Thursday, November 22, 2012

Monday, November 12, 2012

Design Wall Monday 11/12/12

I had a stressful week at work last week, but I got in some good relaxing sewing time this weekend.  I'm plugging away on the project my Mom put together for my birthday.  The nice big blocks make for a great, easy graphic quilt.  All blocks are now made, so I can start putting them together.  Hmm.  Maybe I'll make myself a deadline...  Okay, I'm going to commit to getting this top together before Thanksgiving.  That should be plenty of time if I do a little each night.

Be sure to check out Judy L's blog to see what everyone is working on today!

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Handmade Holidays 2012

It's November already, and with that means another year of Handmade Holidays over at Sew, Mama, Sew!  Every day in November they post links to fabulous tutorials for items that can be used has holiday gifts.  They have daily themes and lots of links to great ideas and products.  I get a lot of inspiration from this blog every year.  Be sure to click back to the first of month so you don't miss anything and check in daily for new ideas.

BTW, no affiliation here, just an enthusiastic fan!

Monday, November 05, 2012

Design Wall 11/05/12

 I have a couple of projects on my Design Wall today.  The little purple block is a Dear Jane block that is almost finished.  I need to trim it down and add triangle corners.  It sure makes my other project look gigantic!

Speaking of the other project, this is one that my Mom put together for me.  Every year she plans a project for me and my sister's birthdays.  We plan a date and all get together to sew.  We work on the same project in different fabrics.  I should have put the rest of the fabrics out - she pulled all the colors from the large-scale print.  I love it!  I still have a ways to go on it, but I'll be working on this tonight.

Also my sister made me the tissue box above - it is so totally me!!  Several months ago I had pinned this project on Pinterest, and she downloaded the pattern and made it for me for my birthday.  In case you are not a nerd like me, it is the TARDIS from BBC show, Doctor Who.  (Bad Wolf refers to a particular storyline.)  I totally love it!!

Be sure to check out Judy L's blog to see what everyone else is working on today!