Books for Autumn Jubilee

Reading fiction, and playing with project books is fun when the weather turns chilly. Cooler days mean wearing cozy sweaters, bowls of hot soup, a crackling fire, and a good book. I like reading fiction books set in the fall season at this time. It is also a good time to look at project books …

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Autumn Jubilee Wool Stitch Along Begins

Here we go!! Today we begin with the wool stitch along project. I have designed a pattern for you that will be appropriate for not only early fall, but will carry all the way through to Thanksgiving. I do hope you like the design of a overflowing cornucopia! We will work the wool design on …

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Autumn Jubilee 2022 Begins!

Welcome to the seventh Autumn Jubilee!! Every year it seems to get bigger and better! Today, we begin with announcement of our fabulous vendor sponsors for all the prizes to be given away this month and a few details you need to know. We are going to sew a great new project, cook a new …

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Finishing Up and Getting Ready

Finishing up the Quilt of Valor this week was easy, as my machine behaved itself. Amazingly, I ran out of bobbin thread at the end of a pass each time, so no tying off in the middle of the quilt. That doesn't happen often! I used white Glide thread on top, and white Bottom Line …

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Autumn In the Mountains Car Show

Saturday was our British Car Club's annual show, Autumn In The Mountains. There were close to 250 cars on the show field! British and other European cars were shown on a beautiful day with the temperature in the mid-70s (around 23ºC) and partly cloudy skies. My Sweet Babboo was there early working to park the …

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Quilting and Visiting

It has been a very busy week, with a lot going on. Settle in for a long and chatty post. Starting on Monday, I worked a shift sorting and preparing the quilts from the Mountain State Fair to be returned to their owners. We folded up the quilts and arranged them in alphabetical order, stacking …

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September In the Garden

Even though the garden is winding down, we still have a bunch of tomatoes ripening daily. The vines are looking a bit ragged, with some dead leaves and branches, and I need to clean them up a bit. But the tomatoes themselves don't seem to mind. I still have several more clusters of grape tomatoes, …

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Autumn Jubilee and a Virtual Sew-In

Autumn Jubilee is coming! I have finalized the projects, and have a fabulous lineup of vendors for the giveaways!! This year, once again, the prizes are amazing, and I am so grateful for their support. Now is the time to let your friends know, it is time for them to follow my blog so they …

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More Fun at the Mountain State Fair

More surprises were in store as I went back to the fair again on Friday and Saturday. This little beaded Christmas ornament was one of those last minute ideas that I put together the day before the entry turn-in day. It is difficult to see, as most of the beads are clear. It has a …

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Playing at the NC Mountain State Fair

It has been a great time at the fair this year so far. I've been to the fair twice now, both times to find entries in the competitions, and to compete in two cooking contests. Those of you who are in my Friends of From My Carolina Home facebook group, and who follow me on …

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