14 09, 2010

Not Quilt Related

By |September 14th, 2010|Uncategorized|10 Comments

Hi there! Thanks so much for all your kind comments on my moda bake shop project! It’s a fun project, that isn’t nearly as hard as it looks – just cut carefully, and you are set to piece!

Yesterday was full of :


with a lot of these cute people:

Which equals, not a blessed thing […]

6 09, 2010

Question for Quilters/Sewists Follow Up

By |September 6th, 2010|Uncategorized|8 Comments

Hi there!  I wanted to follow up with all of you after my question last week.  Here’s  a quick list of the top three responses:

paper piecing – 5

free motion quilting – 25

appliqué -9

Free Motion Quilting~

If I’m completely honest, my fmq skills are rusty right now…Natalia did all my quilting for me when I was producing quilts […]

4 09, 2010

Weekend Spotlight

By |September 4th, 2010|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Happy Labor Day Weekend!  I hope you all have a nice long weekend with family and friends.

I’ve gotten a few emails about fabric sales, and thought I better share!

Burgundy Buttons –

Save 10% with code Labor2010

Canton Village Quilt Works –

Save 21% with code 10years

Piece N Quilt –

Save 40% with code LaborDay

Happy Shopping!


31 08, 2010

Recent Winners!

By |August 31st, 2010|Uncategorized|3 Comments

I’ve been not doing so hot with keeping up on the extra bits around here!  I have emailed these three winners~

Write the Right Words – Patty #14

What We Have – Vicki #13

One Week, One Thing Challenge – Robin #21

Congratulations Ladies!

19 08, 2010

31 Days!

By |August 19th, 2010|Uncategorized|4 Comments

Hi Friends,

Just a quick post today, I’m excited to share this product with you!  Last year I worked through a program with Darren at ProBlogger – 31 Days to Build a Better Blog – and loved it!  It was during this time that the Blogger’s Quilt Festival came to be, and I started dreaming big […]

18 08, 2010

The Why

By |August 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|30 Comments

Hi friends!

I’ve shared some of the why, but thought it warranted anther post.

My passion and desire is to help others learn to quilt and create.  Just in the last few weeks a few of you quilting with me have mentioned that you no longer cringe when half-square-triangles are mentioned, or how proud you are of […]

16 08, 2010

Wondrous Woven Fabrics – Winner!

By |August 16th, 2010|Uncategorized|4 Comments

The winner of last weeks giveaway sponsored by Wondrous Woven Fabrics, is:

Congratulations Kimberly!!


28 07, 2010

Inspiration Tools

By |July 28th, 2010|Uncategorized|8 Comments

I have to say, I’m not at all ready to send my girls back to school.  But, I do LOVE school supplies!  I don’t even have to buy them for our girls (so far) but I will browse the aisle anyway.  Over the weekend I found my latest find –

It’s a simple, $3.49, expanding file. […]

6 11, 2009

I Did It!

By |November 6th, 2009|Uncategorized|15 Comments

Some of you probably remember this post where you strongly encouraged me to join the local Quilt Guild. I finally went last night!! Thanks Natalia for the invite :)I met a fun bunch of quilters and learned a little too. The show and tell was so much fun – but of course […]

26 10, 2009

SewConnected & A Notion or Two

By |October 26th, 2009|Uncategorized|14 Comments

Good morning and happy Monday!I got to work on my bee blocks for the month over the weekend. Some months are more challenging than others – but I love the diversity!Allyn asked that we take the pieces that she cut and make these grandmother’s fans. While it wasn’t difficult, it was tedious, but […]

11 10, 2009

Quick Reminder

By |October 11th, 2009|Uncategorized|22 Comments

Hi Friends ~I just wanted to make sure that everyone remembers how to play nicely. I’ve been updating a few links to send them to your posts instead of just your front page. I know that’s where your post is today, but in a week it will be gone, and it is going […]

24 10, 2008

I’ve been dreaming. . .

By |October 24th, 2008|Uncategorized|9 Comments

My new machine arrived yesterday afternoon. I had to wait a couple of hours to plug it in and try it out real quick before getting ready for a dinner guest. First I did a decorative stitch, just to see, then a straight stitch, to see how fast. Then I dropped the feed […]