I’ve never participated in a round robin quilt before, but 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), and passing it on to the next person each month, until it makes… Continue reading Round Robin Quilt: Round 1
Happy Friday! Every Friday I share five highlights of my week – both as a recap and a reminder to stay grateful. 1 – Valentines. Our low-key V Day involved pizza, Jeni’s ice cream, and lots of Amelia kisses this year. I love my funny valentines! 2 – Digital Frame. Technically a Christmas present, this… Continue reading High Five for Friday!
A tiny finish today: The Bee Keeper is done! I’m trying to work through some of the patterns I’ve accumulated and this little one seemed like a great start. It’s pretty small at 2.7″ x 2.5″ and a fun stitch! I don’t have any finishing plans yet, so it goes into the (growing) pile of… Continue reading The Bee Keeper Cross Stitch
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress 🙂 Drinks All Around Cross Stitch A new start! This is a retired pattern from Frosted Pumpkin Stitchery that I’ve been sitting on for a while. All the floss and fabric was already kitted, so I finally got started. The kawaii drinks are too cute! Iced… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
Happy Valentine’s Day! Today I’m sharing my reading log from January because… I love books? Actually, more like I got off track after a week out of town and other life stuff, so I’m finally getting this post done… halfway through February. Moving on! After the busy-ness of the holidays and the glow of New Year… Continue reading January 2017 Reading Log
Amelia is 4 months old! I keep a journal to write monthly letters to Amelia, and of course I need to dump some photos and memories here as well. Four Months Likes: bouncing (especially on your knees or airplane lift off), putting everything in her mouth, crinkly paper, teething toys, sitting on someone’s lap during… Continue reading Four Months with Amelia
Happy Friday! Every week I share five highlights, both as a recap and a reminder to stay grateful for the little things. 1 – Start. It felt good to get back to the sewing machine this week to start on a Round Robin quilt for my guild. Thanks for weighing in on the poll! I… Continue reading High Five for Friday!