Birthday dotty dress

The Bean’s birthday request was polkadot dressed. I happily complied. it’s made with this vintage pattern right one top. the orange and white polkadots. per her request.

My new ironing board!

My ironing board was sooooo dirty (old example with quilt blocks), so I ripped it apart (and saved the edge), got some insul-bright and some silver “ironing board cover” fabric, and put it all together. It’s awesome. Soooo sooo awesome.

National quilting day!

In honor of NQD, I’m going to do the following:Appreciate the quilts on my bedGo check out a new fabric store with my kiddos (just looking. Max of $10 to spend)Recover my ironing boardDo this week’s modify tradition quilt along blockSTART QUILTING my “piepan” quilt! Perhaps my list is overly ambitious.Maybe I should just do […]

adrenaline/caffeine/cold medicine

I’m sick. I have a really painful sore throat, so talking is rough right now. but once the kiddos were in bed, I had no need for talking! I drew this cement mixer… and then cut lots of little bits, and did a LOT of blanket-stitch, and some thread painting, and got this: I’ll get […]