Thursday, June 23, 2011

2.5 lbs of seed...

Am thrilled to find the 2.5 lbs of wildflower seed I planted in April before leaving for the farm actually came up and I have flowers..... lots of pretty delicate looking flowers blooming in the upper garden area. Of course the weeds came up too, but I have been pulling them out so the sun can get to my wildflowers! Here's what this area looked like back in April.
Did quite a bit of stitching while at the farm. Here's the latest quilt top I am working on for the Hubby. He saw this pattern at a quilt show last year and that is all he has talked about since. Trust me, it's a good thing I like him, because I doubt I would piece another top like this.... it's foundation pieced and it wasn't easy. One good thing about foundation piecing is your blocks are more accurate which is important with a pattern like this. The undulating waves are made up of squares, rectangles and triangles, pieced to fool your eye into thinking they are curves. Very clever.

I'm happy to be back!

4 comments:

l.wilks11 said...

Hi Donna its so lovely to see you back from your planting. Hope it went well and you can relax now until next year......
Your wild flower garden looks amazing, i have tried to plant a wild flower area, but it never seems to come to anything.....
You husband looks very proud of his red, white and blue quilt you made him...How clever you are.....x

Tiziana said...

...welcome back!! I'm amazed by this very special quilt!!!Sometimes is good to make a thing very different from our habits and standards...I think that it always worths the extra effort!!! Beautiful flowers. Have a nice June and July, Tiziana

Tonya DeFord said...

Love that quilt and flowers! Hope you are enjoying your summer. We are just 4 weeks away from seeing our baby boy Kai Lewis. So excited. Tell Steve I said hello!

julie Haymaker thompson said...

Will they come back next year ?? they are awsome where did you find a 25lb bag ??? I wonder if they make a southwest version??