Colour Play

  During one rainy weekend in March, I started painting this old stone building on a meadow.  I may have unintentionally echoed the grey sky outside with my newly-acquired Sennelier paint.  The tiniest little dab of paint flowed effortlessly though the water.  Everything else was painted with Derwent Inktense pencils.  I was trying out those pencils on different kinds of paper.  They seem to work best on smooth surfaces.  So.. Read More

Striped Tabby Cat And Acrylic Painting

  Striped Tabby Cat pattern on Etsy   Thank you so much for visiting me last week and for your lovely comments on my paper piecing.  I have been working on a few different quilting projects simultaneously.  Sometimes I start on one and then get carried away by something else.  I am sure you know the feeling.  I drafted this striped tabby cat quilt pattern months ago.  I was really.. Read More

Hot Days Of Summer

  Taken with my cell shortly after dinner at a pho place   The outside temperature has been around 40C (104F) lately and I am determined not to expose myself even a little bit to the hot sun.  The quilts are all put away.  Even my quilt-addicted kitties are rolling up their mini quilts so they can sit on the cool, bare surfaces.  Yes, they bundle up their quilts with.. Read More