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Now 40 years after learning to sew on a machine I am the proud owner of a Singer treadle machine.
The new machine is lovely and in dire need of some loving attention. We have belts on order as hers was in pieces. The owner’s manual as well as the manual for the attachments was in one of the many over…Continue
One of the first signs that winter is just over the horizon here in northern BC is the arrival of the trumpeter swans on the lake. Most winters we have a resident flock of between 50 and 70 that arrive in late October and they don’t leave until mid-April.
When the rain finally stopped, after a continuous…Continue
The girl bunny is finished, although I have plans for a sweater to go over her sun dressContinue
I started working on another project almost before I got done with the other one. This one was extremely easy to design and put together. The quilting on top is what is taking forever. I'm embroidering the whole top in some form or fashion. It depends on the square. This one is called Spiral Square. Here's a closeup of what I worked on today. I love how…Continue
I have finally been able to work on some creative endeavors. Thought I would post a few pictures, nothing earth shattering, just being glad to be able to do something positive for a change.
I was able to finish a UFO that I had started in 2002. When my husband, Frank, passed away, I had put it aside. Now seemed like a good time to finish it. I did the quilting on my new mid-arm and was surprised at just how quickly it seemed to get finished. The picture is before I put the binding on…Continue
This past week has been a sort of see-saw weather; it was cloudy and cold, and quite dismal. On Wednesday the sky opened up and gave us a torrential rain, why here in New England and not in California! Then I learned on the news that it was a Northeaster - which usually gives us 24-36 inches of snow when it comes during winter. At least the rain didn't accumulate, although the brooks and streams are really flowing this time. Gotta love New England weather, it's still kind of warm that…Continue