Have you ever purchased kits or fabric thinking that ‘I can do that next week’ and 3 years or more have gone by! I do it more than I should. This project is one of those. I am finding that it is much easier to start smaller projects and then actually finish them. I started this … Continue reading throw back thursday to last fall
I found a cool little Lollipop Bags pattern in a quilt shop last fall and so far have made probably a dozen of them and given most of them away as gifts. I simplified it by not adding the handle or rosette. I love the contrasting triangle, it just gives it that little extra a little bag needs. They make … Continue reading little pretty bags
The days have been getting warmer and longer. The fields are turning green and the wheat is taking in the sunshine and rain. Mark has a great way of expressing it, God is irrigating the wheat for us again! Praise God, because we need the rain and the sunshine. The farm work gets kicked into … Continue reading its spring and the wheat is growing…
I thought I had better share with you my slow progress with Carson’s quilt. I have been working on some blocks that will be the main focus. It has been fun and challenging. Last fall I had visited family in Nebraska and my aunt showed me a quilt that had barns on it. I … Continue reading progressing slowly….
It will soon be my grandson’s first birthday and I have a quilt to make! I had some ideas running around in my head and finally figured out what to do. It obviously had to have ‘farm stuff’ in it, so I looked on Pinterest and in my quilt books and came up with a … Continue reading picking fabric
Cece, is what we call her, is my nieces daughter and she is two. She and her sister get to come up and visit us here on the farm one day a week while her parents work. I love my days with them and often we go on excursions around the farm and sometimes we go … Continue reading a quilt for Cecily
It did take me a little longer than I had hoped, but midway while machine quilting; I wondered if I should start over! So I stopped and left it alone for a couple of months. When I took it out to reevaluate, I decided to dive in and finish it. I’m so glad I did. … Continue reading Wall Hanging Done!
Wow! I can’t believe I have been away from blogging for so long. Last fall seemed to go by so fast and then the holidays and it is spring! Somewhere in between winter arrived and has now passed. Yay! No writing about the winter doldrums for me! So, I think I will just jump in … Continue reading starting where I left off
I thought I would talk about my mom today, since it is Mother’s Day! This is my mom. She is a creator of many things useful and beautiful. She loves to cook, craft and sew. Cooking has been a huge part of her creative energy. She loves to try new recipes and also loves to … Continue reading My Mom…aka….Grandma Jam
Spring is finally here and I have tulips! I’m trying to get in some sewing before I get too busy outside. I have been working on a tablecloth for our picnic table. I wanted it to be summer like and fun. I looked in my Floral Inspirations quilt book by Debbie Mumm and … Continue reading Fabric Flowers and Watering Cans…. and computers too!