christmasy table runner

Hey you guys! I wanted to say thanks for all the nice comments this week-I haven't been as good at responding to comments lately, sorry about that. A particular little miss hasn't been sleeping too well...but it's getting better so yay. Just wanted to share with you this simple table runner I made for our coffee table. It needed some Christmas … [Read more...]

teeny quilt

So this quilt wasn't supposed to get made...what I mean is it started it's first life as a dress for Sadie. I had the skirt all pieced and everything, and then...I hated it. It was too heavy with the lining, and didn't look right.So I sewed the two skirt pieces together, slapped some batting and a back on it...I love these polka dots...another … [Read more...]

doll bed+bedding=:D

Please, enjoy the cuteness. I know I have. We got this doll bed at Ikea the other day, and of course the bedding that came with just would. not. do. Not for this obsessive sewer. So I made this little quilt/pillow set to match Sadie's room. (I said, obsessive) That little pillow is my favorite! Makes me wish I could shrink down to try it … [Read more...]

sadie’s big girl quilt

I've gotta say, I love this quilt finished. I wasn't sure how I felt about it while I was waiting for the backing...but the quilting and binding make it so cozy and perfect for sadie's big girl room. i love the backing fabric! it's from the Sandi Henderson Meadowsweet fabric line where I got a lot of the other fabrics I'm using in her room. We … [Read more...]


finished quilting and binding baby's quilt this past weekend. don't mind sadie's creepy ghost hand in this picture...she is in a phase where she MUST be in every picture taken. i love it! except for those two blocks in the middleish...where the flower placement is almost exactly the same. how the hay did that happen? and why did i not notice … [Read more...]

fabric love

binding's ready......for baby's quilt, all pinned and ready to be quilted.... ...just need some free time while sadie's asleep...night time works best..she's a light napper. although not i got three and a half hours to myself! wow. miracles DO happen. she's got a cold though, so no wonder. poor thing. wondering what this picture is … [Read more...]

dance away

because you always have to dance on a quilt top after you finish it....didn't you know that?sadie seems to know which quilt is hers...she twirled around singing "da dum da du da"she left the baby's quilt top alone...guess she liked hers more!i'm torn myself. i like them both.i used this sketch for the baby's quilt....and this tutorial for the … [Read more...]

sneaky peek

here's a little sneak peek into the new nursery colors/fabric, and baby's quilt-in-progress. I ran out of white, but it will have sashing in between the rows, and surrounding the outside. I can't wait, it'll be soo cute! that's the crib bumper near the top of the photo, and the start of the mobile, just need some pink and green felt to finish the … [Read more...]

back in the quilting saddle

started sadie's quilt for her new room last night! it's going to be an hourglass quilt, inspired by this quilt. amazing blog, by the way. i've got 77 squares to make, 22 down, 55 to go. it's a lot easier than my pinwheel quilt though. after a trip to joann's this afternoon, i have the fabric for the baby's crib skirt and bumper, so i'll be … [Read more...]

soft color book

ok, i just figuratively arm-wrestled blogger into posting these pictures. for some reason it loaded the first three pics fine, and then wouldn't let me do the other two. grrr. i won though. nya nya nah blogger.i think this is my new favorite project, i seriously love looking at it! i used this tutorial. loving all the scrappy tutorials coming out … [Read more...]