Tag Archive: nature

Spectacular Spirals

I am part of an online art quilt group called The Endeavourers.  When our current theme, Spirals, was announced, I thought it was a good time to dig into my Kindle inventory and… Continue reading

Nature Quilt Finished!

I wonder how many of my posts follow this formula:  “Plan A + Materials B = Progress to Point C.  Suddenly, Difficulty D comes along and causes everything to go horribly awry, at… Continue reading

Custom-Designed Fabrics for a Nature Quilt

So my younger daughter is having a baby (YAY!) and she requested a quilt with a “Forest Friends” theme, something with cute owls and foxes and raccoons.  She sent me about eight pictures… Continue reading

A Tiny Touch of Nature — the Endeavourers’ Reveal Day

So, after all my deliberating about what aspect of nature to portray for the Endeavourers Nature theme, what did I choose? It even surprised me. I thought I might draw from an antique… Continue reading

The Endeavourers

Last year I signed up for an online art quilt group, The Endeavourers. Our first reveal date is coming up on February 1st, and our first theme is Nature. That is such a… Continue reading

Through the Day with Roy G Biv

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “ROY G. BIV.” The beetle and the grasshopper were from last week, but all the other pictures are from today.  I cheated a little bit… Continue reading

Biodiversity…I Spy…Old Favorites

There are some animals that I never get tired of. I forgot to put it in yesterday’s post, but this is in response to Just Another Nature Enthusiast’s biodiversity challenge. I find endless… Continue reading

Biodiversity…I Spy…Surprises!

I walk our farm at least twice a week, usually more, but I always find something new, and sometimes, very surprising. Most of the time I have walking companions – three sheep, a… Continue reading

Biodiversity…I Spy…the Tiny Ones

Beautiful tiny creatures I found around the farm on my walk yesterday. Part of the fun is learning the names of the plants and animals, although chasing down a beetle identification is no… Continue reading

Biodiversity …I Spy…No Child Left Inside

Just Another Nature Enthusiast has posted a challenge this month, to focus on the biodiversity around us.  For the last six years, since we moved to the farm, documenting biodiversity has been one… Continue reading