A Little of This and That!

Meet Cate......after I created her I made her cousin. ...
Miss. Bella and then her sister.....

She has her sewing basket full ...I might have to help her with projects ♥️!!
Made a little quilt for "Lori DeJarnatt"  she was hostess for her annual doll quilt swap and was my partner. 

Also, made a applique needle keeper for her.

Yesterday, we visited a green house we started to brighten up our front porch 

And a few other areas. Love this season !!

Our veranda needs a few more plants...but will work on planting some pots tomorrow. This is a fun spot to relax, stitch or read a good book!
I just took out some sticky buns from the oven for Sundays breakfast tempting not to sneak a you think Gene would notice if a small piece was missing???
Enjoy the beautiful Spring weather this weekend. Those April showers we had brought us May flowers!
Hug's, Carolyn

Update Sewing Projects!

I have been working on hand quilting this large quilt for 3 years, I'm finished!! Close up view of quilting....resting my fingers before starting another hand quilting project♥️! Placed it on a chair in our guest bedroom...cozy spot to sip some tea and read a good book. Meet Miss Emmie! Gave her a sewing basket full of goodies maybe she can sew a little something for her bear.....may she might need a little help!
Robin's have arrived in "Iowa". Hope you all are experiencing the beautiful Spring weather.  Hug's,  Carolyn

Happy New Year 2019! And, what I have been up to.

Starting with a brief summery of my doings..... this summer I made a little quilt to fit in my table frame.
Max, one of our grandsons, graduated this spring. I made a quilt for him. We have six grandchildren, five have graduated from high school and two from collage. Three are in collage now and a one more with graduate from high school this year!
We planted a Herb garden this spring

 with great success!
 Created a few more small quilts 
....for a table topper frame.
Early in October we celebrated our 50 year stay at Cedar Shores on Long Lake, Park Rapids, Minnesota. We always a wonderful time!   

This is a baby chicken feeder. I Found it at the "Fleet Farm" in Park Rapids, Minnesota. Had fun creating a pin cushion and supply holder. Sewed a little while we were there :).

I was involved in a mini quilt swap this fall. "Diana" was my partner and made this for me!

Meet "Amy",  and Miss know who they are waiting for :)! 

 Made many "Skinny …

A Very Warm....DAY!!!

Lottie is staying inside today as it is too "HOT" to..        play outside. So she is staying inside playing with her friends.  "Remember" Hug's, Carolyn

Front Porch, Flowers, Quilting and A Place To Call Home!

Warm days, not much lounging on the front porch!   Huge, isn't it?! Pretty pink flowers!
A vignette on our veranda.   A peaceful afternoon on lower patio---waiting for a Hummingbird to fly in for a drink!  Deanna, Kathie, Martha and others quilting at our Church. We quilt every Wednesday from 9 to 12... This antique 1930's quilt is on the frame rack and ready to quilt.  Love creating small quilts for the table frames. Almost finished working on the house block for the frame.
We have been watching a TV show that is on Acorn ( TV.) It takes place in the 1930's-- rural New South Wales in Australia---so well written and the actors are wonderful. It is very fast paced and exciting! Gene likes it too! I'm sure you can rent at a video store or check it out from the Library. If you Google (Trailer A Place To Call Home/ season 1 ) you might get hooked :)
Hope you all are having a great summer!
Hug's, Carolyn

Happy Mother's Day!

Special flowers for you!
"Virginia" and me she was my best friend!

Have a "GREAT DAY"--- Hug's, Carolyn