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Urbanologie BOM Progress

Here’s a very fun way to create an intricate quilt: Join a BOM and don’t get behind! This year I joined Julie in her BOM (Block of the Month) and Zakka POM (Project of the Month). The BOM is Sew Kind of Wonderful’s Urbanologie Pattern (see the link for the different layouts.) I’m doing Layout #2. (Thanks, Julie, for the pic! The Sew Kind of Wonderful Gals at Quilt Market last fall ❤️) Julie is sending us fabrics that are very similar to the sample quilt. I’m excited to say that I’ve finished the first 5 months. Here are my blocks so far: Month 1 – BirdsBirds! So cute! I...

Acreage Blog Tour – the Kindness version!

I am soooo thrilled to be a part of Shannon Orr‘s Blog Hop for her new fabric line, Acreage! Every Monday for the next three months, she will have different bloggers feature her beautiful fabrics. And I get to start! Yay!! I first met Shannon in line at Sample Spree at Quilt Market when she offered us her tortilla chips!!! Yep, instant friends! How could you not love a girl who quilts, designs fabric and shares her Mexican food??? She’s delightful! And when Acreage came out, I couldn’t wait to get my little hands on it to play!! Before this Spring’s Quilt Market, Shannon sent me some Acreage to create a pillow...

{finally-first quiltmarket post!}

yup…i did it! I went to quilt market and had a complete BLAST!! Here are some chronological highlights! (Because we all need to be inspired visually!!) Texans are always amazed by mountains! and Salt Lake City is surrounded…gorgeous!!!! First night…at Pat's BBQ…Amanda, Julie, and moi! Here's Amanda with our waitress…she was a hoot!!! yep…they both were!! Thursday morning: helping with booth set up…can't you tell??? right before Amanda taught at Schoolhouse. Schoolhouse is where the designers get a chance to teach about how to use their products!! 🙂 at schoolhouse with Gina from the Threaded Pear Studio! Here she is showing off her cool shower cap…this is a must make...