 2009|random|15 Comments

It’s on my calendar for tomorrow! I googled it to see if I could find an explanation. Nothing. Then I looked to see the artist name again – just in case. . . Susan Branch. Looks like she’s a quilter too! She even has some free patterns on her site. […]

20 01, 2009

Bloggy Friends

By |January 20th, 2009|a Notion or Two|11 Comments

I live in Utah. There seems to be ALOT of bloggers in Utah. I’ve never met up with a blogger from Utah – but I did meet Amy of Mommy and Beyond today, and she lives in Virginia!We’ve been “friends” for a couple of months now, and recently got in thick with Dana […]

19 01, 2009

Baby Doll Quilts

By |January 19th, 2009|Etsy, finished quilt, My kids|18 Comments

After seeing my pictures from Christmas, a friend on Facebook asked for a doll quilt for her little girl. At first I thought about doing 1 or 2, but I seem to work in threes when it comes to doll quilts! I couldn’t weed out my fabric selections – so three it is […]

18 01, 2009

6 Takes

By |January 18th, 2009|random|9 Comments

There’s been a couple of items that I have intended to post about – and have forgotten or run out of time. . . so here’s a few quick takes to keep us current :) And a few links too!~ A week or so ago Jacquie introduced a new project – Project Improv. […]

16 01, 2009

Guest Blogger

By |January 16th, 2009|Blog Info|4 Comments

My dear friend “Miss Amy” from college asked me to write a post for her today :) She even went to the trouble to post pictures from school of her and I! Go check her out – and her fabulous etsy shop! Thanks friends, and have a great weekend ~Amy

15 01, 2009

Frosty Fog

By |January 15th, 2009|ramblings|8 Comments

This morning was good. Not as much rushing about to get Ella out the door to school :) These January mornings are pretty cold, and lately the fog has been dense! We are up around 7:30 each morning – just as the sun rises too, this morning I managed to grab the […]