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


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. [...]

2 04, 2010

Featuring Andi — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |April 2nd, 2010|Featured Quilter|17 Comments

It's Friday again!  Today's featured quilter is Andi, as in Patch Andi!  I hope you enjoy Andi's quilts ---1. When did you begin quilting?When I was 8 years old, my grandmotherwas hand-stitching a grandmother’s flower garden hexagon quilt. It wasthe only quilt she ever made. Whenever I visited her during that year, I gotbusy making [...]

1 04, 2010

Under Construction

By |April 1st, 2010|work in progress|15 Comments

I spent most of yesterday cutting a quilt - here's where I left it for bed --I can't even show you the fabric yet, but it's gorgeous!  Go visit Natalia, she's having a giveaway for her lovely followers, and has some beautiful quilts that you can see :) -----OOhh, and did you see the poll [...]

31 03, 2010

Inspiration: Solid Quilts

By |March 31st, 2010|Inspiration|24 Comments

I think you all know that I love color, and solid fabrics can be so pretty all on their own!  Today I have a mosaic of inspiration for you:1. city green, 2. Abstract squares, 3. Bar Code Quilt, 4. Habitat Quilt, 5. Solids quilt, 6. The TempestCreated with fd's Flickr ToysI have a quilt planned [...]

30 03, 2010

Question For Quilters

By |March 30th, 2010|work in progress|97 Comments

I've really enjoyed getting to know the featured quilters better, and so thought I thought I would ask each of you a quick question!What is your favorite part of making a quilt?  And why, if you care to share.For me, I love putting the rows together, and seeing my vision realized.  I also really love [...]

29 03, 2010

Like New Ironing Board

By |March 29th, 2010|sewing, Tutorial|31 Comments

I think it is better than new!  The fabric used on most ironing boards is so cheap - flimsy, rough, and blah.  I've had my current ironing board for about a year, and I was happy for the first week, then the first hole appeared in the side!  I put the recovering effort on the to [...]