Monday, February 20, 2012

Beans means .....

Beans means that I am in the kitchen. I blanched and froze 3 kilos of beautiful green beans from the vegie garden this afternoon and I have a baking tray of tomatoes in the oven that I will puree and freeze as well.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Garden Views

Our garden is looking like it is late summer, so I am putting
on these pictures from late December

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Something I love.

This illustration is from "The Water Babies" by Charles Kingsley and I think it is just beautiful.

More Thrifty Shopping

On my way home from visiting our married daughter I stopped in at an op shop and found some nice bits of patchwork fabric for $3. There are some small prints in subdued blues, greens and pinks perfect for paper piecing and some nice red and green for Christmas projects. But it was the yellow Scottie dog print that drew me to the bundle. I also found two doilies and a pretty huckaback hand towel for $1 each.

Modern Baby Quilt

I finished this quilt in good time for a new arrival thinking it was a neutral pattern and colour scheme. It is a Disappearing Nine Patch B...