20 08, 2009

Getting There

By | August 20th, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap, work in progress|24 Comments

Hi there! Just a quick post to check in with all of you. This has been one of those weeks - you know the kind. When nothing is normal, and finding motivation is a challenge. Little Sophia seems to have a flu bug, and is currently asleep on the couch. I'm praying that it doesn't [...]

18 08, 2009

A To Do List & Drama

By | August 18th, 2009|My kids, work in progress|24 Comments

Hi there! Thanks for taking the time to complete the survey - lots of great info there, and it is helping to get me even more excited for the Fall Quilt Festival! If you haven't done it yet - I would love to have your input too!Our weekend was a little dramatic - on Sunday [...]

14 08, 2009

The Quilted Quilt

By | August 14th, 2009|finished quilt, quilt-along, work in progress|61 Comments

Usually I wait until I have bound and washed a quilt to post, but this quilting was so inspired and I love it! I had actually thought I would be selling this quilt, as my girls are no longer babies (and I'm not having more!). BUT, Sophia claimed it, we "tried it on" her, and [...]

11 08, 2009

The Quilting Process

By | August 11th, 2009|work in progress|17 Comments

For me, I like to try things that may be a little unexpected. Go with the flow to a point, but then add my individual point of view that makes it my own. What about you?I've been quilting my zig-zag quilt - and I love it so far! Of course there's a twist, but I'm [...]

5 08, 2009

Zig-Zag Quilt Top

By | August 5th, 2009|work in progress|54 Comments

Hi there! Did you miss me? I'm still here, I needed to catch up on a few things and I wanted to finish my zig-zag to show you!I like this one a lot - super girlie and really fun! I did learn a few things making this one, when working with half-square triangles (hst's) I [...]

12 07, 2009

Quilted!!

By | July 12th, 2009|quilt-along, work in progress|24 Comments

4 1/2 spools of thread9 bobbins3 quilting needles6 hours of quilting time (roughly)It's done!! I am so excited, and proud to have this accomplishment under my belt. I will probably never do it again - but I am happy to have quilted this "monster quilt" myself :) I'll show you more of the quilting once [...]

18 05, 2009

What are you working on?

By | May 18th, 2009|work in progress|13 Comments

After a week full of everything but sewing, I'm ready to relax with my sewing machine! We had a great visit with my parents, the girls were especially sad to see them go, but promises of phone calls and more visits have helped. Yesterday Joe had a day off finally - and we headed for [...]

1 05, 2009

Simplicity

By | May 1st, 2009|work in progress|35 Comments

I've been working on a simple project, and finished the top up last night. I love that this is another project straight from my sketchbook - I also love the Wonderland fabrics! So fun and bright :)I need to get some batting for it, hopefully today, and I think the quilting will really make this [...]

9 04, 2009

DQS6 Sneak Peek

By | April 9th, 2009|Doll Quilt Swap, work in progress|23 Comments

This week of Spring Break has been great! No schedule, except for Owen's naps - don't want to mess that up :) We started the week with sunshine, however yesterday and today have been WINDY and rainy. Just as well, the colds have been going around with the kiddos - Owen and Emmalie are really [...]

24 03, 2009

Have you noticed?

By | March 24th, 2009|My kids, work in progress|11 Comments

There's a huge blog party going on! The ladies at 5 minutes for mom are hosting and over 700 bloggers are participating so far. There's tons of giveaways and fun stuff going on. If you came from over there - Welcome!A couple of my favorite posts about my kids are :MommyhoodIt Smells so Goooood in [...]

6 01, 2009

My Scrappy Solution

By | January 6th, 2009|work in progress|34 Comments

I stalled out on this quilt around the holidays, but I am so excited to have gotten the top completed!The body of the quilt is all scraps from this win, and I purchased the cream with a little brown flecking for the corners. I wanted something to tie it together but not quite solid, and [...]