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Hubby was walking around the lake last week. He came in and grabbed his keys and headed out, about 5 minutes later he came in with this treasure:
He looked around to see if someone going to say it was a…Continue
I have a BIL who lives and breathes the SF Giants even to the point he has his own "uniform". Many times over the years he has asked me to make him a quilt showing their logo, but never could make him understand that fabrics like that are not always available. A few weeks ago I received a notice from AQS that they were selling fabrics with the logos of all major baseball leagues so I immediately contacted him & told him if he would pay for the materials, I would finally make him a…Continue
I hardly ever take the time to custom quilt my own stuff, but business slows down in the summer which is ok and gives me some time to work on my own projects, as well as keep up with yard work. I have been busy trying to finish up the UFO's that are cluttering up my closet and this is one I finished and had enough backing to actually be able to quilt it too!! I'm happy with how it turned out. My greatest compliment was when DH was looking at it and pointed to the feather border and said,…Continue
As some of you may remember, my DS and DDIL live in the remote village of Kaktovik, in far northern Alaska, year around, where DS is the school librarian and DDIL is the village postmaster. During "summer" break this year, DS visited us here in northern California for some weeks for the first time in three years. As postmaster and only employee of the US Postal Service in Kaktovik (written as "Qaaktugvik" in the local Inupiat (pronounced In.NOO.pee.aht) language, DDIL was unable to come…Continue
Think I'm going to leave this alone for a while until the painting tells me the next way to go. Not totally happy with the sky or the moon rise, but it's getting there. Need to do a little more with the water in way of shadowing and work on the splash. I thought about putting in another dolphin; however, with the way the current one is situated, to add another would be too crowded. Perhaps one at a later date.
I do appreciate all the comments and input, it is very helpful.…Continue