25 01, 2010

Winners – Is it you?

By |January 25th, 2010|give away|7 Comments

 Keeping the Feast winner is --Jenny @ Anything Pretty, she's planning a trip to Italy - how serendipitous!  Hope Valley Charm Pack winners are --Katie B.JeanneJennyBrookekeep sewing!Congratulations ladies!I need to email you all still, but need a computer break!  If you get here first email me your mailing address please!Thank you so much to everyone [...]

25 01, 2010

Springy Table Runner

By |January 25th, 2010|finished project|26 Comments

Hi there!  I had a fun and productive weekend, and the best part is - there's no school today!  Friday was the end of the quarter, so the lovely teachers have a day to work without students.I finished piecing a quilt, and prepped the backing, made from this beautiful collection - Botany by Lauren and [...]

23 01, 2010

Snow Fun!

By |January 23rd, 2010|My kids|16 Comments

It has been snowing a lot this week, and the wet heavy kind.  Usually we get the powder fine snow that is easy to shovel, but hard to build a snowman with! With 6 inches in the driveway I headed out with the girls after lunch, while Owen napped, to get the shoveling out of [...]

22 01, 2010

Featuring Zonnah — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |January 22nd, 2010|Featured Quilter|11 Comments

Zonnah has participated in both of the Quilt Festivals!  I asked Zonnah to answer a few questions for us - so we can get to know her better, and see a few more of her beautiful quilts!    Images are courtesy of Zonnah1. When did you begin quilting? I started in January 2009.2. Why do you [...]

20 01, 2010

Rosebud Quilter – Giveaway!

By |January 20th, 2010|give away|251 Comments

Want to win some fabric!?  Five readers have a chance to win Hope Valley Charm Packs from my friend Michelle, at Rosebud Quilting! I asked Michelle to share a little about herself and her shop -- Hello, I'm Michelle, from Rosebud Quilting.  You can find me on my blog Rosebud Quilting, where I blog mostly [...]

19 01, 2010

Keeping the Feast

By |January 19th, 2010|review|35 Comments

I'm excited to be reviewing another book for TLC Book Tours!  Keeping the Feast: One Couple's Story of Love, Food, and Healing in Italy, by Paula Butturini, is an incredible journey, that I loved reading!From TLC Book Tours --Keeping the Feast is a story of love, trauma, and the personal and marital healing that can [...]

18 01, 2010

Sources of Inspiration

By |January 18th, 2010|Inspiration|28 Comments

I don't know about you but I find myself missing Amanda Jean's posts and her regular dose of inspiration, so I thought I would share a list of bloggers I have found inspirational over the last year! In no particular order -Em's ScrapbagMillions of Thoughts Trapped in my HeadHouse of KromCandied FabricsI Have to Say Piece [...]

15 01, 2010

Hope for Haiti

By |January 15th, 2010|random|6 Comments

This week I'm pretty sure we all have been shocked and affected by the devastation in Haiti.  My friend from college wrote a great post that sums up a lot of my feelings - I highly encourage you to read Jaimie's post! Over on twitter I've seen a couple posts about crafthope and their response -If [...]

13 01, 2010

Priddy Creations – Giveaway!!

By |January 13th, 2010|give away|69 Comments

ETA - The winner is Linda T with no blog - I've emailed you Linda!! I have a treat for you today!  A beautiful camera strap has been offered by my friend Amy, of Priddy Creations for one of you!   I asked Amy to share a little about the how and why she creates --After [...]

12 01, 2010

Fast Finish – Yay!

By |January 12th, 2010|finished project|19 Comments

Even though I don't really need another bag (according to my family!) I did need a finish!  A little something that could be completed and shared here, and be a low key item just for me.  I've had this bag cut out for quite a while and so last night, was the night!  I had [...]

11 01, 2010

Quilt Inspirations

By |January 11th, 2010|Inspiration|16 Comments

I just picked Emmalie up from Kindergarten, and this weekend has been so crazy full and busy there's been no time to plan or schedule posts. BUT Em came home with this --Meet the Masters is at it again!  This month all the students have or will study Piet Mondrian and his modern art.  I [...]

8 01, 2010

Fabric Eye Candy

By |January 8th, 2010|Inspiration|32 Comments

I got a little Hope Valley - I love the color range and the little prints!Some of the teeny prints are hard to get a feel for online - they are great!And all of the fabric is soft, and has a good weight to it.Love the colors!  (I think I already said that) This is [...]