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It’s Day 3 of our fabulous Blog Hop- I hope you have been enjoying visiting the different blogs and seeing what they have to offer. And of course, entering to win all of the giveaways- remember that each blog will have a DIFFERENT prize and that YOU CAN WIN MORE THAN ONE PRIZE!!

Click here for all of the details.

Yesterday’s featured bloggers were SewCalGal and Bejeweled Quilts by Barb. Be sure to stop by these great blogs to enter the giveaway and say Hello!

Today’s Featured Bloggers are:

Upstairs Hobby Room

Freemotion by the River


Stop by the above blogs to enter the giveaway, and to see what these fun quilters have been up to!

Today I wanted to share with you something that I’m really personally excited about. Those of you who have been following my blog and my work for awhile know that I love to create watercolor artwork. It is how I create all of my fabric lines: I draw and paint everything by hand, scan it, and then I get to “play” in Photoshop, laying out different repeat patterns and colorways. It’s so much fun- I love every step of the process!

And while it’s really wonderful seeing my artwork on fabric, I also love paper (always have, even when I was a child!) So…. what I’ve done, and I had so much fun with it, is that I’ve laid out some of my artwork into note card designs.



Wouldn’t these make a great gift for your quilty-sewing-artsy-craftsy friends???


I painted these pears a couple of years ago- and they remain among some of my favorite artwork ever. I couldn’t wait to get them on paper products:



And now, here is the really exciting part (well, I think so anyway, but I’m kind of a paper-nerd): You can also have many of my designs personalized! What a fabulous and thoughtful gift they will make!


I designed these especially for my daughter- some with her first name for personal use, and some with her “teacher” name for use in her classroom.

(Oh- and did you notice that they are bundled with a wrapper which can double as a “gift tag”?)

If you are shopping for teens, tweens, and young adults- feathers are really hot right now, so you may want to pick up some of these for the holidays (available with or without personalization. And by the way, personalization is always in style):

FeatherNoteCardsPhoto2 FeathersPhoto

All of these designs and more are available in my ETSY shop through December 8- and they are on sale! Everything in my ETSY shop is 20% off!


So please stop by my ETSY shop and start checking off your Christmas list!

And now, for today’s entry for the Grand Prize Giveaway (remember- you can enter on each day’s post):

Comment and tell me what is the best Christmas gift you’ve ever received? 


The fine print:

  • You must comment by 11:59 pm EST on Sunday December 8, 2013.
  • Winners will be chosen by random drawing.
  • You MUST include an email, or I must be able to contact you through your Blogger/Google account. If I draw your name but cannot contact you via email or Blogger/Google account, I will draw another name.