#Project52 – Macro

I’ve really been enjoying our new house this spring. It seems like new flowers are popping up each week.  I recently discovered that I have some tulips in my yard. I’ve never had tulips before, but they’re absolutely lovely. And we also have violets all throughout the yard. Hopefully these won’t be the last of the Read More …

#Project52 – Easter

The First day of Spring was last Sunday, Easter is coming up this Sunday, and you can certainly tell around here. Flowers and bright colors are everywhere. I’ve discovered that there is Vinca minor ‘La Grave’ (a.k.a. Bowles Blue) planted along most of the house. It’s blooming beautifully right now. We also have flowering bush, Read More …

#ProjectQuilting – Charm Squares

This week’s Project Quilting challenge, “It’s a Charm” was all about using charm squares. I love using charm squares in my projects, but this challenge was a little difficult for me because I could *only* use charm squares for the front of the quilt. I’ve been thinking about making myself a Dresden plate quilt, and Read More …

Project 52 – Not a Morning Person

This week’s Project 52 theme is morning. And let me tell you how much I hate mornings- especially weekday mornings.  Mornings are the time of day that you have to get out of a nice warm bed and get ready to go to work. My biggest problem with the morning is probably that it doesn’t Read More …

New Look

You may have noticed that I’ve been playing around with some updates around the site over the last few days.  I’ve changed up some of the artwork in an attempt to create a look that I feel reflects me a little better than the previous design did. Not that I didn’t love the old design. Read More …

Easter Themed Projects from Around the Web

Last year, I wrote a post featuring April themed projects.  To me, April often means rain, but Easter falls in April this year, so let’s talk about a few great sewing projects that are great for Easter. I am in love with this Christian Cross Watercolor Art Quilt from SusieBDesigns on Etsy. It was actually Read More …

Craft Month 2011 – Day 5 – Felt Flower Dahalia

It’s the fifth day of craft month and I am still going strong. Whoo!  Today’s project is brought to you by a tutorial for Fabric Dahalias from Holidash.  I used this project as a test for some thicker, more wool like felt that I had laying around.  I bought it for it’s beautiful chocolate brown Read More …