Monday, June 8, 2009

Guess Who Came For Dinner

Yesterday afternoon my daughter brought her beautiful horse over to much on all our clover. I wish I had a huge fenced yard and could just let me stay for a day. Then we would not have to mow. It is so gratifying to see her enjoy the horse as she works very hard at her job.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Tote Bag Fun

The internet group I chat with has been making these really fun tote bags. I made one about a year ago and then decided to make another with the charm pack I bought a couple of years ago. I actually bought 2 of the same one.

I tried a couple of different ways to get in a zipper but gave up. I took another pattern I have my Lazy Girl designs and just used the charms for the front and back. Joan Hawley has wonderful directions for putting in a zipper. I just made it a little smaller. Now I have a matched set.

I have several in mind for Christmas presents. I hope my oldest son would use one in music stuff????

Wednesday, June 3, 2009


Last evening we had a line of strong thunderstorms roll through. It was fast and furious just like a temper tantrum. When it was over---a beautiful rainbow appeared in the sky to remind us that all is well if you survive the storms of life.

Life can be very sad and hard. There is joy all around us if just quiet down, turn off all the electronic noise and listen with our hearts. When you are in the midst of a storm, it is very difficult to believe it will get better. Just think of the rainbow.

Monday, June 1, 2009

Really Big Bag

I decided a needed a BIG bag to carry quilts to our guild meetings for donation or Show and Tell. I did not think I needed a pattern and made one up myself. I quilted the pieces on the HQ to practice making feathers.

I was also going to line it but UGH--that did not work out. I think I would have needed accurate cutting instructions. But I like the way it turned out and used my some fabric I bought with no purpose in mind. They were on sale and just a neat looking design.