Crafting Is My Apple

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, right? Well, crafting is my apple. It’s what I do to maintain my sanity. There is so much running around involved in taking care of the little guys that live here (my three sweet kiddos – age 4 and under). When I started sewing again a few months ago, I couldn’t believe how satisfying it was – what a void it filled, and now I can’t stop! I am a quilter and a bagaholic – I have made more purses for myself than I’ll be able to use in the foreseeable future and 1 week ago, I bought myself a how-to-knit kit and can’t seem to stop knitting (“Just one more row, boys, then Mommy will start making lunch.”)

Some of my inspiration:

Amy Butler - Her patterns got me started on making bags.  And her fabric is beautiful

Michael Miller Fabrics – fresh, new collections all the time!  Fun stuff!

Two of my favorite stores:

Cabbage Rose Quilting is my favorite store these days – they carry all of Amy’s fabric and patterns, Moda fabric and have a nice yarn section as well

The Fat Quarter Shop carries a nice selection of fabric.  And, they make Jolly Packs.

Let the craft blog begin!

2 Responses to “Crafting Is My Apple”

  1. 1 cindy February 16, 2006 at 3:17 pm

    I think that that is a wonderfully fresh name. I can’t wait to see a few of your latest creations. Keep on blogging!!

  2. 2 kimberly February 17, 2006 at 7:39 am

    oh gosh, my kids don’t know anything else but one more row, kids, and I’ll be right there!!!
    I’m very patiently waiting for some knitting pictures.
    I love the name for your blog and I’m so glad you’re back. I knew you wouldn’t be gone for long. You’re way too addicted to stay away from us. Hehe–>

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Craft Apple

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, right? Well, crafting is my apple. It's what I do to maintain my sanity while taking care of my family. I homeschool my three boys, ages 10, 11, and 12), am a quilter, a bagaholic, and a pattern designer.
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