Friday, July 22, 2011


There is still some stitching going on here in the evenings :0) I finished another block for my Bird of Paradise quilt.

It's block #12. I have to confess it's not my favorite but with 20 blocks in the quilt every block can't be a favorite.

My garden is starting bloom - roses, bellflowers and peonies. It makes me smile every time I look out the window :0)

Happy quilting!!

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

paper piecing

I just love flowers on the deck in summer. It makes me wish it was summer all year :0)
I had a little gift to make last week. I hadn't done any paper piecing for a long while so this was a fun, quick project.

I popped it in the mail the next morning. Happy Birthday Mom!

And since I have so few quilting pictures I thought I'd include a couple from our recent family trip to Lethbridge, AB.

At the Japanese gardens with DD#1 and DD#2. I remember visiting here when I was about 11. It was just as I remembered it.

We went to the Birds of Prey Nature Centre as well. We all got to hold owls! Even DD#3 got to hold one - here a burrowing owl. It was so interesting to see these magnificent eagles, hawks and owls up close.
I just love summer... :0)

Happy Quilting!!