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 [...]

2 02, 2009

Secret Project

By |February 2nd, 2009|work in progress|14 Comments

My football diversion for yesterday was these little piles . . . but that's all I'm going to tell you! Until a later date :)Blessings ~ Amy

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 [...]

10 12, 2008

For the Dolls :)

By |December 10th, 2008|work in progress|10 Comments

I managed to get these quilted tonight. Fun and fast little doll quilts, these will be wrapped up and under the tree for our girls. Can you guess which one is for which of the girls? Ella, Emmalie and Sophia have numerous dollies, we even weeded out a few last month, they were happy to [...]