Chit Chat

High Five for Friday

Happy Friday! I’ve been sharing five highlights of my week for five years, and no matter how small the moments may be, they remind me to stay grateful. 1 – Shop Hop. Putting a list of priorities together helped me stay focused at this year’s Quilt Shop Hop, AND it got me excited to make… Continue reading High Five for Friday

Craft Chat

Paint Chip Challenge: Fabric Pull

The Music City MQG is doing another fun project this summer: a Paint Chip Challenge! The goal is to design a mini quilt outside our color comfort zone by using two randomly chosen colors.   Here are the rules (paraphrased from Instagram): You must use your two chip colors (prints are allowed as long as… Continue reading Paint Chip Challenge: Fabric Pull

Craft Chat

WIP Wednesday

Another weekly update on my current Works in Progress 🙂 Sandy Orton Summer Sampler Once all the background gold was done, I finally got to add some other colors! Even though this pattern was intimidating to start, it’s so satisfying to see it come together bit by bit, especially when different shades of the same… Continue reading WIP Wednesday

Chit Chat

3rd Annual Quilt Shop Hop

My favorite guild meeting is the annual Shop Hop, and this year did not disappoint! I’ve been on a fabric fast for the past few months in preparation… and the wait was worth it. The itinerary included four quilt shops in the area which ran special discounts for our group, and (as usual) it was… Continue reading 3rd Annual Quilt Shop Hop

Book Chat

Book Chat: Of Cats and Men

It’s Monday morning, let’s get into some book chat! Next up… Of Cats and Men: Profiles of History’s Great Cat-Loving Artists, Writers, Thinkers, and Statesmen, by Sam Kalda “My relationship with cats has saved me from a deadly, pervasive ignorance.” — William S. Burroughs Start date: 7/16/2017 Finish date: 7/17/2017 Genre: Nonfiction Format: Hardcover Source: Blogging for Books 3… Continue reading Book Chat: Of Cats and Men

Chit Chat

High Five for Friday

Happy Friday! Each week I choose five highlights to celebrate the big and small moments.  1 – 9 months! Saying goodbye (or goodnight?) to the 8-month sleep regression has been the best part of this milestone! 2 – Crib Skirt Refresh. The only thing I got super weird about during the “nesting” phase of pregnancy… Continue reading High Five for Friday

Book Chat

TBT: Bookshelf Organization

Last weekend I reorganized my bookshelves. Again! They’ve been in rainbow color order since we moved into the new house, but after a recent purge there were large chunks of empty spaces and instead of shifting everything back into ROY G BIV order, I decided to rearrange. I was tired of having all the series… Continue reading TBT: Bookshelf Organization