Taking A Poll

I love getting comments on my posts, and I always try to reply via email. Is that how most of you and/or other bloggers you follow respond to comments? Should I respond via a comment on my own posts instead? Let's say for instance someone leaves a comment asking what sewing machine I have or something that might be of interest to other readers - should I answer in a comment on my own post or privately via email?

A Hot Mess

Becky at The Barefoot Seamstress is throwing an unusual type of linky party right now called Hot Mess.


How fun is that? All you have to do is post your messy sewing or crafting room and you're eligible for a $25 gift card to StitchSteals! So here goes...this is my entry:

After I snapped these photos with my phone, I spent the entire day cleaning up this mess because our house is on the market and we have a showing tomorrow. Ugh!

Don't judge me too harshly, ok?

WIP 9/28

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced

For WIP Wednesday, I have my Summer Sampler Series blocks to show you - I finally got around to finishing up the last 2 blocks in the series! (I apologize for the iPhone pictures in this post - I've misplaced my camera cord.) Here are all 12 blocks with the sashing pinned up on my design wall.

Be sure to see what everyone else is up to over at Freshly Pieced!

Calendar for Quilters

Y'all. There I was...just minding my own business, catching up on other people's blog posts in Google Reader, when I came across this post at Want It, Need it, Quilt!

Go ahead, click on the picture. You'll be transported to The Bitchy Stitcher where you can buy your very own 2012 Quilter's Shirtless Man and Spicy Burrito Calendar...an actual calendar of men holding quilts in one hand and a burrito (get your mind out of the gutter!) in another. Megan at The Bitchy Stitcher is freaking hilarious - here's proof.

And if you're wondering - yes, I did purchase one of these hysterical calendars. I even got one for my MIL Carole (a fellow quilter)! Carole, guess what'll be in your Christmas stocking!

Quilt Show Pictures

As promised, here are some of the beautiful quilts on display at "Georgia Celebrates Quilts" in Marietta, GA. (Click on the links under the pictures to see a larger picture.)
1. Waves of Mercy by Brenda Shelby 2. Waves of Mercy edge 3. Waves of Mercy info

1. Bull Dawg by Virginia Greaves 2. Bull Dawg by Virginia Greaves info

I'll post the rest tomorrow!

Quilt Show!

Today my mother-in-law Carole and I are going to East Cobb Quilters' Guild's quilt show "Georgia Celebrates Quilts" at Cobb County Civic Center in Marietta, GA! It runs until Sunday at 4pm. I'll post some pictures later today.

Brayden's Baby Clothes Quilt

I have a new commissioned quilt in the works! This will be similar in idea to my first commissioned quilt. The little boy's name is Brayden and look at the cute clothes I get to work with!

I've also made a gathered clutch using Anna's tutorial...I'm addicted to these little bags! This one is for my mother-in-law Carole. I used fabrics from her stash since she's a quilter also!