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 […]

18 06, 2014

Quiltcast #42 — Quilters favorite candy = Fabric!

By |June 18th, 2014|podcast, Quiltcast, Uncategorized|3 Comments

April and I have spent quite a bit of time talking about our own fabrics lately, so we decided to talk about other collections that we like and/or are looking forward to this summer! Everything we mentioned is available now or will be soon.

Our Top 5 upcoming fabric lines:

25th and Pine

Lula Magnolia


Pretty Potent





Lotus Pond


What collections are looking […]

25 10, 2013

Blogger’s Quilt Festival :: Two Color Quilts

By |October 25th, 2013|Bloggers Quilt Festival, Uncategorized|18 Comments

If you haven’t already, visit the main Festival post for information about all the categories, and how to win!

Viewer’s Choice Prizes:

A $50 Gift Certificate from Martingale!
Goddess Pressing Sheet and 2.5 yards of Mistyfuse Ultraviolet fusible web from Mistyfuse and the winner’s choice of 2 Hand Dyed Stash Packs from Vicki Welsh!
A fat quarter bundle of Fort Firefly from Sew Fine […]

24 03, 2013

Gray Swap

By |March 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I might be crazy for taking on a second round of this swap – but I’m sure you all will make it easy!

As a reminder ::
– Quilt shop quality fabrics only.
– Purchase 2 yards of one fabric and cut into (28) 10” squares.  There’s only 2” of waste so cut carefully.
– Fabric must read gray, […]

10 03, 2013

Gray Swap

By |March 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments


As a reminder ::
– Quilt shop quality fabrics only.
– Purchase 2 yards of one fabric and cut into (28) 10” squares.  There’s only 2” of waste so cut carefully.
– Fabric must read gray, but can have white or black in the design.
– Please ship fabrics by April 1 >> refer to email for the address.
– […]

12 10, 2012

Featuring Kati — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |October 12th, 2012|Featured Quilter, Uncategorized|3 Comments

Hi friends! Today I’m blogging from, teaching at, and attending the Sewing Summit follow me on twitter (@amyscreativesid) or instagram (@amyscreativeside) for glimpses into the conference!


Today’s featured quilter happens to be a fellow Sewing Summit teacher – Kati! Kati blogs at from the blue chair and I love her quilts, and sense of color. I […]

31 01, 2012

Coming Soon :: Modern Mini Challenge

By |January 31st, 2012|Uncategorized|6 Comments

I love making mini quilts – it’s a great platform to try something new, and possibly more challenging than I would usually tackle for a big throw or bed size quilt.  Next week there’s a great challenge just for mini’s and I know all of you are going to want to participate!

Jennifer at Ellison Lane […]

1 12, 2010


By |December 1st, 2010|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Trish is the charm pack winner!

Debbie is the winner of Unstoppable in Stilettos!

If you get here first ladies, feel free to email me your mailing address.

I’m excited about how much money was raised via {Modern} Relief. Thank you to all of you who donated!

I believe a list of winners will be available here soon.  Check […]

24 11, 2010

I Am Thankful :: 21

By |November 24th, 2010|Uncategorized|13 Comments

for –

– my family, they love me and support all my creative ideas.

– my blog friends that encourage my creative ideas.

– the warm wood stove downstairs.

– beautiful snow covering the ground.

– the Thanksgiving holiday, to have a family celebration!

Happy Thanksgiving to my readers and friends in the US.

You are welcome to join me in being thankful! […]

12 11, 2010


By |November 12th, 2010|Uncategorized|4 Comments

I have received a few nominations for the Friday Feature, but haven’t had the chance to collect responses yet.  And I would love to collect a bunch more!  So I thought we should have a quick review –

Nominate your favorite quilt, most touching story, or your best friend!

To nominate a quilter, simply email me, with “Feature Nomination” in […]

7 10, 2010

Fabric Therapy

By |October 7th, 2010|Uncategorized|12 Comments

Hi there! I hadn’t meant to not post yesterday…just had a day full of running here and there. I had volunteered to help with Quilt Fest in the morning, however Owen and I ended up not being needed (good problem!). So we enjoyed the show before we had to get back to […]

17 09, 2010

All Cut!

By |September 17th, 2010|Uncategorized|7 Comments

I did it!

Now to run and pick up my girls from school!  I hope you have had a great day.

You can read my review and follow up for more of my thoughts on the Go! cutter.