Tuesday, December 30, 2008
These images are taken out the front door. It's snowing like crazy and the wild turkeys are feeding out of the bird feeder again! The second shot is looking down the driveway. Yes, we have wild turkeys, they come for cracked corn when I call turkey...turkey...turkey. They come right up to me almost within reach and wait for a hand out. Last winter we had more than 60 staying in our woods the entire winter. If I yell at them to get out of the bird feeder they just sass back with a gobble gobble gobble! A lot of fun to watch but it does smell a bit like a barnyard in the spring!
Posted by Faye at 2:35 PM
Sunday, December 21, 2008
This pattern was in a Quilter's Newsletter magazine approx. 1995. I machine pieced this and it was machine quilted by Bonnie Bosma.
Bonnie quilted all kinds of interesting shapes in the white areas to add more interest that don't show up in this photo.
This is still one of my favorite quilts.
Posted by Faye at 1:43 PM
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Posted by Faye at 2:43 PM
My first all batik quilt. I was afraid to use a lot of bright colors in a quilt but after this one....I'm addicted! Machine pieced. Machine quilted by Bonnie Bosma.
Pattern from the book Succesful Scrap Quilts.
Posted by Faye at 2:38 PM
Monday, December 8, 2008
Wednesday, November 26, 2008
This is a pattern purchased from Barb Carroll of The Woolly Fox. A design by Carol Endres. I hooked this rug at a workshop in Arrow Rock MO with Barb Carroll October 2001. I love this rug. It's actually of 3 of my cats that are no longer here. Smokey is on the left and Luke is on the right. 2 male cats that couldn't behave while outside, looking out the window. I added the small cat to the left of Smokey. That's Gizmo, their mother. She was a very good cat and was allowed outside to play! The pattern is available at http://www.woolleyfox.com/
Posted by Faye at 11:47 AM
Monday, November 24, 2008
Sunday, November 9, 2008
This is the only remaining quilt that my Grandmother made approximatly in the 1930's. It appears that several flour sack fabrics were used. Machine pieced and hand quilted. This is my Grandmother, Cecelia born on Feb. 7, 1892. Wouldn't she be amazed to see her face here!
Posted by Faye at 8:48 AM
Saturday, November 8, 2008
I started this quilt after going to my first quilt show. I just had to make a quilt! This is made up of 2,989 squares 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" each. This was made before the rotary cutter was introduced. Each square was traced around a cardboard template and cut out with a scissors, the old fashioned way! Machine pieced, hand quiled.
Posted by Faye at 6:19 PM