31 05, 2009


By |May 31st, 2009|random|14 Comments

Since the Quilt Festival I have made lots of new friends - so fun! One in particular is Kelly. She is a shop owner and quilter - and recently asked friends of her blog send in pictures of quilts, and the story to go with it, to post on her blog. Here is my entry [...]

12 05, 2009

Check, Check!

By |May 12th, 2009|finished project, random|31 Comments

That's me getting stuff done! I opted to do the sewing and then focus on the nitty gritty :)For my Ella girl:Tutorial found here. I'm sure I didn't do it just like the tute, I printed the pdf and went for it - next time I may go have it blown up a bit :)A [...]

11 04, 2009

Would you . . . .

By |April 11th, 2009|random|13 Comments

participate in a blog event that featured your favorite quilt, with the opportunity for prizes?I had a random thought which I am quite sure could become a reality, just thought I would gauge your responses here :)I pray that you are blessed in God's grace this Easter weekend.Amy

9 03, 2009

Catching up

By |March 9th, 2009|random|5 Comments

I'm so glad that so many of you love being moms too! I am so blessed to have my little ones in my life - and to be home with them. I do know that there's times when I would love to escape to a deserted island! Just every once in a while :)It seems [...]

2 03, 2009

Moody Monday

By |March 2nd, 2009|random|11 Comments

Not me - thank goodness! The skies. Even though we have a serious winter here - it is mostly sunny, not too much of these overcast days. A good trade off in my opinion :) Time to get my bloggy butt in gear - I can't believe I haven't posted in a week!Most of the [...]

5 02, 2009

Confession of a Quilter

By |February 5th, 2009|a Notion or Two, random|23 Comments

I have never made a log cabin block. Never - of any sort! This is one of the most basic quilting blocks I have yet to make. I browsed through flickr and found a few extraordinary examples of how amazing these blocks can be. 1. I found a quilt top today!, 2. my new log [...]

21 01, 2009

Have you seen this!?

By |January 21st, 2009|random|15 Comments

It's on my calendar for tomorrow! I googled it to see if I could find an explanation. Nothing. Then I looked to see the artist name again - just in case. . . Susan Branch. Looks like she's a quilter too! She even has some free patterns on her site. So if you happen to [...]

18 01, 2009

6 Takes

By |January 18th, 2009|random|9 Comments

There's been a couple of items that I have intended to post about - and have forgotten or run out of time. . . so here's a few quick takes to keep us current :) And a few links too!~ A week or so ago Jacquie introduced a new project - Project Improv. I jumped [...]

17 11, 2008

A Full Weekend

By |November 17th, 2008|random, work in progress|7 Comments

In a nutshell . . .~Dinner at friends' house, playing games, and letting our kids run a little wild.~ Sewing with scraps~ Owen figured out how to put olives on his fingers - all by himself, and it was his first time eating them.~ Cleaning/picking up the house. Multiple loads of laundry and dishes in [...]

31 10, 2008


By |October 31st, 2008|My kids, random, work in progress|5 Comments

Thank you all for such nice and wonderful comments about my Olive Rose quilt! I love it, in fact my mom loves it too! Today is her birthday and I managed to surprise her with the quilt. She called me up last night delighted by the package in the mail, it has a new home [...]

14 10, 2008


By |October 14th, 2008|random|13 Comments

I've told you that I read lots of blogs - right!? I love to visit the bloggers that visit here especially :) it's so fun to have a social life like this! Otherwise I would be really, really isolated. I always comment, especially when I see a giveaway and . . .I won Kristina's giveaway [...]

13 10, 2008

My Week : To Do

By |October 13th, 2008|random|7 Comments

I hope that you had a great weekend! We were forced to slow down a bit with frigid temperatures and a couple of stuffy noses, bit I like that pace. I finished up my custom bracelet order (I will ask Mendy, if I can show pictures), and almost completed the roman shade for my friend. [...]