Category Archives: 2015

Vacation at Wallowa Lake, Books, Art and a Long Board!

We spent ten wonderful days camping at Wallowa Lake, Oregon.  This is a magical place that we have camped at for the past 17 years.  This year we arrived earlier than previous years and the weather was cooler, we had … Continue reading

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Flowers and Quilts

We have been in a heat wave here, upper 90’s for almost two weeks now and still going.  Thank goodness we have a drip system for the cutting garden. And then there is this guy and his two friends. Watching … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mom!

Today is mom’s 82nd Birthday.  I went out to the garden very early this morning and picked this mixed bouquet to surprise her. Tonight we will go out for dinner to her favorite restaurant, PF Changs, eat wonderful Asian food … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Along, Week Four

This past week I did not put a lot of time in at the sewing machine.  I attended a four day painting session at the lovely studio of Flora Bowley.  You can read my post about it here. Here is the progress … Continue reading

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A Journey In Four Days

I began a journey four days ago.  It was planned last year and I had been preparing for it ever since.  This journey was going take me to unfamiliar, uncomfortable and unimaginable places where fear and failure roam, waiting to … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Along: Bigger blocks & things I’ve learned

I pieced together some bigger blocks/slabs last night and made some notes to myself on a few things to keep in mind.  I hope you find these helpful in your scrap quilt journey. If you are cutting into yardage, cut … Continue reading

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Scrap Quilt Along, Week Three

This week I continued to cut, piece and pair fabric scraps/strips to create the larger blocks, also called slabs.  While looking at the slabs overall on the wall, I’m noticing a lot of pink, turquoise and green and not a … Continue reading

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