23 08, 2009

Zig-Zag Quilt Along Links

By | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 August 23rd, 2009|quilt-along|27 Comments

This post is a summary of the zig-zag quilt along done in the Old Red Barn Co. Quilt Along Flickr group.Fabric Requirements** To make a 40" square baby quilt - you need 10 fat quarters for the top, 1/2 yard for the binding, and 1 1/2 yards for the back.** To make a 48x60" throw [...]

20 08, 2009

Getting There

By | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 August 20th, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap, work in progress|24 Comments

Hi there! Just a quick post to check in with all of you. This has been one of those weeks - you know the kind. When nothing is normal, and finding motivation is a challenge. Little Sophia seems to have a flu bug, and is currently asleep on the couch. I'm praying that it doesn't [...]

18 08, 2009

A To Do List & Drama

By | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 August 18th, 2009|My kids, work in progress|24 Comments

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to complete the survey - lots of great info there, and it is helping to get me even more excited for the Fall Quilt Festival! If you haven't done it yet - I would love to have your input too!Our weekend was a little dramatic - on Sunday [...]

17 08, 2009

Quilt Festival Preparations

By | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 August 17th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|19 Comments

With less than two months until the Fall Quilt Festival - I'm planning ahead, and would love to have your feedback via this quick survey! Please click over if it's not showing up in your reader :)Survey Results - GlowDay.comThe only thing this free survey doesn't offer is a way to expound on your answers [...]

15 08, 2009

Book Review: Daniel X — Watch the Skies

By | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 August 15th, 2009|review|7 Comments

Something new for me! A while back I joined the MotherTalk network, and was recently asked to review Daniel X - Watch the Skies by James Patterson & Ned Rust.I have to say that action/alien adventures are not usually my first pick in leisure reading - but this book is fun! It is geared for [...]

14 08, 2009

The Quilted Quilt

By | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 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 | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 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 | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 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 | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 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 | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 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 | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 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 | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 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 - [...]