18 10, 2016

6 things to do when your creativity is on vacation!

By |2020-04-20T15:39:00-06:00October 18th, 2016|Inspiration, Sewing Tips!|10 Comments

Being creative is a skill that we cultivate as we use our creativity on a daily basis, the ebb and flow of the creative muse will always be a factor as we create.  Some days are harder than others, and I have listed six different ways to reignite my creativity and find inspiration when I need [...]

3 04, 2012

Festival of Half Square Triangles

By |2020-04-20T15:38:57-06:00April 3rd, 2012|Inspiration|7 Comments

It's my stop on the festival tour!  If you haven't stopped by Megan's yet, be sure to get all the details, including prizes, here.  There's a line up of great bloggers sharing loads of inspiration over the next two weeks, follow along to jump start your next project! I shared my new pillow, a little [...]

3 01, 2012

My Blogger’s Choice Bundle

By |2017-02-06T09:18:27-07:00January 3rd, 2012|Inspiration|8 Comments

I was pleasantly surprised to receive an email from Kimberly at the Fat Quarter Shop over the summer, asking me to participate in their Blogger's Choice Bundle program.  Thanks Kimberly!  In August, January felt so far away, I thought I would have plenty of time to develop a pattern for my bundle...nope!  Never happened, but it will, [...]

1 09, 2011

You Might be a Fabric Stash-er…

By |2018-08-29T20:05:47-06:00September 1st, 2011|Inspiration|37 Comments

If - 1 - You tend to stalk your favorite stores for new fabric groups. 2 - You always have fabric sitting in a shopping cart, (or two!). 3 - You purchase fabric, before making plans to use it. 4 - You squeal with delight over a stuffed mailer in your mailbox. Sound familiar?  My stash is [...]

31 05, 2011

My Wonderland

By |2017-02-06T09:18:36-07:00May 31st, 2011|Inspiration, work in progress|14 Comments

I've had this little collection of Wonderland for a couple of years now. I've had an idea for a while now, but yesterday in the shower it all clicked, and now I KNOW exactly what I want to do. Be on the lookout for progress here in the next few weeks - I'm excited to [...]

23 03, 2011

Hexagons

By |2017-02-06T09:18:39-07:00March 23rd, 2011|Inspiration|25 Comments

Piles of them!  And I have no definite plans yet, just the simple love of hand sewing. Originally I purchased 1 1/4" templates, based on my quick twitter research, but as I started cutting scraps, I cut 2" instead of 3" squares...so!  I decided to buy the 3/4" templates as well.  I had cut a [...]

22 03, 2011

Links for you —

By |2018-03-26T09:26:07-06:00March 22nd, 2011|Inspiration|5 Comments

A few things have come through my email, and I wanted to share! Last winter a group of quilters raised and donated over $5000 to World Vision.  We are gathering once again to raise funds for Japan via Mercy Corps - check out Modern Relief for details and grab a button for your blog! Accuquilt [...]

10 03, 2011

Coming Soon

By |2020-01-07T21:43:27-07:00March 10th, 2011|Inspiration|18 Comments

I went to visit my local quilt shop the other day, and walked out with a pretty stack of Love Birds, to make a sample quilt. I'm making the cover quilt from my book, so that they can make kits for upcoming classes (taught by me!) and quilt shows. I'm having fun reading all your [...]

8 12, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions & a Deadline

By |2017-02-06T09:18:45-07:00December 8th, 2010|Inspiration|13 Comments

First, thank you all for your kind comments about my quilt!  I love it too, and I'm so excited for it to loved, and used!  I had hopes of replying to your emails individually but my day yesterday was crazy full.  Thank you, thank you! My deadline is completely self-imposed, especially by my own procrastination, regardless it [...]

21 10, 2010

5 Ways to Know if You Are a Fabric Addict

By |2017-02-06T09:18:47-07:00October 21st, 2010|Inspiration, work in progress|35 Comments

Hi there!  If you can answer yes to any one of these, you are an addict! Your grayest day is suddenly great, when you receive fabric in the mail. You regularly entertain the thought of getting a wholesale account with one or more fabric manufacturers. You follow (stalk) designer blogs, and talk with friends about [...]