Friday, March 28, 2014

It's been a week or two................

since I said I would post the winner of the Front Porch Dessert Roll tomorrow.
The winner is Janice Fowler and her Dessert Roll shipped with her March Hare blocks.
Hope you enjoy it Janice.  I really like this fabric line.

So why did it take so long to post?
First, I had to finish the patterns that will show at Spring Market.

My new fabric line is called Castlewood.
Here's a sneak peek of "Santa's Tree Farm" a pattern designed by myself and grandson Cullen.

As soon as the deadline was over........
I got the flu.
Only time in a couple of years and the worst was over in about 36 hours but that was long enough.
Then for 3-4 days I just wanted to sit around - no get-up-and-go.
So everything took about 3 times longer than normal.

I've mostly recovered now - enough to have Cullen and Quinn up for the weekend.

We made some great cupcakes - or I supervised (and helped with the eating part)

And they made them.

Then we all took a nap - - - -  you notice that Dobby has a sock nearby :)

It's finally feeling and looking a little like spring.

To celebrate, we put Farmer's Market on sale - both the kit and the pattern.

As well as the Tulips and Leaves Kit.  But hurry if you want the kit, we only have 2 left.

Here's a closeup of Lori's awesome quilting.  
From now on I'll have to go visit my Uncle Fred & Aunt Grace if I want to see it.
My sister Nancy and I spent a wonderful week with them last summer at their home in California.
Tulips and Leaves reminds me so much of the colors and feel of their home that I'm giving it to them.
I hope they enjoy it.

And it gives me a chance to go visit again - both my Aunt and Uncle and my quilt!  :) 


  1. Congratulations to Janice! Is it that the flu's are getting worse lately or are we just getting older, lol. Looks like you made the best of it and got another wonderful pattern made and time with the kids.


  2. Love the new pattern. Glad you are feeling better.

  3. Thanks to both of you. I'm really glad I'm feeling better too. I am a lousy sick person.

  4. Congrats Janice! Glad to hear you are feeling better. Bloggy hugs from New Zealand!!

  5. Oh, no fun being sick..glad you're better now...I'm working on my 2nd applique project. Your Baskets & Beeskeps. Love you Jan & All your videos.......I emailed Tori twice, but haven't heard anything back yet....Quilty hugs, Debra in Ma.