Quilted Easter Egg

Quilted Easter Egg

I have been playing with the new fabric collection from Riley Blake called Unforgettable and have just fallen in love with the color scheme!  I thought it would be perfect for something Easter themed, so when Stephanie from Crafting in the Rain asked me to participate in her A-Z series, I knew I would want to do something Quilt related and use this Unforgettable collection. I also happened to have these oval shaped frames from a local wood … [Read more...]

Vintage Circus Nursery Reveal!

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Oh my gosh you guys.  After like a year+ of preparing this nursery it is FINALLY done!!!!  And I'm so super excited to show it to you because this room pushed my design limits and really made me go out of my comfort zone.  But I honestly LOVE how it turned out--it is so perfect. The theme is Vintage Circus Nursery.  It is the perfect theme and I will explain more about that. I made all the bedding for her crib. There is a pinwheel quilt, a … [Read more...]

Shannon Fabrics Fabric Giveaway

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Yay!!  A fabulous fabric giveaway!  Let me back up first... So does everyone know my "Diamonds" quilt?   That aqua minky fabric in there (the super soft dimpled fabric) I originally found at Hobby Lobby about three and a half years ago.  Well everything was going good, and the Diamonds quilt was (and still is) my most popular puff quilt.  One day I was like 'Hmm!  I'm out of aqua minky!' so I took myself to Hobby Loggy (as Lucas … [Read more...]

Secrets to Buying and Selecting Fabric

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In my near-three years of blogging, the number 1 question I get asked is "Where do you get your fabric?!"  People have told me many many times that I have an eye for colors and design and I choose excellent fabrics that go together.  Here's what I have to say to that---Thanks!!  But also, I'm going to let you in on some of my secrets to buying and selecting fabric. DISCLAIMER:  This is not a post about how to get fabric on the cheap.  I have … [Read more...]

Poppy Seed Fabric Giveaway

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It's been awhile since I've had a fabric giveaway! "Frabric" as my 4-year-old calls it is my fravorite! Today I have a new sponsor and a fabulous fabric shop to introduce you to! You might have heard of Poppy Seed Fabrics. They carry tons of designer fabric, you know the really awesome kind of fabric that is SO super cute and hard to find.  The kind that looks so pretty folded up neatly and piled high.  I might have piles and piles myself. … [Read more...]

Which Fabrics Are Your Fave?

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Miss E is nearly four months now.  My hubby is graduating in two months.  The end of an era is on the horizon and another era is arising.  Sound like I'm preparing to take over the world, like Scar from Lion King (or is it "Scarf" as Will says--Scar's lesser known and  fabulous brother.) In a way I am--preparing to take on the world.  I am finally in a place where I can move forward with my business, and move forward it shall.  But I'm not … [Read more...]

Fat Quarter Shop Jelly Roll Giveaway!

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED It's been awhile since we've had a giveaway.  So let's do one really quick, shall we? Love my sponsor the Fat Quarter Shop! This site is AWESOME for purchasing fabric.  They have a great selection and you can find all the cute Moda fabrics there (which are difficult to find elsewhere!)  Today they are giving away this super cute jelly roll of Urban Cowgirl! To enter: Visit The Fat Quarter Shop and tell me one thing … [Read more...]

Don’t Buy Fabric in 2012 with The Boy Trifecta

Hi everyone! I'm Emily, and I blog over at The Boy Trifecta. I have three fantastic boys - Riley, Quinn, and Sawyer - and they are the reason I taught myself how to sew and crochet. I blog almost exclusively about making for boys. More than anything else, I love making unique, interesting clothes for little men. I try out just about every boy pattern I can get my hands on, and make up my own by trial and error (mostly error) whenever I … [Read more...]