26 01, 2009

Chelsee’s Quilt!

By |January 26th, 2009|Jenna|8 Comments

Remember Chelsee? She worked like a feign to make a quilt in a week. Being that she had not used a sewing machine, rotary cutter, seem ripper or pins - we were really impressed with how fast she picked it up! Here's a couple of pictures that her and Jenna took - back at school [...]

23 01, 2009

SewConnected – January

By |January 23rd, 2009|SewConnected|17 Comments

I have been sitting on this fabric all month - and the last week haven't gotten sew much. Last night I ignored the dinner dishes and set to work after the kids went to bed. January is Tracy's month - she has a green living room and is making a quilt to coordinate. I love [...]

21 01, 2009

Have you seen this!?

By |January 21st, 2009|random|15 Comments

It's on my calendar for tomorrow! I googled it to see if I could find an explanation. Nothing. Then I looked to see the artist name again - just in case. . . Susan Branch. Looks like she's a quilter too! She even has some free patterns on her site. So if you happen to [...]

20 01, 2009

Bloggy Friends

By |January 20th, 2009|a Notion or Two|11 Comments

I live in Utah. There seems to be ALOT of bloggers in Utah. I've never met up with a blogger from Utah - but I did meet Amy of Mommy and Beyond today, and she lives in Virginia!We've been "friends" for a couple of months now, and recently got in thick with Dana and a [...]

18 01, 2009

6 Takes

By |January 18th, 2009|random|9 Comments

There's been a couple of items that I have intended to post about - and have forgotten or run out of time. . . so here's a few quick takes to keep us current :) And a few links too!~ A week or so ago Jacquie introduced a new project - Project Improv. I jumped [...]

16 01, 2009

Guest Blogger

By |January 16th, 2009|Blog Info|4 Comments

My dear friend "Miss Amy" from college asked me to write a post for her today :) She even went to the trouble to post pictures from school of her and I! Go check her out - and her fabulous etsy shop! Thanks friends, and have a great weekend ~Amy

15 01, 2009

I Am Thankful : : 10

By |January 15th, 2009|Thankful|3 Comments

for ~~ modern medicine - even though it costs too much here in the US.~ a long weekend from school (end of quarter, and MLK)~ my husband, Joe, he loves us all so much, and works so hard for us.~ a lack of pain in my finger~ God's love for me - and you!~ healthy [...]

13 01, 2009

I’m It!

By |January 13th, 2009|Uncategorized|10 Comments

I was tagged last week by a new friend! The MooreMagnets Blog has a great etsy shop and a fun blog :) Check her out! I try to play along with these in a timely manner - I always appreciate getting to know fellow bloggers through these memes :)first... here are the rules:Link to the [...]

12 01, 2009

A Football Diversion

By |January 12th, 2009|embroidery|21 Comments

The weekend was full of football around here. Was it the same for you? My shoulder had been hurting (I think I slept weird) so I opted to not quilt and do some embroidery.Emmalie checked in with me often for a status update: "How many more flowers, mommy?" It was fitting that her fingers be [...]

8 01, 2009

Emmalie Turns 5!

By |January 8th, 2009|Celebrations|17 Comments

I was trying to get here yesterday! Too much activity in my house :) I'm behind in responding to your nice comments about the quilt top - thank you! I get such a boost sharing here.Emmalie had a great Birthday - thank you for your birthday wishes for her! A few pictures from our birthday [...]

6 01, 2009

My Scrappy Solution

By |January 6th, 2009|work in progress|34 Comments

I stalled out on this quilt around the holidays, but I am so excited to have gotten the top completed!The body of the quilt is all scraps from this win, and I purchased the cream with a little brown flecking for the corners. I wanted something to tie it together but not quite solid, and [...]

4 01, 2009

Looking Ahead

By |January 4th, 2009|Me|10 Comments

I'm not one to set resolutions. I do have goals, but they have been formulating much longer than the week prior to New Years'. I'm sure there are many of you that can relate. I thought I would share my goals here and look back next year to see how far I've come -- First [...]