Monthly Archives: September 2014

All Points Bulliten – Policy Party – Part 3 – Food

The kids and I always have a bunch of fun coming up with the food names for our parties. We typically have the same thing – fruit, veggies, olives, cheese, sausage, chips – it’s just what you call it that … Continue reading

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All Points Bulliten – Policy Party – Part 2 – Decorations

Decorating for this party was fairly minimal. We picked up some police crime tape and wrapped any surface we could. The kids sidewalk chalk worked great for doing some body outlines. N did all the posing and pointed the way … Continue reading

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All Points Bulliten – Policy Party – Part 1 – Invitation

N has helped design his parties since he knew what a birthday party was. We almost always pick the theme for his party 10 months (or more) before the actual party. And he has NEVER EVER changed his mind about … Continue reading

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Inspiration from a Shirt?

So many quilters post about inspiration in iron work, tiles, wood carving. I have struggled to see it. I couldn’t see quilting motifs or designs except for on quilts. But, the more I quilt the more I see quilts where … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor #3 – Quilt Pattern Autitions

So I would really like to do some ruler work on this quilt because I think it would really accent the block shapes nicely. Like echoed lines (ok, so I did the lines free hand, on the quilt I would … Continue reading

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Triple Quilting Challenge – FINISHED!!!!!!

I decided to bind the quilt in plain brown. I thought about sewing stripes on the binding with the varigated thread, but I was worried it would distract from the quilt. I needed a sleeve on the quilt to hang … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor #3 – Squarez

I was so excited. My third Quilt of Valor came in the mail a few days ago. When I opened the package and opened the quilt – and drew a blank. Oh, the quilt was gorgeous. Nicely pieced. Nice colors. … Continue reading

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