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Book at the Printers

Simply Charming FUN is now at the printers! I just signed the proofs today. That means the book is on its way to press. Yeah! The book should be done and at my house Sept 18th or 21st if the schedule holds. Signing the proof is the scariest part of the process for me. That…

IBOL Update

I have to report that I did get two boxes sent out Saturday! Today was the last day to get them in the mail. I just looked on the website and saw that there had been 500 boxes received. Can’t wait to see what the number is in 10 days when all the last minute…

Iraqi Bundles of Love

I first heard about this project at Sew, Mama, Sew! a week or two ago. There is an army major stationed in Iraq, Major Art LaFlamme, whose wife is a quilter. He has asked any quilter who wants to help, to send him quilt supplies (or knitting supplies) that he will take to Iraqi ladies….

Fabric Covered Notebooks

The other night I was jumping from blog to blog and somehow ended up at this blog: Wise Craft tutorial of fabric covered moleskines. I had been planning on making some quilted covers for composition notebooks having seen this Quarterly Challenge from American Patchwork and Quilting to make a journal cover. I had even suggested…

Scrap Quilts for Dolls

What to do with fabric strips 5″ long of mostly, but perhaps not exactly, the same width? Make a scrap quilt! I had a four year old home for a week while her three older siblings were at Grandpa and Grandma’s house. She liked these scraps so we made them into a doll quilt for…

Scrap Quilts for Charity

What to do with leftover strips 9″ long of various widths? Make a couple charity quilts of course! Here is what I came up with: I used the strips between 9″ squares, rotated every other row since they weren’t going to line up anyway and trimmed the rows to the same length. The striped fabric…

Hungry Anyone?

First you should know that I am not a great cook. Second you should know that one of my favorite places to eat is IHOP. I usually go about once a year. I always order stuffed french toast. Once, years ago, they had a cinnamon roll that was cooked like french toast. Also yummy. A…