Category Archives: Cats

Watching the laundry dry

My favourite room in the house is my covered porch. It’s a living room, dining room, library and laundry room and solarium all rolled up into one special space. Today it’s the laundry room. I don’t have a clothes line … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching Sunday

Today is one of those honest, old-fashioned lazy days. The kind we always wish we could have. The kind we imagine we used to have, back in the good old days, whenever those were. Of course, we can’t actually remember … Continue reading

Posted in Balance, Cats, food, Friendship, furry helpers, Hand Quilting, Quilting, Samson, Winter | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments

My WriMo work space

Starting tomorrow, I hope to be spending a lot of time here: Yes, this is where my sewing machine usually sits. It’s been temporarily displaced… And here’s the overlord ready to keep me on track for the month: She has … Continue reading

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Little Sister: A Quilt Finish!

You’ve seen glimpses of this quilt over the last couple of years as I worked on the hand quilting. The pattern is called “Chinese Coins” or “Stacked Coins”, whichever you prefer. I made it for my sister, Heidi, and named … Continue reading

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Looking forward…

I didn’t depart today as planned. The weather forecast wasn’t acceptable. Tomorrow looks much better. If I had left today, I would have been driving into a storm warning. The storm will have passed by the time I leave tomorrow … Continue reading

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Pets on Quilts

              …because so much cuteness simply can’t go unmentioned! Entered into the Pets on Quilts contest under the “other” category – because there is a category for dogs and one for cats. But not … Continue reading

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