14 12, 2009

A Notion or Two

By |December 14th, 2009|a Notion or Two|12 Comments

I am officially done with my first quilting bee!I made this block for Dana, you do know Dana right!? She sent lots of blue fabrics and ask that we make any block with a bit of each fabric in our block. Well, I got blue - she sent out the rainbow of colors.I cut 1.5" [...]

12 12, 2009

Scrapbox Desktop Winner Announced

By |December 12th, 2009|give away, My kids|5 Comments

Check the post here to see if you have won! Many thanks for all the clicks!It's snowing again here, and has actually warmed up, hooray! I still have no voice but I can tolerate 30F much easier, and the girls will play outside for an hour at least today :) There's a new snowman being [...]

11 12, 2009

4 Ways to Stay Warm This Winter!

By |December 11th, 2009|Me, My kids, random|28 Comments

We have had a week of frigid temperatures, I'm not complaining really, but I have to stay warm! So here's a fun post for you --1 - Wear your warmest down jacket, over your second warmest down jacket, with a scarf from mom too.When we first moved here from Southern California, I needed the biggest [...]

11 12, 2009

Sew & Tell

By |December 11th, 2009|a Notion or Two, sew-n-tell, SewConnected|21 Comments

I have been doing a little catch up this week! November's bee blocks are ready to go in the mail finally. Before I forget I also want to tell you that I also have a post on Natalia's blog today! Go learn a little bit more about me there :)This block is for Amber - [...]

10 12, 2009

Last Chance & A Little Help Please!

By |December 10th, 2009|give away|2 Comments

Tomorrow is the last day to enter to win from Scrapbox - the current click count is at 7671! That's where the help is needed - please help by clicking over to their homepage. Every click helps to reach the goal of 12,000, and an amazing desk for a special charity. For more details on [...]

8 12, 2009

Do It Now

By |December 8th, 2009|Me|30 Comments

It's assumable that I repeat this phrase to my kids daily (I do), but I also find myself telling me - Do it now!This is true of the 2 baskets of laundry waiting to be folded, the 2 hampers full waiting to be washed, the dishwasher that needs to clean more dirty dishes, and the [...]

7 12, 2009

Giveaway Day Winner!

By |December 7th, 2009|give away|5 Comments

I'm late to get here today - sorry! We woke up to 4-5" of snow and single digit temps - it's still snowing and there's always lots of extra things to do when the snow flies! Plus the van drives better in the snow than Joe's work truck, so we were swapping carseats for equipment, [...]

3 12, 2009

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend Fabrics

By |December 3rd, 2009|review|13 Comments

I almost forgot to tell you --I have had the privilege of working with Windham's Gees Bend collection of hand dyed solid fabrics! They are SO pretty, so much more than the color swatches online show. The slight variations in the fabric is really nice and adds depth to my projects!(image courtesy of Sew, Mama, [...]

2 12, 2009

Giveaway Day!

By |December 2nd, 2009|give away|514 Comments

Sew, Mama, Sew is busy again! They just finished up a month of Handmade Holidays, with daily posts full of tutorials and giveaways, and now they are hosting Giveaway Day! After you enter to win here, go spend the day signing up for as many giveaways as you possibly can. Maybe you can enter me [...]

1 12, 2009

Video Post

By |December 1st, 2009|Uncategorized|6 Comments

I realized recently that I've barely mentioned music since I removed it from my sidebar over the summer! I'm still loving most anything Ingrid Michaelson produces, but a new favorite is Regina Spektor - take a listen --Her voice is beautiful, and the lyrics are captivating.Over the weekend Cynthia at Fabricworm produced a quick video, [...]

30 11, 2009

Gift Ideas for Quilters

By |November 30th, 2009|random|22 Comments

I've got a nifty list of gift ides, dream products for quilters, and a few must have's too!OLFA Rotary Circle CutterLarge Self-Healing Cutting Mat -- Mine is on it's last leg!Instant Design WallSuper Satchel Thread Box10 Yards Moda Muslin Bleached WhiteGingher 8-Inch Shears -- I mostly use my rotary cutter, but having a great pair [...]

27 11, 2009

Cath Kidston Love!

By |November 27th, 2009|Inspiration, Thankful|13 Comments

I love my blogging friends! Andrea found this while shopping and thought of me - it's a Mending Kit in adorable Cath Kidston form! Thank you, Thank you Andrea!!Love all the colorful bits and there is a built in pin cushion.And how-to booklet to get started with.Also Cath Kidston related - I have the Christmas [...]