29 09, 2015

Splash of Color — Review & Giveaway!

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 September 29th, 2015|books, give away, review|120 Comments

Winner is:   Today I get to tell you about a fantastic new book! Splash of Color: A Rainbow of Brilliant Black and White Quilts by Jackie Kunkel is a beautiful collection of quilts sure to inspire you! Jackie has been a friend for a number of years, and I'm so excited to see her add author [...]

26 09, 2015

Machine Quilting with Style :: Review & Giveaway

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 September 26th, 2015|books, give away, review|134 Comments

Winner is :   Hi friends! I'm sharing a new book today - Machine Quilting with Style by Christa Watson, and have a fun giveaway too. Read on! When Christa was working on Machine Quilting with Style, my first fabric line, Modern Neutrals was in sample yardage, and included in her quilt Focal : Isn't [...]

25 09, 2015

Featuring Christine – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Featured Quilter|0 Comments

Today's featured quilter is Christine! Christine blogs at Grapes and Hearts, where she shares her quilts and other sewing projects. I love her Op Art quilt, and hope that you enjoy getting to know Christine better - 1. When did you begin quilting? I started sewing when my second son was 6 months old. Soon [...]

18 09, 2015

Featuring Yanick – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Featured Quilter|6 Comments

Happy Friday! Today's featured quilter is Yanick! Yanick has a great sense of color, and I love her playful, yet meaningful quilts. Yanick blogs at Sewn With Curves - I hope you enjoy getting to know Yanick better! 1. When did you begin quilting? I started quilting in 2001 when my friend was having a [...]

14 09, 2015


By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Inspiration|4 Comments

I thought I would share the best color tool with all of you today! Recently I was looking through some photos for color inspiration, and remembered the new Palette Builder tool that Moda added to their site earlier this year. Bella Solids I was able to upload photos from our family vacation, and [...]

11 09, 2015

Featuring Heather – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 September 11th, 2015|Featured Quilter|3 Comments

Happy Friday! Are you ready for the next installment of the Blogger's Quilt Festival!? I hope so! I'm working behind the scenes to get everything ready, and excited to see what everyone shares this time! ----- Today's featured quilter is Heather! Heather blogs at A Reformed Heath'n, sharing her quilts and various other projects. I [...]

7 09, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Quilted Quilt

By | 2017-02-27T10:28:37+00:00 September 7th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|0 Comments

One of my goals for the long weekend was to get my Think Big Quilt-Along quilt quilted, and I did it! I had been waiting on a large piece of backing fabric earlier in the week and was so glad when it arrived on Friday. I loaded it late on Saturday, after spending some time [...]

4 09, 2015

Precut Primer: Review & Giveaway!

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 September 4th, 2015|books, finished quilt, My Fabric|190 Comments

It seems like most everyone is back to school, and my friends Barb and Mary of Me & My Sister Designs, have a great new book, Precut Primer, full of lessons for quilters! I love how the book is laid out with grades 1-12, each project slightly more challenging, but I have to say, working [...]

4 09, 2015

Featuring Carrie – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 September 4th, 2015|Featured Quilter|1 Comment

  Today's featured quilter is Carrie - her quilts caught my eye because Carrie is stepping out of the box in quilting - so to speak. Carrie blogs at The Zen Quilter, and I hope you enjoy getting to know Carrie and her quilts better -- When did you begin quilting? I was a bit of [...]

31 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Quilt Top

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 August 31st, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|1 Comment

I'm excited to see your think Big quilt tops out and about online - be sure to tag me if you post (on FB/IG = @amyscreativeside) no pressure though, I'll be happy to see them this week, or in a year! I totally understand how busy life can be - especially this time of year [...]

28 08, 2015

Featuring Irina – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 August 28th, 2015|Featured Quilter|0 Comments

Today's feature is Irina - Irina blogs over at El Petit Taller about all of her creations, and creative endeavors. I hope you enjoy getting to know Irina and her quilts -- 1. When did you begin quilting? I remember my very first quilting work when I was about 14 or 15. At that time [...]

26 08, 2015

Applique Blocks & Travel Photos

By | 2017-02-06T09:17:47+00:00 August 26th, 2015|Appliqué, photographs|6 Comments

Last week our family went on a road trip. We rented a van, packed the tent, gear and kids up and headed north! I knew Joe would do most of the driving, so I made sure to bring my appliqué that I've been working on. I have been loving working on these, but found over [...]