In early April, I met up with my mom and sister, my aunt and cousin in Ellensburg and we had girls weekend away! We have done this every spring for quite a few years and it is always fun! On the way to Ellensburg I made a stop at Palouse Falls State Park. I had … Continue reading girls weekend away
I decided to make the step in my knitting and try to make an afghan! It was a success! I am a collector of pattern books of any type, knitting, crocheting, and quilting, so I looked and sure enough I had a book for quick and easy afghans. I would never buy something that is … Continue reading knitting an afghan
The quilt is done and at its home so I thought I had better get some pictures posted! This quilt had been sitting on my quilt table since last Spring waiting for me to finish it! I have had a hard time this last year finding time to work in my sewing room. So, … Continue reading a quilt for carson
I really never thought of what comes with the reality of being a grandma. As I reflect on the grandmas in my own life, they were both very different as were my mom and my mother in-law. Both my grandmas were stay at home moms, one with a smallish family, and the other one a … Continue reading being a grandma…
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….