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Category Archives: Nature
What Does the Fox Say???
Last week, when I was out photographing my Flower Garden quilt, I was amazed at the amount of tracks there were out back. It hadn’t snowed in a few days, but still WOW. These are not human tracks, this is a … Continue reading
Posted in Nature, Photography, Quilting, View out my window Tagged flower garden quilt, fox, nature, photography, snow, view out my window, what does the fox say, wildlife 5 Comments
Everyone Deserves a Quilt
This is the first quilt I have ever made for my husband’s brother, my brother-in-law. I’ve been in the family for almost 28 years and I’m not sure why it took me so long! I didn’t know it, but apparently this is … Continue reading
Posted in 2014 completes, Christmas, Design, fabric, Gifts, Nature, Quilting, Sewing Tagged birch quilt, Cory Pepper, Freestyle Birch Trees, hand quilted, handmade quilt, low volume, peppered cottons, robert kauffman, sewfrench, veronica voile 23 Comments
I’m sure you wondered where I disappeared to. Or maybe you didn’t notice? We spend part of our winters in Florida and this year that part was March. It seems strange telling relative strangers, or relatives who are strangers(!), our … Continue reading
Posted in Favorite Things, Nature, Travel Tagged florida, nature, travel 3 Comments
When snow falls, nature listens.
Have you seen the Triple Zipalong put on over at A Quilter’s Table? Well, it’s actually over at Flickr. I’ve been wanting to make out of these Triple Zip Pouches, using Debbie’s tutorial for a while now. Not sure what … Continue reading
Posted in fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Linkys, Nature, organizing, Photography, Sewing, Snow, View out my window, WIP Tagged anthology woodlands, bag, nature, ouch, snow, triple, zip-along, zipit, zipper 6 Comments
Just one more time, please!! Okay, maybe two. Yes, my quilt made it to the finals in the hand quilted category! >>VOTE<< here for the best in hand quilting. Voting is still going on for the viewers choice award, if … Continue reading
Posted in 2012 completes, Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Crafting, Design, fabric, hand quilting, Nature, Photography, Quilting, Sewing Tagged 2012, Bloggers Quilt Festival, blogging, BQF, fall colored quilt, finalist, hand quilting, nominations, Out of this World quilt, quilting, sewing, viewers choice award, vote 2 Comments
Fall in Northern Michigan
Considered by many to be the most beautiful place in the country. I can’t disagree. Particularly in the fall. How fortunate we are to have such a beautiful, sunny day, yesterday. To take it all in. Taking deep breaths to fill … Continue reading
Posted in Cottage, Favorite Things, Nature, Photography, Travel Tagged art, fall, fall color, foliage, most beautiful place, nature, northern michigan, photography, travel, trees 12 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
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While both our girls were here canning with me, on this day, it is strange that there are no pictures of them… I’m guessing they had their PJs on already! I am so glad I passed…
Posted in Canning, Cooking, Cottage, Dairy free, Eating, Gluten Free, Health, Nature, Recipes Tagged canning, cooking, maraschino cherries, nature, photgraphy, preserving Leave a comment
How I draft a simple pattern
Anyone care to share their favorite sewing reference book? I’m looking at One-Yard Wonders and Sew Everything Workshop. I was thinking there was another one than I kept seeing referred to and can’t remember what it was. Daughter is looking to … Continue reading
Posted in fabric, Fabric Tuesday, Nature, Photography, Quilting, Tutorial, WIP Tagged books, drafting pattern, fabrics, french seam, Honeycomb quilt, landscape quilt, Malka Dubrawsky, nature, photography, quilting, sewfrench, sewing 7 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