This Week

Friday, December 30, 2011

High Tide Mini Quilt by jenib320
High Tide Mini Quilt, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
A few more crafty finishes for 2011! I finished up my High Tides mini quilt this week!  I had a lot of fun with this little quilt! It uses fabrics from the Horizon colorway of Morning Tides by Mark Cesarik! I added in a few Kona cottons and Heath by Alexander Henry. I backed it in a fun vintage sheet stripe and finished it off with some Mingle by Monaluna for the binding. It's quilted with a few simple diagonal lines.  It finished at 20" square. I'm really happy with how it turned out, it's so bright and cheerful! Now to find some wall space for it!

Drawstring Bag by jenib320
Drawstring Bag, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
I was itching to sew something with these lovely Echino fabrics I received from my Aunt for Christmas! Another drawstring bag seemed like just the thing! This one was made using the project size in my Lined Drawstring Bag Pattern!

Cozy by jenib320
Cozy, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Right before we left I made myself a new camera strap cover. It was time for something new! I use this tutorial!

Thrifting by jenib320
Thrifting, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Did really well thrifting! Will be reopening the shop with these beauties next week! :)

Dansk Kobenstyle by jenib320
Dansk Kobenstyle, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
Also managed to find some enamelware! At an antique shop, but still! I found this Dansk Kobenstyle fondue pot and it even has it's stand! In love with it!

Snow by jenib320
Snow, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.
We finally got a bit of snow, although it hasn't lasted long. Still looked pretty though!

George by jenib320
George, a photo by jenib320 on Flickr.

I'll be back tomorrow with a final recap of 2011!

Today I love the..
Smell of: Pancakes
Sound of: Harry Potter 7 part I
Taste of: Cheerios
Sight of: George
Feel of: Wool socks

Good Things about Today:
- Making Bretzel later!
- The sun came out for a minute!
- Got a Hello Kitty Xmas t-shirt!
- Snuggling with Blackie kitty!


  1. I know of two someones, specifically my BFF or my daughter, who would love that quilt. They both adore purple.

    Enjoy the fondue. I grew up having it every year for my birthday dinner but have't gotten back into it yet. Perhaps a trip to the Melting Pot with some friends is in order this coming year.

  2. Love the mini quilt!! It looks great!

  3. You've been a busy girl this week. Love that bright yellow fondue pot!

  4. Jeni, I love your blog! I've read every post this year and you truly are an inspiration!!! :) Happy new year!

  5. Tell me what you know about Bretzel. No one I have ever talked to has heard about these before. They are a long standing tradition of my husband's family.

  6. I have that fondu pot in red, it was my Moms, what a score!

  7. I just want to tell you that I love your blog. I always smile when I see that I got an email feed from you. You inspire me. Thank you so so much. Happy New Year !!

  8. Ooh that snow looks so pretty!!! Love the new drawstring bag too :)

  9. Finished projects, fabric, fondue pots, snow and George, what more could a girl ask for!
    Happy New Year!

  10. oh snow! i wish we would get some at my house!


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