24 06, 2009

SewConnected – June

By | June 24th, 2009|SewConnected|13 Comments

Sarah of house of krom, or krommama on flickr, surprised us this month by not sending fabrics! Instead she asked that we use our scraps to make a wonky log cabin house. Super fun and something new for me :)This is my busy, wonky log cabin house! I found some old scraps I haven't seen [...]

23 06, 2009

Recent Happenings

By | June 23rd, 2009|Celebrations, My kids|18 Comments

It would seem I've been absent more than present here lately. . . and my creative time has been out the window, but I have good reason!Saturday morning we packed the kids up andwent camping! Our plan was to be gone two nights, but the second night had some serious storms in the forecast. Joe [...]

18 06, 2009

My Girlie Girls :)

By | June 18th, 2009|My kids|36 Comments

I got my top done and haven't touched my machine since! My mind is full of projects, but the sun has finally been shining. Today was a full day with the kiddos, running errands and gardening/weeding! It's crazy how fast those things grow :/Ella and I spent some time playing Scrabble while Owen napped and [...]

15 06, 2009

Quilt Along Top

By | June 15th, 2009|quilt-along|64 Comments

Hi all! I managed to get my quilt top together! I love all the colors and beautiful prints. It is SO big!My helpers were holding it down while the wind was blowing :) I am still working out the batting and backing, really just crossing my fingers! Part of the quilt-along this week is a [...]

13 06, 2009

Happy Day!

By | June 13th, 2009|bag|18 Comments

Earlier this week I made use of the gift certificate my sister gave me for my birthday. Isn't she sweet!?I've been watching Wildwood since Market, loving the cool colors and graphic design. The bag I have loved for a while and so I thought I would do a crisp, modern bag - because you know [...]

11 06, 2009

Quilt Along Progress

By | June 11th, 2009|My kids, quilt-along|34 Comments

I have to admit it - I've been overwhelmed by the project I took on. A queen, almost king sized quilt! What was I thinking??To have a few less pieces to deal with I made 4-patches of my blocks. Great idea! I had decisions to make for each block but not all at the same [...]

9 06, 2009

For the Love of Music!

By | June 9th, 2009|Uncategorized|9 Comments

In taking down the music playlist, I've opted to share the current list. In the future I will add music lists in regular posts, for anyone that is interested :)"She is Love" by Parachute"You're Beautiful" by James Blunt"Lucky" by Jason Mraz"Say" by John Mayer"Beauty from Pain" by Superchic(k)"Realize" by Colbie Caillat"Indescribable" by Chris Tomlin"Unfailing Love" [...]

7 06, 2009

Catching up

By | June 7th, 2009|quilt-along, random|33 Comments

I feel like I've had lots to write all week, but no words to make a decent post. I am happily here with the kiddos, and a few runny noses . . . summer colds are the worst, don't you think? I posted the music poll after getting a nice comment about how the music [...]

3 06, 2009

Summer Routine

By | June 3rd, 2009|My kids, quilt-along|33 Comments

Our first week without school, is good, but as always working into a new routine makes for a few hiccups in schedules and productivity! I haven't made as much progress as I had hoped for so far this week but some is better than none! I will get there :)I'm all organized and ready to [...]

1 06, 2009

Giveaway Winner!

By | June 1st, 2009|give away|19 Comments

Aside from all the gross comments, my giveaway has been a huge success! (I know I asked for it!) Thank you all for taking the time to enter the drawing.Also for those who didn't win, and want the bag - I have a pattern coming soon! Make sure you check back often for more details [...]

31 05, 2009

Rewind

By | May 31st, 2009|random|14 Comments

Since the Quilt Festival I have made lots of new friends - so fun! One in particular is Kelly. She is a shop owner and quilter - and recently asked friends of her blog send in pictures of quilts, and the story to go with it, to post on her blog. Here is my entry [...]

30 05, 2009

Quilt-along

By | May 30th, 2009|quilt-along|12 Comments

It's not too late to join in the fun - Dana's quilt-along is perfect for those of you wanting to learn to quilt! In week two we cut our fabrics into strips getting them ready to sew next week. Here's my piles:I'm so in love with this beautiful fabric! It was a little hard to [...]