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I think spring peeked around the corner today. Temp was about 55 this afternoon (normal is 30); now at 10:30 p.m. it is still 40 above. A week ago it was minus 23. What a difference; 75 degrees. We still have about 2 feet of snow on the ground but is melting daily. The melting snow and ice kept pouring off the roof all day; better than the leaks we had in house the last 3 days. Yesterday DSIL and DGS went up there and removed some ice and snow and DH and DGS worked on it today. All…Continue
THIS SOUND LIKE FUN,,, A FRIEND TALKED ME INTO IT WE WILL SEE LATER CLAIREContinue
But thankfully, the lamb side of March has hit Central Alberta. The sun is shining, the snow is melting and I'm putting the final stitches into a quilt I've been working on since February 4th. At least, that's when I started handquilting it. Watch for a photo in the near future.
I just finished my first hand quilting project. The applique rose I needle turned it. It was my first applique project and I did not know what to do with it. So I had never finished it. I hope to be teaching the class this year and maybe at a quilt show in Idaho next year so had to find a way to finish it. I love hand quilting but had never attempted it so it has a lot of issues. I did learn a lot in the process. I often learn by just doing I should have used different thread, I should…Continue
The Tropical fabric that I ordered came late last week. I spent yesterday afternoon and today cutting all the fabric for the quilt. I don't know about you, but cutting the fabric is what I like least about quilting. My DH bought me a new cutting table for Christmas, but my back still hurts. The fabric is called…Continue
Get ready for adorableness.
Georgette made these booties using a kit she bought during their recent trip to New Zealand.
We met for Common Threads at Margareth's new place. She has moved in with her fiancée. The house is really nice. …Continue