31 10, 2009

I Am Thankful : : 16

By | October 31st, 2009|Thankful|23 Comments

Today is one of those days that started out rough, and has had a hard time gaining momentum -- I need to remember to be thankful.I am thankful for -- my handy husband, who can fix the dishwasher- healthy children- blue skies and sunshine, even though it is cold- good coffee- my mom - Happy [...]

29 10, 2009

Clearing my head – again!

By | October 29th, 2009|random|35 Comments

So, I have taken on a big project -- A big project with deadlines and secrecy. I can't tell you about it yet, but the moment I can, you will be the first to know!But the project (which I sought out) has got me thinking a little crazy. Like I must deep clean the entire [...]

29 10, 2009

Color Wheel Supplies —

By | October 29th, 2009|embroidery|5 Comments

Color wheel supplies:Have you managed to collect yours? I thought a 6" hoop seemed more doable right now, use any size hoop that you have or want to use! I use the ruler to divide the space up.I tried measuring and it didn't work! Just eyeball based on the number of colors you are using. [...]

27 10, 2009

I’m a Winner!

By | October 27th, 2009|give away, moments|22 Comments

That feels really good to say! I think everyone should be able to say that every once in a while :) Such a good boost! While the Quilt Festival was going on I managed to visit a few of you and left comments - one turned me into a giveaway winner.Rene had an unannounced giveaway [...]

26 10, 2009

SewConnected & A Notion or Two

By | October 26th, 2009|Uncategorized|14 Comments

Good morning and happy Monday!I got to work on my bee blocks for the month over the weekend. Some months are more challenging than others - but I love the diversity!Allyn asked that we take the pieces that she cut and make these grandmother's fans. While it wasn't difficult, it was tedious, but I'm glad [...]

23 10, 2009

Sew & Tell

By | October 23rd, 2009|bag, finished project, sew-n-tell|37 Comments

I spent Wednesday - sewing! I didn't do any dishes, laundry or vacuuming until after 4:30pm! Yeah, the place was a disaster between the kids and all my threads, but I was smiling. As has happened often, I had an idea for a bag that was keeping me awake, needing to be made. So I [...]

22 10, 2009

Embroidery Color Wheel Details

By | October 22nd, 2009|embroidery|15 Comments

Well I'm so flattered that you all love my color wheel! I've worked on it here and there over the course of a month - it could be done faster, but I was mulling over options and need time to make decisions. Enough of you asked about the dmc numbers so I thought I would [...]

20 10, 2009

Color Wheel Project

By | October 20th, 2009|embroidery|69 Comments

My color wheel inspiration post started me on an adventure! As I usually buy fabric per project, I don't have a stash to collect color samples from, so I went searching for fabric online. My quick realization was that I could not afford to purchase the fabric needed, even for a small quilt. So my [...]

20 10, 2009

New Quilt Festival Winners!

By | October 20th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|3 Comments

There's a couple of prizes yet unclaimed, so I have turned to my trusty random number generator to find some new winners! Let's get this wrapped up :)Fabritopia -- Janet Brady -- Claimed!Jona is offering a bundle of 10 fat quarters of Summer Soiree!I Have a Notion -- Kelli -- Claimed!Kelly is offering Eleanor Burns' [...]

19 10, 2009

LOVE in the mail!

By | October 19th, 2009|random|23 Comments

Prior to the Quilt Festival, Michelle of Rosebud Quilting, asked me for my address and favorite color. (She's one of the lovely sponsors getting a package off to a winner this week!) I guessed that she was sending fabric - but didn't expect this :5 - 1 yard cuts of the very fabrics I've been [...]

17 10, 2009

Quilt Festival Winners! Fall 2009

By | October 17th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|31 Comments

The post you have been waiting for all week! Who won? It's all here! And if you haven't checked out the sponsors yet this is the perfect opportunity! I should say it's quite tempting to give the sponsors my address and be done with it - but that wouldn't be nice! :)I have put the [...]

16 10, 2009

Last Call!

By | October 16th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|24 Comments

Today is the final day that the Quilt Festival is accepting new links! If you've been thinking about it, but haven't done it yet - hurry up!! Don't miss out on this opportunity to expand your community :)A few of you have asked, if the links will still be accessible after this week is over [...]