Saturday, July 31, 2010

A Grandmothers Love~Jean Tucker♥ update!


This is a beautiful quilt pieced by a loving grandmother for a raffle in honor of her grand-daughter. All
the proceeds will go toward her special care when she is released from the hospital. It was a special one for me to quilt~I believe the raffle is in the Fall~ I will ask Jean when she comes to pick up her quilt~♥
Anyone interested in helping my little friend Bella can take a peek at her website~www.friendsofbella.org
This quilt will be auctioned in Danvers at the end of the month at the Danvers Yacht Club~


Thursday, July 29, 2010

For the birds......

This little guy was eavesdropping while I was talking to the census taker on the front porch~lol!



"Has ANYONE seen my MOTHER??"

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Tip of the Shore Labradoodles~




Tipoftheshorelabradoodles.com is where I found Maggie and now Jacki has a beautiful website so everyone can visit her lovely family of dogs and puppies~Take a peek at her latest litters~SO CUTE!!!

( Jackis' intro on her webpage is lovely)

WELCOME to Tip of the Shore Labradoodles located in Duxbury, MA. We are breeders of multigenerational Australian Labradoodles specializing in mini and medium sized dogs. Our breeding dogs are raised in a seaside community where they swim and romp the beaches daily. They are sweet and lovable and are recognized by their teddy bear look wherever they go. Our neighborhood is affectionately known as “DOODLEVILLE”!

Maggie and I reading on the porch today~actually she was in charge of all the people walking down the road....She is saying in this picture, "Are you finished reading yet?"

Monday, July 26, 2010

Are you my Mother?

This little guy hatched this morning! He lives on the top of the wreath and is waiting for his siblings to bust out....♥

Friday, July 23, 2010

Ripple~Ripple.......

This little munchie has a coolatta blanket....♥ (she calls herself "big E")
So~this little munchie ( the little queen mother) asked her Nana E to make HER a "COOLATTA" blanket......♥
Thank you again to Attic24.typepad.com  for teaching this Nana this ripple pattern~ It is a project that fits all around and in between my busy days~there is nothing like a basket of knitting or crotcheting waiting for you when you settle into your comfy spot at the end of the day... I should be fitting some cleaning in there somewhere.....hmmmm.....maybe tomorrow....~lol!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Heart and Home Quilt

I have VERY high hopes along with my friend Kathy to finish this beautiful BOM we bought a bit ago at http://www.thequiltedcrow.com/ . We managed to cut out the first block (x2) and arrange the pieces for sewing onto a little flannel board. Oh my.....wish us luck...not a house fit to live it just yet.....lol!

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Hands to Work and Hearts to God~

(this is a sample pic from Jodis' blog)

We womenfolk got together last Saturday to begin to make Jodis' quilt~otherwise known as a Simple Hourglass I believe......We used Jodis' templates and her tutorial and got started on three different quilt tops~Thank you again Jodi from  http://www.pleasant-home.com/ . We gathered on the second anniversary of my Dads' passing which really felt productive and comforting all at the same time. We are taking photos of the process as we go and will meet agin next week for chapter two! Maybe not take the wine out so early next time? lol!

Whenever I hear Mary Black I think of my Dad~He spent a great deal of time over in Ireland and when he was home he spent a great deal of time thinkin' of going back.....When I went with him I saw men who looked like him on every corner....♥


Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Give~Away at Pleasant Home!!!

Take a peek at http://www.pleasant-home.com/  to enter a give-away for this pretty jellyroll from Moda~and as a footnote you can make a beautiful hourglass quilt with Jodis' templates using this jellyroll~she has a tutorial on her website♥

Monday, July 12, 2010

Found hiding in my sewing room~


I found this rug I hooked while straightening up my sewing room along with a bunch of other "treasures". The pattern is Joan Moshimer and the title is "Sanford Antique" The little quote in the center is from Delphine de Girardin which spoke to me of great love.....♥



Saturday, July 10, 2010

My new hutch!! L0ve it!!

I l0ve my new cupboard from the Spaulding Cooperage~It's hard to decide what is "cupboard worthy" The drawers and bottom spaces are hiding a boatload.....