10 03, 2009

Question for you —

By |March 10th, 2009|Uncategorized|14 Comments

Which way do you press your seams while quilting? I put up a poll for the next week on the left side - because I'm curious. I learned to sew garments first (20 years ago) and have had a hard time changing my thinking about ironing - but I'm starting to see the light in [...]

9 03, 2009

Catching up

By |March 9th, 2009|random|5 Comments

I'm so glad that so many of you love being moms too! I am so blessed to have my little ones in my life - and to be home with them. I do know that there's times when I would love to escape to a deserted island! Just every once in a while :)It seems [...]

5 03, 2009


By |March 5th, 2009|My kids|28 Comments

I thought I would share a few reason why I love being a mom :)~ Spontaneous hugs, the kind that knock you over.~ Slimy kisses from my boy.~ Watching my determined Ella shovel the sidewalk, so that they all can ride bikes/scooters.~ Seeing pride on their faces with each new accomplishment.~ The precious moments when [...]

3 03, 2009

Doll Quilt Swap 6

By |March 3rd, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap|9 Comments

This last week I stumbled on to John's announcement that DQS was taking sign-ups for the next round! I quickly made way over to flickr to get in on the action. Having done a few swaps in the recent months I was hoping to get in with DQS as they always seem to have beautiful [...]

2 03, 2009

Moody Monday

By |March 2nd, 2009|random|11 Comments

Not me - thank goodness! The skies. Even though we have a serious winter here - it is mostly sunny, not too much of these overcast days. A good trade off in my opinion :) Time to get my bloggy butt in gear - I can't believe I haven't posted in a week!Most of the [...]

23 02, 2009

A Lesson in Patience

By |February 23rd, 2009|bag|25 Comments

This past week I've been waiting. Not all that patiently I might add - you could ask Joe, he's a good sport - thankfully :) To ease my impatience I set to work to make a new bag for myself! There's nothing like a new bag, to hopefully welcome spring sooner than later. . . [...]

18 02, 2009

Recent Winnings :)

By |February 18th, 2009|give away|16 Comments

I've had a bit of a lucky streak again lately! Within days of each other I had won a pile of Farbenmix patterns from Fabric Hound and a pile of charms from Angela! These patterns may be the ticket to get me to sew clothing for my girls again. The last thing I made for [...]

14 02, 2009

Happy Valentine’s!

By |February 14th, 2009|Celebrations|11 Comments

My sentiment for the holiday - "Love isn't love till you give it away." I pray that you are blessed with love today and always!I found this bowl in a catalog that I still get, I've stopped most - too many trees, theirs is always packed with charming tidbits of days gone by, and I [...]

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 [...]