16 04, 2010

Featuring Lynz — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |April 16th, 2010|Featured Quilter|14 Comments

I met the featured quilter last summer in Dana's quilt-along.  Lynz is a fun gal who blogs her quilting life in Scotland at Domestic Light and Magic....enjoy!-----1. When did you begin quilting?I've been quiting since May 2009 - so not a year yet! I was lookingfor a pattern for a beanbag doorstop since my wee [...]

15 04, 2010

Thank You!

By |April 15th, 2010|Thankful|9 Comments

I received a fantastic surprise in the mail yesterday!Jackie  sent two sets of her favorite pins and  "That Purple Thang" claiming it is her extra hand in the sewing room.I'm excited to put them all to good use!  Thank you so much Jackie!-----We are spending the day with Grandpa and Grandma - I hope you are having a great day~Amy---------------------------------------------------Next [...]

14 04, 2010

Almost Here & a Recipe for You

By |April 14th, 2010|In the Kitchen|13 Comments

Hi there!  Today is the day - my girls are so excited to see Grandma & Grandpa.  I've done just about all the scrubbing and vacuuming that is going to happen!  We woke up to snow falling yesterday, and so I put the girls to work.  Ella and Emmalie are easily motivated with a quarter, and each [...]

13 04, 2010

This is a little embarrassing –

By |April 13th, 2010|Inspiration|20 Comments

While working frantically to finish my quilts for my book, I kinda let stuff go.  Understandable, right?  Well here's the aftermath --After finishing a quilt top, all the extras went in the tub, when I got a quilt back from Natalia, the excess batting and backing, went in the tub.  And then the extra binding, [...]

12 04, 2010

Bits and Pieces & A Winner!

By |April 12th, 2010|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 [...]

10 04, 2010

Weekend Spotlight

By |April 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|6 Comments

Hi there - I hope you are having a great weekend.  Joe has just taken Owen outside to play with his sisters, and the house is quiet!  At least for the moment.  I'm enjoying my last cup of coffee for the day, before I get busy.The spotlight this weekend points to Canton Village Quilt Works, [...]

9 04, 2010

Featuring Margaret — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |April 9th, 2010|Featured Quilter|8 Comments

Hi there!  The weeks keep flying by, thankfully next week is our spring break - finally!  The local schedule was delayed in the fall for the new high school, it wasn't a big deal at the time, but parents, students and teachers are feeling it now.  We are all looking forward to a week off!-----Our [...]

8 04, 2010

Pins Recapped

By |April 8th, 2010|sewing|12 Comments

I have to say thanks to all of you that shared about your pins!  I'm always thankful to be a part of this community - and to call you all friends :)  I went through the comments and made tally marks for the different pins mentioned, Clover's Flower Head Pins  were the most mentioned by far, [...]

7 04, 2010

Reannalily Designs – Giveaway!

By |April 7th, 2010|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 [...]

5 04, 2010

Pins

By |April 5th, 2010|sewing|44 Comments

I need new pins.  You all have seen mine in action, I use them a lot, and they are dull, bent up and not gliding very well.So I'm looking to you to tell me your favorite pins.  Why do you love them?  Where did you find them?I finished my blocks last night, should be a [...]

5 04, 2010

Special Moments

By |April 5th, 2010|My kids|13 Comments

Hi there!  I hope that you all had a great weekend with friends and family.  With an extra day to our weekend, I have been busy sewing.  Hoping to get a quilt top finished - but not quite yet!  Hopefully today I can get to all the pressing, pinning, and sewing that needs to happen [...]

3 04, 2010

Weekend Spotlight

By |April 3rd, 2010|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Happy Easter weekend!  This weekend the spotlight shifts to Amy of Priddy Creations!Photo via Priddy CreationsWe met Amy before and learned about her business, and why she creates.  This weekend I want to let you know that she has great items in her shop and she is offering 15% off to any of my readers. [...]