Friday, July 12, 2013

Quilting Sketch Book...

I have been playing with background fill designs.

Here is one that I drew around a feather:

Dense quilting in the background will

help the feather to pop-out on the quilt surface.

Here is the stem line I drew out randomly...

Here it is filled in with plumes...FUN!

When I am feeling rusty, I draw out this 

S Curve and Clam Shell design

to warm me up and get me going.

It also makes a great warm up on the machine!

Here is my little portable green house:

I planted the seeds May 1st...

They germinate better in the green house

than they do in the cooler Western Oregon soil.

I have been busy the last two weeks 

planting the flower starts all over the yard...

...I finished planting today!

Here is what is blooming today:

Orange Gerber Daisy

Red Dahlia

Pink Star Lily

I even think this Teasel weed is pretty 

by the rusty corral.

9 pm.....Sunset in Hay Field

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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,

LuAnn Kessi


  1. Hey LuAnn,

    If that teasel is what I'm thinking it is, the seed head makes fantastic additions to dried arrangements. Bet a florist'd pay for it. A little, of course. :)

    Maggie in Arizona

  2. As always, lots of great inspiration going on here.