Learning is fun, even as I get older and older…
On March 25th I took a class on how to make butter, ricotta cheese, and yogurt. It was tasty and informative. I learned a lot about using raw milk, local coops and farms that sell raw milk and more!
Then I learned what would happen if you trimmed the Shazam block incorrectly. Sometimes it created a new pattern, but this time it took the drama out of the Shazam pattern. I am working on refining the directions to my pattern, Shazam. Here’s my first two quilts done without a pattern…
Here’s my table runners I made while writing the pattern…
Now to finish quilting them with interest and variety. I’ll show them to you in the next update.
I learned how a sugar house operates. I even filled some bottles with syrup made from sap from trees on our Vermont property. If you would like to buy some real maple syrup, you can click here.
I learned to color eggs with magic markers and the Egg-mazing device.
I worked on my Spring Fling blog hop…Use it up, throw it out, or make it do challenge. I hope you will follow along with Island Batik Ambassadors Alumni and all their creative ideas from April 16-22nd. Here’s where it will begin…
Monday, April 16, 2018
Here’s the Northern Woods strips I used up.
My postcards came for my upcoming Art Show at the Bridgewater Mill in Bridgewater, VT July 15th -August 30th.
I made a basket for an Epilepsy Foundation Auction. Here’s a link where you can support this effort.click here
I made a few more bowls.
I took my first dance lesson in 23 years! It was tons of fun! I cannot wait until the next one. WE learned the two step, waltz and box step all with twists and turns. Yes, I did have to follow the lesson with ibuprofen. I’m not as young and limber as I once was.
Here’s the update on my “Almost Midnight at the Oasis” quilt:
Unfortunately, my time in Vermont for the rest of April is very limited. I may not finish this one until May, but it’s coming along…