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 […]

24 10, 2011

I’m loving…

By |October 24th, 2011|Inspiration|18 Comments

and dreaming, about a project with this group of fabrics.  I’m loving the deep purples that have been popping up the last 6 months.

What about you?   Are you a fan of purple?

Here’s the entire group, I like that the girly fabrics are balanced with grey, green and white.  The group is Pink Dazzled by […]

21 09, 2011


By |September 21st, 2011|finished project, Inspiration, The Sewing Summit|8 Comments

Owen was treated to a pile of Pirate fabrics, which clearly he loved, just not enough to smile for a stranger for – haha!  He spotted the pirate ships, and skulls in the bolts at Riley Blake, and claimed the floor space just in front of them while I chatted about Sewing Summit with Jina […]

19 09, 2011

Mug Rug Madness

By |September 19th, 2011|Inspiration, The Sewing Summit|2 Comments

Have you been following along with Erin and her holiday edition of Mug Rug Madness?  If not you should go check it out!  There’s tons of inspiration, and tutorials so you can make your very own mug rugs.  And maybe a few extra for gifts!

Along with all the inspiration and instruction, there’s also prizes to […]

1 09, 2011

You Might be a Fabric Stash-er…

By |September 1st, 2011|Inspiration|37 Comments

If –

1 – You tend to stalk your favorite stores for new fabric groups.

2 – You always have fabric sitting in a shopping cart, (or two!).

3 – You purchase fabric, before making plans to use it.

4 – You squeal with delight over a stuffed mailer in your mailbox.

Sound familiar?  My stash is not as big as some […]

25 08, 2011

Links for You & First Day of School!

By |August 25th, 2011|Inspiration, Interview, My kids, The Sewing Summit|4 Comments

We made it to the first day of school, and everyone was on time!  Yay!  It always feels like a big accomplishment the first few days of school.  To simplify the process, everyone was excited, so they popped out of bed and rushed downstairs to begin the day.  It’s so hard (as mom) to realize […]

9 08, 2011

New Additions!

By |August 9th, 2011|Inspiration|14 Comments

While I’m usually not a stasher –

I’ve recently found a few deals that I could not pass up!  These are good basics, and a few favorites that I hadn’t been able to pick up yet.

What have you been shopping for lately?


13 07, 2011

Pretty {little} Pouch Swap — Inspiration

By |July 13th, 2011|Inspiration|10 Comments

I recently caught the swapping bug again, and signed myself up for three, yes THREE, swaps!  It’s a fun way to get to know people, and take on a small project for a friend.  If you haven’t done a swap yet, join flickr and start posting photos there regularly, and find some fun groups to […]

31 05, 2011

My Wonderland

By |May 31st, 2011|Inspiration, work in progress|14 Comments

I’ve had this little collection of Wonderland for a couple of years now.

I’ve had an idea for a while now, but yesterday in the shower it all clicked, and now I KNOW exactly what I want to do.

Be on the lookout for progress here in the next few weeks – I’m excited to get started!

I’m […]

18 04, 2011

Inspiration :: Texture

By |April 18th, 2011|Inspiration|10 Comments

I took a tons of pictures in Washington while we were visiting over Christmas.  Looking through them again, I came across a few that I thought I would share!  Check out this texture :

I think I feel a mossy green quilt coming soon, just need to find a way to add texture like some of […]

12 04, 2011


By |April 12th, 2011|Inspiration, work in progress|19 Comments

As I was working on a project last week, I forced my self to stop and take a picture.

I love the lines and the movement in these pieces.



24 03, 2011

Kona Solids

By |March 24th, 2011|Inspiration|19 Comments

Good Morning!

How’s your challenge week going?  I hope you are making progress!

I think I’m finally kicking this cold – my head is feeling clear once again.

I have this fabulous pile of Kona solids, and I was trying to decide why I love working with solids so much.

My conclusions, so far:

I love being able to select […]