Friday, May 20, 2016


Today we have an absolutely gorgeous spring day! The sun is shining, the birds are singing and the temperature is a heavenly 73* I could live with this weather year round. Above are some of my Dame's Rocket which are about the only thing blooming right now in the garden. We need some sun longer than one day!

I came across this book recommendation on Instagram and immediately went to the library to check it out. She is a fabulous author. I read her book These Is My Words years ago and it still remains one of my favorites. If you are looking for a book, go for it.

When I do go to the library I very seldom leave with just one about you?

Now for the giveaway......I had enough to make up 5 packages! Anna, Stephanie, Lynne, Jean and Linda have all been contacted, please be sure to send my your address. I will get them out in the mail on Monday.
I will tell you I love reading all the responses from the beginner quilter to the quilter that can't fit one more piece of fabric in her sewing room but will try anyway. Yes it does seem like someone else's scraps must be better than mine, I think that all the time! I also enjoyed reading about the size scraps you use and why. The quilting community is the best and I am glad to be a part of it! Don't worry to all of you who did not win, there will be more scraps down the road of that I am sure!



  1. I love the Queen of the Prairie flower. I've not heard of it before. Funny: the purple still stands out. But then again so does the great black & white polka dot. I bought some of your scraps at the Penn Oaks show years ago. They are fun to play with.

  2. I'm going to see if the Queen of the Prairie flower will grow here in Southern California, it's so pretty. Thanks for telling us about Nancy E. Turner. I'm going to the library on Monday for the usual stack but mine will be audio books.

    Such a great scrap giveaway. I think I had better go throw some of my scraps on th floor to see which don't belong. I had not heard of that, thanks!

  3. Felicidades a las ganadoras!!
    tus flores son muy bonitas,
    Me gusta leer, pero solo puedo hacerlo en español,
    este tiempo solo dedicación a la familia
    nuestro ahijado Samuel estará en España tres meses
    así todo el tiempo se lo dedicaremos a el su mujer Manuela
    y nuestro precio pitufin, al que al fin pudimos conocer
    ya tiene dos años y es una delicia disfrutarlo
    buen domingo

  4. Your flowers are lovely. What a pretty colour. i am pleased you are finally getting some sunny days.
    Congratulations to your winners.

  5. Yay to pretty spring days. The Queen of the Prairie looks so pretty in your turquoise glass vase. It is rare when I come home with one book from the library. I shall follow up on your author recommendation.

  6. Congrats to the winners and thanks for the book recommendations.

  7. Thanks for the giveaway; I'm thrilled to have won and look forward to receiving my "prize"!
    Your Queen of the Prairie flowers are GORGEOUS. I don't think I've ever seen those before.

  8. fun giveaway - thanks for the book recommend. I've been looking for a good one.
    i'm with you - I'll take 73 everyday


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