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Simple Times Quilt Pattern

Posted on May 10th, by Amy in finished quilt, give away, pattern. 102 comments

Hi there!  Another finish for me – I hope you enjoy seeing another new quilt :)

I’m setting on a new path, I hope you will join me!  I have a pattern to offer you and I hope to have more in the coming months too.  This is a quilt that I originally designed to use my scraps from another project.  I call it Simple Times – 

This is a small lap quilt, 52″ x 52″ and can be made with a layer cake (10″ squares) and charm pack (5″ squares) or yardage of your choice.  Instructions for cutting and piecing the quilt top are included for both.

I pieced this top with Oz fabrics, and I love the bright colors!  I had two friends test it, Amber did a scrappy version, and Heather made her’s in Blush.  I hope that you … Read More »

Roman Shades & a Winner!

Posted on April 27th, by Amy in give away, sewing. 17 comments

This roman shade project has been on my list since we painted the living room in January!  I purchased fabric in February, and finally collected all the bits and pieces needed to make it.  I had to let my ideas fully form, before I was ready to cut (some may call this procrastination!), but I decided I’m ready.   Last night I got all my pieces cut, and today I hope to get the sewing done.

When we get them mounted, I will show you our living room :)—–The Blush Layer Cake goes to — #284

Congratulations Julie!!  I would love to see what you make with this.

Thank you to everyone that left sweet comments  –  I loved reading through them all!  You guys make my day with everyone :)

Blessings ~Amy—————————————————Next steps:Subscribe to Amy’s Creative SideShop with AmyFollow Me on TwitterBecome a … Read More »

Weekend Spotlight

Posted on April 24th, by Amy in give away, My kids. 462 comments

Hi there!For this weekend, I thought we would stay here . . . it’s my 500th post, and I’m giving away a Blush Layer Cake to celebrate!!

I’m always amazed at how fast the posts add up!  I’m so thankful for each of YOU, my readers, for being here with me through it all :)

For your chance to win —1 – Leave a comment2 – Become a fan on facebook, and leave a comment3 – Subscribe to this blog, and leave me another comment

Hopefully that’s quick and easy enough for all of you to want to play along :)—–My Thursday was spent with these little guys :

Ella, Emmalie, Sophia, and Owen’s kitty’s – notice Owen trying to get his back?

At breakfast I asked Ella if I could make her a kitty.  I told her I knew it wasn’t the same … Read More »

Bits and Pieces & A Winner!

Posted on April 12th, by Amy in give away, Me, My kids, random. 15 comments

I’m feeling a bit scattered!  I have lots of things that NEED to get done and a few that I really want to get done – isn’t that how it usually goes?  I had a couple of hours to myself Friday evening and decided to cut into some fabric for this bag –

The fabrics are Amy Butler Love, and I love it!  Sadly my machine has been overused in the last 6 months, and needs a tune-up. I have no problem piecing, but multiple layers of fabric and interfacing – not happening.  So that’s going back on the bottom of the list, until I can part with my machine long enough to have it serviced.  Just imagine no pins holding the lining in place and that polka dot strap attached on the sides :)


This is the big news in the … Read More »

Reannalily Designs – Giveaway!

Posted on April 7th, by Amy in give away. 134 comments

Hi there!  I am excited to introduce Jen from Reannalily Designs to you!  I asked Jen to share a little about herself —

I’m Jen and I’ve been sewing for people for years.   I have traveled all over the world gathering inspiration and ideas for my designs and patterns.  From Korea,  and China, Japan, to North America, England and France, I have found many cultural and historical elements to guide my interest and creativity.  And LOTS of sewing with military uniforms.  In fact, through that- I developed my Seamingly Accurateseam guide.  The seam guide was released at the Houston Quilt Market in2008.  It has had a great response from the sewing community andreplaces the need for sharpie or tape on your sewing machine.  TheSeamingly Accurate guide is distributed by  And since restarting the “word of mouth” sewing business istricky with every military … Read More »

On My Mind

Posted on March 23rd, by Amy in Blog Info, give away, Me. 33 comments

Hi there!  I’ve been so glad to hear from so many of you, making the move with me easily here :)  I love to know that this space is part of your morning/daily routines, and thanks for the profile pic love!  I had my hair cut and colored by a professional.  A nice treat and I had to document it!

Last week I went to a guild meeting to share my quilts – I had fun talking with fellow quilters, and meeting a blog friend!  Emily invited me to share a while back, thankfully it worked out after my deadline, unfortunately Joe was called for Jury Duty the very same day!  Not wanting to bail on Emily, I packed up the kids and made the drive – I’m so glad I did too!

Emily put together this sweet basket of goodies … Read More »

A Winner & Two Dresses

Posted on March 22nd, by Amy in give away, sewing. 23 comments

One small hiccup in my move.  While writing this, all my past comments are g o n e!  Totally missing – I think I read that they may slowly make the move, but I was expecting all those comments (with numbers!) to be there when I was ready to select a winner for the Burgundy Buttons giveaway!  Thank goodness, I have all my comments emailed to me!  If anyone has an answer to the missing comments – I’d love to know!

I lined up the emails and started counting :)  There were 440 entries and RNG selected #59

Which corresponds with Barbara!  Congratulations, Barbara :)—–I spent a couple hours working on dresses Saturday and Sunday afternoons.  My Sophia and Emmalie’s eyes would grow wide as they realized I was working on their dresses – they are too cute!

This is Sophia’s:

This … Read More »

Burgundy Buttons – Giveaway!

Posted on March 17th, by Amy in give away. 481 comments

Is Verna on your wishlist? It’s – oh – so pretty and soft too! You are in luck – Leah of Burgundy Buttons is giving away some Verna! I asked Leah to tell us a little bit about her shop —

Burgundy Buttons truly strives to be your friend in the quilting business! Burgundy Buttons has grown a lot, learned a lot and met a lot of fantastic people. Heading towards our two-year birthday, we have exciting things in store over the next few months-so add us to your list of favorite websites and stay tuned!

Leah is offering –

 a Verna Jelly Roll and two yards of complimentary fabric.
(1 yard each of two different fabrics BTY)

To Win:

1 – Go take a look around Burgundy Buttons, and come back to tell me what you love most!2 – follow or subscribe to Leah’s blog3 – sign … Read More »

Fat Quarter Shop – Winners!

Posted on March 14th, by Amy in give away. 9 comments

Hi there!  I’m popping in to tell you who the winners are –

Selected via random number generator

Congratulations ladies!  If you get here before I do again, please email me, and let me know if you have a preference.

I hope you all are having a great day!Amy—————————————————Next steps:Subscribe to parkcitygirlShop with AmyFollow Me on TwitterEmail me

Fat Quarter Shop – Giveaway!

Posted on March 10th, by Amy in give away. 464 comments

Here’s your chance to win more fabric, from the ladies at Fat Quarter Shop!  Two readers will win Aunt Lindy’s Paper Dolls fat quarter bundles – LOOK at how adorable these are!!  

The faces on the dolls are so cute, not to mention the dresses & bunnies!

I’m signed up for their newsletter but not everything makes it there!  Pretty sure I would have to stalk the “What’s New” page daily to catch everything that they add to the site – I can’t keep up :)

To win one of two adorable bundles —

Share your favorite childhood game or activity.

Winners will be selected via random number generator, on Monday, March 15th ~ Good Luck!

Amy—————————————————Next steps:Subscribe to parkcitygirlShop with AmyEmail me

Taking it Easy

Posted on March 9th, by Amy in give away, random. 14 comments

I’ve enjoyed getting to know people on twitter in the last few months and, recently, Jody had a contest over there.  Look at what I won —

These fabulous fat quarters arrived last week, and I’m loving them!  Those flowers in front are Woodland Delight, and some cute Christmas fabric.  Thank you so much Jody!!  

Those of you that commented yesterday, will be glad to know that I did not do any housework!  Just laundry, and I made dinner for the first time in two weeks – Joe has been taking great care of us :)  I pulled out a couple magazines and took care of a few emails.  I’m taking it easy!  

I hope you are having a good day~Amy—————————————————Next steps:Subscribe to parkcitygirlShop with AmyEmail me

Catching up . . .and Rosebud Quilter Giveaway – Winners!

Posted on March 8th, by Amy in give away, random. 16 comments

–  mostly on rest, snuggling on the couch with the kiddos, and tv.  Thursday I visited the doctor, my cold was not getting better – turns out it was a sinus infection and ear infection. . .thankfully, I now have time to rest up, and I am feeling a bit better with medication!

–  Joe called me crazy – I was sketching a new design already!  My creative juices are flowing – I can’t help it :)  Don’t tell him about the three more in my head.

–  My house needs a deep clean.  I like to purge papers and whatnot, every other day or so.  The piles are deep – it’s time to purge!  and the floors are sad.  I figure little by little I will make my way through the house this week.  After I get my energy levels back … Read More »

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