Ratta tat tat…

The day has been interesting so far. I worked on a little more needle tatting. I think I mentioned I largely taught myself this skill about 10 years ago when I was crazy quilting. This tatted bookmark is a favorite. I have made it many, many times. This time I tried it with Aunt Lydia’s (size…

The magic of mint…

I went out front this morning and was again amazed to see all the winged creatures climbing over the mint blossoms. I had no idea mint blooms were so popular… …or so delicious…they must be full of good stuff… Moths, bees, butterflies, giant flies, several kinds of wasps…it’s clear to see they’re all loving it……

My ordinary day…

I saw a (derogatory) meme on FB the other day. It was basically poking fun at people who sit around all day taking pictures of themselves doing normal things that everyone else does, but posting the photos on FB as if they are something original. Not that I’m a super FB fan or anything, but I…

A few favorite things…

Yesterday I spent some time sewing together bases, or something. I cut up strips of colored cloth and sewed them onto little squares of knit interfacing. I used the machine. I wasn’t sure if it was interfacing at first, not until I ironed the pieces. Yep, interfacing. Fusible. I’m glad I sewed to the appropriate side!…