26 October 2014

HAPPY SUNDAY EVERYONE! I Have some eye candy for you - tell me what you think??? Yesterday, Saturday, my sister and I went to this one second-hand store and I found this: I love to decorate with quilts and this was a find, made in 1930's? they think, for $50.00, drunkard's path, I believe is it's name, they did not know?? so, I came home and placed over my sofa sort of sideways, don't like everything to be all square? I don't know, just my taste I guess, anyway, I put it on a chair and it finally ended up in my livingroom over one of my sofas. I love my sofa's but I bought them it seems like a hundred years ago, so needed some blues to match drapes, so....what do you think? Is it too much or do you like it? Then I moved my little quilt which I bought at an antique store to larger sofa: Here is a closer look at the drunkard's path: It is cloth on cloth, no batting, all quilted by hand (I think) that is what they told me and pieced by hand.... Then on another find, I have this star quilt hanging in my foyer - I told you I liked to decorate with quilts: it's really red but in the picture looks lighter. Well, I hope you find a lot of great finds on your next shopping adventure! Hugs, Mary THIS IS ME PLAYING WITH SETTINGS OF CAMERA, ON A VERY WARM JULY DAY IN NORTH CAROLINA!! I MISS SUMMER!!!!

07 October 2014

It's Tuesday....

Hi Everyone, It's a cold, windy Tuesday here in Illinois. Last night I worked on the Quilt that is in my header. Seriously, I think I have been working on these blocks hand appliquing for at least 3 years, and as I was working on it last night I though, I bet you ladies would have finished this project in a month! So many starts and stops, life gets in the way you know? Then there is always, always another project that takes me away from the one that I should be finishing! How do you stay on task? Also, the colors are starting to change here like everywhere else and I just love to take walks to check out all the colors. No matter how I try to match colors, God always gets them Perfect! I look at the reds and oranges in Trees and I think, Wow I will never get that exact color. Do any of you feel like that?? Well, hopefully by the end of week I will be reporting that I have finished the last block I am working on, then on to finishing! Will keep you posted, I hope all of you have a Great Week, Lots of Hugs, Mary

03 October 2014

Rainy and cold here so this is just Because: I miss the Ocean .... Happy Weekend Everyone, Mary