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Sarum: The Novel of England and a visit to some of the places mentioned.
★★★★☆ Sarum by Edward Rutherford is an epic novel about the area of England known as Sarum. This novel, of more than one thousand pages, spans more than 10,000 years, covering the span of English history from primitive times to … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Photography, Reading, Travel, Watcha reading Tagged abd, book club, book review, book spoiler, england, london, Old Sarum, Salisbury, sarum by edward rutherford, stonehenge, travel 7 Comments
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
The Answer My Friend is…
(I have edited this post to add, easy access, voting links.) To vote on the top 25, Viewer’s Choice, click here. To vote for your favorite hand-quilted, click here. To see and vote on all the other categories, click here. … Continue reading
Posted in 2014 completes, Bloggers' Quilt Festival, Crafting, Design, fabric, Finishes, Photography, Quilt stories, Quilting, Sewing, Uncategorized Tagged 12 Trees, Aurifil 28wt, batiks, BGF, blowin' in the Wind, Blowing in the Wind, charity quilt, free form, hand quilting, hobbs heirloom wool, Oakshott, robert kauffman, shot cotton, stippling 103 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
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
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
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