We were each asked by Lissa to design a pillow that tells something about us and then answer some questions.
My pillow has 21 dots, one for each year I have been in business. I love the color red, so the dots are some of my favorite red fabrics I have used over the years. The last dot is a sneek peek of our new fabric line coming out later this year. I chose the border from our "Bliss" line because it is my current favorite piece of fabric that I want to use in everything. During the past 4 years I have had the opporturnity to design fabric with my daughter, Camille, for Moda. It has been like the frosting on the cake to be part of the Moda team. They are all such amazing people!
What is a little known fact about yourself?
One thing most people don't know, aside from my close friends and family, is that when my husband and I got married, he had casts on both arms. He had surgery on his wrists because of some old basketball injuries and was supposed to get one of them off before the wedding. It wasn't healing right, so we polished his casts with white shoe polish the night before. When people came to congratulate us, my husband told everyone that I twisted his arms so hard to get him to marry him that I broke both his wrists.
How do you relax?
When I am at home I can't relax! There is always to much to do. I have to be busy or have a hand sewing project in my hands especially when I am riding in the car or watching a movie at home. Just sitting around drives me nuts. The only time I can really relax is when we are on vacation and I am laying on a sandy beach soaking up some sun!
What do you sleep in - PJ's or NightGown?
PJ's for sure, I hate waking up and being all twisted up in a night gown. Camille gave me these red poka dot PJ's for Christmas last year and they are my very favorite. They are warm and soooooo soft! And for those who haven't heard, this week, here in Idaho, it was -20 degrees! Yes, minus 20 degrees.
What kind of pillow do you like, Hard or soft, foam or feather? And why?
I like my memory foam pillow that shapes to my face when I sleep, but when I am watching TV or reading in bed I like a big fluffy pillow to sink into. In the winter I can't live without my electric blanket.
Do you sew in bed? Read? Watch TV? eat?
Sometimes I bind quilts in bed when I am really on a time crunch and to tired to think. I try to read every night for a few minutes and I love to watch the news before I go to sleep. I rarely eat in bed because my husband has this thing about crumbs in the bed. If I had my way, I would eat Doritos in bed.
How many nights have you or your spouse spent on the couch?
We have had a few, but not to many for being married 31 years. Sometimes he snores and I can't sleep so I end up on the couch.
Do peanut butter M and M's count as a toddy?
Early to bed or all-nighter?
I used to stay up late most nights when I had teenagers at home that I was waiting up for. I have had many all nighters, especially at Quilt Market time. For the last year I have tried to have a more balanced schedule and am ususally in bed around 11:00.
Who would you most like to have a pillow fight with?
Probably my grandkids. They are so much fun!
Now, if you made it through all that, you deserve a chance to win something!
I would love to send someone this little sewing bag filled with goodies, including my 3 new patterns!
To enter the give a way, tell me how many years you have been quilting.