First Day of Spring

It is going to be busy, busy for several more weeks, so it is important to take a moment to breathe, and find some calm and peace. For me, the early morning when the dawn light softly lights the fog across the valley, settling in the layers between the hills is quiet time. Birdsong delights …

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Safelight Quilt and In the Garden

This is another busy week with not a lot of sewing going on. Last night I had the pleasure of speaking on Zoom to the Charlotte Modern Quilt Guild with my Well Loved Quilt Repair program, booked by fellow blogger Emily from Darling Dogwood. Such fun, and they had great questions! In the sewing room, …

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Sunday Chat and the Mountain State Fair

Such a busy week this week with the State Fair. I was there five out of the 10 days it is on, with an extra day before it started to help with the quilt competition entries. It was such fun to be able to see the shows and enter the competitions this year, I have …

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September in the Garden

Tomatoes! The garden continues to be the most prolific I've ever had. I am amazed at how well the new location is for them, lots of sun means lots of tomatoes. Clusters of cherry size tomatoes are all over these vines. The Cherokee Purple vine has three fat ones in the process of getting ripe. …

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August in the Garden

Hot and humid has been the norm this month. Usually July is the hottest month of the year here, but it seems like the heat is lasting longer this year. The plants love it though, with lots of flowers both ornamental and on the veggies. My purple petunias continue to provide colorful displays. I saw …

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Sunday Chat, Quilting, Gardens and more

Here we are, the beginning of August, the dog days. It has been way too hot for my taste lately, but there is a cool down in the forecast for this coming week, and I hope it is real. Oliver and Charlie came by for a sandwich more than one day. Oliver seems to be …

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Secret Sewing, Garden and More

It seems like it has been a while since I could share with you what I am working on in the sewing room. But, alas, everything I am currently doing is a secret. And it is multiple projects, LOL!! First, I am making progress on Pachanga, but I can't show you that yet. Second, there …

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