Friday, August 25, 2017

Solar Eclipse August 2017

My tribute to the Solar Eclipse 




  Thought it would be safer on my eyes to stitch rather than look. Even if most was obscured by an overcast day.

Frances


Thursday, August 17, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Spring Dreaming

Spring Dreaming

Despite April 1 arriving tomorrow and nature gifting us with more snow I am dreaming of warmer days. And what more perfect way to dream than to complete the March BOM block  from Amy at  SewIncrediblyCrazy 

                            

Looking forward to next months block of Sun, Sand and Sea to sunshine and warmer weather.





Wednesday, March 22, 2017

SPRING AHEAD

SPRING AHEAD


Spring arrived Monday with a definite cold punch.  My car rested under a blanket of snow with little warmth provided by my "quilt-in-training".   


 As I was digging (sorting sounds much nicer but I was really digging) through my stash I found a very cheerful Jelly Roll; bought a new quilt magazine (which I desperately needed 😉) and a new quilt idea was born. 



                                      

My neutral print featured snowflakes which seemed appropriate and the pattern was called "Hello, Garden ".  Perfect for spring dreaming or a really mixed up nature.

 I have been trying to clean, sort and organize my fabrics and sewing stash. I found an extraordinary number of UFO'S and am determined to finish. Some of these only need binding while others are in early stages. My New Years resolution was not to buy any more fabric but I must confess the resolution had been broken many times . And we are only 2 1/2 months into 2017 !!

 I want to call this my Happy Quilt because it is so cheerful. I had to buy some stashing today and found the perfect border. I only have a few blocks left to stitch and the top will be done. 

The weather forecast predicts that tonight we can expect 15-20 cm of snow, -22 degrees temperature and extremely high winds. Blizzard conditions. A good time to stay in and sew if the power doesn't cut out and if there is any energy left after shoveling.

Might be a good time to have a cuppa tea ready.