Funny thing, it wasn't until I was out with my red pen on the very last version of the book before it went to print they call that version Pages that I realized I'd written one big love letter to my husband. Books, fabric, and maybe a few extra treats. I'm okay, but not great at making pictures. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the a month of sundays family friends food and quilts arkison cheryl gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. It's clear that her priorities are family, friends, food and quilts and the love she has for these four areas of her life shines on every page.
Designed for the confident beginner, the patterns are simple and straightforward. Projects range from tote bags and pennants to stylish quilts and shortbread. I'm going to kick things off with a little background on the book. The book not only offers quilt patterns, but also other sewing projects, some recipes and some interesting reading about Cheryl's philosophies. Reading A Month of Sundays is like making a new friend. Not only that, Arkison gives us many helpful clues as to how she attains the simple life that enables her to slow down and sew.
Perfect for hiding inside and appreciating the moments I have with both my family and my stash. So, this Sunday, I am raising my cup of tea and reminiscing about the process of creating A Month of Sundays. Needless to say, I negotiated some later dates for the book because the baby sure wasn't going to wait. I wouldn't even get this blog written if that is the case! I thought the Parade Pennants were super cute! I will talk more about them over the next few Sundays, but I did want to say now how excited they still make me. Showing you how to embrace a quiet energy, author Cheryl Arkison builds four themes of Relax, Eat, Shop and Explore.
Lessons learned, activities that are a part of us, or treasured moments - they can all add to your life too. November 17 - From the First Idea to the Finished Quilt - following the process for a few quilts November 24 - Join Me in the Kitchen December 1 I know. Showing you how to embrace a quiet energy, author Cheryl Arkison builds four themes of Relax, Eat, Shop and Explore. Designed for the confident beginner, the patterns are simple and straightforward. The 16 family-friendly projects are based on these themes and all feature low-volume fabrics.
Showing you how to embrace a quiet energy, author Cheryl Arkison builds four themes of Relax, Eat, Shop and Explore. Designed for the confidant beginner, the patterns are simple and straightforward. Enjoy a slice of life with Cheryl as she shares stories about her family, friends, food, and quilts. Now, for me, it feels like I gave birth to twins, the book and my son are so intertwined. It was the book that made me say- I might like to quilt. But this monh I'm going to celebrate. Projects are suitable for quilters of all levels, and precut friendly.
So bonus for you, you get two opinions on this book. Well, at least I can't. Something about those real babies taking up all my time, and a. To be entered in the giveaway you simply have to leave a comment on any post for this A Month of Sunday series. This is a quilting book unlike any other. After three miscarriages I was slow in accepting and appreciating that pregnancy, but everything aligned and I was set to deliver a baby and a book around the same time.
One comment per posting, please. No, my brain is constantly churning through sentences and hopefully there is an opportunity to get them down near by. Initially I was asked to do my own photography. I did like the pendants but can't imagine putting the time in to something that will barely be used. This book is much more than just a quilting book. Then there are the quilts and sewing projects.
Showing you how to embrace a quiet energy, author Cheryl Arkison builds four themes of relax, eat, shop, and explore. So, if you like romance, even the unconventional ones, this might be the book for you. The 16 family-friendly projects are based on these themes and all feature low-volume fabrics. So, if I need glasses in a few years, I will blame this book for it and not encroaching middle age at all. Designed for the confident beginner, the patterns are simple and straightforward. Ask me a question, tell me how you are enjoying the book, or respond to the weekly query I post.
Most quilting books are just about the quilts, but this book shows how it can all go together in a happy relaxed mix. It was so much fun to see Cheryl's kids and see how quilting is still a part of her life. You can't get tired of these low volume fabrics. And yes, I am curled up in a quilt. Wrapped in a quilt, a pot of tea by my side. I would get an hour to bang out some text.
Here is the schedule for what I'll be sharing here. I carted around my son so that he could be nursed because he was only two months old at the time. I hope you'll join me and share in the party. Choose a design and a recipe, make both, and enjoy. I knew the locations and props for nearly every shot before the quilts were done. And they are all about taking the time to enjoy the time, to slow down. I am really thankful for giving me the opportunity to write a lot more in this book.