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Quilting for Life

There was a time when I was nearly obsessive about quilting. If I wasn’t piecing one, I was working on the hand-quilting for one. Sometimes I was doing both. And they weren’t little quilts – they were typically queen-sized quilts, s...
by Jenyfer Matthews on Apr 14, 2014

Party On The Porch: Beauty, Bunnies & Bites

Hey All- I can't tell ya how much better I feel about everything thanks to answered prayers and spring break (which is another answer to a prayer)! I didn't really realize how badly I needed sunshine, the hubby home, and just simple down time. We got...
by The Shady Porch on Apr 8, 2014

Party On The Porch: Eats, Easter & Everything Else

Hey All -Hope you've had a great April Fool's Day! The first of April was my grandmother's birthday and her celebration always overshadowed the April foolery for me. Nan was one of those people that made everyone else laugh when she laughed. It was p...
by The Shady Porch on Apr 1, 2014

A Perfect Princess Quilt

I know it's been a long time since my last post and I owe you an update on our new house but first let me show you this adorable custom quilt I just finished for a customer.This quilt was made for a little girl for her big girl bed.  Her mom wan...
by Gold Shoe Girl on Mar 31, 2014

FREE Handbook on Creative Uses for Scrap Fabric

If you are tired of wasting money trying to find ways to re-purpose and re-use your scrap fabrics there is an answer to your prayers.. A free one-stop source for using fabric in this new quilting guide.Download Save Those Scraps: Creative Uses f...
by Craft drawer on Mar 29, 2014

Party On The Porch: Rest, Rolls, Recipes & more

Hey Gang-Hope all's been well since last we met. What a weird weather day here today! Snow shower covers ground, sun melts snow, snow shower covers ground, Sun melts... you get the idea... and, at the moment, it's snowing again and this will probably...
by The Shady Porch on Mar 25, 2014

Party On The Porch: for the Senses - Style, Sight, Smell & Taste

We've been riding the weather roller coaster again this week. We had it all on Sunday night...sleet, wind, snow... and today? It's sunny and 60. Weeeee! To bring a sense of seasonal normal to our day-to-day, we're preparing for the eventual arrival o...
by The Shady Porch on Mar 18, 2014

Party On The Porch: Easter Sweets, Treats & Eats

Hey All- I sure hope Spring has dropped off an early calling card for you like the one we've had lately. It's 73 here today and I am loving it! I must say it is hard to fathom that, by this time tomorrow, the forecast is for freezing temperature...
by The Shady Porch on Mar 11, 2014

It’s cold, so I’m quilting!

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by Creative Madness Mama on Mar 5, 2014

It’s cold, so I’m quilting!

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by Creative Madness Mama on Mar 5, 2014

Party On The Porch: Our Sweet March to A Green Spring

Though outside my window is nearly a half-foot of snow and sub-freezing temperatures, the bright sun and blue skies makes me genuinely feel Spring is bounding toward us from right around the corner. A good part of that optimism comes from the many pr...
by The Shady Porch on Mar 4, 2014

Party On The Porch: Colorful Signs of Spring - Food, Wreaths, Jewelry & more…

Hey Everybody! The party was a great success last week. It appears, too, that the InLinkz move was a good one, thankfully. It was an especially colorful party and I attributed that to Spring fever (Come ON, Spring!). I was really dumbstruck when I re...
by The Shady Porch on Feb 25, 2014

A Sky Without Stars by Linda S. Clare Review

This week, theChristian Fiction Blog Allianceis introducingA Sky Without StarsAbingdon Press (February 18, 2014)byLinda S. ClareABOUT THE AUTHOR: Linda S. Clare is an award-winning author and coauthor of several books and has also published many essa...
by The IE Mommy on Feb 20, 2014

Party On The Porch: Remedies, Motivation, Pithy Quotes... & more!

Hey all- I hope the weather has improved in your neck of the woods. Ours has taken a pleasant turn this week, we've had sunshine everyday and (finger-crossed) they are forecasting 67°F (!) for us on Thursday. SMILE. I hope you get some sunny da...
by The Shady Porch on Feb 18, 2014

A Beginning, A Middle and an End

Lately my sister has been keeping me busy with all her baby shower gifts.  I'm trying to quickly get her requests done before I have to pack up everything for our move.So I have 3 baby quilts to show you today.  The first is at the beginnin...
by Gold Shoe Girl on Feb 12, 2014

Party On The Porch: Spicy, Simple & Sweet for Valentine's Day

Hey all! I hope your week has started off as well as ours has. We are back-to-school, and the water woes are over. I don't think I will ever take ready access to fresh water for granted again. It is hard to live without touching those taps, but we di...
by The Shady Porch on Feb 11, 2014

The Anatomy of a Vignette

a small impressionistic scene....that gives an insightful portrayal  (from wikipedia) sometimes revealing the homeowner's taste and likes  (I made that part up)   :) A vignette or grouping adds energy to a room.   It creates a wond...
by The Vintage Nest on Feb 9, 2014

Marvelous Marmalade

Just a quick post to show off a quilt I finished in the last week...I am calling this one Marvelous Marmalade.It's made from Bonnie and Camille's Marmalade fabrics.  I bought the fabric last year and had been hoarding it for something special. &...
by Gold Shoe Girl on Feb 5, 2014

Party On The Porch: Tasteful Winter Projects from Palate to Pallets

Welcome!  The ideal winter features fluffy snow, sleds, snowmen, and bright sunny skies. The actual winter can - and this year does - include water main breaks that occur in the wake of the Polar Vortex and other winter storms. As a result, we'r...
by The Shady Porch on Feb 4, 2014

Soft Tones Squares Patchwork Quilt

One of my favorite things to do is to match together beautiful fabrics.   And when I'm lucky enough I get to do that in a quilt :).  That's why I am very happy with this finished quilt.  I absolutely adore all the fabrics used in...
by JAQS Studio on Feb 2, 2014


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