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 [...]

14 09, 2015

Color

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, [...]

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 [...]