Monday, June 20, 2011

Celebration weekend

Fabulous Five for Ashlynn
Fabulous Five Celebrtion was the theme for my middle granddaughter's birthday! Ashlynn is our glamour girl, yet loves to play in dirt,,,looking for diamonds!! She wanted a rock star birthday with a Taylor Swift~Selena Gomez spin on it! She had a fun party with her preschool party girls and decorated guitars and  cupcakes, with alot of bling!

 Father's Day is Ashlynn's actual birthday, so the party continued all weekend, as a birthday should! So, no sewing yet but their only Fabulous Five once ~xox~

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Ready to Begin!

Well, I got my Farmer's Wife Sampler Book and love the letters and patterns!! I've been following some  FWQA bloggers and it seems this is quite a challenge with templates and all!!   Yikes!!  I wonder if hand piecing would be easier on some of those odd shaped pieces....we'll see!

I was going to use Aunt Grace fabrics or some that kept to the  1920s~30's but I just can't get away from the coral reds and
 turquoise blues!
Of course, I had to throw in a few wild!
Most of these are Moda, but I have some that have been around and need to find a home~

Farmer's Wife Quilt Along

Well, now I'm off to trace templates and decide whether to start with block one or make them according to the story selections...
oh what to do!!

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Farmer's Wife Sampler Quilt along

I have joined my first quilt along, the Farmer's Wife sampler, based from the book Laurie Aaron Hird. I saw it and thought it was a bit overwhelming, but then this great group of quiltey bloggers started the project and now it's growing like a wild fire!! As some have said, the pressure is too great,,,we must join the 'cool group' and work our way through!! I get my book tomorrow and choose the fabrics!!! I am thinking of going with feed sack prints as this is based around the 1930's. It will be so much fun and I need the creative challenge and inspiration!! So excited!! ~xo~