26 11, 2012

Unexpected Break!

By |November 26th, 2012|books, embroidery, Modern Basics|6 Comments

Hi there! I did not anticipate being away from this space last week! How are you?  My most exciting news, is the arrival of my Modern Basics II advance copy!

It took me by surprise, as I wasn’t expecting it quite yet!  I’m very excited to share this book, and all 14 projects included, with you in the […]

6 11, 2012

Christmas Ornament Hop

By |November 6th, 2012|Block of the Month, embroidery|255 Comments

The holiday’s will be here before we know it and to help you get ready for them, we have a fun filled blog hop just for you!

The 2012 Aurifil designers have gotten together and designed some wonderful Christmas ornaments that are quick, easy and perfect for gift giving.

We will be bringing you 3 blogs each […]

30 08, 2011

Pocket Pixies Baby Quilt

By |August 30th, 2011|embroidery, finished quilt|13 Comments

A quick finish for a sweet new baby!

I actually haven’t met her, but I assume she’s sweet, she’s a baby girl!

I added her name and birthday in embroidery, and couldn’t resist tracing the fabric in thread.

I bound it by machine, so it can be used and washed again and again.  And generally had fun working […]

9 11, 2009

Embroidery Color Wheel – Stitches

By |November 9th, 2009|embroidery|22 Comments

Are you making a color wheel!? I would love to know if you are :) leave me a comment or email me and I will make a list in my sidebar, so I can keep up with you!A quick project recap — In this post I showed you my large color wheel done […]

29 10, 2009

Color Wheel Supplies —

By |October 29th, 2009|embroidery|5 Comments

Color wheel supplies:Have you managed to collect yours? I thought a 6″ hoop seemed more doable right now, use any size hoop that you have or want to use! I use the ruler to divide the space up.I tried measuring and it didn’t work! Just eyeball based on the number of colors […]

22 10, 2009

Embroidery Color Wheel Details

By |October 22nd, 2009|embroidery|15 Comments

Well I’m so flattered that you all love my color wheel! I’ve worked on it here and there over the course of a month – it could be done faster, but I was mulling over options and need time to make decisions. Enough of you asked about the dmc numbers so I thought […]

20 10, 2009

Color Wheel Project

By |October 20th, 2009|embroidery|69 Comments

My color wheel inspiration post started me on an adventure! As I usually buy fabric per project, I don’t have a stash to collect color samples from, so I went searching for fabric online. My quick realization was that I could not afford to purchase the fabric needed, even for a small quilt. […]

14 10, 2009

A Glimpse –

By |October 14th, 2009|embroidery|28 Comments

Remember this post?I’m not ready to share the whole thing, but this is what I have been working on in my off-computer time the last couple of weeks. . . more soon. I promise!! I’m super excited, and couldn’t wait to share – sorry for the tease. Really I am!Blessings ~Amy—————————————-Subscribe to […]

12 01, 2009

A Football Diversion

By |January 12th, 2009|embroidery|21 Comments

The weekend was full of football around here. Was it the same for you? My shoulder had been hurting (I think I slept weird) so I opted to not quilt and do some embroidery.Emmalie checked in with me often for a status update: “How many more flowers, mommy?” It was […]