Monthly Archives: April 2015

Modern Patchwork Spring 2015 | My Mid Century Modern House Pillows

Wahoo! My Mid Century Modern House Pillows pattern is in print in the Spring 2015 issue of Interweave’s Modern Patchwork!

Modern Patchwork Spring 2015

You may remember my Mid Century Modern House Pillows that I made for my family room:



I really love them! And when the call for this magazine came out, I thought they would be a perfect match! So did the editors, because here they are!


This magazine is FILLED with FABULOUS things to make, take a look at the table of contents:
Modern Patchwork Spring 2015 TOC 1

Modern Patchwork Spring 2015 TOC 2The pictures of the magazine cover, table of contents, as well as this this link will take you to the page where you can orderyourself a copy if you like! Also, they sent me 2 copies, so I’ll be giveaway away one of them next week as part of a bigger giveaway, so stay tuned for that!

I thought I’d take a really meta picture, the magazine with my pillows on a grey couch, on a grey couch, with the pillows!



One Moment | The Decision is Made!

If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you know that my son Liam is a senior in high school and has been following his passion to play the trombone. He’s worked really hard, had all sorts of awesome successes, (along with a couple of disappointments), and auditioned all over the country… Continue Reading

My New Bag – A Take Off Tote

Here it is! By the time you read this, I’ll have already used my new bag, made with the Take Off Tote pattern by Erin Erickson, to easily travel to Chicago with Liam! The zippers across the top and for the front pocket keep everything secure. (If I’d had time to order zippers in a… Continue Reading

April Goals Check-in

Last week was crazy, but I uploaded my final grades of the semester yesterday and I am done with teaching until September!!! (Lots of committee work still be done, but still…) So today I started dyeing. I love my sink, but I need more shade, you can see the “triangle of doom”, where the sun… Continue Reading

A Week of Leaks

Last week was not only the last week of classes at the UoR, but we had 4 different sets of leaks to deal with! It all started Easter morning. Yes, my boys are 17 and 13, and they still want to do Easter things! So Easter morning started with a spiderweb hunt for the basket:… Continue Reading