Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Still thinking Spring...

and not experiencing it!  Today we are expecting some snow.   I know it isn't unusual for us to get snow in March but this winter started with the cold and inclement weather way back in October so it seems like a long LONG winter this year.  So here is some vintage inspiration:

I emailed quilt kit guru Rosie Werner and she said this kit is called "bluebells" by Paragon.  I love this quilt so I thought I would share it before I put it away.
Have a happy and warm day!

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Spring will come...

Like it or not, Spring will come.  I for one cannot wait.  It wasn't the snow we had, or the cold we had but the number of months we had them that bothered me this year.  A winter that begins in November and extends through March is just too long.  I'm yearning for the garden--whenever the ice melts long enough for me to get there...
 I'm busy these days working on a new program with my friend Beth.  Called "Money, Myth, and Madder: Women and Quilting During the Civil War," we are launching the program at Colonial Quilters Quilt Show on May 3.  Until then, I'll probably be wrapped up with work and preparation and probably won't be posting much.
Don't forget to turn your clocks ahead tonight before you go to bed!  This little quilt top is from my Storytime Stitches program: