18 05, 2009

What are you working on?

By | May 18th, 2009|work in progress|13 Comments

After a week full of everything but sewing, I'm ready to relax with my sewing machine! We had a great visit with my parents, the girls were especially sad to see them go, but promises of phone calls and more visits have helped. Yesterday Joe had a day off finally - and we headed for [...]

16 05, 2009

Take a few moments –

By | May 16th, 2009|Blog Info|7 Comments

To check out these blogs -First is Laura from Snip and Snail, she has gotten involved in a very special project that honors mothers who have died in childbirth. As a mom with 4 healthy children, and 4 uncomplicated pregnancies it's easy to forget that things don't always go as planned.Laura's posts are beautifully written [...]

15 05, 2009

Quilts Quilt

By | May 15th, 2009|HMQS|15 Comments

Remember this?I just found the designer Lori Holt, her blog is over here, and I found the pattern available in an etsy shop!!I know someone asked, at least one, but post here is quicker right now than sorting through the email. I will get back to my regular habits soon :)Happy Quilting !Amy

14 05, 2009

Hmqs Experience

By | May 14th, 2009|HMQS|10 Comments

First - my parents have made it here safely and we are having a great visit! Mom loves her Bible cover too :) Ella's birthday yesterday was a whirlwind of activity, with birthday shopping and cake baking - she's such a blessing to us!The most asked about quilt in the comments was "A Mother's Love" [...]

12 05, 2009

Check, Check!

By | May 12th, 2009|finished project, random|31 Comments

That's me getting stuff done! I opted to do the sewing and then focus on the nitty gritty :)For my Ella girl:Tutorial found here. I'm sure I didn't do it just like the tute, I printed the pdf and went for it - next time I may go have it blown up a bit :)A [...]

11 05, 2009

So little time . . .

By | May 11th, 2009|Celebrations|16 Comments

I think I need a list!I had a fabulous time at the Quilt Show on Saturday, and I feel like I haven't stopped since!Yesterday with the family was so nice and relaxed, after Owen's nap in the afternoon, we headed down to Salt Lake all together. Family outings can be a challenge, but we all [...]

9 05, 2009

Home Machine Quilting Show

By | May 9th, 2009|HMQS|40 Comments

What a day!! Ella had her last soccer game this morning, she won! The sunshine was great and the little ones did a great job of cheering Ella on :) She got her first goal today even!After Joe was done working and we met up at the house, I grabbed the camera and took off [...]

8 05, 2009

I Am Thankful : : 13

By | May 8th, 2009|Thankful|17 Comments

for ~~ My beautiful family~ My hard working husband~ The week of sunshine in the forecast~ Clean kids' rooms~ OpportunitiesYou are welcome to join me in being thankful! I would love to know the blessings in your life - leave a comment and let me know :) Or post your own list.

5 05, 2009

Wonderland Bag

By | May 5th, 2009|finished project|49 Comments

This is what I came up with while stitching down my binding yesterday! I love that I have grown as a seamstress, to the point where I can envision a bag, and have the experience to accomplish it! I had a few scraps the same size and that started the thought process, I always want [...]

3 05, 2009

Swaps Received!!

By | May 3rd, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap, Swap Til You Drop|18 Comments

I've had a couple of good days of mail! Friday my Doll Quilt arrived, and Saturday my STUD mini arrived :) Time for some pictures --Doll Quilt from Maggistitches -Over in the discussion thread for DQS we agreed to post a pic of us with the quilt we receive, make it a little more personal. [...]

1 05, 2009


By | May 1st, 2009|work in progress|35 Comments

I've been working on a simple project, and finished the top up last night. I love that this is another project straight from my sketchbook - I also love the Wonderland fabrics! So fun and bright :)I need to get some batting for it, hopefully today, and I think the quilting will really make this [...]