W.I.P. Wednesday {Farmer’s Wife edition}

W.I.P. Wednesday {Farmer’s Wife edition}

It’s been quite awhile since I’ve posted a WIP Wednesday, but today I’m here to share some more Farmer’s Wife Sampler Quilt blocks!!!  (Yep, I’m still obsessed) ;-)  I’ve now finished a total of 10 blocks.  That was my goal for the first batch.  I’m planning to do 10 at a time and then break … Continue reading

Farmer’s Wife Quilt {the start of a new obsession}

Farmer’s Wife Quilt {the start of a new obsession}

If you’ve been around the quilting world or followed many quilting blogs for awhile, then you’ve certainly heard of the Farmer’s Wife Sampler Quilt.  The inspiration behind this quilt (designed by author Laurie Aaron Hird) are letters written in 1922 in response to this question posed by The Farmer’s Wife magazine:  “If you had a daughter of … Continue reading

O’ Christmas Tree pattern!!

O’ Christmas Tree pattern!!

First of all I want to say THANK YOU SO MUCH for all of your kind words about my O’ Christmas Tree quilt!!!  I really do appreciate all of the love you have been sharing :)  And since so many people have been asking, I decided to put together a pattern for the quilt.  You can … Continue reading

O’ Christmas Tree {a finished quilt!}

O’ Christmas Tree {a finished quilt!}

Last night I finished the binding on my O’ Christmas Tree quilt and then immediately hung it above our fireplace! For the quilting I used Aurifil 50 wt. 2600 (the best gray to blend with everything!) and echoed approximately 1/4″ on either side of the diagonal seams.  I‘m so happy with how it turned out … Continue reading

Christmas Decor sewing

Christmas Decor sewing

We are entering my favorite part of the year, Christmas time!!  I absolutely love decorating our home for the holidays and the cozy feeling it provides.  I hadn’t planned on making new stockings this year, but when I saw these cute stocking kits for sale at Crimson Tate, I just HAD to get them. Of … Continue reading

A little hand embroidery

A little hand embroidery

Wow…I can’t believe it’s been almost a month since I’ve blogged!  It’s funny how sometimes life just takes over and you can’t find the time (or energy) to accomplish all you set out to do.  Well, in the last month I have done some sewing, but I also took a wonderful vacation with my family … Continue reading

Succulents Shelf {a finished quilt!}

Succulents Shelf {a finished quilt!}

My dear friend, Heather Givans, of Crimson Tate has her very own fabric line being launched at Quilt Market this month.  How exciting is that?!  This is the first (of most likely many) fabric lines for Heather and I think she knocked it out of the park.  Below are a number of the prints from her line … Continue reading

Around the World Blog Hop

If you follow many other quilting blogs, you may have been noticing some posts mentioning an “around the world” blog hop.  I’ve seen a number myself and have enjoyed learning a bit more about each of my online quilting “friends”.  :)  I was invited to join this fun blog hop by my “real life” quilting … Continue reading