Sunday, May 30, 2010

The kittens are growing!

The kittens are getting bigger and developing very playful personalities.  They are chasing the dog and the corgi is now playing with them.  We have come a long way in just a couple of days.  Just a couple of examples:

You can clearly see just how playful they are becoming....with  everything and everyone, including each other.  They really are fun
to watch.

Well, until tomorrow, happy quilting!

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us!  First, I wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday--the weather in our area is suppose to be fantastic--enjoy outside activities and parades!  Second, I am hoping to enjoy some free time!  I just came in from a school FFA banquet, another night school function and I am almost caught up on work, so I am hoping to get some hand work in--I so need the time to relax.  I will also be going to watch my son march in the parade in the school band on Monday!  Lastly, I hope to get the garden work completed and some outside sun in the process! 

On another note, the kittens are getting bigger and are really playing!  My daughter let them run around in the family room and they had a ball!  I will have to get more pictures taken too!

Well, it is time to call it a night, so until tomorrow, happy quilting!

Monday, May 24, 2010

Not sewing, so I need something to do

Still waiting for the top to my new cutting table to come in...sigh...not here yet.  I am hoping that this weekend I will be able to get enough taken care of to at least sew some.  I have a few small things to do and would like to work on those.
What I have done a few nice days is go out on the boat with my husband and son.  I have enjoyed soaking up the sun and watching the scenery and wildlife while they have fished, I have even thrown in a line once or twice.

I have been taking pictures though in my yard.  These are the family of bluebirds that moved into the bluebird house that my son made in boy scouts.  The vivid blue of this bird is just beyond words:


We are all enjoying being outside--even our dog as she is sitting out front basking in the sun:


Well, it is time to go for another evening, until tomorrow, happy quilting!

Sunday, May 23, 2010


I think that the most asked for item is pictures of the kittens so here they are: 




Well, there are the fur balls--just starting to play and jump around!  They will go about 6 hours between feedings now; we are getting there....they don't stay still enough to get alot of good pictures--they are becoming very curious!  My son is a huge help with them!       

Until tomorrow, happy quilting!


Saturday, May 22, 2010

New Fabric and kittens

My daughter brought home a box from work.  She works for a Vet., and is studying to become a Vet herself.  Inside the box were two three week old kittens.  They are about four weeks old now and we are bottle feeding and caring for them.  The mother was killed by a car and eight kittens were brought in to the Vet.  Everyone took two home to help them survive.  They are now playing and doing very well.  They are work, just like babies!  Both of ours are spoken for--yeah, but it has been a nice experience especially for my son. 
I ran out to a quilt shop today to view a demo on Paintsticks.  While I have worked with them before, there were new techniques to try!  Such fun--thanks Cheryl and YQ!  While I was there, I bought fabric for two quilts, one large and one be begun when my quilt room is back together--soon, I hope!

Not meaning to be a tease, but I will have to show pictures is a little late, the kittens are sleeping and I am ready to turn in myself!

So, until tomorrow, happy quilting!

Thursday, May 20, 2010

A Quick Post

Just a quick post tonight with some more quilt show pictures:



Until tomorrow, happy quilting!


Wednesday, May 19, 2010

More Quilt Show pictures and ThankYou All

I am just so touched by all of your messages welcoming me back and missing me--who would have thought!  It is the nicest thing in the world to have others thinking about you and missing my words....nothing profound; just fun!  On the fun note, we recently had a skinny turkey in our yard at our bird feeder.  Our cat, who is a great hunter, couldn't decide what to do about this big of a bird....

That is a pretty big bird.....                               
Skinny though.....


Should I try it?.......                             

Maybe next time...

On a quilt note:  A few more pictures from the recent quilt show:

Until tomorrow, happy quilting!


Tuesday, May 18, 2010

I am back!

It seems like forever, but I am back!  I have had a very busy period in my life--nothing bad, just busy!  I have had a hard time keeping up with all of the goings on.  One of the most exciting things that I have been woking on since my April vacation has been the complete remake of my quilt room!  It is still not complete, and not yet usable so I haven't really been sewing--but as soon as my cutting table is finished I can complete this project.  It should prove to be a very workable space, which is what I have been striving for and I will take pictures to show! I have been to two quilt shows in the past two months also!  I have squeezed both in--glad I did but can't believe I did!  I will share a few of my favorite quilts, especially since I do not have anything of my own to share lately!  Enjoy!

Until tomorrow, happy quilting!