Monday, 1 September 2014

Fall

Hello again my friend.


Fall, is said, to be the second spring when all the leaves are flowers.


The time of year when there's a chill in the air but you're not freezing your buns off.


I love all the sensations of this glorious season.
The sight of the colours,
the sounds of the geese feasting in the fields before they take flight,
the smell of Mother Earth, apple pies and stew on the stove,
the feel of the nippy winds blowing upon my face,
the coziness of our homes.


Have you ever really seen the sky so blue as in the autumn?


The way that the colours can be bursting one minute and the next muted and subtle.


The bounty of the harvest.


Yes sirree, I'm a fan of fall!
How about you?

HAPPY STITCHING  :)

Saturday, 30 August 2014

Scrap Purge Goodies

For a while now I've been meaning to sew up some bowl coasters so it would be easier 
for all of us to hold onto a steaming bowl of soup or stew.
These are the bowl coasters I made for the boys.
They were pretty quick to finish and I should have done this eons ago!
I used a piece of insulbrite in between the fabric
and they got the thumbs up award. 
My granddaughter will be able to tuck her dolly in with this little scrappy quilt.
I'll whip up a pillow to go with it.

I love the roses on the back and the binding is scrappy too!



linking up with the Stitched in Color's the PURGE
Enjoy the Labour Day holiday, last long weekend of summer 2014!
WOW!!!
HAPPY STITCHING  :D







Thursday, 28 August 2014

Transition

Isn't this a great way to view the inevitable?


I've been stitching away but my camera decided it's time to hang out the 
"Gone Fishing" sign!
Hope to be clicking pics soon.

HAPPY STITCHING :)

Friday, 15 August 2014

Scraps! The Sequel

The PURGE continues in my little corner of the world!


Above is my third quilt top from my abundant supply of scraps!


The second flimsy.


The first quilt top. I had no idea I had so many scraps!


Finally,
I had an absolutely hideous hanging lamp 
(I should have taken a before shot).
I'm talking Ugly, green pleated plastic!!
Then an epiphany hit me and abracadabra, hocus - pocus!
I love orange and it brightens up my boys reading area.
Win/Win!! YEP!








Saturday, 2 August 2014

The Very Hairy Berry Picker






 This sly fox was nipping raspberries from the extremely overgrown patch in our neighbour's yard this morning.



Friday, 1 August 2014

I'm such a cut up!


It may have been hotter than a firecracker outside but that didn't stop me from smoking through my scrap stash and doing a little cutting!
Ok. A lot of cutting! 3", 4" & 7" squares for scrappy quilts.



I'm linking up with the Purge @  Stitched in Color 
and
Show Off Saturday Linky Party @ Sew Can She



Saturday, 26 July 2014

Scrap Happy


A few scraps and BAM!!
Got me a new pillow and cleared out some of those "what am I going to do with these" bits!
I fought with the back to try and line it up but to no avail (see the diagonals)?
SO,
one zipper later,
pillow back.


Gotta love loosing the scraps!
By the way, it's nice to be back.
I've linked up to
 Show Off Saturday Linky Party @ Sew Can She
and 
the Purge @ Stitched In Color