3 01, 2011

Happy New Year!

By | 2018-02-04T16:00:50+00:00 January 3rd, 2011|Inspiration|14 Comments

Hi friends!  It feels like it's been a while since I just sat and wrote, I miss it!  I hope that you had a blessed Christmas, and New Years and enjoyed the time spent with family and friends.  Being home (Poulsbo, WA) with my parents was a lot of fun, and our kids were able [...]

8 12, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions & a Deadline

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:45+00:00 December 8th, 2010|Inspiration|13 Comments

First, thank you all for your kind comments about my quilt!  I love it too, and I'm so excited for it to loved, and used!  I had hopes of replying to your emails individually but my day yesterday was crazy full.  Thank you, thank you! My deadline is completely self-imposed, especially by my own procrastination, regardless it [...]

21 10, 2010

5 Ways to Know if You Are a Fabric Addict

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:47+00:00 October 21st, 2010|Inspiration, work in progress|35 Comments

Hi there!  If you can answer yes to any one of these, you are an addict! Your grayest day is suddenly great, when you receive fabric in the mail. You regularly entertain the thought of getting a wholesale account with one or more fabric manufacturers. You follow (stalk) designer blogs, and talk with friends about [...]

19 10, 2010

Out My Window

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:47+00:00 October 19th, 2010|Inspiration|17 Comments

Goodness, I love the colors of fall!  About a month ago the mountains were bright red, unfortunately I didn't get good pictures of those.  However, I'm determined to capture the colors of fall here in our little valley!  I hope you enjoy the slideshow. Amy PS - I'm amazed by how many of you are [...]

10 08, 2010

New Book

By | 2018-05-15T22:14:53+00:00 August 10th, 2010|Inspiration|8 Comments

Hi there!  I spent the morning wondering around blogs and cleaning up the house, and a few other must do chores around the house.  I have to say I love my "next" button!  I get overwhelmed when I go to my reader, but when I hit "next" it just takes me where there's a new [...]

5 08, 2010

Flickr Favorites

By | 2018-05-15T22:14:52+00:00 August 5th, 2010|Inspiration|6 Comments

Trolling Flickr, and my contacts uploads is a great source of inspiration.  Just look -  1. My mystery quilt along quilt top, 2. Kona Cotton + Moda Cross Weave, 3. Paper Bag Challenge: the final pillow, 4. M enjoying her quilt, 5. Hexagon Charm Quilt :: Progress, 6. In the garden, 7. SewConnected Quilt, 8. [...]

17 06, 2010

Rainy Day = Library Day!

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:52+00:00 June 17th, 2010|Inspiration|12 Comments

and the library books were due back :)  The kids all love books and being able to claim books as their own for three weeks is a treat!  After they finished finding what they wanted, I took a few minutes to look beyond the usual racks.  I did check out the quilting section still but [...]

28 04, 2010

Little Things

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:55+00:00 April 28th, 2010|Inspiration, Me|19 Comments

It's the little things that make me happy most days.  Like the five minutes that all four kids get along each day, or a empty kitchen sink (it's not right now). Or the little tulips gathered from the yard.And inspiration for, yet another quilt.I just love the colors in this couples photographs!  They have a [...]

13 04, 2010

This is a little embarrassing –

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:56+00:00 April 13th, 2010|Inspiration|20 Comments

While working frantically to finish my quilts for my book, I kinda let stuff go.  Understandable, right?  Well here's the aftermath --After finishing a quilt top, all the extras went in the tub, when I got a quilt back from Natalia, the excess batting and backing, went in the tub.  And then the extra binding, [...]

31 03, 2010

Inspiration: Solid Quilts

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:57+00:00 March 31st, 2010|Inspiration|24 Comments

I think you all know that I love color, and solid fabrics can be so pretty all on their own!  Today I have a mosaic of inspiration for you:1. city green, 2. Abstract squares, 3. Bar Code Quilt, 4. Habitat Quilt, 5. Solids quilt, 6. The TempestCreated with fd's Flickr ToysI have a quilt planned [...]

18 02, 2010


By | 2017-11-17T09:14:41+00:00 February 18th, 2010|Inspiration|51 Comments

I love color!  I've drooled over solids from time to time, admiring the variety of tones within one color group.   I convinced myself decided to purchase a color card for the Kona Cottons, after spending far too long deliberating the "perfect" color.  Faster decisions for me!  I've enjoyed admiring the board, imagining what I will [...]

1 02, 2010

Fresh for February

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:46+00:00 February 1st, 2010|Inspiration|20 Comments

I spent a bit of time going through my flickr contacts and groups in my reader over the weekend.  (Probably 1500 images!)  A few favorites jumped out at me and I thought I would share --   1. Color Wheel Mini Quilt, 2. DQS8 #1 "Think Spring", 3. Turquoise Circles Quilt Front by Peppermint Pinwheels, 4. [...]