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27 03, 2012

Festival of Half Square Triangles — Next Week!

By |March 27th, 2012|Blog Info, Inspiration|2 Comments

A quick peek at what’s coming up next week —

Looking for some fun, fresh ways to incorporate HSTs into your next sewing project? Then you are going to love the Festival of Half Square Triangles!

Starting Monday, April 2, we’ve got two weeks jammed packed with all sorts of half square triangle tutorials and projects from some of […]

26 03, 2012

Coming Soon –

By |March 26th, 2012|Inspiration|6 Comments

I often check out what’s coming soon with the different fabric manufacturers, and recently fell in love with Paris & Company!

The soft blues and browns are soothing, and the large floral is simply beautiful!  I had the pleasure of working with Paris & Company over the weekend (I’ll have to share the project much later!) […]

24 02, 2012

Girls In The Garden Blog Hop

By |February 24th, 2012|finished quilt, give away, Inspiration|213 Comments

Hi there!  I’ve been teasing you all week with my applique project, and it is finished and ready to share!  Pat invited five of us to put our own spin on one of her new Girls in the Garden patterns for Bigfork Bay Cotton Company.  I had so much fun selecting a pattern and then all the […]

23 02, 2012

Bag Envy

By |February 23rd, 2012|Inspiration|14 Comments

Every other season I find myself in “need” of a new bag – my family thinks I have plenty, but it never stops me!  I love sewing up a new bag for myself, and I’ve been trolling for inspiration.

I’m hoping to draft a pattern soon – I’m looking forward to spring, and a new bag […]

7 02, 2012

Modern Mini Challenge :: Blog Hop

By |February 7th, 2012|Inspiration|26 Comments

Hi friends!  I hope you are excited about this Mini Challenge!  I have some inspiration to share with you, and a few details about the prizes involved – yep, prizes!

When I’m planning a mini, I like to push myself to try something new,  and have fun in the process, of course.

This paper pieced beauty contains […]

25 01, 2012

Overflowing Scrap Bin

By |January 25th, 2012|Inspiration|5 Comments

I can’t manage all of these scraps, and have listed them for sale!

There’s a little bit of everything in the bundles, select the one you like best!  Each will be mailed via priority mail within 24 hours.  Enjoy!

24 01, 2012

Vintage Modern Challenge Style – Design Challenge

By |January 24th, 2012|give away, Inspiration|22 Comments

Hi there!  This exciting challenge came through my inbox and I thought I should share!

This challenge was created to celebrate the history of sewing by recognizing both SINGER® and Coats & Clark, who are both celebrating significant anniversaries this year (160th and 200th, respectively); as well as educate and inspire through the life and work […]

3 01, 2012

My Blogger’s Choice Bundle

By |January 3rd, 2012|Inspiration|8 Comments

I was pleasantly surprised to receive an email from Kimberly at the Fat Quarter Shop over the summer, asking me to participate in their Blogger’s Choice Bundle program.  Thanks Kimberly!  In August, January felt so far away, I thought I would have plenty of time to develop a pattern for my bundle…nope!  Never happened, but it will, […]

15 12, 2011

Catching Up!

By |December 15th, 2011|Inspiration, sewing|23 Comments

Hi there!  I can hardly believe how much of the week has already gotten by me!  I hope you have enjoyed visiting the Giveaway Day posts – I found a few to enter myself too!  Good luck – I hope you win somewhere!

I’ve been sewing up a storm, which I’ll have to share with you […]

6 12, 2011

Holiday Wish List for Quilters

By |December 6th, 2011|give away, Inspiration, Modern Basics|150 Comments

Do you make a list for the people shopping for your holiday gifts?  I have one in my head, but haven’t given it to Joe yet.  (I should do that!)  I thought today I would share a few ideas, some of my favorite notions and places to shop.  Read on for ideas, and a giveaway!

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1 12, 2011

Radiance by Robert Kaufman

By |December 1st, 2011|Inspiration|14 Comments

Have you happened upon Radiance yet?  I mentioned it when I came back from Market, and have enjoyed petting this bundle, from Jackie, since it arrived last week –

Yum!  I love the sheen and smooth texture.  And with a 1/2 yard of each color, the options are many!  Radiance is 55% cotton and 45% silk […]

26 10, 2011

Blogger’s Block of the Month – Block #2

By |October 26th, 2011|Inspiration, quilt-along|1 Comment

Hi Friends!  I know I told you about this program last month, but it bears repeating!

There have been two blocks so far, so you can jump in and catch up right away.

The first is from Sherri, and October’s block is from Vicki.

Check out the flickr group for inspiration, and don’t forget to add your blocks […]