Tag Archive for quilting

Raw Edge Circle Quilt

A Baby Quilt for the Third Kid

We have this pervasive saying in our household, “Third kid.” Always applied to The Peanut when we acknowledge that he is getting the shaft in ways his older siblings never experienced. Pretty sure I only spoon fed The Peanut for about a month. I gave up that pursuit the day he figured out how to suck baby food out of…

friday confession

I know I have hinted at my love for blogs in general, but specifically I have an addiction to sewing blogs. Let’s define addiction for you: I subscribe to no less than 50 sewing-related blogs. {this is where i attempt to justify if only to myself why-oh-why so many sewing blogs} Unlike lifestyle bloggers, sewing bloggers don’t update daily. Most…

my 1st & highly embarassing sewing projects

I have been sewing just shy of 5 years. The beginning of the sewing adventure will forever be etched in my mind because it is directly associated with the beginning of motherhood. Both pregnancies I have ended up on a modified bed rest. An elder’s wife from our church in Texas once wisely told me that, “Pregnancy is like a…

hello boppy

Miss Melanie had a new baby a couple of weeks back. {it might not have been that long but we haven’t seen them but once since. we try and keep our germ infested preschoolers away from wee little babes} Here name is Ainsley and she is 100% perfect and 100% opposite of her sweet but bruiser of a brother. {seriously,…

fixed interwebs and a finished quilt

Our interwebs are FINALLY fixed!! And I managed to keep my salvation through the 2 weeks of slower-than-dial-up-sanctification-trials. {amen and amen} So that means I am back to this loverly space of mine. Aren’t you ecstatic? {not likely. but let’s just pretend you are} In my interwebless state I did manage to pop out a FANTASTICAL quilt for my friend…

a quilt a day whilst my soldier’s away

Not quite a quilt a day, but I did make one in a 24 hour period. I got inspired via the Spool blog to make their Piano Keys quilt. Now being adventurous, a wee bit frugal, and understanding basic geometry, I decided to wing it and forgo the pattern. {living life a bit on the crazy side} I used a…