Which came first?
or the Quilt?
Saturday afternoon my sweetie and I visited the Windham Textile Museum in Willimantic, CT also known as Thread City USA. The east coast has a rich and vibrant textile history. Okay some of it is downright ugly but that’s not for this post. Mills were located all over New England where ever the rivers would provide enough power to run the machinery.
We’d passed this place before and finally stopped to visit. On the 2nd floor there are several exhibits detailing life during the time the mill was operational. From mill town to mill town and fashion district ...read more
Pillows are such a simple way to refresh a room. I am replacing all our throw pillows with feather inserts so, it gave me the perfect excuse to create some new pillows.
Any of you who read my blog regularly know that I just hate cleaning but really love cooking. That can be a little troublesome especially when I revamp a recipe to accommodate my kids. When our son, Buck, was home recently, I had made an apple crisp. I often make one when he comes home as [...]read more
And so is my plate…..I always seem to have a million things on the go. Whether it’s quilting, or teaching or babysitting, or baking, or gardening…..oh I’m exhausted already!
My niece’s wedding shower is on Sunday and I hand painted these wine glasses and tray for her shower. I have a few other things wrapped up for her as well, but hope she really likes this set. She loves wine so she should.
Her colors are ice blue and grey and the glasses are painted with these colors. I had the galvanized tray stashed away ...read more
This summer seems to be filling up with some travel plans and so I decide to make myself a purse/bag that would accommodate all the things needed when out and about on a day trip... like my camera, regular purse items, a bottle of tea, my Kindle, and a couple diapers and wipes for the little one - trying to eliminate carrying the 2nd bag! [There will still be a bag of back-up/extra stuff in the car though! :)]
This is what I finished yesterday...
The Day Tripper bag :)