Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Rain in Spain …..

may fall on the plain, but the rain in Amsterdam falls Everywhere! We arrived here at 5 am – and don’t leave until 12:30.  Had a nap, then a coffee and snack, as 5 am is way too early to … Continue reading

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Update on Design Class

As I’m getting ready to head to Canada, I won’t be able to make my class quilt on time…. I should have decided on a sketch, values, colours, and be pulling out fabrics by now, but I won’t be home … Continue reading

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The Sultan’s Military Museum

After baking at the beach on Friday, we visited the Armed Forces Museum. It’s in a wonderful old Omani house – the kind with two stories and a courtyard in the middle. The walls are made of stones and mud, … Continue reading

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Rippit, Rippit!

Spent most of Thursday afternoon unsewing! I hate that. I was quilting merrily along…. not very far, really, when I realized that I had tension problems. It’s amazing how much longer it takes to take stitches out than to put … Continue reading

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Sea and Sky

A few photos I’ve taken in the past couple of days on my morning walk with Snoopy. Yesterday when we first left the house about 5:15, the clouds looked like this:When we got out of the yard, and could see … Continue reading

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Inspired To Design – the class

I’ve been working on my class sketches, and each one I do gives me an idea of how to stretch it farther. I did some cropping and repeating of the cropped bit – got some interesting patterns.. a bit abstract. … Continue reading

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Internet Update

Ever since I signed up for wireless internet last January, we’ve had problems.  It took forever to get it set up.  And then, it would just NOT work, all of a sudden.  I phoned and talked to the help desk … Continue reading

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