Looking Back

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2012 was a full, wonderful year and I’m a little sad it went by so fast.  I had my Sophie, made lots of quilts, wrote a book (I’ll show you soon!), visited 2 quilt markets, painted like a mad woman,  moved to Seattle, and in between all of the “big” things we enjoyed all the little things that matter the most.   I have a feeling that 2013 will be just as full…but I sure love it that way.
Happy New Year to you all!

33 Responses to Looking Back

  1. Lindsay Conner December 31, 2012 at 2:36 pm #

    Beautiful year in pictures!

  2. Melissa Corry December 31, 2012 at 3:07 pm #

    What an amazing year!! And I can't wait to see your book!!! So exciting.

  3. Jolene December 31, 2012 at 4:03 pm #

    The 'wrote a book' part is what I'm excited about! Can't wait to see it!!

  4. beaquilter December 31, 2012 at 4:30 pm #

    great pics, can't wait to see the book, need someone to review and do a giveaway??? then count me in :-)

  5. Colleen Potter December 31, 2012 at 4:30 pm #

    That's a good year ! Well done ! Can't wait to see the book.

  6. rózsaműhelye-2010 December 31, 2012 at 4:54 pm #

    Happy New Year my dear friends

    Je désire bonne année

    Deseo un feliz año nuevo

    Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku

    Ich wünsche Gutes Neues Jahr

  7. Katie @SwimBikeQuilt December 31, 2012 at 5:25 pm #

    Happy nEw year. And what a year! Congratulations.

  8. Barb December 31, 2012 at 5:29 pm #

    Congratulations on a wonderful year. It doesn't get any better than a new baby. Can't wait to see what 2013 brings…I love your patterns (my last two quilts were yours).

  9. trish December 31, 2012 at 5:46 pm #

    Happy New Year Al!!! :o)
    Best wishes for what 2013
    will bring! Trish xo

  10. Dana Lynne December 31, 2012 at 8:59 pm #

    Happy 2013 to you!

  11. Bonnie J. James December 31, 2012 at 11:05 pm #

    Happy New Year to you and your sweet family! I'm really looking forward to your book, and all of the lovely quilts and photos in 2013!

  12. Melanie January 1, 2013 at 4:20 am #

    Welcome to the great Pacific NW! What an exciting year you had!

    I'm making a quilt with your Spin Cycle pattern and I'm loving it (even if my squares are only 12.5"….oops with my cutting or sewing :) )

    Can't wait for your book!

  13. SewBlinkey.blogspot.com January 1, 2013 at 5:36 am #

    You are and will always be my favorite blog. I look forward to a wonderful year with your posts. God Bles you and your family.

  14. Jeneta January 1, 2013 at 8:02 am #

    What a wonderful year – busy and fulfilling! Thanks for all your inspiration. Happy New Year!

    • Tonje January 1, 2013 at 8:33 am #

      Happy new year! Looking forward too hear more about your book and to all the inspiration I know I'm gonna get, thanks. The best wishes for the new year!

  15. Franziska January 1, 2013 at 1:28 pm #

    happy new year!

  16. Elsa January 1, 2013 at 2:25 pm #

    Happy New Year Allison! here's to a wonderful creative 2013!

  17. Cheerful Homemaker January 1, 2013 at 3:12 pm #

    Happy new year! You made some beautiful quilts this year. :)


  18. Anne January 1, 2013 at 5:08 pm #

    Happy New Year. Looking forward to your book!

  19. Debbie January 1, 2013 at 5:54 pm #

    Such lovely projects!

  20. Miriam J. Robbins January 1, 2013 at 11:31 pm #

    I just began my very first quilt ever this week. It's simple, easy, and I've gotten help and advice from an aunt and a friend who are both avid quilters. I subscribed to your blog after seeing links to it on Pinterest. Your quilts and patterns are so inspiring, and I'm looking forward to creating some of them in the future!

  21. Lynne Shandley January 2, 2013 at 2:34 am #

    Happy New Year! Thanks for the inspiration I've found on your blog over the last few months.
    Seattle welcomed the New Year with a lovely day :-)

  22. Lana January 2, 2013 at 3:03 am #

    Happy New Year! Looks like you had a fantastic 2012! Can't wait to see what you come up with in 2013!

  23. Kellie January 2, 2013 at 5:16 pm #

    can't wait to buy your book!

  24. Wendy Franczak January 2, 2013 at 9:39 pm #

    OH my goodness I can't wait to hear about your book. Love your blog! Happy New Year!!!

  25. CitricSugar January 3, 2013 at 1:29 am #

    Such beautiful work!! Cannot wait for the book!

  26. Jacqueline January 3, 2013 at 3:10 am #

    A book?! How exciting!!! Can't wait to see it!
    All the best for 2013! :-)

  27. kathy-o January 3, 2013 at 9:26 pm #

    BOOK??? Can't wait! Lovely year in pictures…

  28. trudys_person January 5, 2013 at 2:14 am #

    Can't wait to see your book! I just made a mini-version of your Scattered patter from Quilts from the Blogging Universe, and I love your patterns!


  29. Helen L January 5, 2013 at 8:49 am #

    You make me tired!! 😛 You must have the energy of a 2 yr old!!!

  30. Leigh Ann January 8, 2013 at 4:09 am #

    Welcome to Seattle! Can't wait to see the book…maybe you can take a breath this year?

  31. iris January 19, 2013 at 4:06 am #

    Thank u for the tutorial, I do the same tiv in binding but not near like yours not accurit also.

    I like your quilts, colors and I like your needles with buttons shape.

    Now when u going to give us the Donut recipe ?

    seems yamyyyy

  32. iris January 19, 2013 at 4:08 am #

    Same technique i use but not neat as yours

    sorry for the bad spelling

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