Thursday, November 4, 2010


I’ve been baking up some ideas for some quilts, trying my hand at design.  I’ll share when I figure out how to convince my husband it’s a good idea to have tons of quilts in the house.  I mean we do live in Alaska and it is winter time.  But I digress….

I’ve also been working on some other types of baking….Baking of the human sort.


Yes…that type of baking.  Which is why when everyone else was posting Halloween pictures, I was working on my glow.  Our  little Bug (as in June Bug) is due in you guessed it, June.  But I also have some pictures of our little monkey from Halloween.  I may be biased but I think she’s the cutest monkey ever.  Curious George eat your heart out. :)



Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Pure Boy Quilt

I finished my baby boy quilt a week ago and I thought I had shared with you.  But I didn’t.  I’m sorry.  I was also trying to be a little secretive incase the recipient was being sneaky and checking in on me.  But here it is…


I’m sure you may have seen it on flickr if you are part of the Fresh Modern Quilts group.  But as far as the specs.  I used Oh Fransson’s Charm Square Quilt pattern on my Pure Charm pack paired with Kona Cotton in Chocolate.  Complete with straight line quilting.  I really hope the new owner enjoys it.  So what have you been working on?


Thursday, October 21, 2010

Citrus Star

Things like this are making me neglect my poor house.


But in my defense, being crafty is way more fun. The husband on the other had will probably not agree.  He’s been away to Anchorage for the week and well, our house looks like it’s been taken over by a 20 month old.  Her toy corner has now spread to the entire living room and well, there is a sink full of dishes that need to be washed, mostly sippy cups may I add. 

The Citrus Star is for the Scrappy Hoops swap, I wasn’t sure how it was going to turn out with the colors but I’m glad I went with it.  The name?  Well, turns out the Kona cotton solids were Tangerine and Lime.

Well, maybe I should get some housework done.  I’m sure my husband would appreciate a clean house more than an awesome craft.  Then again…


Tuesday, October 19, 2010




I found this in my mailbox today…Some yummy fabrics from Pink Chalk Fabrics fall clearance sale and some Heather Bailey Fresh Cut Scraps I found on etsy. 

The huge stash is for the Scrappy Hoops swap.  I hope you like partner. :) 

And speaking of swappies…sign ups are on now over at the Pillow Talk Round 4 Flickr Group.  Visit Heather's blog for sign up details.


Friday, October 8, 2010

Swappy Swap

Hi!  I’ve been absent for a while.  Maybe I’m not so good at blogging…But I wanted to let you know about a new swap over on flickr.

I’m sure you have heard about Heather at {House} of A La Mode, if not she runs a ton of swaps on flickr.  The current one is the Scrappy Hoops one.  Sign ups run until today.  So if you want to play visit flickr and sign up.  Here is my inspiration for my partner.


I can’t get my links back to the proper people to work, so please click the mosaic to get linked to the flickr image with credits.   

I hope to see you guys in the swap.  So what are you working on now?


Wednesday, September 22, 2010

The Speed of Life

mosaic939da0d291b45ddb9bed509090f6fcbb98e6320c Yeah, that should about cover it.  I have been working on my mug rugs, a Christmas Tree Skirt for the family, the Quilt as you go quilt along, stocking up my etsy shop and quality family time (including Saylor).  Sorry I’ve avoided you guys so long.  But life has been hectic lately.  And now it’s time to go play mommy again.  See you soon!


Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Life is Hard

Especially for this guy….


Bodie, our resident tamed Alaskan wildcat (or so he thinks), is our entertainer.  I have never seen a cat sit at a window and cackle/hiss at a bald eagle.  Of course, I never lived in an area where bald eagles perched in your back yard until last summer.

But life must be hard when you can fully relax like this…