14 08, 2009

The Quilted Quilt

By |August 14th, 2009|finished quilt, quilt-along, work in progress|61 Comments

Usually I wait until I have bound and washed a quilt to post, but this quilting was so inspired and I love it! I had actually thought I would be selling this quilt, as my girls are no longer babies (and I'm not having more!). BUT, Sophia claimed it, we "tried it on" her, and [...]

13 08, 2009

Our 10th Wedding Anniversary!

By |August 13th, 2009|Me|53 Comments

We were married 10 years ago today, well tonight. We had an evening, candlelight ceremony in Poulsbo, Washington where I grew up. It was beautiful and just as planned, but more than anything I was so happy that the day had come and we were married at the end of it!10 years seems like a [...]

11 08, 2009

The Quilting Process

By |August 11th, 2009|work in progress|17 Comments

For me, I like to try things that may be a little unexpected. Go with the flow to a point, but then add my individual point of view that makes it my own. What about you?I've been quilting my zig-zag quilt - and I love it so far! Of course there's a twist, but I'm [...]

10 08, 2009

I Am Thankful : : 14

By |August 10th, 2009|Thankful|17 Comments

There are always things to be thankful for.I am thankful for -- My husband- My healthy kids- Creative therapy in quilting- Friends like all of you- the cooler temperatures this last weekendYou are welcome to join me in being thankful! I would love to know the blessings in your life - leave a comment and [...]

7 08, 2009

A Notion or Two

By |August 7th, 2009|a Notion or Two|20 Comments

I have sent out fabrics for this month! Included with the fabrics is the little bits of embroidery I was working on last month. Part of a recently blessing was a group of large floral fabrics - that inspired all the little floral embroidery.I sent the packets with little instructions, 12 1/2" block and use [...]

5 08, 2009

Zig-Zag Quilt Top

By |August 5th, 2009|work in progress|54 Comments

Hi there! Did you miss me? I'm still here, I needed to catch up on a few things and I wanted to finish my zig-zag to show you!I like this one a lot - super girlie and really fun! I did learn a few things making this one, when working with half-square triangles (hst's) I [...]

3 08, 2009

Pattern Winners!

By |August 3rd, 2009|bag, give away, pattern|13 Comments

I feel like the winner! Thank you so much for all your kind words about my pattern - I'm excited to see where this goes, and my head is swimming with more ideas. If only I could find more sewing time!!I would love to see all the various prints and batiks in this bag - [...]

31 07, 2009

31 : : Boxy Tote Pattern & a Giveaway!

By |July 31st, 2009|bag, give away|159 Comments

I can't believe I've finally pulled this pattern together! I am so excited to tell you that it is in my shop right now for sale! And, I went to get interfacing at my LQS earlier - they want to sell it too! And maybe make a class out of it! I wasn't even trying [...]

19 07, 2009

19 : : Quilting Bees

By |July 19th, 2009|a Notion or Two, SewConnected|12 Comments

July blocks for SewConnected and A Notion or Two! If you are interested in getting involved in a bee - there is a flickr group designated for swap blocks and an ongoing discussion for those wanting to get involved.Yes, Henny - it's different in that it is just a block, and made from the fabric [...]

12 07, 2009

Quilted!!

By |July 12th, 2009|quilt-along, work in progress|24 Comments

4 1/2 spools of thread9 bobbins3 quilting needles6 hours of quilting time (roughly)It's done!! I am so excited, and proud to have this accomplishment under my belt. I will probably never do it again - but I am happy to have quilted this "monster quilt" myself :) I'll show you more of the quilting once [...]

10 07, 2009

Quilting Interview

By |July 10th, 2009|Interview|11 Comments

I answered a few questions for Jen @ Rosey Little Things recently. She has posted the interview, go check it out! Maybe you had some of the same questions :)Thanks Jen!!----------------------------------------Subscribe to parkcitygirl

29 06, 2009

Our weekend in pictures

By |June 29th, 2009|My kids|20 Comments

I hope you had a good weekend! We had been promising the kids a little pool, but had to wait for it to warm up enough. They had a great time in and out of the pool - getting the water nice and dirty! Oh well :)Owen loves being in the water, I have to [...]