26 05, 2009

A Notion or Two – May

By |May 26th, 2009|a Notion or Two, Bloggers Quilt Festival|8 Comments

May is almost over! Can you believe it?Jenny asked for a modern block for her boy. I had been thinking how I could play with an hourglass block and then found a picture of wall molding that caught my eye. And so I interpreted it for fabric and the fabrics made it playful! On a [...]

25 05, 2009

Evidence of a Great Weekend!

By |May 25th, 2009|Celebrations, My kids|30 Comments

I hope that you all had a great weekend, near or far! I have lots of pictures to prove my weekend was a blast!Coldstone icecream cake--Owen eating it --Outside on the new patio--Owen eating the dirt--From my little vegetable patch - I know most in the US are already eating from their gardens or getting [...]

22 05, 2009

Tutorial — Quilted Bible Cover

By |May 22nd, 2009|Tutorial|81 Comments

Before we get started - today's my birthday! I'm 32 years young, and I bought my own present! Any guesses?? Don't think to hard :) This is what we are making to celebrate my day! Simple and easily personalized for anyone on your gift list, but don't forget to make one for yourself too! To [...]

21 05, 2009

Just Checking!

By |May 21st, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|9 Comments

I have heard from a few of the winners, but want to check in with the rest and make sure you received your prize from the Quilt Festival last month! If you would take a moment to comment or email me and let me know I would really appreciate it!I'm working on a tutorial for [...]

19 05, 2009

Freshcut Pincushion

By |May 19th, 2009|finished project|30 Comments

I took this -and made it this -So fun! I love Dresden plate ruler/template thingy! Takes all the mystery out of them :) If you look back at this post I have more information about it, and the pattern I used for the pincushion.ETA: the link to the pattern is here! I didn't realize it [...]

18 05, 2009

What are you working on?

By |May 18th, 2009|work in progress|13 Comments

After a week full of everything but sewing, I'm ready to relax with my sewing machine! We had a great visit with my parents, the girls were especially sad to see them go, but promises of phone calls and more visits have helped. Yesterday Joe had a day off finally - and we headed for [...]

16 05, 2009

Take a few moments –

By |May 16th, 2009|Blog Info|7 Comments

To check out these blogs -First is Laura from Snip and Snail, she has gotten involved in a very special project that honors mothers who have died in childbirth. As a mom with 4 healthy children, and 4 uncomplicated pregnancies it's easy to forget that things don't always go as planned.Laura's posts are beautifully written [...]

15 05, 2009

Quilts Quilt

By |May 15th, 2009|HMQS|15 Comments

Remember this?I just found the designer Lori Holt, her blog is over here, and I found the pattern available in an etsy shop!!I know someone asked, at least one, but post here is quicker right now than sorting through the email. I will get back to my regular habits soon :)Happy Quilting !Amy

14 05, 2009

Hmqs Experience

By |May 14th, 2009|HMQS|10 Comments

First - my parents have made it here safely and we are having a great visit! Mom loves her Bible cover too :) Ella's birthday yesterday was a whirlwind of activity, with birthday shopping and cake baking - she's such a blessing to us!The most asked about quilt in the comments was "A Mother's Love" [...]

12 05, 2009

Check, Check!

By |May 12th, 2009|finished project, random|31 Comments

That's me getting stuff done! I opted to do the sewing and then focus on the nitty gritty :)For my Ella girl:Tutorial found here. I'm sure I didn't do it just like the tute, I printed the pdf and went for it - next time I may go have it blown up a bit :)A [...]

11 05, 2009

So little time . . .

By |May 11th, 2009|Celebrations|16 Comments

I think I need a list!I had a fabulous time at the Quilt Show on Saturday, and I feel like I haven't stopped since!Yesterday with the family was so nice and relaxed, after Owen's nap in the afternoon, we headed down to Salt Lake all together. Family outings can be a challenge, but we all [...]

9 05, 2009

Home Machine Quilting Show

By |May 9th, 2009|HMQS|40 Comments

What a day!! Ella had her last soccer game this morning, she won! The sunshine was great and the little ones did a great job of cheering Ella on :) She got her first goal today even!After Joe was done working and we met up at the house, I grabbed the camera and took off [...]