This year I participated in my first-ever round robin, and it was definitely a creative challenge, but it kept me sewing! The idea is fun: start with a square or strip for the center, then pass it around a group of quilters, each adding to it (borders or blocks or whatever they want) before passing… Continue reading Round Robin Quilt: Final Round
The holiday season is officially here, and we’ll be driving to see our Mississippi family for Thanksgiving later this week. I love this time of year, but already it feels so rushed. I’ve been making lists at double speed lately, and there were plenty of things on the list to get done over the weekend,… Continue reading Nashville City Sights: Radnor Lake
Happy Friday! I’m going to try something new this week and see if I like it enough to continue the pattern – same five highlights from my week, but a simpler graphic, a new photo arrangement, and… only one phrase per item (I tried to do only one word but it was harder than I… Continue reading High Five for Friday
It seems like most people have skipped right over Thanksgiving this year and straight into decking the halls. But even if you’re waiting for the first weekend of December like I am, Thanksgiving (& Black Friday!) is right around the corner. So if you’re starting to think about holiday shopping, here’s your friendly reminder to… Continue reading Shop Local!
During my blogging break, I actually did some crafting! Here’s my weekly update on my current Works in Progress. Sandy Orton Autumn Sampler Cross Stitch It may be November already, but I finally started on this Autumn sampler! This season is so busy that I don’t think I’ll make much progress before Winter is here,… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
I took a break from blogging for two weeks… but now I’m back! I really enjoyed the break, actually. … I was relieved not to have blogging on my “To Do” list every day (and night). Especially if Amelia didn’t nap. … During the time I would normally spend working on a blog post, I… Continue reading Real Life Recap
My little blog break was just what I needed to focus on something I’ve wanted to do for a long time: launch a side business! Introducing… (drum roll, please)… Lady Katie Stitchery! Whimsical needle minders for hand crafting enthusiasts! What’s a needle minder, you might ask? A needle minder is an essential tool for all… Continue reading Introducing: Lady Katie Stitchery!