31 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Quilt Top

By |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 |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 |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 [...]

24 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt-Along : Equalizer Blocks

By |August 24th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|1 Comment

This week we are making the last set of blocks in our Think Big Quilt-Along! We are making 12 Equalizer blocks, which is the most blocks we've made, but they are also the simplest to make. Once again, on the photo above I’ve listed the number of each piece, and how many strips to cut from [...]

21 08, 2015

Featuring Rachel – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |August 21st, 2015|Featured Quilter|2 Comments

Hi there! Today's featured quilter is Rachel, from Wooden Spoon Quilts! Rachel's quilts are full of beautiful, modern fabrics, and she has a great way of mixing them together - I hope you enjoy getting to know Rachel better -- 1. When did you begin quilting? My love of quilting started just over seven years [...]

19 08, 2015

Free 2015-2016 Printable Calendar

By |August 19th, 2015|Printables|7 Comments

I spent way too much time last month looking for the perfect printable calendar to plan my blog content on, before I finally decided to just make it myself! I have the tools and skills, and didn't need it to be anything special, but I wanted the dates done, and room enough to map out [...]

17 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt Along : Tilt-a-Whirl Blocks

By |August 17th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|0 Comments

We are continuing on the quilt-along from Think Big this week with Tilt-A-Whirl blocks! This block is a 16-patch with half-square triangles, and quarter circle units. Don't let those curves keep you from stitching these fun blocks up! They are nice and big, and I have lots of tips to help. If you haven't cleaned [...]

14 08, 2015

Featuring Zafira – A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |August 14th, 2015|Featured Quilter|2 Comments

Another Friday is upon us! I know many of you have kids heading back to school right now - I hope that your transition is smooth and easy.  We have one more week of freedom, then back to the daily routines and a regular schedule - that shouldn't excite me so much, but it does! [...]

12 08, 2015

Goody Goody Binding Kit

By |August 12th, 2015|finished project|1 Comment

I posted about my Goody Goody Binding Kit a couple of weeks ago on instagram and Facebook, but haven't had a chance to share it with you! My friend Vanessa of Lella Boutique, has an adorable and FREE tutorial here. I'm pretty sure you are going to want to make on for you, and your [...]

10 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt Along : Connections Blocks

By |August 10th, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|2 Comments

I hope you all are ready to start stitching! Connections is the most detailed of the three blocks in our quilt top, and one of my favorites to make. Once you have everything cut, plan on an hour or so to make each block. For ease of sewing, double check your 1/4" seam allowance before [...]

7 08, 2015

Featuring Andi :: A Blogger’s Quilt Festival Quilter!

By |August 7th, 2015|Featured Quilter|6 Comments

Hi there! Today's featured quilter is Andi, and Australian blogger that I've known online for number of years. Andi has always made beautiful, colorful quilts, and the collection that she's sharing today is fantastic! Andi blogs at PatchAndi, I hope you enjoy getting to know Andi better -- 1. When did you begin quilting? My first [...]

3 08, 2015

Think Big Quilt Along : Book & Fabric Requirements

By |August 3rd, 2015|quilt-along, Think Big|6 Comments

I'm so excited to be quilting along with all of you! In case you missed it, this is our Think Big quilt to be made: All three blocks are from my book, Think Big, which features 18" blocks and all the math to help you make the quilt you want to make. It also makes for [...]