Friday, February 22, 2013


taking my time reading the final book 
by Maeve Binchy
who passed away in 2012

she has long been one of my favorite authors
a departure from my normal 
gruesome reading...

using bits of free time to create the freezer paper templates
will be working with wool for my applique
long rather than square
not using the large snowmen in the border...

Also working on a green and red one patch
small quilt inspired by Lori

tan 9 patches
a little bit of this and that
savoring the process of all


WoolenSails said...

I love that snowman quilt, you can save it for me when you are ready to get rid of it;)


moosecraft said...

Or... you can make three and keep one, send one to Debbie and then one to me! lol! LOVE that pic in the header of your blog too! Wool pillow on the way! I'm hooking today... whoo-hoo!

acorn hollow said...

Love the snowman quilt!
Mave binchey has been a long time favorite. I love the Tara road and scalet feather books.
I hope to get my hands on that one soon so sorry to lose her.

Deirdre said...

Just about fell back outa my chair when I saw the photo of the cat at the sewing machine!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

You made me laugh! I tend to read rather gruesome books too and I adore Maeve.... Don't you want to be best friends with so many of her characters? My husband and I chat about what we are reading and he asks me "what's happening?" and I reply "not much"! So fun though.

appleberrycottage said...

LOVE that snowman quilt!

jennifer768 said...

Love the quilt! I will have to check out the author.The kitty sewing is just to funny.Hugs,Jen

kathyinozarks said...

sounds nice, I like jumping around too with my projects-

woollylottrugs said...

Maeve Binchy is my all time favorite author. Loved all her books and was so sad to hear she passed. I need to get my hands on that book too. Enjoy!!!


Gayle said...

I love Maeve Binchy too - didn't realize there was a new book out so now my name is on the list at the library.

Beckyjean said...

Oh that snowman quilt!! Wonderful blog header pictures. Is that your have a secret helper. Too cute!!

Have a wonderful weekend~Becky

Lynn said...

Cute snowman project! I wish I had the talent to do "real" quilting. The best I can manage is scrap stuff with no real patterns or measuring involved. Sigh. I will just enjoy the beauty I see here in your projects. Lovely.

Heartsdesire said...

So sad to have a wonderful author such as Maeve Binchy pass away. She wasn't that old. I've love all of her books, and finished reading A Week in Winter, a few weeks ago. The cat looks very serious with her sewing. Wonder what she's making. Love the snowman quilt, must take a lot of patience for those appliques.

Anonymous said...

Happy reading, Kelley ~ there's nothing like wallowing in a good book!


Laura said...

Could you please tell me if you are the pattern author or who is . Thanks Love the quilt

Mary said...

Hi Could you tell me also who the pattern's author is of the Snowman Quilt...sooo adorable. Thank you, Mary