4 03, 2010

All in the Details

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:42+00:00 March 4th, 2010|random|41 Comments

As I write, it is 12:30, I should be in bed!  But I'm getting details together.  I likened writing a book to planning a wedding, to Natalia the other day.  So many little details that will never be perfect, but the day comes and you go through with the plans.  I'm so thankful for editors [...]

25 02, 2010

My Immediate Future —

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:41+00:00 February 25th, 2010|My kids, random|55 Comments

Lots and lots of inches/feet/yards of bindings!  I like to roll my binding on a ruler like Natalia, and then I've learned I can wear it like a bracelet while attaching it to my quilt top.  This keeps it from getting twisted, or tangled.Here's a tip for you --I sew my strips together this way. [...]

23 02, 2010

Question For Quilters

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:41+00:00 February 23rd, 2010|random|69 Comments

I have a boring post today - BUT I would love for you to answer a question for me!As a quilter, is there anything you have learned, that you wish someone had told you?I asked this question on twitter and had some great responses, and would love to have your input too :)I need to [...]

20 02, 2010

Happy Day!

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:41+00:00 February 20th, 2010|random|43 Comments

Knowing that you all will be excited for me - I have to share!! I got a laptop!  Just for me :)I feel official now. Hope you are having a great day~Amy---------------------------------------------------Next steps:Subscribe to parkcitygirlShop with AmyEmail me

16 02, 2010


By | 2017-11-17T09:14:40+00:00 February 16th, 2010|random, SewConnected|19 Comments

SewConnected has been the such a great experience!  I love swapping blocks with other quilters, and pushing my creativity.  December was our final month, I'm just a month and a half late!  Thankfully Audrey is not in a hurry, and she loves the block :)I've stepped back from swaps for now, waiting to see how [...]

11 02, 2010

Seven Items On My Mind

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:43+00:00 February 11th, 2010|random|29 Comments

I am always amazed how everyone comes out of the woodwork when fabric is up for grabs!   Glad to know I can get your attention - LOL :)  Thank you for all your comments, quite  a few of you have brought tears to my eyes, and reminded me of special moments.--> I have a [...]

2 02, 2010

Do you do this?

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:40+00:00 February 2nd, 2010|random, sewing|65 Comments

I have to wear slippers or some sort of shoe around the house.  Usually not the same one I've been wearing outside, especially this time of year.   They help my back from hurting, as I am on my feet non-stop, and keep my toes from freezing off!  I take off my right shoe when sewing, [...]

15 01, 2010

Hope for Haiti

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:44+00:00 January 15th, 2010|random|6 Comments

This week I'm pretty sure we all have been shocked and affected by the devastation in Haiti.  My friend from college wrote a great post that sums up a lot of my feelings - I highly encourage you to read Jaimie's post! Over on twitter I've seen a couple posts about crafthope and their response -If [...]

22 12, 2009

Fun Gift Idea for a Quilter!

By | 2018-02-04T16:00:31+00:00 December 22nd, 2009|random|7 Comments

Jenna sent me these fun socks!Aren't they great!? I think these would be great for any quilter to wear proudly. They are so soft and comfortable too! If you need a last minute gift idea for your quilter - I hope you are in the San Francisco area! The Sock Market is at Pier 39.I [...]

19 12, 2009

Home Spun Holiday

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:34+00:00 December 19th, 2009|random|11 Comments

My friend Natalia is hosting this fun event, and I've been trying to sit long enough to enter all week!Part of my issue is the usual messiness of our four busy kids, and I've not taken any pictures of our tree - until tonight. Just for you! You can see our stockings and tree skirt [...]

11 12, 2009

4 Ways to Stay Warm This Winter!

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:33+00:00 December 11th, 2009|Me, My kids, random|28 Comments

We have had a week of frigid temperatures, I'm not complaining really, but I have to stay warm! So here's a fun post for you --1 - Wear your warmest down jacket, over your second warmest down jacket, with a scarf from mom too.When we first moved here from Southern California, I needed the biggest [...]

30 11, 2009

Gift Ideas for Quilters

By | 2017-11-17T09:14:46+00:00 November 30th, 2009|random|22 Comments

I've got a nifty list of gift ides, dream products for quilters, and a few must have's too!OLFA Rotary Circle CutterLarge Self-Healing Cutting Mat -- Mine is on it's last leg!Instant Design WallSuper Satchel Thread Box10 Yards Moda Muslin Bleached WhiteGingher 8-Inch Shears -- I mostly use my rotary cutter, but having a great pair [...]