I got to do some sewing this weekend (thanks, honey!). My neighbor has four of the cutest kids you’ve ever seen – two boys, two girls. She asked me if I could make them some coordinating outfits for a picture, and mentioned pillow case dresses she’s seen all over the interwebs. I looked all around… Read More
In my excitement to put a button about QuiltCon on my blog, I somehow have deleted half my sidebar. BUMMER. Anyway, look what’s coming…to Austin! Be there or be square! Very, very exciting news. New sidebar coming soon.
IMG_3874, originally uploaded by Beaty Family Fun. I’m pretty sure our plants are all confused around here…my hibiscus are still budding, the trees are just now losing their leaves. Warm winters make for crazy plant life! But we’re enjoying all the color.
Micah’s quilt, originally uploaded by Beaty Family Fun. Both nephew quilts are quilted. Nathaniel’s binding is almost done, and Micah’s is next! My original post about how I came up with this pattern is here.
Katie over at Katie’s Corner made this super cool Super Hero Quilt. So I started making my plan based on her photo. Here are my initial sketches and measurements. I decided that I wanted the quilt to be about 60″x80″, and worked in from there. I knew I wanted to make one for each of… Read More
We had a very successful birthday party last weekend. Here are some photo highlights. Invites made in MS Word using a free star wars font and bootlegged star wars lego images found all over internet. For the goody bags – medals and silly straws from party city with star wars stickers (avery labels printed on… Read More
This quilt was for my dad’s neighbor who helped build the screened-in porch. When I started it (about 5 months ago) I didn’t realize how Christmasy it was! Now I wish I had made the deer’s nose red. I hope he liked it! It’s made from a pattern in Dare to Be Square Quilting by… Read More
IMG_3620, originally uploaded by Beaty Family Fun. Zipper pouches and matching key fobs (they match the lining) for the teachers Christmas gifts. Still working on the cup sleeves and a starbucks card for each :)
That is a lightsaber strike…in case you didn’t know. This year, instead of making an Anakin suit from scratch, I got this super cool zombie looking dirty black fabric at Joann’s and reverse appliqued it to a cheap store bought suit. It worked out great! There were a bunch of other little Lukes, Anakins, Troopers,… Read More
wee wonderfuls spaceboy, originally uploaded by Beaty Family Fun. Coming up next – Spaceboy! Super cute little pattern from WeeWonderfuls.com.