Monthly Archives: November 2010

Pumpkin Pie Day

Baked them myself…have a Happy Turkey Day! Advertisements

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Rummaging around got me out of a funk.

So I’ve abandoned the walleye quilt and the quest to enter a quit in the show in April in Cincinnati.  I’ll work on things this year and perhaps figure out ways for next year.  But I will say the “failure” put me in … Continue reading

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Ican’t do it!

I’ve tried and tried to do the walleye quilt and just can’t seem to do it…to my mind it’s just too big for my skills and experience.  I tried to just push ahead but to no avail.  I’m planning to make … Continue reading

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Oh Boy…this is going to be a challenge for me.

Above isthe sketch for my Walleye Run QuiltToon™.   It’s going to take all my untrained skills to get the perspective half-way correct to portray the annual spring walleye run on the Maumee River near Toledo.   I googled the waders on … Continue reading

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Finished Castle Garden – Almost

All finished but binding the edges.  I will put this in “Tillie’s Story”  when I get the edges done.  It was such fun finding that my grandfather came on Sept. 3, 1874…on the steamship Teutonia!   I had no idea of … Continue reading

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Noodling for a Celebrate Spring QuiltToon™

I’m thinking about a quilt for spring — thinking about a theme, fabrics, a composition.  Maybe something on Walleye fishing — big here on the northcoast.  I’m finishing up the applique on the last one for “Tillie’s Story.”   This noon … Continue reading

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Back to Tillie’s Story

Hope to finish the applique today on this “page” of the book for “Tillie’s Story” — the page that illustrates the coming to America of my grandfather (Tillie’s father) in 1874.  I got side-tracked by making a quilt to commemorate … Continue reading

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Obituaries – The Morning Ritual

At least four of my friends of a certain age — me, myself and I and Gordy —  confess to reading the obituaries every morning.   We both look for the ages and Gordy tries to figure out what the departed souls died … Continue reading

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