Blog posts tagged with animals


12
Dec
Morton the Turtle - Part 1

Morton the Turtle - Part 1

My first book, my first trip to Houston, my first Quilt Market! I love adventure! The divine Kelly D and I had a fabulous trip to Quilt Market at the end of October. One of the very first people we met on the convention floor was the smiling Kerry Goulder of Kid Giddy.

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17
Dec
Morton the Turtle - Part 2

Morton the Turtle - Part 2

Oh, Morton and I have been having so much fun this week! First, I finished Morton’s shell. I stuffed the two center most ovals from behind to create more height. Why not? (As Hazelnut pointed out, Morton’s shell could double as a mountain for the Over in the Meadow Landscape Rug in Sew Fun.)

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24
Dec
A Friend for Morton

A Friend for Morton

Have you read the review of my book, Sew Fun, on While She Naps? I highly suggest it. (And not just because Abby Glassenberg says lovely things about my book.) Abby has great insight into using other people’s patterns:

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07
Jan
Socks Appeal

Socks Appeal

In our house we have a lot of odd socks lying around. My kids don’t wear matching socks anyway, but there is also the issue of sock rejection when it comes to putting laundry away. There is a lot of “that’s not mine”, “that’s hers”, “I don’t know”. And before you know it we have a major sock collection without a home.

 

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22
Jan
The Tale of Morton and Naomi

The Tale of Morton and Naomi

It was the coldest winter Morton had known, and he had known a lot of winters in the garden behind the big house. “It’s a good thing I have my sweater,” he thought. “Now if only my neck wasn’t so cold.” When Morton was resting he could pull his head inside his cozy shell, but when he was out and about his neck got cold. And Morton liked to be out and about. You never know what you might find if you were looking.

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31
Mar
Bo the Bunny

Bo the Bunny

Hello again! I have been gone for a while but Bo finally convinced me to write about him so here I am again. Bo the Bunny is a new pattern for Bo Twal, an international doll project that you can read more about here. You can purchase a Bo the Bunny PDF pattern here or here.

 

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09
Sep
Oakshott Challenge: Scandinavian Animal Friends

Oakshott Challenge: Scandinavian Animal Friends

Hello there! I am so excited to introduce my new menagerie, Scandinavian Animal Friends! These guys were made for the Oakshott Scandinavian Challenge from Sew Mama Sew. Oh Sew Mama Sew, thank you for the opportunity to neglect my kids and all my other work. What a great time I had with these amazing Oakshott cottons!

 

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