Chit Chat

High Five for Friday 

Every week I share Five highlights from my week as a reminder to stay grateful for the big and small moments. Happy Friday! 1 – Family. It was so much fun to have Sam’s mother and sister visit us over the weekend, and Amelia loved all the company! 2 – Coffee. I finally had to… Continue reading High Five for Friday 

Book Chat

Book Chat: Sentimental Crafting

Who’s up for some impromptu book chat? I just read two crafting books with similar themes of sentimental sewing projects and can’t help but share! Both books feature cameo quilts, which is what set off the lightbulb to do a double review! Making something useful instead of storing sentimental things like fabric or artwork appeals… Continue reading Book Chat: Sentimental Crafting

Chit Chat

Meow Monday: Precious Pets

The cats don’t make it to the blog nearly as often as they used to, but I had to put together a special edition of Meow Monday for their latest adventure: modeling! They were featured in the “Precious Pets” column of our neighborhood magazine and I got a kick out of seeing them in print.… Continue reading Meow Monday: Precious Pets

Chit Chat

High Five for Friday!

Every week I share five highlights, as a recap and a reminder to stay grateful. This week is full of crafty things, just the way I like it! Happy Friday! 1 – SS Amelia Quilt. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for the ladies in my quilt guild, who worked together on this sweet quilt for Amelia.… Continue reading High Five for Friday!

Craft Chat

Sandy Orton Summer Sampler

Today is the last day of summer. Somehow another season has slipped by… can you believe that tomorrow is the first day of Fall already?! Since the first day of summer in June, I’ve been working on the Sandy Orton Summer Sampler. You can read more here about how I bought the four matching season… Continue reading Sandy Orton Summer Sampler

Craft Chat

Marcelle Medallion Workshop with Alexia Abegg

After the Paint Chip Challenge show & tell on Saturday, we were lucky to have Alexia Abegg share a trunk show of her fabric designs and patterns for Cotton + Steel and Green Bee Designs, plus a workshop to learn how to construct the center block of her Marcella Medallion quilt (& those infamous Y-seams!).… Continue reading Marcelle Medallion Workshop with Alexia Abegg

Craft Chat

Paint Chip Challenge: Finished!

Today I get to share my finish for the Music City MQG’s Paint Chip Challenge! The goal was to work outside our color comfort zones by using two randomly chosen colors. It was a challenge for sure, but a fun one! Ta da! But first, a recap. The rules: You must use your two chip… Continue reading Paint Chip Challenge: Finished!