Author Archives: Chris

31 Days to Clean: Day 3

Day 3 of the challenge focuses on ways to give life to your home. Things like creating a beautiful, pleasing space,planning enjoyable activities for your family, having less clutter to create a better environment and taking time to get away … Continue reading

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Echino Fall 2010 is here!

I’ve been waiting and waiting and waiting and finally, all five of the Echino bolts I ordered have arrived. It takes 8 weeks for an order to arrive from Japan, and four bolts arrived about a month ago. The fifth … Continue reading

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31 Days to Clean: Day 2

  Day 2 of the challenge was easy for the Martha task – cleaning out the fridge and freezer. Our fridge was in need, so I went to work as soon as the baby went down for her nap. Wow, … Continue reading

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31 Days to Clean

I know my biggest complaint at times is that I don’t have enough time to sew and quilt because I am always behind on housework. I’m behind because we moved, we’re remodeling, the baby needs lots of attention, we just … Continue reading

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Whoa… Fabric overload!

My ages ago order of 5 bolts of Echino Fall 2010 finally all arrived. And the bolts of DS Quilts fabric I ordered have started arriving. I have 14 of the prints with the other 7 ordered. I’ll be selling … Continue reading

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DS Quilts (Denyse Schmidt) for Joann’s

Amazing! I went to my local Joann’s and found the entire line of DS Quilts, right in a bin next to the cutting table. Score! I’m working on cutting them into cute little charm packs – 2 squares of each … Continue reading

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Diamond string block

This block idea came to me in the middle of the night while feeding the baby (think 3am). I didn’t have a free hand, paper, pencil or a light on, so I went to sleep hoping I would remember it … Continue reading

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