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Projects to make our home a little more homey

Magnum Block

hmmm. . .I know. . .supposed to be crocheting. . . I have a deadline. . . ย ๐Ÿ˜‰  

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solved with crochet!

A bunch of the sewing blogs have lit a fire under my behind. ย I have these ottomans that I purchased about 6 years ago that are starting to look rough around the edges, but I’m not ready to give them up. They’re a perfect size, you can group them together or place one at each […]

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almost. . .

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hmmm. . .

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virtual arm

So my virtual arm got twisted and I joined one more last BOM. . .I get now how slippery this slope truly is ๐Ÿ˜‰ I’m doing the Skill Builder BOM from Alyssa over at Pile of Fabric. And will be using (I am really looking forward to this one) my stash of City Block by […]

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inspiration and awe

aka Hearts, Green Tea & Sweet Beans. . .ย I credit two quilts with really giving me the buzz to give this quilting lark a good honest go: First and foremost,ย Romance at the Cabin by Linda Rotz Miller   and Green Tea and Sweet Beans by Jen Kingwell: When I first saw versions of the second […]

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Suess for the Birthday Boy

One more quilty project with aย March 1stย deadline. ย My little man turns 1 on the first of March and I would like this to be his present. . . When I found this Seuss quilt and thought it would be fun and wanted to make a few changes: ย 1. add a Minky backing 2. No binding, […]

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in a word? Fiddly

Smoked through the basting. . .then it was easy peasy linking one hexie to another. Now the joining of two rows. . .hmmm. . .might take a little longer than previously expected ๐Ÿ˜‰ But then you can get into a kind of get into a swing. . .and before you know it

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fruitful nap time. . .aka. . .momma’s got a design wall!

my two year old has phased out of having naps (insert heavy sigh), but our little man is all over the afternoon snooze, usually konking out for a good two hours! my daughter and i manage to do a little crafts, read a little, have a nummy snack. . .well today she was caught up […]

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Calling all children of the 70’s, we know what anticipation means, eh?

70’s Heinz ketchup commercial. . .anticipation! . . .enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚ wasn’t that hilarious, a little memory from my childhood. But that’s exactly how I feel right now, I have a confession – I started a blog about sewing, right after I killed my sewing machine. . . It was nothing fancy, it was the machine […]

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