Author Archives: Anne

One of these zigs is not like the others….

I started following Kate Conklin Designs’ blog after I stumbled across this amazingly beautiful quilt she posted a couple of months ago.¬†When her most recent post popped up in my reader today, it couldn’t have been more timely. It’s a link to a giveaway (yay), and — the relevant part here — a question about [...]

Fabric for the nursery

Look what arrived on my doorstep yesterday!

I spotted this fabric from David Walker a long time ago at the local quilt shop and thought it would be adorable for gifts for a baby boy. So as soon as we found out that the twins who’ll be joining us this fall are both boys, I immediately [...]

Baby gift set

I had a lot of fun making this little gift set for a friend’s baby shower gift. The Michael Miller word search print seemed like a great fit for the child of one of one of my former newspaper colleagues.
Those letters can be tricky though. Cut out a funny little shape like the tie for [...]

My furry fabricweight

Peeps has been helping me work on a few gifts for a friend’s baby shower this weekend.

She loves that soft, fuzzy minky. And protests loudly whenever I move her away from it… or even approach her making motions like I’m about to throw her off the table (and my fabric) yet again.

Mine!

My May Giveaway Day Win

Look what came in the mail yesterday!

These lovely fabric note cards were made by Tara at the tiny hummingbird, and I was totally thrilled to win them in this month’s Sew, Mama, Sew giveaway day! They are pretty note cards (I hope Tara doesn’t mind if I use these as inspiration for some future note [...]

This is what May tastes like

If it’s May, that means it’s time for baking with rhubarb! I still don’t have my own rhubarb plant, which means that around this time of year I have to hope that friends with better gardening skills than I are generous enough to share a bit of their bounty.
When my husband brought back a bag [...]