Monday, January 12, 2009

Time Flies.......

when there are days and days of snow....LOL. We did have one or two days with above average temperature... but we are back to snow days. I haven't seen this amount of snow since I was a young girl (and that's getting to be awhile now!!!).

The other night we had the most beautiful full moon - and it showed up quite early, around 4:30 in the afternoon. I had to get a snap of it....

I had placed an order for some great sale fabrics at The Quilt Shoppe at the end of December, and they arrived today. All of these fabrics were 50% off, so I got some additions for my 2009 Christmas quilt, Frolic, and I purchased some pinks and an autumn piece for my stash. I thought the pinks would come in handy to go with a jelly roll that I have that has a lot of pinks in it.
That should be it for shopping for awhile!!, but you can hardly expect a quilter not to shop when there's a 50% off sale - LOL...

I also received my January block in a block swap that I am in. This is the start of a new year and I have chosen pinks and browns, in any style block. This should be a great sampler. I have 12 blocks from last year in civil war prints, in various blocks, that will make a great addition to my Kansas Spirit blocks. This is another UFO... that should get finished at the next quilt retreat I go to.
I am currently working on a miniature log cabin quilt - 5" blocks. Pics will follow.

Thought for the Day
My little horse must think it queer
To stop without a farmhouse near
Between the woods and frozen lake
The darkest evening of the year.
Robert Frost


em's scrapbag said...

I love the pink and brown block. That is a great color combo. The moon pic is stunning.

Jennifer said...

That's an amazing moon picture!

Fiesta said...

Awesome moon. Funny my husbdand took a picture of it too!
I like your fabric selection. The fat quarter shop has fabrics on sale too at the end of year and I too stocked up.
I like your swap block and can't wait to see them all put together.

Teresa said...

Gotta love new fabrics! I think I collect fabric like some collect stamps and coins and I do enjoy looking at my fabrics. That's a nice swap block - pink and brown is really popular these days.

spacey said...

It seems odd to see a block that I made on a web site LOL LOL Now that I see it I wish I would have used another brown on the upper right corder---oh well--maybe I should take pictures first to critique it before I send LOL LOL
Thank you for making it fun for a newbie

Lindsay-ann said...

Thanks for showing the beautiful moon picture and lovely new snowy header.
Great to see your new fabric and current projects. I look forward to seeing the log cabin quilt.
Best Wishes

Rhonda said...

I love the design of the block swap. As for the moon, wow! There are some amazing things happening lately. I'm glad you got the picture, I was so sleepy that I missed the whole thing....LOL...Take care.