Friday, April 25, 2014


After my daffodils say farewell, the narcissus appear next door.  I believe they are my favorite spring bulb, and I feel they have every reason to love their own pristine beauty!   Isn't nature magnificent?

Monday, April 21, 2014

Monday Morning Confession


I have no idea how many hexies I have...or how many more I need.  I only know I cannot stop now.  I finished another strip at a quilting party last week.  But I spied these blue owls and could not resist raiding Ellen's and Monica's stash for my next strip.  Is that bird-napping?

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Spring Arrives From Another Hemisphere

Spring has been a little late this year, but I don't care.... Maureen just sent me a huge collection of Liberty of London prints from her stash!  She lives in Aukland, New Zealand, so these fabrics are now world travelers.  I can hardly wait to combine them with my silk collection in my next quilt ...and I am so  rejuvenated by these gorgeous flowers that I don't mind putting off gardening for another month or so.


Thursday, April 17, 2014

Is It Spring Yet?

My friend Dot made this sweet little quilt with birds, bunnies, and more.  I look out my window and see   robins, squirrels, and a rabbit foraging in the snow.

Several days ago my daffodils popped into bloom and I was ready to rake up last year's leaves.  I am confused by this weather.  I wonder if the Easter Bunny will show up this year!

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Glorious Color

Okay, I admit this Forsythia was forced indoors, but it does promise the return to color after way too much white stuff these past months!

More colorful blooms here.  These lovely Liberties arrived at my door from Dorothy last week.  She is moving back home to England.  I am very glad to have a "London Connection" now,  although I shall miss seeing her at Metro Mod meetings.


...And I also received some extraordinary fabrics from Cynthia for my Indigo Hexies.  They are probably from her Japanese collection.  

....And my pal Bernadette just shared some delightful fabrics from her stash for my postage stamp quilt.

I am just bursting with gratitude for all these colorful gifts, and for any signs of SPRING!!!