Paper Pieced Monogram Mini Quilts

A few years ago I went through a big monogram phase. It's been awhile since I've made any, but when I saw the Geometric Uppercase Alphabet Pattern (affiliate link) from Quiet Play, I had to grab it. Evie's favorite colors are pink and purple so they were a natural choice. I made these entirely with pieces from my scrap bin. The pattern is really easy and quick and I love how it turned out. Mira's favorite color is blue, but I did throw in some aqua too. Diagonal straight line quilting is my favorite. I mark the first line right down the middle ... Read More

M Button Monogram

Mira's birthday is quickly approaching (in a week I'll have a one year old!) and I realized I had a project I did months ago but never shared. I had made Evie a button monogram, so I thought it was only fair for Mira to get one too. It's been too long since I've done a monogram project, they've been replaced with hexagons. I'm going to have to remedy that soon! I have a huge jar of buttons left over from when I made Evie's monogram. I used tweezers from the start this time and didn't burn myself as much with the hot glue which is definitely a positive thing! ... Read More

Jimbot’s Robot Letters

When I was pregnant with Evie we went to the Urban Garage Sale in Milwaukee. It was a really great show in the beautiful Turner Hall building, and I'm hoping to be able to make it to the one coming up in November. I bought this print of a robot E for her room and when I got pregnant with Mira I wanted to find one for her. Every couple months I would search around Etsy but never found the right seller. One night I got really determined and started Googling around. I eventually came across a vendor list from the July 2010 show on a message board and the name "Jimbot" ... Read More