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I've jumped on the Pinterest bandwagon. There are so many inspiring images in cyberspace, I've decided to collect a few. One positive feature of Pinterest is the picture's source always stays with the picture - you can easily visit the original post and view the original context.
I've set up four boards. I only have one follower so I would be pleased to gather a few more.
There is no new Chester Criswell Quilt pattern next month but there is still plenty of activity around the CCCQ ... read more
We are over halfway through the year!
This is a good enough reason to have a contest right?
This contest is just for fun and there are not too many formal rules; just enjoy yourselves!
Lets make some boards on Pinterest of one of these 3 subjects:
Build an Outfit around a Lilac Lane Pattern
A Perfect Summers Day built around at least one Lilac Lane Pattern (can include other patterns)
Fun Fabric Choices to use with a (or 2 or 3) Lilac Lane Pattern (must pin the pattern as well)
This is an example of a board I made ... read more
Looking for that perfect bag to sew? Follow the sewing- bags and pouches pinterest board for all kinds of inspiration and tutorials.
Follow- Patchwork Posse on Pinterest.
The post Bag and Pouch Tutorials- Because You Need a New One! appeared first on %%http://patchworkposse.com%%.read more
Pinterest convinced me I could do this. Time to refinish ye 'ol dinning room chairs.
- take seat off ...
2 Seagulls and a Lighthouse
We are very excited about our new blog series! We've been emailed fun and creative submissions from you #battgirls and can't wait to see what you other busy bees have been up! To get yourself caught up on all the excitement, check out our previous post. But hurry back because we want you to meet our first featured #battgirls!
|Right: Becky Everett (the Moochie)|
Left: Becky's daughter (Doodle)
Gestern hatte ich etwas Zeit und Muße, an meinem Blogdesign rumzubasteln.
Wie ihr sehen könnt, habe ich mein Layout ein ganz kleines bisschen um das Blog-Logo herum verändert. Das war mal nötig, nachdem ich schon so ein schönes Logo von meinem Freund Tobi für meine Website www.quiltmanufaktur.de gestaltet bekam :-) Er hatte auch die Idee mit dem vorherigen Blog-Logo in Form eines Etiketts - jetzt war es aber an der Zeit, beide Seiten irgendwie aneinander anzupassen!
|Logo "Quiltmanufaktur" von Tobias Merkle|
|Banner "Quiltmanufaktur-Blog" von Tobias Merkle|
Ich liebe diesen tollen Stern, den er mir gestaltet hat! Hier auf dem Blog ... read more
Hello again! Yes, I know - I've slacked off on Pinspiration Sunday the last two weeks. Sorry about that - just busy, tired and up to other stuff. But I'm back on track today so I'm going to dive in so as not to distract myself. Go grab your cup of hot beverage and enjoy the photo love.
* listening - radio
* reading - going to start Attachments soon for holiday reading
* making - layer cake sampler quilt-along (just finished block #14)
* eating - dried fruit & nuts mix
* drinking - water
* wearing - jeans & new sequins anchor t-shirt *giddy*
* weather - cloudy, 10C
* feeling - hungry
* wanting ...
But today, there's a very cold wind blowing. It's sunny though so that helps! I want to get back out in the yard and clean up some more but that wind is a bit cold for me.
I took Lucy to the vet this morning and her weight is holding at 7 pounds 2 ounces. The special kidney diet is working. She's sleeping now but she's been more talkative these past few weeks. I ordered a special vitamin supplement for her for kidney health. Our vet said it can't hurt so I'll start giving ...
Since I'm working on a project that I can't share at the moment, I thought I'd offer a suggestion for anyone who struggles with choosing color palettes and color combinations. Whether you're a crazy quilter or a sane quilter, you might find this helpful!
Ya'll know I love Pinterest! Yes, it's a time consumer so I try to put a limit on how long I spend there but it does have it's benefits!
I've put together a board for Color Palettes:
I don’t know about you, but some of my best “a-ha” moments come in the middle of the night. I’ve heard of those that keep a notebook by their bed so that when these flashes of brilliance come to them, they can quickly write them down. Great idea, but that would also mean that I have to turn on a light to see what I’m writing. And I don’t think that would make Mr. SFV very happy. So instead, I just try to remember come morning, and then I write it down.
The other day I ...read more
Freezer meals! I thought you were probably wondering what I had been up to since I promised not to bombard you with daily blog entries. I’m sure you are probably wondering, why freezer meals? If not, you might want to pretend. Honestly, it’s because we need to eat better as a family and sometimes life seems to be too busy to cook the way I like to. So, freezer meals and my crock pot seem to be a perfect answer to that! Of course this means I have been spending an inordinate time on Pinterest (like I need ...read more
During a recent 'pinning session' I had this idea for a little piece of artwork. I love the colors in it and the marks - it's an homage to my Catalog of Marks. I admit I love pinterest because it's visually pleasing to have all the stuff you find interesting and pretty right there in front of you, lined up in neat boxes of color and shape. One of my favorite boards is my Paper Board where I pin and repin gloriously colorful artworks.
Plus it's great to get ideas or inspiration and motivation for artwork or home ... read more
Random, short(ish) thoughts from the week in no particular order of importance (though if you’re new ’round here, be warned that I don’t do “short” very well): What’s in a name: I’ve been tossing around the idea of changing the … Continue readingread more