Archives for November 2011

Sometimes I can’t find my horses. It’s not that this ranch is so big. It’s not. I think they deliberately hide from me.  They stand there laughing in groves of trees as Puncher and I whip by on the 4-wheeler 3 times. They know I’m looking for them.  I check on them every couple of […]

I was going to call this post “The Ugliest Quilt Ever”. But that’s really not fair, nor is it true.  These vintage quilt blocks came in a boot box full of treasures I bought from a custom quilt shop.I laid them out in my studio and stared at them for  weeks.  I think these fabrics […]

This fall I’ve walked in beauty everyday. I walk down by the creek behind the house. It’s good for my mental health.   After a summer of drought my senses are a dried up sponge. Tiger Kitty is good for my mental health too. She follows me everywhere. I try not to trip over her. […]

I had 32 blocks left from the Crazy Quilt of my last post. I wanted this one to be larger and different. I chose to use some black “sashing” to accentuate the blocks. “Sashing” is basically cutting 3″ strips of black fabric scraps and framing the blocks like window panes. It’s a fun and mindless […]

  Creative Everyday Challenge  Art Everyday Month I feel like a cheater.  I bought these wild quilt blocks from my custom quilter. She bought them from her mother, who bought them from a craft sale. I did not pay $20 for them. It was more like $10. I would never have the patience to put […]

 This is my first official post from my new website that went live yesterday. I am determined to publish this post today. I think I could have made this quilt …… twice ….. with the time it has taken me to post this. I may have even cried once and yelled at the dog. The […]

11-1-11 What an excellent number. Balanced.  Symmetrical.  Primal.   What an excellent number for a day.   Today, I’ve been blogging for one year.   One blog post has turned into nearly 100.   One friend has grown into scores and scores. Today,  11-1-11. I am grateful.   One is (not) the loneliest number.You fill […]