13 10, 2009

Inspire. Dream. Create.

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:45+00:00 October 13th, 2009|random|16 Comments

One thing about blogging is how small the world really becomes through my computer. I'm pretty sure you all have felt the same in the last few days with our Quilt Festival! Without this online community I would not have had the chance to meet Lisa --I was recently given an opportunity to select a [...]

12 10, 2009


By | 2017-11-17T09:14:43+00:00 October 12th, 2009|Me|31 Comments

I do my best to be content with what I have each day, and not covet. But some days it is SO hard!Here's a brutally honest picture for you -- my computer/desk space.I've been spending so much time here - I need to purge again! One of my wishes is a netbook, so I can [...]

12 10, 2009

My Festival Entry – Fall 2009

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:29+00:00 October 12th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|80 Comments

I think I may have been holding out on my regular readers! I've had this quilt tucked away in a closet for 3 years I think. It's not something I want to use, it's an antique, and it is mine.My Great-Grandmother made this quilt. I met her once or twice. I don't have memories of [...]

11 10, 2009

Quick Reminder

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:29+00:00 October 11th, 2009|Uncategorized|22 Comments

Hi Friends ~I just wanted to make sure that everyone remembers how to play nicely. I've been updating a few links to send them to your posts instead of just your front page. I know that's where your post is today, but in a week it will be gone, and it is going to take [...]

10 10, 2009

Wow! Wow! and WOW!

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:29+00:00 October 10th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|22 Comments

Big smiles and waves to all of you!! You guys are blowing me away! We have over 400 entries in our festival already - amazing!! Thank you so much for your kind words in the comments - they have kept me going :) And I have yet to even started looking through your links - [...]

9 10, 2009

Quilt Festival – Fall 2009

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:46+00:00 October 9th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|634 Comments

Welcome, welcome! I'm so excited to have you here for the festival! Make sure that you are comfortable, there are so many beautiful quilts to inspire and awe you. When I hosted the Spring Festival I was blown away by the vastness of this online community, and all the talent too! This installment is bound [...]

8 10, 2009

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – Tomorrow!

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:39+00:00 October 8th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|18 Comments

Hi Friends~I'm getting situated for tomorrow! There's bound to be a few links missing and lots of movement in the sidebars, but it will all be worked out soon.Thanks so much to everyone that has posted the button, or a blog post about the festival! I hope you have great pictures of your quilts - [...]

7 10, 2009

I Am Thankful : : 15

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:39+00:00 October 7th, 2009|Thankful|16 Comments

I am thankful for -- blog friends that feel more and more like real friends every day- the warm sunshine to thaw each day- the desire and inspiration to create- the ability to make dreams come true- my loving familyYou are welcome to join me in being thankful! I would love to know the blessings [...]

6 10, 2009

Grocery Sacs

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:39+00:00 October 6th, 2009|finished project|13 Comments

Slightly more interesting than yesterday! I have been wanting to make a set of grocery sacs since I made the first one last year. . . you know those projects that you put off because they just aren't that exciting. Guilty! The pattern is from SewSimple - May 2008 - it works up easily and [...]

5 10, 2009

Monday Madness!

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:38+00:00 October 5th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|10 Comments

Hi Friends ~I don't seem to be able to sit for long enough today (probably not a bad thing!). Monday is early out for the kids' school, thus the day is even MORE choppy than usual. 3 trips to school and back daily. And it has been snowing again - hopefully it will warm up [...]

2 10, 2009

Pea Pod Giveaway at Mochi Studios!

By | 2017-02-06T09:19:03+00:00 October 2nd, 2009|give away|3 Comments

Pea Pod Giveaway at Mochi Studios!Originally uploaded by ritapizza { mochistudios.com } My friend Rita is giving away an adorable set of Pea Pods! They are so sweet and lovable - my girls would be vying for playtime for sure :) Rita is celebrating the opening of her new shop - you will love her [...]

2 10, 2009


By | 2017-11-17T09:14:46+00:00 October 2nd, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival, sew-n-tell|3 Comments

You are assuming from the title, that I have a finished project. Nope not today! I have a few half-finished projects but not to the point where I'm ready to share :)But I did want to remind you to link up!And remind you to spread the word --One week until the Quilt Festival! Have you [...]