Fresh Sewing Day & Small Blog Meet

I’m trying something new today. I’m a very new blogger with no followers (unless you count my husband who I kinda forced to follow me). So far I’m blogging for fun and learning as I go. Why not meet some new bloggers, find some new blogs to follow and maybe get a follower or two? Sounds like fun. I’m linking up with Lily’s Quilts for her fresh sewing day and small blog meet.

Lily's Quilts             Lily's Quilts

First, here are a few things I’ve finished for the month of March (in no particular order)…


A fun little mini quilt to hang on my art board.


A scrappy pillow for my bed (had a great time picking fabrics).


Gave my daughter a sewing/quilting lesson. This one was so much fun!


Finished a cross stitch project (tried something new).


Made a quilt for my son with some fabric I’d been hoarding.

Wow! Until I looked back, I didn’t realize I finished so much this month. I’m feeling pretty good now.

For the month of April I’m working on my very first tutorial for a lap quilt. I’m in the very beginning stages, but here are a couple pictures so far. Come back and check it out. I’m hoping to have it up by April 15th. Not sure what to call it yet. Any thoughts?

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Don’t laugh here’s my pattern sketch (ok you can laugh) and my first 2 blocks finished.

Thanks for stopping by!



11 thoughts on “Fresh Sewing Day & Small Blog Meet

  1. I love that pillow! I’ve got some fabric to make some pillows for my couch, but I just need to DO it. I came over from the Fresh Sewing Day and will gladly be your first non-marital follower 🙂

  2. What great projects – totally in love with your mini-quilt! New follower on bloglovin’ – that way I can be sure to check out your tutorial this month! 🙂

    1. You should add your blog to Bloglovin’ – It’s kinda the new Google Reader – most blogs have it and it’s really a nice place to see everyone’s posts! It’s easy to get it set up and put the button on the top of your sidebar! Happy Bloggin!

  3. You really did finish a lot of things this month! Bravo! Plus I love the sewing quilting lesson. I think it’s important for children to be included in such a great hobby/past time/art form.

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