18 02, 2010

Color!

By |February 18th, 2010|Inspiration|51 Comments

I love color!  I've drooled over solids from time to time, admiring the variety of tones within one color group.   I convinced myself decided to purchase a color card for the Kona Cottons, after spending far too long deliberating the "perfect" color.  Faster decisions for me!  I've enjoyed admiring the board, imagining what I will [...]

16 02, 2010

SewConnected

By |February 16th, 2010|random, SewConnected|19 Comments

SewConnected has been the such a great experience!  I love swapping blocks with other quilters, and pushing my creativity.  December was our final month, I'm just a month and a half late!  Thankfully Audrey is not in a hurry, and she loves the block :)I've stepped back from swaps for now, waiting to see how [...]

15 02, 2010

Fat Quarter Shop – Winners!

By |February 15th, 2010|give away|8 Comments

I've had so much fun reading all of your comments, thank you for sharing!   Thanks to Kimberly and her team for giving fantastic bundles - making this giveaway a huge success!! I used the random number generator to select -281- Melaniesaid...81When my husband and I were dating, he made me homemade lasagna andhad sparkling cider for [...]

14 02, 2010

Happy Valentine’s!

By |February 14th, 2010|Celebrations|9 Comments

I know that not everyone celebrates Valentine's day, so to those that do - Happy Valentine's!  I hope that all of you are loved and blessed! Joe surprised me with these flowers on Thursday - he wanted to get them before they were out :)  I am so very thankful and blessed to share my life [...]

12 02, 2010

Featuring Peg – – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |February 12th, 2010|Featured Quilter|15 Comments

Peg of Ivy Arts is our featured blogger today!  I hope you enjoy getting to know Peg --1. When did you begin quilting?I began quilting about nine years ago. I was a painter at thetime and went into my local quilt shop to buy thread to sew on abutton. I was dazzled by the colors [...]

11 02, 2010

Seven Items On My Mind

By |February 11th, 2010|random|29 Comments

I am always amazed how everyone comes out of the woodwork when fabric is up for grabs!   Glad to know I can get your attention - LOL :)  Thank you for all your comments, quite  a few of you have brought tears to my eyes, and reminded me of special moments.--> I have a [...]

10 02, 2010

Fat Quarter Shop – Giveaway!

By |February 10th, 2010|give away|525 Comments

Here's your chance to win some fabric!  Three readers have a chance to win Chirp fat quarter bundles, from the lovely ladies at Fat Quarter Shop!  I'm loving those squares and little birds!And the hearts are adorable too!To win one of these three bundles -Share your best gift ever given or received for Valentine's Day, [...]

5 02, 2010

Featuring Ashley — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |February 5th, 2010|Featured Quilter|15 Comments

Ashley of Film in the Fridge is our featured blogger today!  I hope you enjoy getting to know Ashley a bit more.-----Hi Amy (and Amy's readers!) Thanks for having me! 1. When did you begin quilting?I jumped intosewing not too long ago. I never had any interest in sewing or learninghow to sew until all [...]

4 02, 2010

More About Me

By |February 4th, 2010|dreams, Me|76 Comments

 I have a question for you, but first, I thought I would tell you a little more about me.Life of a stay-at-home mom (sahm) is not all bon-bons and manicures is it!?  Prior to our move to Utah 7 years ago, I was working full time in a Financial Aid Office at a private university [...]

2 02, 2010

Do you do this?

By |February 2nd, 2010|random, sewing|64 Comments

I have to wear slippers or some sort of shoe around the house.  Usually not the same one I've been wearing outside, especially this time of year.   They help my back from hurting, as I am on my feet non-stop, and keep my toes from freezing off!  I take off my right shoe when sewing, [...]

1 02, 2010

Fresh for February

By |February 1st, 2010|Inspiration|20 Comments

I spent a bit of time going through my flickr contacts and groups in my reader over the weekend.  (Probably 1500 images!)  A few favorites jumped out at me and I thought I would share --   1. Color Wheel Mini Quilt, 2. DQS8 #1 "Think Spring", 3. Turquoise Circles Quilt Front by Peppermint Pinwheels, 4. [...]

29 01, 2010

Featuring Liz — A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |January 29th, 2010|Featured Quilter|19 Comments

 Liz of Teeny Tiny Quilts is our featured quilter today!  I hope you enjoy getting to know Liz a bit more --1. When did you begin quilting? I learned to quilt in October 2006, when I took a beginner class at my local quilt shop.  I did a bit of sewing and enjoyed it, but [...]