Thursday, March 12, 2009

A Quilter's Day Book

A Quilter's Daybook for March 12th, 2009

for today, March 12th, 2009 ...
Outside My Sewing Room favorite flower is all a bloom. the white climbing rose grows as it wishes along my back fence...

I am thinking...about all the things i have to do before the birthday on saturday. we're going with a blue & green theme.

I am thankful for...a husband who can do just about anything so i don't have to hire carpenters, plumbers, or electricians. and i am thankful for my in-laws who raised a wonderful man and taught him to be self-reliant and hard working.
I am grateful sister who is such an amazing auntie and who is so involved in our lives.
One of my favorite things... is this sewing bag that i made probably 8 years ago. it was the hardest pattern to read, but it turned out sew stinkin' cute and it gave me the idea for my business name.
I am working on...actually, i'm not 'working' on anything today, other than getting things ready for the party; however, i did pull these projects out to get them finished for easter.
cheri's easter egg pattern
I am looking forward to...getting my house back in order. the past couple days bob has turned the house upside down painting it and putting in a new door and other odd ball things that have been neglected. needless to say, it's a HUGE mess!!! there is no place to put things in a small house and well, my kitchen looks like...well, let's just doesn't look like a kitchen...
On the Longarm is...rosemarie's quilt. i loaded it yesterday with good intentions.
A tip from the sewing room... if you don't have these, you must get them the next time your out. seriously, it saved my most favorite apron the other day. i bought the cutest apron from the quilt shop and when i washed it the red trim bled and bled. ahhh! i stuck it back into the wash, threw in a sheet of one of these babies and wa-la good as new! fabulous!
(photo from flickr)
I thought I'd share...this book with you.
i LOVE this book. it is full of little notes and recipes.
and the quilts are some of my favorites!

hope yours was a grand sort of day!!!

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R said...

I love your blog, it is so inspirational and fun. Thank-you for all you share with all of us. Have a wonderful blue and green BD with the happy baby boy!

Marie said...

I just love your Quilter's Day Book. I love seeing all the quilts and reading your special thoughts. Thanks so much for sharing!

Thimbleanna said...

Have fun getting ready for the party! Aren't those shout color catchers the best???

Jeanette said...

Thanks for all of your hints and thoughts. Have fun getting ready for your party. What pattern is the bunny one? I haven't looked at the Linda Brannock book, it looks like a good one. Have a good day!

Tanya from Miller Racing Family said...

I just love those flowers. I can't wait till ours start blooming. I have tulips coming up all over the place. I am so with you on getting your house in order. Ours is such a mess since we have so many sign jobs going and then my mom gave us the new computer. So I am off to get organized before I go crazy! Have a great day! said...

Julie! I really like the egg pattern quilt, are you sharing it with our class by chance? I was thinking I dont have anything Easter.. I bought the Miss Jump book and I am determined to make the gladiolas and the one with the appliqued ladies..
As always, love your blog.. love ya too!