5 12, 2016

Hand Maker Fabrics Tour & Giveaway

By |December 5th, 2016|finished quilt, give away, Inspiration|296 Comments

About a year ago Natalie asked me to make a small quilt with her new fabrics debuting at spring market. Hand Maker is Natalie's first collection for Windham fabrics and I love the group! I am here today to tell you that not everything goes to plan in my studio. I had designed and sewed [...]

18 10, 2016

6 things to do when your creativity is on vacation!

By |October 18th, 2016|Inspiration, Sewing Tips!|9 Comments

Being creative is a skill that we cultivate as we use our creativity on a daily basis, the ebb and flow of the creative muse will always be a factor as we create.  Some days are harder than others, and I have listed six different ways to reignite my creativity and find inspiration when I need [...]

22 04, 2016

Shop Update

By |April 22nd, 2016|books, Inspiration|1 Comment

There's a few new products in my shop, that I want to be sure you know about! I recently received my advance copy of Modern Heritage Quilts, and it's so beautiful! I'm excited to share this new labor of love with all of you and will have more information about it as the release date [...]

14 09, 2015


By |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 [...]

3 11, 2014

AmysCreativeSide on Pinterest

By |November 3rd, 2014|Inspiration|0 Comments

Just a few recent pins on Pinterest to inspire you and your creativity! Each photo is clickable if you want to learn more - [alpine-phototile-for-pinterest src="user" uid="parkcitygirl" imgl="pinterest" pinit="1" dl="1" dlstyle="medium" style="wall" row="4" size="600" num="24" max="100"]    

22 09, 2014

Imagine Quilts :: Review & Giveaway!

By |September 22nd, 2014|books, give away, Inspiration|111 Comments

ETA : Winner is :: There seems to be NO shortage of amazing new books to add to our quilting libraries! Today's review is for Imagine Quilts by my friend Dana Bolyard of Old Red Barn Co., she's taking everyday inspiration (including your fabric!), and showing you how her brain works, to make those ideas [...]

30 07, 2014

Find Your Lula

By |July 30th, 2014|Inspiration|2 Comments

Hi Friends! I'm plugging away at some deadline sewing that I can't share yet, but wanted to let you know about a few spots left in this WONDERFUL event.  Last year my friend, and creative guru, Amanda, put together the best recharging event. Find Your Lula is for the creative soul with dreams and aspirations, [...]

5 08, 2013


By |August 5th, 2013|Inspiration, work in progress|20 Comments

Hi there! With just a couple of weeks of summer left, in these parts - I've been doing my best to live it up, and have fun with my kiddos. Last week we spent most of a day at a water park, and came home entirely exhausted, but full of excitement to go again - [...]

11 07, 2013

The Declaration of You! :: Blog Lovin’ Tour

By |July 11th, 2013|Inspiration|1 Comment

Welcome! “The Declaration of You, published by North Light Craft Books and available now, gives readers all the permission they’ve craved to step passionately into their lives, discover how they and their gifts are unique and uncover what they are meant to do! This post is part of The Declaration of You’s Blog Lovin’ Tour, [...]

15 03, 2013

What Makes a Quilt Timeless?

By |March 15th, 2013|Inspiration, Me, ramblings|5 Comments

The often discussed topic of modern quilts and the variations of this very traditional art form, quilting, got me thinking about my quilts in 50 and 60 years.  What will I think of them? Will they stand the test of time, aesthetically?  It also reminded me to hurry and label the few that I haven't so [...]

23 04, 2012

Weekend In Pictures

By |April 23rd, 2012|Inspiration, My kids, work in progress|7 Comments

Scrappy flying geese in progress: Emmalie waiting to get back in her soccer game: Sophia and Owen hanging out on the sidelines: New linen fabric: Charm pack of Bella: The week is off to another busy start! Happy Quilting~ Amy

16 04, 2012

Sewing Moments

By |April 16th, 2012|Inspiration, Sewing with Kids|9 Comments

Today we are back to school and the busy days of spring.  We had a relaxed week over spring break, and the girls all fit some sewing in too! Last summer when I was sewing with the kids, Owen made a monster.  And recently, the girls started asking to make their own.  We made plans [...]