Friday, April 15, 2011

South West By South East

I finished machine quilting Pam's quilt and mailed it off to her today. She lives in Arizona, so the quilt took on the design of the SW. It's all done in Fossil Fern fabrics! Such awesome colors.

As you can see by the photo that the water receded and I was able to hang it on the clothes line to photograph.

I live in SE Ohio and our yard is covered with all of these sweet little wild flowers. I have no idea what they are called. Does anyone know? They look a bit like Verbena but these have 5 petals instead of 6.

Signs of spring are arriving, not only because of the flowers, but the ticks too! The cats have already brought in a couple.
This week I have also been dog sitting for my SIL's dog, Tiny. She is a beagle/jack rustle mix. I was able to get her in to a low cost spay and neuter clinic, so have had her for about a week. Doesn't she look like she has quite the dog life? Or does she look a little devious?

Today I heard a knock at the door and here was Tiny on the sofa with head cocked looking at me. I went to the door and no one was there. I went back to my work and heard it again and went to the door, still no one there. I had at first thought that who ever it was, was going to the back door only this time I heard the knock again and here it was Tiny beating her tail against one of the sofa pillows and smiling at me! A little late for April fool's, but you can't help but laugh at such a funny trick she pulled on me whether she knows it or not!


Pam said...

I love my quilt. Can't wait for it to arrive here in Arizona.

The dog is the cutiest. When we were growing up in Kentucky, my dad always had a couple of beagles. I loved those little dogs. My dad was a hunter. Some were good hunters and others were just the family pets. We had one that would run home after the firt shot. He was one of my favorites.

Ann said...

gorgeous,gorgeous gorgeous quilt!!!!!
i have no clue what that flower is..but it is pretty!!
Tiny is a cutie!!..looks like you are spoiling her during her visit!!

Pattyskypants said...

Lucky Tiny!! What a life! I really love the fabrics in Pam's quilt. The flowers look a lot like what we call snowdrops.

T's Daily Treasures said...

You did a great job on Pam's quilt. Glad to see that the waters receded so that everyone could get outdoors again. Have a terrific rest of the day. Tammy

Pam said...

The quilt is here and I love it. Thank you so much for such lovely quilting.


You are so welcome Pam!

Mary Helen-Art Saves Lives said...

Please please please know that my door is always open to another loving warm artist. Next time you are in town...please call 504-8428 and come down for lunch or a cup of Tea! happy Easter...I love your beagle and your quilts are wonderful!!! Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart from Whispers and Echoes Studio

Mary Welsh Hubbard said...

Your quilt is beautiful! I had a beagle when I was little - they are my mom's favorite.

Norma Soulet (AZArtist) said...

Hi Wanda sweetie,

I am Back! :)
Sorry I have been absent from visiting your blog but I am here now. I love how you quilted my friend Pam's quilt. Lovely work like always. Oh your dog is so cute. Love the story. LOL
Keep well and I just uploaded some Easter postcards to my blog.

Anonymous said...

Hilarious dog notes...I love dogs, more than people if the truth be known. Sweet!

Nancy said...

Oh, Tiny is so cute. All my rescues were Beagles or Beagle/Bassett mixes. She does not seem to have gotten the "hyper" of the Jack Russell. So cute.