In July, we honoured our foremothers by volunteering. During the war, women not only maintained their homes and feed their families with limited resources but they also took over the jobs previously done by men and worked long hours. Despite the many demands on their time, many still found time to engaged in volunteer activities. I have been working on my volunteer contribution for a few months now. Here is my report.
Butterfly and Colombian Lily
To June 7, 2018
As the weather warms up, life gets busier and busier. I’m okay with that. After a cold, sleepy winter, its good to feel like there is life out there in the world. Continue reading
To March 7, 2018
I was wondering to myself if March this year came in like a lion or like a lamb. The weather may have taken a turn for the better, but between illness and a big project, I have to say that March this year came roaring in like a lion. Continue reading
I spent a good part of this year making a quilt for a good friend that he could give to his granddaughter for her 16th birthday. He told me many many good things about this young woman including the fact that she is a very athletic and smart and loves the colour purple.
I figured that this Stepping Stone quilt made in with different scraps of purple would be a perfect fit for her.
I hope this quilt will keep her warm as she transitions from girlhood to adulthood.
A single crocus blossom ought to be enough to convince our heart that springtime, no matter how predictable, is somehow a gift, gratuitous, gratis, a grace. David Steindl-Rast
March 28 to April 4, 2017
It looks like spring has finally arrived. I feel like I can shake off winter’s sleepiness and get stuff done. Continue reading
Earlier this year I made a rag quilt for our local daycare. I like rag quilting because it is easy and quick. The end results are cozy and have a tactile appeal that improves over time and with washing. Continue reading
A work still life. Making bread while I make bread.
January 3- 9, 2017
So cold! We worked hard this week to stay warm and save money. Continue reading