Thursday, November 7, 2019

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Interesting process.....

The way they handle the silk cocoons is interesting. I wonder what they do with the dead silk worms?

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Winter is not here yet....

But with the cold weather we had the first week of September you'd wonder. Brrrr. There was even mention....not by me I might add....of turning on the kidding. But then our weather is unpredictable.

Here are some visitors to our garden this week on their way south. My son took these pics when he noticed that there were a lot of Monarch butterflies around our stonecrop plants.

On the creative front I've been working on an EPP square that I altered awhile back. I took out the middle and inserted an embroidered nest from another project.
The seams on this square were a bit iffy so I though rather than junk it I'd do a bit of embroidery. Here is how it ended up.
  I think it needs something else in the nest area but I'll leave it for now.

 Take care :)

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Ribbon Madness.......

.......well not quite. But ribbon fun...yes!

I was a given a gift card for Indigo-Chapters at Christmas time. I finally got around to using it and bought myself "How To Make 100 Ribbon Embellishments". Someone mentioned it on another blog and I thought it looked interesting.

Amazon has pics of the inside of the book if your're interested.
So I tried out an embellishment called "Rosebud Trim". Here it is placed on a CQ square I'm starting. I don't know yet if I'll use it on this block.

My attempt actually looks like the picture in the book....LOL Honest. Maybe not as neat but for a first attempt I'm pretty chuffed. There are some really lovely embellishments. I can see a lot of ribbons in my future.

Take care :)