We had a small unexpected hassle this week in our basement. With all the snow we’ve had and the warmer temperatures, a few days of snow melt, plus a day of heavy rain – we had some water seeping into the basement. There is a french drain down there, but to our dismay, the sump pump decided to quit working. Fortunately, we caught it before … Continue reading Life and Lemons
I look outside and all I see is a white blanket of snow and gray skies. We’ve all had a little bit more winter than we expected – but it is almost over and things are beginning to warm up. Outside, the ice is melting and there are unexpected signs of spring. Nothing makes me want to do a happy dance more than this bundle … Continue reading Tropical Snow Cones
This is the time of year I pull out one of my favorite quilts, Hearts and Kisses. This is the valentine heart quilt I made a couple of years ago after I won the February Block of the Month blocks at the Moorestown Area Quilters meeting. The directions to make the heart block were posted in our monthly newsletter and (of course) the colors we … Continue reading Hearts and Kisses
I love these happy colors. They make my heart dance! I would love to be the lucky winner of the Ticklish Trio of gifts. Aren’t they fabulous. Go register now… the link is reposted below so you can get there in one click. Reposted: CALLING ALL LOVERS of Island Batik fabric, Aurifil Quilt Patchwork and Embroidery Threads and Martingale/That Patchwork Place books! Island Batik is … Continue reading Sweethearts Giveaway!
In January I made a promise to myself to put FUN back in my life. To PLAY more with the things that I love and to find CREATIVE ways stimulate my mind. I haven’t forgotten this resolution. I’ve opened my mind and it has me seeing things (all things) in new and exciting ways. I’ve begun to look around me again, and I’m noticing things … Continue reading Orange Crush
I’m on a bender. A quilt bender is somewhat like a drinking spree but my vice is threads and fabric, I’m obsessed and addicted. Last week I was in a seminar with Ricky Tims and came home inspired to start my first Convergence Quilt. I already had his book and the right fabrics in my stash. What I brought home from the workshop was inspiration … Continue reading Grand Convergence
Love the Broncos -vs- Seahawks team colors – I’m heading over to Island Batik to check out the Fabric Showdown! Island Batik **GIVEAWAY!** While all the football fans are glued to the TV this weekend, we’re giving away FABRIC! http://www.islandbatik.com/news/index.php/fabric-showdown/ #fabric #giveaway #quilting Like · · Share · 81 · 16 minutes ago · Continue reading Fabric Showdown!