Daily Archives: May 6, 2008

first irises of the season

The old old purple irises from DH’s family farm are always the first to bloom in our yard, along with the few early dwarf iris. Those vintage purple ones were blooming well when this picture was taken May 1. This iris is more purple than the picture shows. We brought this one from our previous […]

rescued robin

While walking the yard this afternoon to take pictures of the newly opened irises, I found this poor robin hanging from a string wrapped around his foot. I snapped this picture while DD ran inside to get some scissors so we could rescue him. Thankfully, he was low enough in the tree that I was […]

quilt-along, block #2 ~ snowflake quilt

The second quilt-along block for the snowflake quilt is done. I had a little help this time. Buttercup was very curious about what was going on. Finished block. The first two blocks (of 13). I wondered if there would be enough contrast between the lighter snowflake fabric and the white, but it works fine. Here’s […]

quilt-along ~ block #2

Amandajean’s quilt-along is in week 2. It’s a star quilt. I spent yesterday working in the yard, so didn’t get to the block until today, but it went together easily. I need to find some white fabric to go with the snowflake fabric in the second top I’m making in this quilt-along. I’ll post that […]