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Erin | house on hill road
Interests: family and friends fabric and thread yarn and needles paper and ink food and drink
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With the holiday weekend coming up in the U.S., I thought I would share my most recent reads just in case someone was looking for a good book to take while traveling or enjoy post-turkey. In no particular order, this... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at house on hill road
ah, the lofthouse cookie is much desired around these parts. unfortunately for my kids, they are full of junk so i don't buy them. will try these for sure.
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2014 on better this way at remedial eating
I sent a text to Jane the other night when she was late coming out of play rehearsal that just said, "Bueller?" I imagine you all saying the same thing to me, wondering where I've been. I don't think I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at house on hill road
Friday Night Lights. Give it a few episodes and you'll be hooked.
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2014 on crocheting and Gilmore Girls at Wee Wonderfuls
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love this. xo.
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2014 on LA love at artsy-crafty babe
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Same can be said for 12. :)
Toggle Commented Oct 19, 2014 on :the trickiness of being two: at Curious Bird
Last Friday, I took a plane East to New York where I spent a craft weekend with Denyse Schmidt and Heather Ross in the Catskills. There was a small group of us (12? 13?) staying in a large house, laughing,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at house on hill road
a to the men.
Toggle Commented Oct 17, 2014 on making things is difficult at Wee Wonderfuls
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Hi Penny - The pattern is from the 2012 Summer issue of Stitch magazine. It is published by Interweave. Maybe you can get a back issue from them? I’m not sure how else you would get it. Best - Erin
Toggle Commented Oct 13, 2014 on KCWC: Days 1 to 3 at house on hill road
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I'm excited to be participating in the blog tour for Betz White's newest book, Present Perfect! It's a great sewing book filled with a variety of projects perfect for gift giving. As we enter autumn and get closer to the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at house on hill road
i have learned so much from you, melissa. you are one of the most inspiring people i know. xo.
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oh, you know i am sticking with you. miss you. xo.
Toggle Commented Oct 7, 2014 on Coming Back at all buttoned up.
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i love Abby's podcast! can't wait to listen.
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5 minutes. 10 to 15 fabrics in a cohesive palette all from my stash. Myriad possibilities. Collection and Designer, clockwise from top left: Hatbox by Alexia Abegg, Shelburne Falls by Denyse Schmidt, Unknown navy dot, DS Fabrics for JoAnn's (three... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at house on hill road
My friend, Malka Dubrawsky, is getting ready to film a class on Creative Live called "Ten Ways to Love Improvisational Quilting." Are you familiar with Creative Live? It's a great platform to learn so many new creative things. You can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at house on hill road
I made myself a new t-shirt over the weekend using this Liberty jersey that I picked up at Duckadilly Fabrics and some Riley Blake striped knit for the sleeves. The pattern is the Metro T-shirt by Liesl & Co. I've... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at house on hill road
hi cuties! so fun to see what you are up to, hillary.
Toggle Commented Sep 27, 2014 on these two at Wee Wonderfuls
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5 minutes. 10 to 15 fabrics in a cohesive palette all from my stash. Myriad possibilities. Left to right, Collection and Designer: Pretty Potent by Anna Maria Horner, Flea Market Fancy by Denyse Schmidt, Backyard Garden by Cloud 9 for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2014 at house on hill road
Because I keep putting my scissors down and not being able to find them, I made a scissors lanyard. Simple fix, really. Now I can just wear them around my neck. I used a strip of Liberty that was laying... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at house on hill road
If you click on QuiltEssential above, the link will take you right there!
Toggle Commented Sep 19, 2014 on Stash Play at house on hill road
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It's no secret that I love to play with fabric. Pulling different prints from my stash and mixing them together is very relaxing for me, but I don't do it often enough. And sometimes I do get caught up because... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at house on hill road
Kim Andersson of I Adore Pattern has her first line of quilting cotton, Tidal Lace, debuting with Windham Fabrics this fall. I met Kim a few years back on a sewing weekend and our paths crossed again last fall at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at house on hill road
Still feeling quiet over here. I haven't picked up my camera much in the last few weeks. Using the iphone is just too easy. When the golden, autumn light was streaming through the kitchen window last week, I started chasing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at house on hill road
I'm here. Feeling very quiet. School has started. 7th grade for Kate and high school for Jane. Different schools, different schedules. Taking my time to figure out what is what and how I am going to be in two places... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at house on hill road
All The Light We Cannot See by Doerr - it's my favorite read so far this year.
Toggle Commented Aug 21, 2014 on august book report. at enJOY it by Elise Blaha Cripe
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