We spent our honeymoon in California-- the first three days in San Francisco, and the last week in Mariposa, a little town near (if 45 minutes of driving really counts as near) Yosemite National Park. We stayed at a great bed & breakfast run by a lovely couple. It was kinda hard to find, though… Continue reading Mariposa
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So two nights ago I couldn't sleep at all. So I got up and put a row of corn behind the barn. Then yesterday I figured, why not add a pond too? And that's all the sewing I got done for three days 😦 I can't decide which animals to put in the picture, or where. I… Continue reading Stuck on the Farm
I made this quilt back in November for my friend's baby. I was completely sure it would be done by the time he was born, but . . . he came early! So then of course there was no rush at all, plenty of time for it to chillax in the closet with the other… Continue reading Liam’s Quilt
What little animals should live on this little farm? I am thinking sheep and a little pink pig . . . maybe even alpacas! First I sewed together the sky and the grass, then cut out the appliques backed with fusible web, ironed them on, and finished the edges with blanket stitch. It's a good… Continue reading Little Farm
I started on the clouds yesterday. They are silver-grey silk backed with fusible web. Now I am finishing the edges with beads-- Mill Hill petite glass beads color 'ice'. It's a time-consuming way to finish raw-edge applique, but I think it looks shiny! I got this far and then . . . ran out of… Continue reading Ave Maris Stella: Clouds
(Click to enlarge) This one was looking kinda bland, so I jazzed it up a bit with some stars and waves and shells and the like. The yellow poofy thing is supposed to be a puffer fish. Obviously. This is a pun. . . "jeż" (hedgehog) sounds like "jesz" (you are eating), therefore "hedgehog flowers"… Continue reading Patch Batch #5: The Lord is my Shepherd