Tried to post this a couple days ago but unsuccessful; will try again. Made this wall hanging for church sanctuary at request of the "quilting ladies". I designed it and used all batiks for background and cotton with silk for dove and metallic threads for quilting; added blue and gold crystals for "bling" (look like little black dots in photo). Sewing with metallic threads very difficult; metallic kept unraveling from polyester base; rethreaded machine a hundred times. I'm very pleased with… Continue
Added by June Johnson/Wi on November 26, 2010 at 6:46am —
My DH and I had a very quiet Thanksgiving; just the two of us. My DD's family has the GI flu so did not want to introduce that into our house. Will do dinner with them another day. Made the usual turkey, stuffing, gravey, scalloped corn, coleslaw, mashed potatoes. Only thing missing was pumpkin pie. All was delicious and leftovers will be just as great. I love turkey sandwiches. God has blesses us in so many ways.
Added by June Johnson/Wi on November 26, 2010 at 6:38am —
We are in the middle of our first snowstorm; it is the heavy and wet stuff. It is a winter wonderland; trees are heavily laden. Cars are in the ditches; we are just staying put all snug in the house. So far 4 inches has fallen; may get up to 10 inches. I guess it's OK as it's good to get a layer of it before the ground freezes hard for the winter. The grandkids started a snowfort; of course, they can't wait till we take the snowmobiles out.
Oh, dear, I just may have to quilt… Continue
Added by June Johnson/Wi on November 13, 2010 at 11:45am —