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Category Archives: Landscape
“Take a Hike” quilt
A couple of summer ago, after seeing some of Ann Lovelace’s art quilts, at art fairs, I became fascinated with her style of Landscape quilts. How realistic these fabric scraps could represent a place so familiar is mind-blowing. So way … Continue reading
Posted in 2013 completes, A Sttitch in Time, Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Cottage, Crafting, Crazy Mom Friday Finishes, Fabric Tuesday, Finishes, Landscape, Linkys, Quilting, Sewing, TGIFF Tagged Ann Lovelace, art quilt, art quilts, batik, benzie, birch, FMQ, forest, interlochen, Interquilten, landscape, Landscape quilts, machine quilting, mi, Michigan, photography, quilted, trees, wall hanging 64 Comments
sounds so much better than Meatless Monday, don’t you think? We popped up to the cottage, for a couple of days, and on the way picked up some Michigan sweet corn for a deliciously, easy dinner. We were delighted when we … Continue reading
Posted in Cooking, Cottage, Dairy free, Gardening, Gluten Free, Health, Landscape Tagged cooking, meatless monday, michigan corn, summer supper, tomatoes, vegetarian 2 Comments
Last week, I talked about how easy it is to grow garlic. Well, that is easy for me to say. I’m digging up a small patch of landscaping and with a wish and a prayer, growing a few heads. Yes, … Continue reading
Posted in Cooking, Gardening, Health, Landscape, Photography Tagged Bob, gardening, garlic, Garlic Bob, German Red garlic, growing garlic, how do you grow garlic, organic, Thomas Moser, Thos. Moser 2 Comments
Yes, that is the newest quilt’s name. Tomorrow Morning. And it’s done. A few days ago, Amanda was helping me with the photographing of this new quilt, when I decided to run back up to the house, to get a … Continue reading
Posted in 2012 completes, A Sttitch in Time, Can I get a Whoop Whoop, fabric, Landscape, Linkys, machine quilting, Nature, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Show it off Friday, TGIFF Tagged deer, design, diy, hand quilters, Kona, kona solids, landscape, ltf, nature, original by sewfrench, photography, quilt, quilting, sewing, unnamed kona wall hanging, wall hanging, wildlife 25 Comments
Can you smell us coming?
Several years ago my husband and brother-in-law were participating in the Customer in Residence program at the Thomas Moser studios in Freeport, Maine. If you aren’t familiar with Freeport it is the home of the Moser furniture empire and an old-fashioned … Continue reading
Oh, how my garden grows!
Remember when I told you I had read that you could take the base end of a vegetable, in this case celery, and plant it directly into the ground and have it take root and regrow? If you remember, I … Continue reading
Posted in Cottage, Gardening, Landscape, Pinterest Tagged asparagus soup, celery, celery seeds, celery stalk, container gardening, cooking, food, gardening, growing celery, growing leeks, leeks, native american heritage, organic, recipes, scapes, summer 2 Comments
My favorite way to enjoy a golf course.
A week or two ago, Peter and I went to a quilt show in Arcadia, a sleepy little town in northern Michigan. It was a fund-raiser for the local historical society and we weren’t quite sure what to expect. The … Continue reading
Posted in Landscape, Nature, Quilt stories Tagged antique quilts, arcadia, arcadia bluffs golf course, double halo around the sun, double rainbow around the sun, mi, public golf courses, quilt show, quilting style, ring around the sun, traditional quilts, travel, what causes a ring around the moon, what causes a ring around the sun 6 Comments
So You Think You Can Dance?
~Day 52 Show me your best rain dance. Seriously. We are lucky to have irrigation on our deck and to only be growing for fun. If we hope to put anything up, from the farmers’ markets, this year, the local … Continue reading
Posted in Cottage, Gardening, Landscape, Nature, Photography, View out my window Tagged container gardening, cooking, food, nature, plants, rain dance, vegetable gardening 4 Comments
We’ve been sprucing up around here, flowers planted, weeds pulled, cleaning out the pond, getting ready for a house full of company. But I have been struggling with the little pond we put in, out front, several years ago. It’s … Continue reading
Posted in Cottage, Landscape, Nature, Quotes Tagged frog, Jean Rostand, landscape, pond, Theories pass The frog remains. 4 Comments
How does your garden grow 2012
Week 1 So many times I’ve tried to keep a garden journal and have failed miserably. This year I thought I’d take a different approach. A photo journal. What do you think? So, just a couple of days after planting … Continue reading