1 09, 2009

Color Wheel Inspiration

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:48+00:00 September 1st, 2009|Inspiration|24 Comments

Hi there! With all our trips to the library - I have exhausted the quilting books of interest. So with our last visit I brought home a design book! I've been checking out more home design type mag's too when looking for inspiration - I find myself more and more challenged to make my own [...]

31 08, 2009

Something New

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:48+00:00 August 31st, 2009|Blog Info|8 Comments

In the new year I told you I was adding advertising to my site - take it or leave it, I am looking for a way to help with the family bottom line (and support the fabric addiction). I have learned a lot in the process, like adding filters so that stuff I'd rather not [...]

28 08, 2009


By | 2018-02-05T17:07:03+00:00 August 28th, 2009|a Notion or Two, bag, sew-n-tell|30 Comments

Happy Friday! My friend Amy and I decided to save up our finished projects for a Friday reveal - she has a Mr. Linky up for you to join in and share your finishes with the rest of us too!Not that I would have been able to post anything earlier! We have had a busy [...]

26 08, 2009

Flea Market Fancy Freak?

By | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 August 26th, 2009|random|1 Comment

My friend Penny has taken on a new project - Getting Free Spirit to reprint Flea Market Fancy! Do you love the Denyse Schmidt, Flea Market Fancy collection?Click the picture to show your support and sign the linky/petition - let your voice be heard! Penny has already been in touch with the manufacturer, with some [...]

25 08, 2009

I Love Pretty Things

By | 2017-02-06T09:19:05+00:00 August 25th, 2009|random|19 Comments

I stayed up late last night so I could look through thisall by myself! Cath Kidston Catalog and Magazine all in one - so much pretty in one spot!Just look at this kitchen! Changing accessories and adding color to the table made a huge improvement!Beautiful ironing board covers too.Encouraging the sewist in everyone :)It all [...]

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 [...]