End of Free BOM…for now!


Hello…we have had some fun on our travel journey! We have posted 12 blocks for now, and have many other ideas and destinations we want to stitch…however, Bonnie has a new job that she is traveling a lot for and Madison is busy getting a degree in Microbiology.

We have had so many people asking us about putting the blocks together or if there are more. Thanks so much for your support and kind words.

So for now, we have suspended our free BOM adventure until further notice! We have not put these blocks together yet, as we still have lots of places to go!

Thanks for coming along with us!

Happy Stitching,

Madison & Bonnie                                                                                                                                                                                         Pretty P & Mama B Designs


Adventure Block #12



Here is block #12 of Adventure! Hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy the rest of your holidays and be safe!

Bonnie and Madison

Adventure 12

To download this free pattern, click the link at the top of the page that says Free BOM “Adventure” This will take you to a photo and at the bottom of the photo after the DMC colors, click the link that says Adventure #12.

Adventure Block #10



Here is block #10 for Adventure! Hope everyone is enjoying this lovely fall weather!

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To download this free pattern, click the link at the top of the page that says Free BOM “Adventure” This will take you to a photo and at the bottom of the photo after the DMC colors, click the link that says Adventure #10.

New Quilt Shop In Loveland, Colorado


We want to welcome Cotton Candy Sewing Shop to the Loveland, Colorado area.

Chrystal Gates has opened a delightful new sewing shop. Her grand opening will be the first part of October with specials and events.

For more information, visit Chrystal at

Cotton Candy Sewing Shop

4206 N. Garfield Ave

Loveland, CO 80538

or call (970) 663-4555

open Tues-Fri 2pm-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12pm-5pm….closed Monday



I find this funny….in light of the misspelling from earlier!  Also, thanks for the KIND words of our mistake!

Gotta love autocorrect!


We’ll begin with a box, and the plural is boxes,
But the plural of ox becomes oxen, not oxes.
One fowl is a goose, but two are called geese,
Yet the plural of moose should never be meese.
You may find a lone mouse or a nest full of mice,
Yet the plural of house is houses, not hice.

If the plural of man is always called men,
Why shouldn’t the plural of pan be called pen?
If I speak of my foot and show you my feet,
And I give you a boot, would a pair be called beet?
If one is a tooth and a whole set are teeth,
Why shouldn’t the plural of booth be called beeth?

Then one may be that, and three would be those,
Yet hat in the plural would never be hose,
And the plural of cat is cats, not cose.
We speak of a brother and also of brethren,
But though we say mother, we never say methren.
Then the masculine pronouns are he, his and him,
But imagine the feminine: she, shis and shim!

Let’s face it – English is a crazy language.
There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger;
Neither apple nor pine in pineapple.
English muffins weren’t invented in England .

We take English for granted, but if we explore its paradoxes,
We find that quicksand can work slowly, boxing rings are square,
And a guinea pig is neither from Guinea nor is it a pig.
And why is it that writers write, but fingers don’t fing,
Grocers don’t groce and hammers don’t ham?
Doesn’t it seem crazy that you can make amends but not one amend?
If you have a bunch of odds and ends and get rid of all but one of them,
What do you call it?

If teachers taught, why didn’t preachers praught?
If a vegetarian eats vegetables, what does a humanitarian eat?

Sometimes I think all the folks who grew up speaking English
Should be committed to an asylum for the verbally insane.
In what other language do people recite at a play and play at a recital?

We ship by truck but send cargo by ship…
We have noses that run and feet that smell.
We park in a driveway and drive in a parkway.
And how can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same,
While a wise man and a wise guy are opposites?

You have to marvel at the unique lunacy of a language
In which your house can burn up as it burns down,
In which you fill in a form by filling it out,
And in which an alarm goes off by going on.

Oh well, we can all shake our heads as we nod in agreement.