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Woodland Fox Knitting Pattern Review

04/06/2016 19:04:29 PM

I knitted this little fox a bit ago. I saw the pattern and just had to make it. The pattern is Woodland Fox by Susan B. Anderson. Sooo Cute! I love this little guy! He's going to go with a little baby quilt I'm making. (I'll show you that l ...

Early Bird/Night Owl Pillow Pattern Review

04/05/2016 23:01:00 PM

Recently, I had the opportunity to review a new pattern by Larissa Holland of mmmcrafts. (If you have never checked out her blog, you should. I love everything she does.) When she offered me this opportunity, I completely jumped all over it. ...

Sample Gibson Block Mid Century Modern Bee

04/05/2016 12:42:32 PM

Hi Everyone! Just a reminder that my palette of fabric is up for vote in the March Madness Mad for Solids Bracket competition over at Paint Brush Studio still today! Here is my palette-- You can read about my inspiration for the palette here. ...

Gibson Bundle for Paint Brush Studio March Madness

04/04/2016 18:05:06 PM

Hi Everyone! Well, today and tomorrow my bundle for Paint Brush Studios is up for vote! You may recall they are having a March Madness event, with brackets and voting for different color palettes. Read more about the event here. Here is the ...

Paint Brush Studio March Madness

03/31/2016 16:02:48 PM

I was recently asked to participate in a fun activity. Paint Brush Studios and Fabri-quilt, a new fabric company, is holding a March Madness event, where 16 folks were asked to choose a fabric palette of colors from their line of solids. The ...

Tilda's Sewing Kit House

03/28/2016 22:21:15 PM

I hope you all had a lovely Easter. It's the time of year for renewal and hope. I like that about this time of year. One way I give myself hope these days is to actually finish projects--so they aren't sitting on my cutting table, nagging me. ...

Mid-century Modern Bee Blocks

03/26/2016 18:51:29 PM

I am a member of a bee called the Mid-century Modern Bee. I love being in this bee, as there are some really talented gals in it with me. (I never quite feel worthy, to be honest.) You have to be at least 50 years old to be in the...

Economy Blocks for Modern Quilt Guild Meeting

03/25/2016 19:06:44 PM

We do an "on-line" activity every other month for my modern quilt guild meeting. We each make one or more blocks (if you want and if you have time) according to an assignment on our blog. We put them in a pile and have a drawing. The winner ...

Bunny Clutches--embroidery design review

03/24/2016 21:17:25 PM

Hi All! Whew! It's been a busy week! Sorry it has been so long since my last post. (Better than two years, though! LOL) Had a busy weekend of sewing, too! You know you're up for some serious productivity when you have both your sewing machines ...

Really Kinda Random

03/17/2016 18:20:44 PM

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Random factoid about me: I am 1/4 Irish, 1/4 German, 1/4 Norwegian, and 1/4 Czech. I got a nice smelling package in the mail today. Sweet Pea and I both have really dry skin, and so we switched from regular soaps to ...

Bonnie Hunter Cathedral Stars

03/16/2016 22:13:48 PM

Earlier this week, I had the great fortune to take a class from Bonnie Hunter. I have long admired her, her work, and her energy! She came to Kalamazoo for the Kalamazoo Log Cabin Quilter's Guild. I took her class on the quilt Cathedral Stars. ...

Tilda's Sewing Kit House

03/14/2016 21:35:08 PM

I was thinking I better blog again today so I can keep up the momentum! Thank you so much for your kind comments yesterday. I can't tell you how much it meant to me that you noticed I blogged and took the time to acknowledge it! It really helped ...

Hellooooo out there! Anyone home?

03/13/2016 22:10:09 PM

HI Everyone, I'm pretty embarrassed! It's been over two years since I made a blog post. Life has gotten the better of me lately. As many of you know, my role at the university changed. I became department chair, and then my colleague and I received ...

Madhuri Star Pillow for Lynn

11/26/2013 05:00:00 AM

Hello again, all! I wanted to talk about what I made for Lynn for our swap. Yesterday, I wrote about what she made for me. Today I'll show you what I made for her (click on any of the photos in this post to see them larger): Lynn told me... ...

Exchange with Lynn

11/25/2013 07:59:23 AM

Hi Everyone! No, I didn't fall off the face of the planet. I have just been sooooo busy. So much has happened in my life. Most good, some not so great (like the fact that I've been sick the last week and someone rear ended me really badly last ...

Love My Scarf Blog Tour--Giveaway Time!

08/26/2013 13:35:04 PM

HI Everyone! Thanks for stopping by today! I am so pleased and honored to be part of the Love My Scarf Blog Tour! If this is the first time you have visited my blog, thanks for coming by, and I hope you take a moment to look around a bit!.. ...

Really Kinda Random--Where has summer gone???!

08/22/2013 08:51:39 AM

Hello....(she said sheepishly) I know....I disappeared again. Here's the thing. It's been really busy. We've been traveling. I started my new role as department chair. I've been meeting up with blogger friends. We got a new puppy (more on that ...

Lavender Wands

07/09/2013 17:25:35 PM

I think I have told you that I have a "black thumb." But I have two things that I appear to be able to grow....roses and lavender. Last year, I planted two lavender bushes along my front sidewalk. I thought they would smell so nice when someone ...