Feathers in conjunction with straight lines and diamonds.
Feathered wreath inside the sampler blocks.
I have cleared the deck of quilting jobs over the next 2 weeks so I can make two slipcovers for a couple of 3-seater sofas. One has 3 seat cushions, and the other has 3 seat cushions AND 3 back cushions. One cushion down, 8 to go...
Sweet! A former member had sent in several piles of 12. I would gladly have taken another dozen, but I had to be NICE and SHARE. Pfftt.
Out in the garden I'm starting to harvest lettuce. And chives, of course. We had a couple feeds of asparagus and now I'm leaving it to go to foliage for the rest of the season. The past several years the cucumbers have been
A large Rubbermaid tote full of raspberry canes was donated to me, so DH planted those yesterday. Yum - I can't wait to start harvesting those babies! If I don't eat them all fresh off the vine I may have to try the Chocolate/Raspberry Jam from Judy Laquidera's blog. LINK
Last weekend I got the outside doors painted. Today, if it doesn't rain, I'll be tackling the trim. I had to visit the paint store for another liter of primer because the old can had turned a weird pale green colour. And, I will finish two more cushion covers. I am working the weekend because the Beach Girls are coming to visit for a few days. As a rule, our get-togethers involve lots of talking and giggling and often includes a bit of falling-asleep-on-the-couch. We will be heading to St. Catharines for QUILT CANADA. If the gods are smiling, Diane will be taking home another big fat ribbon to hang on her wall. We'll see...