This cartoon was in Sunday's paper --thought I would share with you. The Decorah Eagles have 3 chicks that have hatched. View these beautiful birds as they take care of their young in this live Decorah camalerts
Speaking of birds...this is my "Spring Chicken" designed by Meme's Quilts. This pattern is on page #8 on her web-site. I've had the pattern for awhile and needed a quick fun project ....hoping the weather here in Iowa would warm up. LOL!!!
Even though it's very cool...the grass is greening up and the Service Berry trees are blooming. Hopefully, next week will warm up so we can shop for flowers and plant them :)
Earth Day at the Des Moines Botanical Garden
I'm a member of The Des Moines Herb Study Group. Earth Day was last week. Zoe, one of our members, was in charge of setting up our wonderful Fairy Garden display at the Des Moines Botanical Garden-----. others members assisted her..
Another Fall is upon us and it's time to decorate with beautiful jewel colors and find new places to display pumpkins, gourds with lot's of warts and tentacles- scarecrows are fun, too! It's "Chester's" (our garden scarecrow) special time of year!
"Patches" (scarecrow) and wreath I created last year greets guests at our front door!
A fun pumpkin friend Gerry gave me from her garden!
My little wire tree was unpacked today and placed in a new spot.
Creating watercolor cards and sewing items for the 2013 "Holiday Market on 39th Street" are a few things I have been working on.
Ruffled tea towel and pot holders. My sewing machine is humming and will show you more as I have (yet) lot's to do!!
I baked these delicious (gluten free) "Monster Cookies"--- they didn't last long---- although,
I did freeze some for a rainy day :)!
I will be happy to email you the recipe, let me know.
Making some shopping bags for the "…
I quilt with friends every Wednesday from 9 till 12. We start by sharing quilting projects, visiting, laughter, and of course, quilting!
We have two quilting racks. About 12 attend every week. Our ages range from 33 to 96!
We break at 10:00 for treats!
Then, back to work!
When home, I quilt while we watch baseball or football!
This is what I'm working on now.
Sharing a few photos of quilters of the past.
She looks cozy in her living room...
and, she is on a mission...
From quilting to knitting??
Wonder what she is thinking of
Maybe, something special, don't you think!!
Hope you are having fun with your quilting projects!