I am just giddy that March is here… I have enjoyed winter … but Spring… OH MY!!!!
You see we are still seeing THIS …..
A look back toward where the above pic was taken… Rick is doing this on the golf cart to test out how it handles on snow…
Here is a photo Rick took of the flag in front of our home…
Even the cabin we keep an eye on for the owner got a scenic view!!!!
We even made a video of Rick doing donuts in the yard… on our golf cart that actually traveled on the snow quite nicely!!!! I tried to add the video here but Blogger doesn’t like it! lol
So besides enjoying Mother Nature’s last hurrah of winter…. I have done some journal keeping and quite a bit of sewing too ❤
working on the base stitching layer of the crochet blocks to be…
Sew when I have the chocolate and purple block done… there is just 1 more block and then I can look in the bag and dig in the closet to find the rest!!! I can’t remember if I have more ready 😀 I play these games though so that I will see FIRST if I can stay consistent with a project…
Today I may focus on these little squares. I may ALSO spend some time at my frame though too!!!
Look at this cool shot I took as I stitched this week….
And >> I rolled Appalachian Delight yesterday… I took this photo before rolling to share my progress…
And this view here looks GREAT rolled down some doesn’t it ❤
The snow made it very bright through the windows so I cropped most of that brightness out! lol
Linking this rolling progress to Kathy’s Slow Sunday Stitching gang HERE <<< Come visit her blog and see all the benefits hand stitching can do for you too ❤
I am also pondering a new quilt … it won’t be ready for quilting for a while!
Here is the layout….
It has 72 snowballed blocks and 71 pieced blocks… all the white centers will be ivory…
I am going to you 2 layer cakes… I need to get 1 but have the other…
The one I think I want to add for it’s medium tones is this in a layer cake….
The great news is after some quick calculations I did buy enough of the background fabric… 6 yards and I need 5 for this quilt! whew!!!!
So I won’t be starting this yet… but you will see the Shelbyville~Lancaster Quilt starting soon here 🙂
I have straightened my sewing room so that I could use the cutting mat and cut out & made some reusable cloth dish towels made to be used in place of paper towels… I like them but don’t love the way I made them… I will make some this week and share that photo… but me and Jannessa bought some toweling and now I need to make some proper used rags from it that coordinate with our kitchen and look presentable too. I will say what I made cleans and washes well though!
Molly has adopted this chair with this quilt in it to nap on when we are in the kitchen… she is soo cute!
Here is a great shot of sweet Ellie….
Here is some placemats that I desperately need a plan for quilting…
And now I bid you adieu… I hope you have a great first week of March and don’t forget….
Have a blessed week… Lion or Lamb 😀