11 05, 2010

Basics Tutorial: Prepping A Quilt Back

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:54+00:00 May 11th, 2010|Tutorial|9 Comments

As promised I have a number of Basics Tutorials for general quilt-making.  Preparing a quilt back can be as simple as sewing two pieces together, or pieced until large enough for your quilt top.As a general rule 3" all around is sufficient for quilting at home with your machine, if you are sending it out [...]

10 05, 2010

Simple Times Quilt Pattern

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:54+00:00 May 10th, 2010|finished quilt, give away, pattern|102 Comments

Hi there!  Another finish for me - I hope you enjoy seeing another new quilt :) I'm setting on a new path, I hope you will join me!  I have a pattern to offer you and I hope to have more in the coming months too.  This is a quilt that I originally designed to [...]

9 05, 2010

Being a Mom

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:54+00:00 May 9th, 2010|Me|15 Comments

To all the moms and hopeful moms who come to this space -Being a mom is the most rewarding and challenging title ever!  The days are full and full of everyone's needs - and yet I would not trade where I am right now, for anything.  There's something about the spontaneous big hugs, and thoughtfully [...]

6 05, 2010

Survey Says….

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 May 6th, 2010|Blog Info, In the Kitchen|7 Comments

Hi again!  I have put together a quick survey for you my readers - would you please take a minute to answer the questions?  I hope to get to know you better in the process.  It's completely anonymous and easy - I promise!Click here to take surveyMy bread dough is in the fridge, waiting for [...]

6 05, 2010

Library Trip!

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 May 6th, 2010|In the Kitchen|25 Comments

After school yesterday - we went to check out a few books!  The only thing on Owen's mind is a "choo-choo book" - thankfully the librarian came to put one away as we were searching for Thomas.  Emmalie and Sophia each look for the books with interesting covers, today there were a few sparkles on [...]

5 05, 2010

Hunky Bars — Quilt Tutorial

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 May 5th, 2010|finished quilt, Tutorial|19 Comments

Hi there!  I'm pretty sure most of us quilters have to do lists miles long, so long in fact, it gets overwhelming.  I have a fast, easy, super cute quilt that you can finish in a couple days!  Most of you could probably figure this out - but I already did all the math for [...]

4 05, 2010

Roman Shade Recap

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 May 4th, 2010|sewing, Tutorial|3 Comments

I had a couple of requests for a roman shade tutorial - I'm flattered, but not planning another window treatment anytime soon!  I thought I would instead retrace my steps, of videos and tutorials that I found in my own quest to understand roman shades.There are lots more videos and information about roman shades on [...]

3 05, 2010

A Quick Peek!

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 May 3rd, 2010|work in progress|15 Comments

I had a fun and productive weekend - I hope you did too! I cut these up and have been working on a tutorial, for you!Happy Monday~Amy---------------------------------------------------Next steps:Subscribe to Amy's Creative SideShop with AmyFollow Me on TwitterBecome a fan of Amy's Creative Side on FacebookEmail me

1 05, 2010

Weekend Spotlight

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 May 1st, 2010|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Today the spotlight shifts to Fabricworm --Cynthia and her team are alway up to something new!  I love the images in this new button :)  If you love them too check out the coming soon page.  There's also a great selection of Home Decor fabrics if I have you thinking about making window coverings!Happy Weekend!Amy--------------------------------------------------Next [...]

30 04, 2010

Roman Shades Complete

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 April 30th, 2010|finished project, sewing|46 Comments

Checking this project off my list feels SO good!   Our lamp is still trying to find the right home, since rearranging everything.  We did have a table lamp, but, one little boy accidentally trashed the shade....upFabrics are Amy Butler, the home decor fabrics have such a nice feel to them.  Slightly more $$ but worth [...]

30 04, 2010

Featuring Rita — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 April 30th, 2010|Featured Quilter|9 Comments

Odds are you know today's featured quilter - it's Rita from Red Pepper Quilts!  I hope you enjoy getting to know Rita a little more --1. When did you begin quilting?Rita's First QuiltI began quilting about 10 yearsago.   Both my mother and sister are quilters, and it is their passionfor quilting which appealed to me, [...]