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
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
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress! Happy Birthday Cross Stitch I didn’t have much time to stitch over the weekend since we had visitors, but hopefully I’ll meet the deadline… Amelia’s birthday! … And that’s about it!
We had a quick but fun visit with Amelia’s grandmother and aunt over the weekend when they drove up from Mississippi. We stuck close to home, but even that is entertaining with a baby who is always on the go, go, go. Photo dump ahead! Happy Tuesday… Continue reading Tennessee Tidbits
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
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!
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
Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress! Happy Birthday Cross Stitch I have quite a few new patterns I’d like to work on, but I can only do one at a time! So after I finished a couple projects over the weekend (the Paint Chip Challenge banner and the Sandy Orton Summer Sampler),… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
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
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!