Monthly Archives: April 2012

Memory quilts

I was busy today cutting out lots of squares for a rag quilted memory quilt made from men’s shirts.  I’m going to rag quilt mine, but there are lots of different ways to make a memory quilt. Like the ones … Continue reading

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Ladybird beetles

When I posted a photo of this little fellow the other day, I wasn’t sure if it was a lady bug or a Japanese beetle.  It is a picture perfect lady bug, or more properly a ladybird beetle, with bright … Continue reading

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New Etsy listings

I have been doing some quilting this week.  Here’s photos of the last three items that I listed on Etsy. The “ruffles” on the pillow top are actually rows of fabric that is stitched down and clipped like the seams … Continue reading

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Photos from the golden hour

The hour before sunset is my favorite time of the day to take photographs.  Even though my flower bed runs east to west, I can usually get some good shots. Here’s a few that I took tonight. I’m always on … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s nature walk

It was finally warm enough today that I wanted to go outside and take a walk, with my camera, of course.  I didn’t get far off the road, but I still brought a couple of hitch-hikers home.  I found two … Continue reading

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Continuing computer issues

I thought I had solved my computer issues by using Google Chrome for WordPress and Firefox for everything else.  Wrong!  By last night, I couldn’t do anything regardless of the program I was using, even after using a “fix”.  I … Continue reading

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I hadn’t until I went to my monthly local Quilters evening. This is such a great way to make a layered touchy feely bag, cushion, scarf or anything thing else you can think of really. All…

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