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26 09, 2015

Machine Quilting with Style :: Review & Giveaway

By |September 26th, 2015|books, give away, review|134 Comments

Winner is :

 

Hi friends! I’m sharing a new book today – Machine Quilting with Style by Christa Watson, and have a fun giveaway too. Read on!

When Christa was working on Machine Quilting with Style, my first fabric line, Modern Neutrals was in sample yardage, and included in her quilt Focal :

Isn’t it great! I love […]

25 09, 2015

Featuring Christine – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |September 25th, 2015|Featured Quilter|0 Comments

Today’s featured quilter is Christine! Christine blogs at Grapes and Hearts, where she shares her quilts and other sewing projects. I love her Op Art quilt, and hope that you enjoy getting to know Christine better –

1. When did you begin quilting?
I started sewing when my second son was 6 months old.
Soon afterwards I began […]

18 09, 2015

Featuring Yanick – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |September 18th, 2015|Featured Quilter|6 Comments

Happy Friday! Today’s featured quilter is Yanick! Yanick has a great sense of color, and I love her playful, yet meaningful quilts. Yanick blogs at Sewn With Curves – I hope you enjoy getting to know Yanick better!

1. When did you begin quilting?
I started quilting in 2001 when my friend was having a baby. […]

14 09, 2015

Color

By |September 14th, 2015|Inspiration|4 Comments

I thought I would share the best color tool with all of you today! Recently I was looking through some photos for color inspiration, and remembered the new Palette Builder tool that Moda added to their site earlier this year.

I was able to upload photos from our family vacation, and select colors within that were […]

11 09, 2015

Featuring Heather – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |September 11th, 2015|Featured Quilter|3 Comments

Happy Friday! Are you ready for the next installment of the Blogger’s Quilt Festival!? I hope so! I’m working behind the scenes to get everything ready, and excited to see what everyone shares this time!

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Today’s featured quilter is Heather! Heather blogs at A Reformed Heath’n, sharing her quilts and various other projects. I hope you […]

7 09, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Quilted Quilt

By |September 7th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|0 Comments

One of my goals for the long weekend was to get my Think Big Quilt-Along quilt quilted, and I did it! I had been waiting on a large piece of backing fabric earlier in the week and was so glad when it arrived on Friday. I loaded it late on Saturday, after spending some time […]

4 09, 2015

Precut Primer: Review & Giveaway!

By |September 4th, 2015|books, finished quilt, My Fabric|189 Comments

It seems like most everyone is back to school, and my friends Barb and Mary of Me & My Sister Designs, have a great new book, Precut Primer, full of lessons for quilters! I love how the book is laid out with grades 1-12, each project slightly more challenging, but I have to say, working […]

4 09, 2015

Featuring Carrie – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |September 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

 

Today’s featured quilter is Carrie – her quilts caught my eye because Carrie is stepping out of the box in quilting – so to speak. Carrie blogs at The Zen Quilter, and I hope you enjoy getting to know Carrie and her quilts better —

When did you begin quilting?

I was a bit of a domestic snob […]

31 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Quilt Top

By |August 31st, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|1 Comment

I’m excited to see your think Big quilt tops out and about online – be sure to tag me if you post (on FB/IG = @amyscreativeside) no pressure though, I’ll be happy to see them this week, or in a year! I totally understand how busy life can be – especially this time of year […]

28 08, 2015

Featuring Irina – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |August 28th, 2015|Featured Quilter|0 Comments

Today’s feature is Irina – Irina blogs over at El Petit Taller about all of her creations, and creative endeavors. I hope you enjoy getting to know Irina and her quilts —

1. When did you begin quilting?

I remember my very first quilting work when I was about 14 or 15. At that time I only […]

26 08, 2015

Applique Blocks & Travel Photos

By |August 26th, 2015|Appliqué, photographs|6 Comments

Last week our family went on a road trip. We rented a van, packed the tent, gear and kids up and headed north! I knew Joe would do most of the driving, so I made sure to bring my appliqué that I’ve been working on.

I have been loving working on these, but found over the […]

24 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Equalizer Blocks

By |August 24th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|1 Comment

This week we are making the last set of blocks in our Think Big Quilt-Along! We are making 12 Equalizer blocks, which is the most blocks we’ve made, but they are also the simplest to make.

Once again, on the photo above I’ve listed the number of each piece, and how many strips to cut from a […]