Airing of the Quilts 3

I would guess that the orangy-tan stars were originally bright red, too.  I think they have faded with time.  I do not know the name of the block pattern. I think this is… Continue reading

Fanfare for Sheila Frampton-Cooper

Imagine a stirring wave of music – let’s say, trumpets and kettle drums, at the very least.  It heralds a wonderful discovery – but before I share it with you, let me tell how I discovered it.… Continue reading

Garden Quilts

I have a plethora of art supplies I need to use up.  I had two tubs of those little paint tubes you get for a dollar – most of them had been opened… Continue reading

North and South, Great Britain Style

I love Pride and Prejudice and all those sort of period pieces, even though most of the time the characters don’t do much beyond exchanging clever conversation while they drink tea or dance… Continue reading

April Fools

Here are a couple of pictures from my historic photo collection, that seem appropriate for April Fools’ Day.  I love old photos where the people’s personalities shine through.

Taming a UFO

A few years ago, I felt like I was going in too many directions at once with my crafts.  I had a big closet full of all kinds of supplies, some of which… Continue reading

Big Sister, Little Sister Quilts

These quilts are from 1985.  Back then, I was expecting my second child, and my grandmother asked me if I wanted her quilt group to make me a quilt.  Of course I did! … Continue reading

Airing of the Quilts 2

The quilt on the left is a Double Wedding Ring.  I picked it up at an antique shop, probably about 1990.  I hung it up in the bedroom and used it as my… Continue reading

Little Lambs Eat Ivy

Now that the lamb is a week old, I’ve been taking him outside the barn every day.  He races around, jumps into the air, and tries to eat all the same plants that… Continue reading

Airing of the Quilts 1

Here on the Gulf Coast we usually go from a short cold damp winter straight to a very long hot humid summer.  This year we didn’t have any winter to speak of, but… Continue reading