The Spotted Lamb

The Spotted Lamb Navigating motherhood and military life one stitch at a time. Ultimately, my goal is to connect with others in cyber land through my sewing, some of my thoughts translated into words, and hopefully a few laughs.

Web Site: http://www.thespottedlamb.com/blog.html


There’s a Positive Side To Allergy Season?

Apr 2, 2013
There’s a Positive Side To Allergy Season?

Yes, yes there is.  Are you about ready to claw your eyes out?  Have you sneezed so much that no one in your house bothers to say 'bless you' any more?  Are you walking around in a fog because the only way you can somewhat breathe at night is if you sleep on your...

Queen Quilt Complete!

Mar 26, 2013
Queen Quilt Complete!

I am very happy to announce that my queen quilt quest is complete!  It was such a fun, adventurous and even nerve-wrecking journey -- I am so glad that this customer contacted me to make this quilt for her and even more glad that I decided to 'take the plunge!'  Here are some pictures...

Recipe: Chewy p-nut squares

Feb 19, 2013
Recipe: Chewy p-nut squares

I like to believe that there is a land somewhere between Heaven and Earth where all things are made of peanu

Completed Queen Quilt Top!

Jan 29, 2013
Completed Queen Quilt Top!

It has been a few months in the making, but it's now complete!  This lovely hexagon quilt was commissioned by and even lovelier woman, who we will call 'Ms. B.' I was SO very hesitant to do this quilt for her -- I warned her that I had never made anything larger than a...

Pretzel Pillows

Jan 16, 2013
Pretzel Pillows

My husband is obsessed with those terrible frozen soft pretzels you find at the grocery store.  You kno

Jammies!

Jan 10, 2013
Jammies!

I think I mentioned that one of my 2013 sewing resolutions is to learn how to make (simple) clothes!?  Well, I have been very anxious to get going, and wanted to share with you my first attempt at making pajamas! :)

A Year of Sewing in Review

Jan 2, 2013
A Year of Sewing in Review

2012 was quite a busy year!  And what I find most interesting, as I look back at my sewing projects over the last 365 days, is that a large majority of my time was spent sewing key fobs rather than quilts...I made nearly 400 key fobs in 2012!  Crazy!?  I have enjoyed every moment...

Recipe: Shortcut spiced tiramisu

Dec 21, 2012
Recipe: Shortcut spiced tiramisu

Tiramisu....I am not a big fan of this dessert -- to me it is, well....forgettable?  The handful of times I have tried it was a direct result of their being nothing else available on the dessert menu -- and by nothing else, I really mean nothing else with Chocolate :)  Each time I dove...

Ooo La La!

Dec 13, 2012
Ooo La La!

This past weekend, a friend and I drove to a holiday boutique craft fair -- we intended it to just be a girls' day out, a chance to get away from the kids for a few hours and recharge....we had no intentions of buying anything....that was until we walked in the door :)  Some...

Unhook The Stars Quilt Is Done!

Dec 9, 2012
Unhook The Stars Quilt Is Done!

I finally finished it! I coul

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