23 11, 2011

What Kind of Shopper Are You?

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:29+00:00 November 23rd, 2011|Modern Basics|7 Comments

When holiday shopping do you --- frequent the Black Friday sales?  shop the week before Christmas? make all your gifts handmade? Or slowly gather gifts over the course of months? ----- I am kinda a collection of all these!  I always have the best intentions of starting early, making some and buying others as they [...]

10 11, 2011

Salt Lake Area – Quilt Retreat

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:30+00:00 November 10th, 2011|Modern Basics|4 Comments

For those of you that are local to the Salt Lake area - check out this fun retreat coming up this month!  I'll be sharing my quilts in a trunk show on Friday - you should come! ----- If you need some time away before the rush of the Holidays to work and finish your [...]

5 09, 2011

Modern Basics Trunk Show

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:31+00:00 September 5th, 2011|Modern Basics|2 Comments

Hi there!  I hope you all had a great weekend, and an extra day off for many of you!  It's been a nice weekend here - no sewing though.  Maybe next week! I wanted to share about where YOU can see my quilts this month: Country Stitches in Lansing, Michigan has 5 quilts from Modern [...]

8 06, 2011

Modern Basics – Back in Stock!

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:35+00:00 June 8th, 2011|Modern Basics|9 Comments

Hi friends!  Modern Basics is back in stock and you can get your autographed copy, right here via paypal. About Modern Basics: Love the idea of quilting but limited by time and resources? Oh, and the fact that you barely know how to sew? Here’s the answer! With bright, modern prints and simple patterns, Amy [...]

4 05, 2011

More Preparations for Quilt Market

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:37+00:00 May 4th, 2011|Modern Basics, sewing|13 Comments

In preparing for my first Market experience, and promoting Modern Basics, I've got a few things to get together this week! Monday afternoon I picked up my quilts that had been hanging at Seasons of Home last month.  Then yesterday I added all the labels and sewed two sleeves, for the quilt that will be [...]

3 05, 2011

Six thousand, five hundred, and fifty-one!

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:37+00:00 May 3rd, 2011|Modern Basics|28 Comments

What does that number mean? The number of times, I tell my kids to stop running in the house each week? Or The number of times I leave my house over the course of the month, as I go to and from school? Nope! It's the number of copies of my book that sold in [...]

11 04, 2011

Trunk Show Weekend & a Winner!

By | 2017-02-06T09:18:39+00:00 April 11th, 2011|Modern Basics|17 Comments

Hi there!  I hope you all had a great weekend, with spring break this week, ours has been very relaxed! Saturday afternoon, I spent at Seasons of Home, meeting and chatting with fellow quilters, and fabric lovers.  It was fun! Natalia took a few pictures for us: I'm talking in all these, so my expressions [...]

5 04, 2011

Trunk Show & Book Signing – This Saturday

By | 2017-03-05T18:20:47+00:00 April 5th, 2011|Modern Basics|8 Comments

Need an outing this weekend? This Saturday,  my local quilt shop is hosting an open house and book signing event!  You should come, I would love to meet you in person! I was at the shop yesterday and was able to see my quilts hanging - they are so cheery.  I will have all of [...]