Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Last Days of February

The month of February is winding down and the snow is slowly melting. It's hard to feel cheerful when all you see are bare trees and dirty snow. At least there are birds at my bird feeder to watch and hear. I have not yet seen a crocus but will report when I do!
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Friday, February 19, 2010

Rouenneries Yellow Brick Road

For the past couple months I've been working on making Yellow Brick Road blocks using French General's Rouenneries fabric. This week I laid out the blocks on the floor before sewing them together. This will be a queen-sized quilt for my bed. Love those fabrics! This is the second time I've made the Yellow Brick Road pattern. It goes together quickly and is lots of fun.
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Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Valentine's Day, Recently

I was away, in Florida for my nephew's wedding, for Valentine's Day. Honestly, the last couple weeks have been a blur with the Blizzard of 2010, rounds 1 & 2. My son did not attend school for 11 days! Fortunately, our flights were not cancelled and we made it to the wedding. Now we are back, he is back in school and life is slowly returning to normal. I met with my quilting group this morning and you would not believe how productive everyone has been. We quilters are a lucky bunch - we never run out of things to sew.
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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Snowbound Pastime

Thank you to Lori of Humble Quilts for giving me something to do during these homebound days!
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Sunday, February 7, 2010

Cookie Party

Every year my friend, Kate, has a cookie decorating party. We all take cookies and mail them to our college-age children for Valentine's Day. And keep a few for ourselves. We need energy for all that snow-shoveling!
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Saturday, February 6, 2010

Blizzard of 2010

I know you are tired of seeing these snow pictures.
Well, so are we!
It started to snow yesterday at 10:30 a.m. and didn't stop until 5:00 p.m. tonight. We measured 28" in our backyard.
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Thursday, February 4, 2010

Nine Patch Wedding Quilt

Here is the finished quilt that I mentioned a few days ago. It was a One-A-Day Quilt Along led by Amanda of crazymom quilts. Loved working on it - so bright and cheerful. I just mailed it to Florida where I will join it next weekend and present it to my nephew and his bride.
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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Groundhog Day Snowfall

The snow started around 5:00 p.m. yesterday, on Groundhog Day (I think I heard that he did see his shadow). We woke up this morning to 3-4 inches of wet, slushy snow. It's getting hard to keep up with the measurements since there was already snow on the ground from the weekend. Alas, school was not cancelled for my sulky teenager so off we went. Did you notice the flying cardinal in the picture? Nellie did.
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Monday, February 1, 2010

February 1st

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