What a year 2018 has been! From a new family member to uncertainty about the future, it’s been a wild ride. Be nice, 2019? January In January, we went to the circus, I put together the top of a t-shirt quilt, started doing some pink laundry, and played with tractors. I also started cleaning out… Continue reading 2018: A photo year in review
Have you ever sewed something (or made something if you don’t sew) that had so many new parts to it that it was super intimidating? I totally just rewrote that sentence so I didn’t have to use the word “sewer”. I was listening to a podcast about sewing the other day and they were talking… Continue reading Christmas sewing- lots of firsts!
I often get my inspiration for a quilt from things I see in the world around me. Morocco, with its ornate doorways, colorful tiles, and saturated colors was a wealth of inspiration. I mean, come on door! I’m not sharing my trip today, but I am sharing the pictures that have inspired me to make… Continue reading Quilt inspiration from Morocco
Today I would like to introduce to you the newest member of our family, Nora Juliene. (Yeah, rookie mistake. Always take pictures of a cute outfit immediately after putting it on. Please ignore the spit-up.) She was born Tuesday, March 27th, at 7:12 am, weighing 7 lb 3 oz. I went in Monday morning for… Continue reading Introducing…
I mentioned on Monday that it was snowing. It was really just a dusting. I was seeing pictures of the snow people were getting on the base (about half an hour away) and I was a little jealous. They had enough to make tiny snowmen and it was actually covering the grass. My snow, such… Continue reading An Italian snow day
I mentioned on Friday that my goal for the last few days was to put together the top of my friend’s t-shirt quilt. I got burned out on it a year ago when my sewing machine died while working on it. So the pile of squares has been sitting there waiting patiently to be sewn… Continue reading Another t-shirt quilt
Guess what! I did a thing! That’s right, that is the final Summer Sampler block, the orange-yellow Saddle Star. For a 6″ block that was traditionally pieced, this one about broke my brain. I kept sewing things on backwards or upside down. I had to do the center part 3 times before I got it… Continue reading Summer Sampler blocks