I’m Jennie and I share patterns, tutorials, inspiration and thoughts over at Clover & Violet. I’m an Army wife and homeschooling mom of three who tries to carve out a little creative time every day. Most afternoons you’ll find me sewing, embroidering or knitting, always with a cup of coffee … continue reading →

Harvey and a cute embroidery pattern

Thanks for all the notes and well wishes.  We are recovering from Hurricane Harvey.

We had 38″ of water flow through our house.  We are not in a flood zone.  It hit us by surprise that there was a chance of flooding at our home.  On day 1, Harvey was … continue reading →

Introducing………

Introducing…….

 

Shelby is the oldest of the Wiedenmann clan and has started working part time in the warehouse this summer.  She will soon go back to school ( she’s a junior in high school this year) but what great experience she is having.

Shelby accompanied Mary Jean and her … continue reading →

What have I been up to?

Busy doing nothing may be strong words.  I am busy – but doing nothing…. sometimes it feels like two steps forward and three steps back.

First off – #3 is getting married.  Karly and Fred (#3) got engaged last year June.  We love our new daughter-in-law to be.  She fits … continue reading →

Quilt Market Slide Show! See it here!

We had a blast in St. Louis!  What a great city!  The weather was ideal – although by now you know I live in Hot Hot Hot Houston.

We enjoyed everything about St. Louis!

Stella2 was debuted at Quilt Market.  Everyone loved her and we hope you will too!

She … continue reading →

26 Not 25 ways to become a better knitter!

25 tips just aren't enough! 26 sounds better! Whether you are a "seasoned" knitter or just a beginner these tips will refresh your skills. It's always handy to have a "check up"

Here it is all spelled out for you.  Lisa Bongean, the designer for Primitive Gatherings in Wisconsin, gives some great ideas for quilters every year in her blog.  Called “12 Days of Christmas – 12 Needful Things”, she introduces you to her favorite products of the year.  Spoiler Alert – … continue reading →

It’s a sisterhood!

 

There’s a Miracle called friendship

That dwells within the heart,

And you don’t know how it happens

Or when it gets its start.

 But the happiness it brings you

Always gives a special lift,

And you realize that friendship

Is life’s most precious gift.

Friends made along the way … continue reading →

Welcome Back!

Here we all are! We went from a small family of 5 to a group! I love that! Welcome back to me. See what's new!