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Tag 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
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
A midweek update.
I finished another book, this week, Still Alice by Lisa Genova. This is a very mixed review for me. It is a novel, written by a Harvard professor. A neuroscientist told in the voice of a newly diagnosed, early onset Alzheimer’s … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Charity Quilt, fabric, Fabric Tuesday, hand quilting, Linkys, Quilting, Reading, Sewing, Watcha reading, WIP Tagged barefoot sisters southbound, book, Fabric Tuesday, margaret's hope chest, mental-health, nature, Oakshott, still alice, whatcha reading, WIP 13 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
The First Snow of the year….
is always the prettiest. And when it comes on a Saturday morning with no plans, that is even better. The pavement is still warm enough that no shoveling will be required and it will probably all be gone by afternoon, … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Review, Snow, View out my window Tagged books, Eowyn Ivey, home, literature, nature, outdoors, reading, snow, the snow child, view out my window, weather, winter 10 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
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