Saturday, April 30, 2011
This is block 29 of the nearly Insane quilt. I've been busy at work so moving slowly. But still steadily! on this project.
I have purchased a new sewing machine (a Janome) for myself for a very important (ahem) birthday. More later.
This block is in colors very close to the original quilt.
I am linking into Beverly's Pink Saturday meme.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Happy Vintage Thingy Thursday! Today I am sharing two cigarette silks from early in the 20th century, perhaps 1910's to 1920's. They are of Queen Isabella of Spain and of a parakeet. The images are printed on silk and look as if they could become part of a quilt. And that was the plan. These were premiums or prizes to encourage women to smoke, or to encourage their husbands to smoke - if you can imagine that. How times have changed.
Learn more about tobacco premiums HERE.
Visit Colorado Lady and see many other neat vintage items!
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
The card has a quote from Psalm 147: "He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds."
Take care everyone, and Happy Vintage Thingy Thursday. Be sure to visit Suzanne's linky list and see who else is sharing this week.
Friday, April 8, 2011
Happy Pink Saturday! I am sharing a classic quilt block in pink and green, in classic fabrics. It is yet another block from the Nearly Insane book. One of these days I will finish enough blocks to make a quilt - and then set it together, and then quilt it!
Be sure to visit Beverly at How sweet the sound to see who else is sharing pink.