Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fall Leaves Wall Hanging

Here’s my last entry into Mini Quilt Mondays. It’s a bit late. I had this idea earlier this month to modify the bubbles quilts I’d been making and make a fall leaf quilt. However, fall colors are not in my … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday 9/26/11

Though temperatures have been above normal for the past week, the garden is getting less sun and slowing down. The tomato vines were affected by frost two weeks ago and the green tomatoes were falling off the vines. So I … Continue reading

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Woodpecker Sculpture

Today’s my Dad’s birthday and here’s what I made him. It’s a modified version of the woodpecker in The Artful Bird. In the book, the wings are made from layers of torn fabric. I liked the quilted wings better, so … Continue reading

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Chicken Adventures & Garden Clean Up

With the light frost we had last weekend, it’s time to start cleaning up parts of the garden. Today I harvested the rest of the winter squash, and decided to pull the vines. I decided that it was a good … Continue reading

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Mini Quilt Monday

Faith at Fresh Lemons is sponsoring mini-quilt Mondays and challenging others and herself to practice new patterns or ideas in a mini quilt. I’ve been making a lot of mini quilts lately, but I decided to make one this week … Continue reading

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