Pink Ombre Quilt

My GREAT-Niece recently graduated to the sweetest big girl bed and I told her mama I would love to make a new quilt for her new bed. She sent me a few quilts that caught her eye and we settled on this pin. I knew it would be easy to complete {which means it would actually get done before she was ready to graduate High School} and I loved the sweet simplicity of it ... a classic quilt that could grow with her. Pink Ombre Quilt Inspired by: Wilder & Bean Coral Peach Ombre Baby Quilt Available for Purchase The only other special request was that I incorporate a couple of the colors from the baby quilt I made for my GREAT-Niece. The bottom solid color, Coral and the binding , Mint ... Keep Reading

Twinkle, Twinkle // Baby “Arthur” Quilt

Despite the lack of activity around here the last couple months ... my sewing room has been buzzing with new creations. I've whipped up four quilts for special little ones and I can't wait to share them with you. I worked on this quilt at the same time as Baby Charlie's Quilt. One of my husband's childhood friends was expecting his first, much-anticipated & wished for, child. His wife told me they were doing a night sky color palette for the nursery and I immediately thought of the Twinkle, Twinkle pattern. It was the perfect fit for both baby boys. In Charlie's quilt, I switched out one of the blues for a red {since his nursery was more of a Americana palette}, but otherwise the ... Keep Reading

Twinkle Twinkle // Baby “Charlie” Quilt

Hello! I always feel the need to give an explanation after I've been absent from my blog for weeks at a time. Do you feel that way? Or maybe you're one of those that has a fancy little blog schedule and you actually keep it. Clearly, despite ideas constantly running through my head & thoughts of "I need to blog that," I can not keep a reliable schedule. So while I've pretty much made peace with that, I still can't get over feeling like I need to tell you why I've been away. So, in this case, I'll keep it brief:: Sewing // Every kind of sewing Church Ladies Retreat // Planning Committee Halloween // Trunk or Treat Baby Shower // "Charlie Brown" inspired Today I'm excited to share ... Keep Reading

Cascade Blog Hop + Giveaway

If a girl can't travel to quilt market, the next best thing is being able to sew up some samples to hang out at market for her, right? Well that's what I tell myself as I send off these pieces, jealous of the adventure they get to go on without me. Jessica Levitt, talent behind the blog, Juicy Bits, is debuting her newest fabric line for Windham Fabrics at Quilt Market. In Jessica's words, "Cascade is inspired by the many colors and forms of water all around us.  It’s a graphic snapshot of just a few of things that water does.  It drips down a window pane or cascades down a waterfall.  It glistens as morning dew or floats flowers and leaves on it’s surface.  It splashes in a puddle or ... Keep Reading

Simple Quilted Blanket {Tutorial}

Sometimes we just need a little more simple in our lives right? Today I'm sharing a super simple tutorial that will result in a quilted blanket that looks like it was a lot of work. ** wink, wink** This may be your perfect handmade Christmas present. In fact, it's SO simple that I did not take pictures of the process. Trust me, you won't need them. Just a few measurements, cuts, stitching and you'll have yourself a blanket. I'll even give you two options for binding ... one traditional and one SIMPLE. Okay, let's get started! Simple Quilted Blanket Fabric provided by: Geo Pop Canvas by Emmie K for Robert Kaufman Finished size: 44″x 64″ Materials Needed:: 2 YD cut of  ... Keep Reading