Valentine Pillow Cover

I seem to be making a habit of making a pillow cover to match each of my most recent quilts.  So, I now present you with a simple pillow cover that I made to go with my Valentine’s Day Quilt. For this particular pillow cover, I chose to use one of the sampler style motifs Read More …

Romance as a Quilt

Over the last couple weeks, I’ve been piecing yet another crazy quilt.  That in itself isn’t surprising.  What’s surprising is that it’s a Valentine’s Day quilt.  That means lots of pink.  Pink isn’t normally my color, but I ran across a great vintage-inspired Valentine’s Day print fabric at JoAnn’s, and when I did, I knew Read More …

Poppy Seed Thumbprints

I love thumbprint cookies, and these Poppy Seed Thumbprints are just special enough to make a great treat for Valentine’s Day.  To make them extra special, roll your cookies in sugar before baking. Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 2 egg yolks 1 tablespoon orange liqueur like Grand Mariner, or if you prefer Read More …

Fashion Friday – Love Edition

With Valentine’s Day drawing near, this month’s Fashion Friday is going to focus on things to wear when you go out.  Whether you’re single and looking, dating, or already married –I’m sure you’re making plans for Valentine’s. Here at my house, we don’t go out to eat very often.  Things like that cost money, and Read More …