Saturday, April 5, 2014

Sunflower in Blue.

22 hours and counting.
I just need to quilt 3 more leaves and the background.
Than fill the center with brown French knots.
Quilts takes longer than we think and others think.
I added two more flowers on the left and more leaves.
Hopefully I finish by Wednesday.
Time for bed.
Have a peaceful and quiet Sunday.


 I have 3 different amaryllis blooming right now.
The white one has a rim of red on its petals.
A cheerful sight to wake up to.
I will start to quilt the sunflower in blue today.
I really love how this one turned out.
I made two more flowers one ending  its days
and one starting.  My DH is such a help to point
out composition errors to me or things that
need to be tweaked. The man has a good eye.
Well off to the studio to put the frosting on the quilt.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Blue Sunflower

I made some good progress yesterday.
I tried 4 backgrounds and the snow dyed blue
was the best. Love the combination of yellow and
blue. If this one gets rejected for shows I know
someone who loves sunflowers. My daughter.
Perfect gift.
I am shopping for either a George or a Sweet
Sixteen. Any opinions on which is best,
Sixteen has a 16 inch throat and George has a
20 inch. I can get the Sixteen cheaper but
is cheaper better?

Thursday, April 3, 2014


The beginning of my newest project.
A sunflower quilt.
I have some blue snow dyed fabric for background.
I am liking how it is going.
Need some tweaking yet  but almost there.
I may have to make a larger on though.
I just heard that a client might be interested in
 my work for a new restaurant that is opening in June.
Need to make contact.
It does take time to make these pieces of art.
Life can be interesting.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014


 The top two photos are with the new 5300 Nikon.
The bottom pic is the 3100 Nikon.
I can see a big difference in the clarity of print.
 I am glad I made the change,
but two days of running have left me very tired.
Need to get some caffine and get moving.
 Yesterday was Tax day and Massage day.
Now the rest of the week is Studio days.
Will show you later what I am doing today.

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Ducks have landed.

 Finally I think it is spring.
The wood ducks came back this weekend.
There were checking out the nest boxes.
Looking for their new home for the spring.
They just stay long enough to lay and hatch some
eggs and then are gone again.
I have been camera shopping this weekend.
Very  confusing.
I woke up at 3 am so I spent an hour and
an half researching the subject. I think I have
it narrowed down to a new camera body and
keeping my lenses. Now to try and get some
work done today I need to start a flower quilt.