Christmas Decorating

reindeer and cardinals

With the ridiculous amount of snow we got on Friday, I decided that it was time to do a little Christmas decorating. And with all of the vehicles were snowed in, it wasn’t like I could do anything else. So, … Continue reading

Giveaway Winner


Congratulations to Tanja for winning a copy of Lolita Patterns latest dress pattern, Gunmetal!  Check your email for information about how to get your pattern. For everyone who didn’t win, you can still get a copy of this great pattern, … Continue reading

Gunmetal – A Lolita Patterns Dress & Giveaway


I was super excited a couple weeks ago when Leila (you may know her from The Three Dresses Project) asked me to try out and make a promotional version of Lolita Pattern’s latest release, Gunmetal.  It was the first time … Continue reading

Grown Up Christmas List


Every year I find it harder and harder to come up with a list of things that I would like for Christmas.  It’s not because I don’t want anything, but because as I’ve grown older, the things that I want … Continue reading

The Lizard Lets Me Shop

christmas wrapping

In case I haven’t mentioned it on the blog, our cat is really good at finding animals in the house and killing them.  However, a couple months ago, I found her playing with a lizard that was still alive. And … Continue reading

Happy Halloween

This year for Halloween, I dressed as the title Character from Hayao Miyazaki’s The Secret World of Arietty. I’m pretty happy with how the costume came out, even if I spent all day explaining who I was.  I think that’s … Continue reading

Halloween Fabric Mail Day

spooktacular fat quarter bundle

Yesterday was an amazing mail day!  My Spooktacular fat quarter bundle came in the mail from Fat Quarter Shop! It’s nine super great Halloween themed fat quarters.  I’m thinking I want to make a quilt of some sort, but I’m … Continue reading

Heritage Days and a Quilt Show


Every year, my town has a festival on the town square.  There are lots of local organizations with food booths and local people selling handmade items.  I always enjoy taking a trip to the event just to look around.  You … Continue reading

10 Years… A Class Reunion


Last weekend was my 10 year class reunion.  I’m feeling a little old, but it might be worth it since I the reunion gave me a chance to visit with people I hadn’t seen in quite some time. I even … Continue reading