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

New Baby Lamb

Romy added a new baby to our flock on March 15th.  It is a little male lamb who looks just like his daddy. He was born out in the pen with no troubles,… Continue reading

Properly Attired Servants, 1907-style

Now that we have sprung forward, I’m sure spring cleaning is on your mind.  Which inevitably brings up questions, “How many servants should I have?” “How shall I occupy myself while they are working?” and… Continue reading

Colorious Weaving

These are some of my weaving samples from over the last 30 years. I have always been more of a Textile Experimenter (Experimentalist?  Experimentician?) than a Textile Expert.  Magazine articles and workshops constantly introduced… Continue reading