Saturday, February 26, 2011

Stash Study & A Giveaway, Oh My!

Calling all Stashaholics, Stashmasters & Stashonistas.
We just got these amazing new Art Bin storage containers at work and I just can't help but want them ALL! I mean, don't you???

Love this one... it's Magnetic!

So, as you know, I am somewhat of a beginner. Oh who am I kidding- I am a complete beginner! But I blame this on the fact that I don't have ample supplies to really do much. ; )

So here's where my Stash Study comes in. As a beginner I don't know what all kinds of stuff I really need to stash up on. I am hoping you can help me out here.

Sure I could just ask everyone I work with, but where's the fun in that?
I want to know what you guys think!

Because we are friends and I like you alot AND because I need your help here...I will be giving away a Charm Pack of the fun NEW fabric line called OH MY!
It won't even be in stores for a little while so you are really getting a sneak treat!

So if you'd like to enter all ya gotta do is leave a comment giving up your best stash tips...for both Fabric & Notions.
Now that I have these amazing storage boxes I have to fill them up!

NOTIONS: Give me the must haves & the probably should haves! 

FABRICS: I tend to only buy pre-cuts, mostly Charm Packs and Layer Cakes but then I use 'em all up!
Give me the scoop... How much do I need if I LOVE it? How about if I just Like it?
Is a fat quarter enough?

Give me the truth, I can take it.

I would love to give the Charm Pack to my favorite entry but apparently that isn't fair.
So I will do the random drawing on Friday March 4th!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011


Have I mentioned that I LOVE squirrels? Well, I do. 
They are good luck. Did you know that?
I saw one in college right before an exam and I got an A! Whoop! 

Anyway, this little guy immediately caught my eye as he was swinging from the branches outside my window at work.  I have named him Romeo and appointed him our new "Moda Mascot."
He has definitely got some sorta feva' goin on here so I found this song fitting! 

I was trying to come up with some clever names for some of his moves. Got any ideas? I love the hanging upside down move and especially the tail shake at the end. 

What the heck do you think got into him?

I hope he comes back soon. This was definitely the highlight of my day, week and maybe month. I don't get out much. 

P.S. - Sorry for the crummy video, guess the iPhone really isn't ALL that and a bag of chips! Looks better on the phone ; ) 

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

a dream

I would like to thank Pandora Radio for this song which has revived my dream of picking up and moving to Europe.

Before I was offered my current job with Moda, I was planning on moving to Italy. I had already accepted a job as a nanny for a lovely family in the small mountain town of Ortisei.
The plans were set and all that I had left to do was purchase my plane ticket.

Then came the call from Moda. The job I had been desperately wanting was available!
So I had to decide, Moda or Italy? Moda or ITALY?!

Monday, February 14, 2011

True Love

Last week I heard this song and the words keep playing in my mind.

The storm is coming but I don't mind

People are dying, I close my blinds

All that I know is I'm breathing now

I want to change the world

Instead I sleep

For a while now my life has seemed to be missing something.

I love doing things for people and I realized there hasn't been much of that going on. Everything seems to be focused on me. I knew I needed to be serving but didn't know where until...

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Snow Day=Sew Day!

Remember when I was trying to decide what to work on a few weekends ago?
Well since we had crazy blizzard weather here in DALLAS today, I decided to make my laptop cover!

I finally got to try out this cool new stuff we got at work called Soft & Stable! I LOVE it! It was perfect because it wasn't so thick I couldn't sew through it but it was still thick enough to protect my computer!