9 02, 2009

A Notion or Two – February

By |February 9th, 2009|a Notion or Two|19 Comments

I had a productive day with my machine! I opted for these fast finishes, as my ideas had been stealing my sleep. Don't you hate that? All I really want to do is sleep, and my brain is too busy thinking up stuff to create! I know, you feel my pain :)My wonky log cabin [...]

9 02, 2009

SewConnected February

By |February 9th, 2009|SewConnected|7 Comments

Let me start by saying how thankful I am for each of you. I've been a bit slow in responding to your comments - sorry. My secret project has been eating up my free time, and brain space :) I appreciate all your comments and kind words, and I will be getting to my reader [...]

6 02, 2009

I Am Thankful : : 11

By |February 6th, 2009|Thankful|9 Comments

for ~~ my creative mind - it's fun to explore :)~ God's provision for our family.~ Kleenex - we've had the sniffles.~ bloggy friends who encourage me.~ sunshine, the sun shines especially bright when it is really cold here. You are welcome to join me in being thankful! I would love to know the blessings [...]

6 02, 2009

Quilting Community

By |February 6th, 2009|review|1 Comment

I love, and am so thankful for this community of crafters in blogland! I have found another community, just for quilters - My Quilt Patch.They host an interactive quilting website, including forums, and master quilters sharing their knowledge. My Quilt Patch is a members only site, with a small monthly subscription fee, (this keeps advertising [...]

5 02, 2009

Confession of a Quilter

By |February 5th, 2009|a Notion or Two, random|23 Comments

I have never made a log cabin block. Never - of any sort! This is one of the most basic quilting blocks I have yet to make. I browsed through flickr and found a few extraordinary examples of how amazing these blocks can be. 1. I found a quilt top today!, 2. my new log [...]

2 02, 2009

Secret Project

By |February 2nd, 2009|work in progress|14 Comments

My football diversion for yesterday was these little piles . . . but that's all I'm going to tell you! Until a later date :)Blessings ~ Amy

27 01, 2009

A Notion or Two – January

By |January 27th, 2009|a Notion or Two, Tutorial|16 Comments

This block has been a growing experience for me! After seeing all the blocks the past couple of weeks I felt stuck. Amy really wanted wonky, and no 90 degree angles, with a appliqued birdie. I'm still working on breaking out my box - this was a great push!In the end I thought of a [...]

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 [...]