Saturated Scrappy Trips

Saturated Scrappy Trips

This month for the Haven Circle of do. good stitches, Joey requested some scrappy trip blocks in purples, oranges, and pinks with a yellow strip going down the middle. I’ll have to admit, I wasn’t quite sure about this colorway at first. But when I saw the inspiration example Joey provided, I absolutely was sold and loved it! Purple … Continue reading

Triangle QAL

Triangle QAL

So apparently I don’t have enough sewing commitments going on right now.  Forget the fact that both of my design walls are full and I’ve got a pile of WIPs yet to be addressed. None the less, I’ve gone and signed myself up for another quilt along because I’m just that weak people. Resistance is … Continue reading

Birthday Bandy {Swap}

Birthday Bandy {Swap}

Do you like birthdays? Come on, who doesn’t like birthdays? Seriously. What about handmade stuff? Are crafty? Do  you like to sew or quilt? Well, do I have an opportunity for you! My friend, Amanda (of What the Bobbin?) and I are hosting a birthday swap over on Flickr. We are looking to fill spots for … Continue reading

March Honeycombs

March Honeycombs

This month for the Haven Circle of do. good Stitches, we were asked to sew up some honeycomb blocks (tutorial can be found here) for Jenny of Down to Sew.  Since she was specifically going for a girly vibe, she requested that we limit our colors to pinks, greens, oranges, and yellows. When I found out … Continue reading

Taking on the Challenge

Taking on the Challenge

Not sure if you noticed, but in addition to joining do. Good Stitches, I also became a member of the Austin Modern Quilt Guild (AMQG). Yep, just look at the lower right side-bar. It’s official – ha!  My reasons for joining the guild was not only to gain insight, inspiration and to learn from other … Continue reading

Do. Good

Do. Good

For months now, I’ve been wanting to tell you about a charity effort I have had the privilege to be apart of. Have you heard of do.good stitches {a charity bee}? Well, lemme tell you, its pretty darn cool. It is a huge quilting bee Rachel of Stitched in Color organized that is made up … Continue reading

Miss M’s Owl & Toddler Chair

Miss M’s Owl & Toddler Chair

Not to long ago, my niece celebrated her first birthday.  At first, I struggled with what to get this sweet girl as a gift. I mean, what do you get for one year old? I knew I wanted to go the “handmade” route, but couldn’t quite figure out what I wanted to make. Then this … Continue reading

Meet My Gnomey & His Gang

Meet My Gnomey & His Gang

I cut it close, but I finally got my act together and kicked my cross-stitching behind in high gear just in time to finish up my May frame for the Woodland Sampler. Meet my Gnomey and his Sprout Gang. Isn’t he so hardcore? Don’t let those rosy cheeks and mini frame fool ya. He’s got … Continue reading

Artsy Girls’ Night Out

Artsy Girls’ Night Out

Several weeks ago, I had the rare opportunity to get a night out sans the littles. A good friend of mine and I took advantage of a great Groupon offer and hit up a local art studio down South for a BYOB art class.  Now, by no stretch of the imagination do I consider myself … Continue reading