Wednesday, September 30, 2009

2009 Projects ~ Mommy & Me Christmas Rag Purses

Mommy & Me isn't always for Little Girls :)
This set is for a customer & her mom who are both BIG into Christmas.

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

2009 Projects ~ Princess Lap Quilt

I try to live by the addage that "there is always time for what's important."

I haven't had many finished projects in the last couple months due to quilt shows, but I quilted this yard of Disney Princess fabric for our local Children's Center.

It felt good to free motion again & I just love this varigated thread. I am working through my second cone this year. It just seems to work with almost every project I pick up.

It has been nice to dive back into the fabric pile!

I use Warm & Natural cotton blend batting. Doesn't it give an awesome soft & antique look to the quilt once it's washed?

Friday, September 25, 2009

Fabulous Fall Giveaway

I have always heard that time goes faster the older you get, and I believe it. But here we are in my favorite season of the year, Fabulous Fall!

To show my appreciation for all my blog readers for sticking with me during my sporatic posting of late, I am offering this panel as a giveaway.
This panel is designed by Deb Strain for Moda. It's really pretty, in rich fall tones. More pics -click here.

So, I want to make entering easy!

If you are an Etsian, please heart my store (no I am not going to check)

If you hang out on Twitter, let's chat there too! Follow me (no I am not going to check)

And make sure you add me to your follow list in blogger too! (button on the right) (no I am not going to check)

So, in other words, let's keep in touch! Just leave me a message on this post for a chance to win!
I'll draw a winner on October 10th!

Thursday, September 24, 2009

New Shelving for more great fabrics!

I am so stoked about my new shelves. MAINLY because I built them myself and because I used only 1 new board ($3.75), the rest of my supplies were on hand, reclaimed, repurposed UPcycled!

Check out all the new fleece & flannel too *wink*

Monday, September 14, 2009

New Fabrics in the Etsy Store

This afternoon was a great time to list some new fabrics on Etsy! Many (many) more to come, but check out these cute Buck A Roo Prints, Disney Cars, feminine florals, and even a crackle marble print!
Here's a sample! Click a pic to go to the listing!

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

2009 Projects~ Bluetick Bee BOM Top done

I have finished my demo quilt top for our Bee BOM (block of the month). We went with a pretty easy 9 patch pattern, but the quilt is pretty stunning once together.

I used 3 fabrics from moda's Odelia line in this one. I have been eyeing this fabric for over a year & just working up the gumption to take it for a spin. :)

Monday, September 7, 2009

Quilt Show of the Little Mountains, Monticello KY

The beautiful rolling hills of Tennessee & Kentucky were a great way to start each day on my way to the Quilt Show of the Little Mountains in Monticello last weekend.

I had a great time at the show. Met lots of warm & wonderful people and had the privilege of seeing some great creations. They even had FOUR whole cloth handquilted quilts entered for judging that I was able to ooh & ahhh over!

Here are some of the quilts (click the pics to see enlarged pic in new window) :

This quilt was voted "Viewer's Choice" which is the Best in Show award

(For us selvage lovers!)

These Cross Stitch quilts are like what my Grandma used to make .

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Treasury for Tuesday!

Check out these great items for fall from the Quiltsy Team of Etsy fame!