The rhodies are bloomin’ y’all!
After I stopped at Quiltville Inn on the lengthy journey house from Vietnam – simply to the touch base with the Muddy Creek Misfits and ensure that all was going nicely for his or her retreat the very first thing I observed was that the gorgeous dogwood blossoms had been accomplished, gone and changed by leaves.
The upside? The massive previous rhododendron bush in entrance of the home was simply beginning to present indicators of pink. I did not miss rhodie season! I am so blissful!
I have been on a protracted weekend of rediscovery and appreciation – for the over-abundance that I’ve, definitely – but in addition for the wonderful change of the seasons that’s throughout.
After I pulled into my drive on the cabin – the lilacs had been on their final hurrah – however nonetheless so very aromatic!
The weekend’s rain has now taken even these blossoms to the bottom, however you’ll be able to guess that I crammed myself filled with their scrumptious scent with a lot deep inhaling.
The most effective scent ever in my e book!
It was such a loopy weekend with the doc appt in Boon on Friday, adopted by a lot elevating and icing of the bum knee – and napping right here and there in an try to get my physique clock turned again round that I solely managed to get just a few photographs of the retreat occurring –
Right here Lisa is making a store pattern for Tula Pink’s Star Cluster.
Progress on the design wall –
Love these stripes!
There was a complete lot of progress taking place right here!
Typically we really feel like piecing tiny – different occasions we crank it out making buffalo plaid quilts for grandkids – nice job, Cathy!
Typically had been simply really feel like making easy strip units –
That may be became wonderful issues like this!
Typically easy rectangles flip into one thing great:
Like a really scrappy Album Block!
Typically we envision quilts in two coloration methods, cannot make up our minds which we like higher, so we make them each on the identical time! LOL!
I need to want an prolonged Comfortable Mom’s Day to all those that mom in any capability, manner, form or type.
I hope you understand you might be appreciated immediately and every single day!
And sure, I did get a little bit of an opportunity to stitch for just a bit bit because the knee will get a bit higher every day:
Just a few easy strip units from the strip drawers.
There are some golden oldies in right here – and I do know they will sparkle after I begin to pull issues collectively.
I am assuming they’re minimize sufficiently small to not be too ugly within the completed venture! LOL!
There are extra Vietnam photographs to return – This put up simply must put me within the current.
Right now I am engaged on getting the inn prepared for the Could Quiltvillians who’re arriving on Wednesday – and as I draw nearer to my leaving for Cairo, Egypt on Could thirty first, issues are going to get a bit wild round right here.
Different issues to look ahead to this week!
Proper Method Spherical and Incorrect Method Spherical (The smaller one) are included in the identical PDF sample and will probably be launched on Friday!
Memorial Day is correct across the nook and kicks off what I name “Patriotic Season” with Flag Day taking place in June adopted by Independence Day in July all the best way to Memorial Day in September.
Incorrect Method Spherical is known as that as a result of I made an enormous batch of the blocks with the items reversed reverse what they need to have been – however that gave me extra alternative to play with extra unit mixtures and all of it turned out nice in the long run.
Quiltville Quote of the Day –
Typically it is laborious to just accept however – the straightforward fact is that this:
If it does not open, it isn’t the appropriate door.
Attempt one other door!
Comfortable Monday, everybody – let’s examine what we are able to do with it!