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Quilting Fri Dec 15 2017 12:48:00 GMT+0000 (UTC)
WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- I love reading your comments so far….especially about your stitching buddies and how excited your all are about spending time together stitching!!! It is the best!!! Day 10- Our newest product…Pre-cut Pennies (Circles) in many siz
Hello and happy Friday! Today the twelfth and final block is being released for the Fat Quarter Shop Patchwork Quilt Along! I've finished up my group for this month and absolutely can't wait to start putting these blocks together!Sinc
 Hello Friends & Folk!and a happy Thursday eve to you all ~I mostly never post in the evening-time, but...I am over the moon excited to tell you how very well received our Stitcher's Tray has been ~ not only super-sales on E
Hi Everyone!  I am so excited to introduce to you my first ever designed ruler - the QuickMark Ruler! This has been in the works for a while, so I am happy to let you know that it is finally available.  I designed this ruler so that
I love reading your comments so far….especially about your stitching buddies and how excited your all are about spending time together stitching!!! It is the best!!! Day 10- Our newest product…Pre-cut Pennies (Circles) in many siz
 In November Grant asked me EVERY day when I would put the tree up so he could get out his Christmas train. Then he sort of forgot about it. He never really plays with trains anymore - hotwheels are the preferred toy these days.Two days ago
Article continues below this Ad (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I've been thinking about what I like to read about  and what I like to write about. I miss reading thoughtful articles at sites I follow. I miss writing them
Sadie and I got out for her first real walk post surgery for Mast Cell tumors yesterday.It was a slow walk around the neighborhood with loads of sniffing around time.Dont you sometimes wonder what is going through a dogs head as they sniff and sniff
While visiting friends, I was delighted with their Christmas table setting. They own a home right on the inter coastal waterway, so the big windows have a magnificent view of the water. Their Christmas decorations were very charming and the red and w
Fabric… Fabric… Fabric One never can have enough… Today’s post is about these cute little fabric bundles…these make the perfect stash builders, little gifts for that someone who does something special
When we were in Florida Jack and Sammi REALLY wanted to get airplants. We picked up a pair in Tarpon Springs and brought them home where the kids promptly ignored them. I stuck them in my kitchen window with the other plants.  I rinse them o
Panels often make a quick quilt. Adding borders and quilting can end up being a lovely gift.Case in point.Last month I saw this panel made up in my local quilt shop. It looked like something my DIL would like.Soooo.....I added a border and finished t
Whether you're making cookies & candy to give, swap or just enjoy all season long, we know you'll be making your favorites. What better time to whip up batch after batch than at Christmastime? You might want to consider doubling your recipes, esp
Im making progress on Jasons hexie quilt.I have quilted the center star, outlined by the row of white hexies..and am now up to the diamonds surrounding the star.This quilt is being quilted from the center out. Its a lot of quilt wrangling as the side
Happy Wednesday! I hope you are having a great week so far! I have a few in-progress photos to share of my final Christmas sewing project for this season. And I'm so, so happy with how this quilt is turning out!Last week I shared two of my Ch
Article continues below these Amazon Goodies Today is the day!!!  My 5th year of designing, writing  and hosting a Free Mystery Block of the Month (BOM).  If you are new to my sew alongs, read on to learn how this one works
Fabric… Fabric… Fabric One never can have enough… Today’s post is about these cute little fabric bundles…these make the perfect stash builders, little gifts for that someone who does something special
Have any of you seen this?I saw this book online and thought, 'how interesting a title' ~ then realized it was from Dottie Angel {someone I want to be when I grow up}.I love everything about this. the book. the look. the COLOR.yes I want to
I love sitting by the window when I fly. The sky is so entertaining.Outdoor WednesdaySkywatch Friday
Marley and her G.G. are sharing the big red heart quilt that Marley made.It was the highlight of our Show & Share in Roseburg, Oregon the last day of my 2017 teaching year.Marley is as proud as she could possibly be, and with every right to!
Hello and happy Tuesday! Thanks so much for your patience while I got the finishing instructions together for this year's mystery block of the month! I wanted to double and triple check my math :) While I haven't had time yet to start
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Today is the first day of our 12 day countdown to Christmas…whether you are shopping for yourself or for friends these will make great birthday gifts/ hostess gifts/ retreat gifts all at great prices!!! If you order right away each day you
My daughter makes this yummy dessert recipe. With the holidays very soon upon us, this is one recipe you will want to make. This is almost like a pumpkin pie cobbler. Try it warm from the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.Pumpkin Pie CakeIngredi
Hello Friends & Folk ~and a happy December Sunday to you all!I'm hankering to work on some more embroidery ~ and am taking a look back on my previous works...and here are a few snaps of what I'm working on now... not sure wh
Monday, December 11th!December is flying.I hope that as we swing deeper into the holiday hubbub you are able to carve out a few minutes each day for yourself even if you are just pressing and cutting in anticipation of sewing AFTER January arrives an
Happy Monday! Today I'm posting as part of the Fat Quarter Shop Cake Mix Quilt Book blog tour! This has been my first time sewing with a Cake Mix Recipe set; it's definitely an easy way to make a quilt!I'm making the Creme&amp
Article continues below this Ad (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); My good friend Lindsay Mayland has a darling pattern to use those 2.5" squares and asked me to join her tour to show how I used her tutorial! Lindsay writes at Happy
Today is the first day of our 12 day countdown to Christmas…whether you are shopping for yourself or for friends these will make great birthday gifts/ hostess gifts/ retreat gifts all at great prices!!! If you order right away each day you
Happy Spelling Bee Saturday everyone!If you are sewing along with us...We are on row three of the Alphabet Sampler!If you are just getting started...grab a copy HERE of Spelling BeeToday is Capital "H"And Lowercase "h""H" is for HELLO!...And
 Yes it's snowing!!yes it's beautiful ~yesI love it.although it is wintry outside,inside, it is cozy-warm!Today marks the last day of our Holiday Open House Weekhere in our little Needlework Shop on the farm ~we will be OPEN today f
Eventually even though the task seems impossible if we keep chipping away at it, we get there!One. Hexie. At. A. Time!I finished the second long side border, including the turn-the-corner units on my last flight. HOORAY!Someone asked how long Ive bee
Hello and happy Saturday! This month is sure flying by, isn't it?! I can't believe that there are just two weeks left before Christmas. I'm not ready yet, but I have lists and plans!I don't have photos to go along with
Article continues below this Ad (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); It's a GREAT Friday!!!  Two things today, another Fabulous Friday Giveaway, and my quilt is UP FOR AUCTION to benefit Make A Wish! For the last few years I'v
Warning!!! There is a giveaway at the end of this post…a good one too!!! Block 41 is my block this week!!! Pinwheel Star Click HERE to print the pattern. Block 41 is nice and easy…but I did notice one thing…the direction
We've talked about decorating for Christmas, but this year I wanted to add some Christmas cheer to our guest room.JoAnn's has this really cute fabric with a red truck carrying a Christmas tree in the bed. There are also quilts and puppies. What could
could there really be S N O Win the forecast? {fingers, toes, legs and eyes are crossed}but, if those flakes don't fall from the sky ~ I can still make it snow somehow!...with my needle, thread or hook and wool of course ;)here is a
Well.  Long time no posting, eh?  I have missed you.  I have missed quilting.  I have missed my sewing machine. I have been playing sherpa.One month ago, my DIL was admitted to the hospital with severe upper abdomi
Meet our fabulous nine-year-old Marley, the youngest quilter in my last quilting class of 2017!She was stitching along next to her grandmother, whom she affectionately calls G.G.When my own grandmother became a great-grandmother, she also became G.G.
Hello and happy Friday! Today I'm sharing the beginnings of a project...but not just any project! And actually I was going to wait until I was a little bit further along to share. But. It's. So. Very. Cute. Already! It's not s
Our eat in kitchen is very spacious and although not as formal as the dining room, we still enjoy setting a Christmas table.Home and Garden Thursday Tablescape Thursday Home Sweet Home Grace at Home
I was looking through some photos on my computer the other day and of course many of them were taken at the house we used to live in. Sometimes the memories of our years there make me smile and other times they make me sad. I miss so many things abou
Warning!!! There is a giveaway at the end of this post…a good one too!!! Block 41 is my block this week!!! Pinwheel Star Click HERE to print the pattern. Block 41 is nice and easy…but I did notice one thing…the direction
It's fun fabric day in my studio!  I should be sewing other things, but instead... I made ....  The Letter G for the Spelling Bee Sew Along!  I've been taking my time trying to decide the colors and fabrics for this quilt.
Ever-inspired by my surroundings...my paintbrush captures what I see and brings to life my farm-friends in caricature ~  this design will be our own personal Christmas card this year...a mix-up of our beloved Pinocchio and
Thank you for the honour, Venetta, I'm sure it comes as no surprise that I've chosen a Danish artist. Vilhelm Lundstrm (1893, Copenhagen 1950) was one of Denmark's most successful modernist painters. It wa
Click HERE for Printer-Friendly version.Oh, happy day!Its time for part 3!As we get closer and closer to the holidays, I hope you are able to find some time to stitch for yourself as you also take care of everything else in your busy world.I have hea
Hello and happy Thursday! First, thank you so much for the kind comments from yesterday about my scrappy Log Cabin quilt...I'll be sure to share it here as soon as it's quilted! When I dropped of the quilt the other day I was able to