peonies and roses

I took the photos last week, and the peonies are already done blooming (pretty much). So pretty while they’re here, and nice ground cover for the rest of summer. I am letting almost all of them go to seed this year, to create new plants. The last couple years, I have been poking the seedsContinue reading “peonies and roses”


painting: brown horse

Did you see this beautiful horse I listed in my etsy shop? It’s 18″x24″, oil on stretched canvas. And did you see the interview with me up at DailyPaintWorks? Since I paint every day, I thought joining would be a good match. There’s nothing in the interview reader’s of my blog won’t already have heardContinue reading “painting: brown horse”

quilting: what’s on my design wall

I have been working hard this Saturday, finishing up piecing this quilt top. Tah-dah! It’s a swirl of blue and pink, perfect for a little girl. I love the rabbits…. And I love the horses…. And the foxes and birds…. And I love all the romantic roses. All such pretty fabric, so cheerful and sortContinue reading “quilting: what’s on my design wall”

sewing: Winter’s Lane quilt

Is this my first finished quilt of the year? I think it might be. I know I bought the fabric right after Christmas — can’t pass up an end-of-the-year sale! I had scoped out the fabric at the shop and had my fingers crossed it would show up at a reduced price; since the patternContinue reading “sewing: Winter’s Lane quilt”