Tag Archive: American Beauty Block of the Month

Oct 24

Blogger’s Quilt Festival – American Beauty BOM

Welcome to my second Blogger’s Quilt Festival quilt. I’m entering this one in the Large Quilts category because it is very large! So large that it is a little tricky to get a good picture of it! As you can see by the three pictures below. In 2010, my LQS, The Quilting Season, offered the …

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Apr 04

Some Finishing!

I finished 2 of my quilty resolution goals this week!!! First, I completed Goal #1 – Completing the American Beauty BOM. It came back from the longarmer on Tuesday. I trimmed and made the binding and sewed it onto the front on Wednesday. There was a bit of concern about the original stripe fabric that …

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Mar 19

Thursday Update & The Craftsy Spring Blowout Sale

First the exciting Craftsy news. There is currently a fabric and kits sale going on from today (March 19, 2015) through March 23, 2015 at 11:59 PM Mountain time. Here are some links directly to sale areas: Fabric Sewing Kits Quilt Kits There are some great items on sale, so if you’re looking for fabric …

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Mar 13

Late Friday Catch Up and a Craftsy Sale!

I have been such a slacker as far as blogging and promoting the current Craftsy sale so that you can take advantage of it! Let me change that right now.   Yep, the classes are on sale in honor of National Craft Month, which March is! This sale has already begun and lasts through Monday, …

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Feb 27

A Brief Quilting Update

I did make some progress in the quilting arena this week. First, I am totally caught up on the FQS 2014 Designer Mystery BOM! Here are blocks 8 and 9: I am so excited to be caught up! This is a first! Next up is the Big Monkey! I really am hoping to finish it …

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Feb 19

Just a Few Things

Just in case you’ve been wondering, I have done some quilting but have still not finished my goals from this post. I did a couple updates here and here, but I have done a little bit more. Just not much. Here’s what I’ve been working on. Finishing Clue #2 of Scrap in a Box. Here …

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Feb 11

Small Wednesday Update

Just a brief update here. Nothing exciting. Really. I finished cutting all of the fabrics for Scrap in a Box on Monday, just in time since Clue #2 came out Tuesday evening. I didn’t get downstairs quickly enough to complete the whole clue, but I got 1/3 of it done! I must admit that the …

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Feb 01

Sunday Stuff

We’re expecting several inches of snow today, so we are not attending church this morning or any Super Bowl parties this afternoon. I foresee a very lazy day today, except for making the necessary snow day chocolate chip cookies. We saw our youngest daughter and our son-in-law this weekend so were able to hand off …

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Jan 04

Sunday Stuff

I have been working on some quilty types of stuff. Honest. Some is even part of my quilty resolutions. I completed the tumbler quilt top and pieced the backing for it. No new pictures though. I also completed Block 7 of the 2012 Designer Mystery BOM. Here it is unpressed: And here it is nicely …

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Jan 02

2015 Quilty Resolutions

Sandy of the Quilting for the Rest of Us podcast & blog is urging us to choose one thing we’ve wanted to do or learn for a very long time and use that as our quilty resolution, with an optional addition of a word for the year, so I will address those two things first. …

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