We have had loud city noises since mid-July. After the local festival, road construction on a side street started. The staging area for all the equipment was in the parking lot behind my house. The house was rattled daily starting at 630 with the equipment being started and then the compacting machine went on till… Continue reading Waking up to silence
This next quilt is something totally out of the ordinary in the quilting for me. I loved working on this customer quilt. This octogenarian made this quilt for a grandchild. She did a great job!! I think that I am getting the hang of making more customized quilting. I think that the quilt turned out and I am… Continue reading Stretching myself
to take our youngest back to college. This time I took him by myself. I don’t usually drive that far or in that much traffic but it worked out just fine. I need to get more confident with my driving. I was tired and car sick by the end of the road trip but all… Continue reading It’s that time of year….
I love this rich colors and this autumn fabrics in this quilt. Sue made this quilt for her home. I quilted it in an all over feather stitch in a copper thread. Love it! And Carol made a baby quilt. It is quilted in flowers and ribbons. I love the pinwheels and the fabrics… Continue reading I have been pretty busy and here are a few pics to prove it!
Yesterday was a great Highland games in Sparta. It is a festival that is full of great music, dance demos and beautiful park. My husband had a great day and tied for third in his group. I have tons of pics and movies on several devices. I am testing out each one and its limits so… Continue reading
There is something about Queen Anne’s lace that I really like. It reminds me of tatting. I love the purple centers. It is really quite complex clustering of tiny groups of flowers and most tatted doily’s are assembled in the manner. I love the simple daisy and this pic is by my mailbox… Continue reading Squeezing the most out of summer
! This is the latest customer quit I am working. I decided that feathers felt right for this project. And I had a copper colored thread on hand that was perfect color , I think that it will look great. I am making a mini chevron block. I had 13 of these purple… Continue reading Design wall Monday