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  • Summer Holiday!

    We’re all goin’ on a Summer Holiday…. !!! My English Husband introduced me to Cliff Richard‘s movies. The highlight in the set is a musical called Summer Holiday. A twenty-some...
    Mar 02, 2011 No Comments

  • Iron Craft at the Oscars! Really!

    This week’s Iron Craft challenge was to create a project inspired by a movie. Well, who knew that one of our Iron Crafters, Angela at Ferntree Studios, would actually have her craft walk down th...
    Mar 02, 2011 8 Comments

  • Challenge #9 Round-Up Part 1

    Other than getting to see a lot of the lovely Colin Firth, this year’s Oscar show wasn’t very exciting. Luckily, the Iron Crafters movie inspired project are. Kathy was inspired by the cos...
    Mar 02, 2011 6 Comments

  • Iron Craft Challenge #9 – An Austen Heroine

    This week in honor of the Oscars Susi challenged us to create something inspired by a movie. I knew right away that I wanted to sew myself a top based on the beautiful Regency style dresses in the Emm...
    Mar 02, 2011 6 Comments

  • Another block down

    One more hand pieced square done for my tradition quilting techniques class. This one is called squares & triangles. The trick is to make sure the point of the triangles hits the center of the st...
    Mar 01, 2011 No Comments

  • Choices in the work room

    Each week, when the challenges are posted, I get stuck for a few days in the ‘idea’ phase. The trick is not thinking of something to do. For me, the trick is figuring out what to do in th...
    Feb 28, 2011 No Comments

  • All about the brights

    Seems like my new quilts in progress are all about the brights. First we went & picked out the fabrics for Matt’s lego quilt. We didn’t even think about taking legos with us to match ...
    Feb 28, 2011 6 Comments

  • Iron Crafter Feature – Amanda

    What is your name?  Amanda Where do you live?  I live in Silver Spring, Maryland just outside of DC. What kind of crafts do you do?  I love all art and crafting. I started out paintin...
    Feb 28, 2011 3 Comments

  • Just some random quilting stuff…

    My next quilt, after the one for my class of course, is going to be a Lego quilt for Matt. He & I love to spend a snowy afternoon sitting in front of the fire building with Legos, yes, we are adu...
    Feb 25, 2011 1 Comment

  • Challenge #8 Round-Up Part 2

    Our visit to everyone’s hometowns continues….           Pennsylvania                         &nbs...
    Feb 24, 2011 4 Comments