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I don't know where the time has gone, but all of a sudden I realized that I hadn't blogged since November. Here's a few things I've done in the last couple of months. Sewing - Patchwork pillow for my sister Terri out of a jellyroll of Mary Engelbreit Christmas fabric.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Scraps of My Life
I've been thinking about how I want to document my 30 Days of Lists for December and I decided to use this little kraft grid journal from Stampin' Up. I went through and glued pages together to make them a little more sturdy. I'm going to decorate my pages using... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
Thanks Kathy! I'm glad you stopped by.
Toggle Commented Nov 21, 2014 on Me: The Abridged Version at Scraps of My Life
In 1996 my sister Paula and I attended our first Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show. Even though we hadn't quilted very much, we decided to enter the quilt contest. The theme was "sunflowers" and we picked this appliqued and pieced wallhanging. The flowers have yoyos and buttons in the center and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
I just completed Cathy Zielske's Big Picture Class - Me: The Abridged Version where you journal about your life using nouns from A through Z and then add pictures. I found it fun, frustrating, and ultimately rewarding. It was time consuming to come up with the words, journal about them... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
Last month as I was pulling together quilts for my member showcase at the South Sound Modern Quilt Guild meeting, I had the idea to feature some of my older projects on the blog. So, here is my first Flashback Friday project. This is a quilted wallhanging I made as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
Today I'm sharing two new quilts I've been working on for my guest room. I chose "Sphere" by Zen Chic because I really liked the blues and grays with a touch of yellow. The first quilt is "Tessellating Windmills" by Marti Michell. This is the first time I've used the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
Well, where does the time go? I never planned to be away from my blog for two months, but life sometimes has other plans. Part of my absence was due to the fact that I really didn't have much to blog about. I hadn't been spending much time in my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
It's time again for the 30 Days of Lists challenge hosted by Kam of Campfire Chic and Amy of Lemon and Raspberry. This will be my seventh time particpating in the challenge and I'm so excited for it to start. I've been working on making my mini book to hold... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
As a member of the South Sound Modern Quilt Guild I had the opportunity to participate in the MQG Michael Miller Fabric Challenge. My entry was inspired by the Color Bar Runner in the Spring 2014 issue of Modern Quilts Unlimited magazine. Guild members were given Michael Miller fabrics and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
Welcome to my studio. I'm so happy you stopped by today. This is my third year participating in the "Where Bloggers Create" blog hop sponsored by Karen Valentine of My Desert Cottage. I really enjoy sharing my studio and having the opportunity to get a glimpse into the studios of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
I feel like I've been neglecting this little blog for the last month or so. I'm usually in the middle of some quilty or scrapbooky goodness to share with you all, but since May, we've had company staying us and I haven't had a lot of time to make anything.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
I admit it; I'm addicted to Pinterest. I have been pinning lots of great projects and finally decided to actually make some of them. So here are some recent Pinterest Inspired Projects. For a while now, I've been wanting my husband to build me a "Big Board" that fits on... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
Sewing...January Bag of the Month at Sew Sweetness. Notepad holders for me and my sister. The cute coffee embroidery is by Wild Olive. friend Terri how to quilt on the Handiquilter. and envelopes. I love my new envelope maker from Stampin' Up. It's so fun and easy to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
I'm a big fan of Sara Lawson's purse patterns, so when she offered a "Bag of the Month" club on her Sew Sweetness blog last month, I jumped right on it. The January pattern is called the Byebye Love Bag. I decided to challenge myself by just using fabrics from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
I'm done! These two projects really did me in. I didn't think I'd ever get the quilt top pieced or the Weekender sewed together, but I did and I'm glad they're both done. Here they are for your viewing pleasure. This pattern is not difficult but sewing through all the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
Hi Rebecca - Thanks for visiting! I got the my table at Golden West Games in Tacoma, WA. The bar stools were from a small local shop that went out of business. And I love that IKEA cart also.
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2014 on Where Bloggers Create at Scraps of My Life
Around here I've been busy working on several projects that have deadlines, which is weird for me since I usually just make stuff for myself on my own timeline. You may remember that back in May I committed to making 100 quilt blocks from Tula Pink's City Sampler Book along... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
Hi Heather - I did finish my December Daily album, just haven't finished taking pictures of it yet. I also did a little bit of sewing - a few Christmas presents for my mom and sisters. Looking forward to seeing you at the guild meeting.
Thank you! I'm glad you found my blog and I hope you come back again.
Toggle Commented Jan 6, 2014 on Christmas Presents at Scraps of My Life
Hi Barb - I know! Isn't that just the cutest pillow? Thanks for stopping by.
Toggle Commented Jan 6, 2014 on Christmas Presents at Scraps of My Life
I'm excited to be participating in Ali Edwards' One Little Word 2014 class this year. This is my third year of picking a word. My previous words were Start and Organize. This year my word is Learn. This word starting floating around in head last month as I was thinking... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
I was busy before the holidays working on a few Christmas presents for my mom and sisters and now that the holidays are over, I can share them with you. My sister Paula collects snowmen, so when I saw this cute embroidered pillow from Crabapple Hill Studio, I know it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2014 at Scraps of My Life
I'm excited to be starting my December Daily album. This year I'm using the Seasonal Stripes collection from Stampin' Up. The binder comes with several different types of pocket pages and the Journaling Tags and the 4x6 papers that fit in the pockets are all really cute. Those cute Santa... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Scraps of My Life
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