1 05, 2009

Swap Til You Drop

By | May 1st, 2009|Swap Til You Drop|5 Comments

The swappers over in flickr really do Swap Til They Drop! I often just watch as the sign-ups are happening, but when "spring flowers" came up as the theme - I couldn't standby :) My tulips have just finally opened up and a fun little quilt is a great alternative to the real thing - [...]

28 04, 2009

Quilt Festival Wrap Up!

By | April 28th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|18 Comments

I heard from almost all of the 24 winners and had select just two more - I hope that more and more of you add your email to your profile, that way this isn't an issue :)**Congratulations to Cathi and Monica!Cathi is the winner of a $20 Gift Certificate to Pink Chalk Fabrics and Monica [...]

27 04, 2009

A Notion or Two – April

By | April 27th, 2009|a Notion or Two, My kids|19 Comments

So I have this thing. I have to finish before I can move on to the next thing. Not usually a problem - but sometimes I really want to move on to the next thing and my OCD won't let me! Today I finished up my block for A Notion or Two, Russ sent out [...]

27 04, 2009

SewConnected – April

By | April 27th, 2009|SewConnected|15 Comments

For a super rainy Saturday, with less the 100 unread emails waiting for me, I set to make my swap blocks! For April, John had sent a great assortment of favorite prints and asked that we make some variation of log cabin blocks. I set out to make a 12.5x18.5" rectangle (he was asking for [...]

24 04, 2009

Quilt Festival Winners!

By | April 24th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|55 Comments

Hi there! Here is the list of prizes from our lovely sponsors and the names that the random number generator spit out for me! You will see that there are a number of people that I do not have email addresses for -- If I have not heard from you by Monday evening I will [...]

20 04, 2009


By | April 20th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|56 Comments

At some point today we hit 400! That's over 400 quilting bloggers all linked up right here - isn't that so cool? I know you all agree, you keep telling me how wonderful I am in your comments! Thank you :)I've seen the same question again and again -Will we be doing this again? You [...]

19 04, 2009


By | April 19th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|39 Comments

Wow you guys! This has been so amazing! What a great experience - Thank you!! I am slowly working through all the links and trying to answer questions as they come in, my inbox has been overflowing. I'm so glad that you are all having a great time seeing inspiring quilts and making new friends [...]

16 04, 2009

Quilt Festival – Spring 2009

By | April 16th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|522 Comments

***The Quilt Festival is now closed and no longer accepting new links***Welcome to the first online Quilt Festival! I'm so glad you are here! Get a cup of coffee or tea and stay a while. There's lots to see and many places to visit. I look forward to getting to know all of you a [...]

16 04, 2009

My Favorite Quilt – Quilt Festival

By | April 16th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|83 Comments

I've posted about this quilt before - but I decided I need to set a good example for all of you and post about it again. :)Before I started this quilt, I had been sitting with my sketch pad trying to figure out diamonds and the best way to accomplish them for a week or [...]

15 04, 2009

What I’ve Learned As a Soccer Mom . . . so far

By | April 15th, 2009|My kids|13 Comments

In less than a month my oldest will be 9. Gabriella or Ella, as I mostly call her, is a very, very patient child. We've done a few ballet classes for her, and some gymnastics for Emmalie, but those are once a week commitments that hardly last an hour. You see, when Ella started Kindergarten, [...]

13 04, 2009

Calling All Quilters!

By | April 13th, 2009|Bloggers Quilt Festival|85 Comments

Have you ever dreamed of going to Quilt Market? I know that I have, last year this time I was a new blogger, and hearing about Market on other blogs just about made me green with envy! All those gorgeous quilts, fabrics, sewing machines, quilting gadgets and gizmos -- all under one roof!I know that [...]