Monday, August 31, 2009

A new addition...

We have a new addition to our family...Shelby. We aquired her when we were on a family trip celebrating Gentry's birthday. Some friends of ours had found her abandoned on the side of the highway and had taken her in, hoping to find her a good home.

Well, she has found one and we are becoming quite attached. Did I mention that I'm allergic to dogs? Well, I am and I've been under the influence of Benadryl since about an hour after we got her in the car. She is such a good puppy though, I think she is definitely worth it.

She is also a rather lazy puppy, which makes her even more adorable.

In spite of all the new excitement, I have still managed to work on my upcoming pattern. It is perfect for Autumn, my favorite season. Think clear blue skies and wonderful warm tones.
Oh, and before I forget, we have a new addition to the stores on the right. Blackberry Patch Quilt Shop in MS is now carrying Divine Inspirations patterns. I had the pleasure of meeting the owner, Cathy, this weekend and she is a real sweetheart. She is having an amazing sale at the moment, you won't want to miss out!

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Gentry's Birthday Quilt & Sale Ending

I finished Gentry's quilt! Thank heaven! It was a real bear, for so many reasons. I'd never do it again, but am glad to have done it this once as I think he'll love it.

We are taking him to the aquarium in Chattanooga, TN for his birthday. I've been before, a long time ago, and loved it. I'm sure he'll have a wonderful time.
Our Back-t0-School sale on the patterns is coming to an end. This is the last day to get your savings. Today I finally get to start working on the next pattern. :) Which reminds me....I've been doing a bit of brainstorming and have a few thoughts roaming around in my head about doing something just a bit different. I'm toying with the idea of making some patterns for some wall-hangings, maybe calendar related...and/or doing a BOM...and/or doing an online mystery...and/or having some patterns available for PDF download. Do any of these ideas sound interesting to you? Let me know, I'd love the feedback.

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Back-to-School Sale!

I am having a Back-to-School sale on Divine Inspirations patterns.

5% off ALL orders and FREE SHIPPING on orders of 25 or more patterns!

Sale ends on Monday. If you are a retail store, I'll adjust the price in the invoice prior to payment. If you are an individual buying from my Etsy store, I'll send a refund.

Enough "shop talk" for now. I've been working on Gentry's birthday quilt and I'm about to pull my hair out. I'm having issues with it and I don't know how I'll get it done in time. Please send prayers and good wishes!!!! The things we deal with for the ones we love!

The kids start school next week. It seems earlier and earlier all the time. It took me a good few weeks to adjust to having them back at home and underfoot all the time when summer came. Now, I can't imagine them gone each morning and afternoon at school. It will be so quiet... which is great for work, but I'll miss them dearly.

In addition to Gentry's quilt, I'm working on a placemat to go with a tablerunner I made earlier this summer. I am also finally getting back to working on the Underground Railroad quilt. But I only get the tiniest amount done on these each day as a bit of a break from Gentry's.