A story, a path…

This feels like a story… It feels like a story on a path I’m following… The stitches for each little patch just pop into my head effortlessly… Why is that? Why is this so easy?   I don’t know, but it certainly is fun… I want to keep going, just keep making these… Maybe I…

This morning’s garden…

I got an early start today, which was great, and went out to work in the garden for a couple of hours. Here are the red mums that are so big now, at least three times as big as they were when they were flowering in a pot last fall and more button sized… We…

Endearing…or Inappropriate?

When I visited my Mom Sunday she gave me these tea towels… She said she didn’t want to use them because she didn’t want to be inappropriate… And then she followed that by talking about someone she knows and then saying something inappropriate…oh well. The pictures are really cute, and the stitching is nicely done….

A visit to the prairie…and a giveaway…

If you’ve been here before, you might notice things look a little different. I felt like June Wildflower needed an update. So far I really like it. I hope readers do, too. Yesterday H and I went to my mom’s for a visit. I hadn’t been there in a while, and with the wildflowers growing…

Thrift…

Here’s a beautiful picture of the neighbor’s tree that I took in the fall and never used here… Isn’t it just gorgeous? We don’t have any trees in our yard, except for one little redbud which is aging and losing a lot of branches…or is that just all the junk in our environment causing that…

Some finish work…

Sort of. Finish work is usually what you do to finalize a project…edging, stitching a piece into something like a bag. H bought me The Textures of Home for Valentine’s Day in February. It’s a piece by Hazel Monte. It’s been sitting on my old Singer sewing machine/vanity ever since then. Every morning I would eyeball it, trying…