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I decided on the lime green fabric for borders.
It is cut and pinned and ready to sew onto the quilt top.
Bubbles & Blooms Quilt Top
I decided to go with the lime green instead of the dark pink variegated.
The green fabric reads as a solid from a distance, and will give me lots of quiet space for some fun free-motion quilting!
This is a birthday quilt for my sister, Sherry.
She doesn't read my blog, so she will be surprised!
Tomorrow......spray basting and machine quilting....the perfect day.
Last week I attended a workshop....we tried rust dyeing.
This piece was perfect for the buffalo applique.
This rust dye piece is wonderful with the horse applique on it.
These are both works-in-progress
Each year I find something new to ornament the flower gardens.
This year, it is these vintage metal chairs.
The chairs found a home sitting in front of the hen house.
And yes.......I am eyeing them up for rust dyeing!
Each year swallows make our patio out back their own.
The baby birdlings are becoming very active!
5pm.......I called it a day and closed up the Thread shed.
I wandered around outside in the yard with the camera.
This gorgeous butterfly was flitting around the flowerbeds.
The pink spider dahlia is the perfect contrast for the yellow butterfly!
Yesterday I took this photo of the lavender dahlia bud.
They are huge buds!
This is what the dahlia bud looked like today!
It didn't waste anytime blooming.
Dancer & Freckles saw me walking around the yard, and just had to come over to the fence for a good scratching.
I love the STAR in the center of the Hollyhock blooms.
They just illuminate and glow in the sun.
When the sun went down, I turned the water on in the flowerbeds.
The droplets on the flowers made a perfect picture.
Pink Star Lily
Water droplets on the yellow & pink spider dahlia
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At the end of a Perfect Day,