Archive for June, 2010

My husband teases me often about the “Gantt Girl Terms” my parents taught my sisters and me.  I never knew it was odd to say “Chester Drawers” instead of “Chest of Drawers” or “Flowerdy” instead of “Flowery”.  I often use the terms ragamuffin, wooleybugger, and whirlygig.

When I stumbled upon this  quilt “Whirly Wheels”  the name caught my eye.  What I find really inspiring about this project are the colors and shape.  I am adding it to my “to-do” list!


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Isn’t this necklace interesting?  Perhaps I will attempt to make one with leftover beads, buttons, and fabric….until then I will admire it from afar.


This is a photo I had stashed away.  I don’t remember where I found it (I’m so sorry!…I think etsy.com).  Isn’t it gorgeous, understated, simple, and intricate all at the same time.

Lace Necklace

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Quilting Bug

It has been a while since I blogged but I have been a busy girl with work, church, friends, family etc. Now that summer is here I have got the creating fever….especially quilting. I have lots and lots of fabric scraps that are longing to be made into something useful and beautiful.

Here are some photos I find lovely and inspiring….

Cherry Delight

Circle Around

Fat Quarter Bed

Perhaps its the colors…perhaps the shapes…mostly i think it’s the comfort and functionality of these quilts.  I am excited to get to quilting!

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