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How I love toys!

Design Board!

So after the fail of my first design wall – yup still licking those wounds, and getting tired of the washi tape – works if you’re not planning to move anything for a while, but not when you want to play around with placement – if you look close you can see the wounds that the […]

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A little Quilt Therapy. . .

I just read that Sarah is need of a little quilty love – pass it on  🙂 Sarah Fielke – The Last Piece

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got it, got it, need it, got it. . .

. . .when I was a kid, we used to collect/trade hockey cards.  Some of my friends would have these photo albums filled with ’em – organized by team and/or colour 😉 often times multiple copies grouped together in the photo folder or with an elastic band. One boy who even suggested we get married and then […]

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momma got a new toy. . .

contrary to popular belief, I do not have more money than sense. . .I just LURVE gadgets. . .yup, that’s the nerd in me (and the rumour that I can quote every line from Ghostbusters. . .mmm. . .yup, a little Monty Python too *heavy sigh*) So I got it in my head that I would’t want […]

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this whole getting old thing. . .

. . .really stinks! 😉 cheap readers from Target. . .

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Derailed hexi creation. . .

You may ask, what could possibly derail the creation of hexies, here at hexi creation central? 🙂 a simple nail trimming. . .I noticed while I was stitching, that to save my finger from the occasional jab of the needle, I was using the tip of my nail. With the little ones, I don’t keep […]

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inspiration and awe

aka Hearts, Green Tea & Sweet Beans. . . I credit two quilts with really giving me the buzz to give this quilting lark a good honest go: First and foremost, 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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nostepinde aka ball winder

. . .i know. . .i know. . .the lucky recipient of this for Christmas: should really not be treating herself. .  .but look. . . isnt she gorgeous?  and really, i did neeeeed one. . .i don’t have a ball winder, unless you count my thumb, forefinger, etc., and just look how pretty she […]

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

70’s Heinz ketchup commercial. . .anticipation! . . .enjoy 🙂 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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