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

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Summer Supper

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

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Re: Garlic

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

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Tomorrow Morning

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

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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

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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

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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

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