And my long neglected Bernina Virtuosa 150QE ( AKA Bernie) makes a fabulous one.
In fact she made 6 for me yesterday, all just as nice and easy as the first. Now if there was a machine that made my hems even I would be in heaven on earth as far as sewing
Wednesday I met with fellow blogger and fiber purveyor Cindie in Medford OR and we spent the morning sifting through the local antique/junktique booths in two huge buildings. Talk about trash and treasure. There was a lot, of each. I brought home buttons, lots of buttons.
Addicting little collectibles they are too!
On the weaving front, two special prayer flags have finally finished the first part of their journey and will head NNW and SE from here respectively.
They each have prayers the recipients requested to include in honor of their special friend.
Hey Baby Delta has some action and I am over halfway through the last pillowcase.
The warp for Hannah Hollandia is being held up due to my indecision about which towel pattern to put on. I am leaning towards the Friendship Towels in Handwoven's Design Collection #18 A Treasury of Towels, but also a simple 4 shaft birds eye in yellow and white is appealing to me. Maybe I'll just have to flip a coin.
Snow in measurable amounts has finally made it into our forecasts. Yesterday about 4 inches of the white stuff graced our little mountain hideaway. Like most early storms, this started as rain, ended as snow, made mud and will have frozen over night on the roads as a slick sheet of black ice. Oh joy oh happy skating in the car. I planned ahead and did my shopping Wednesday. The back of the Subaru was packed full of food and feed, and buttons by the time I headed up the mountain. Along my drive (and quite close to town) I spied a bobcat stalking in a field of winter stubble. I stopped and watched until he disappeared like a ghost into the browns and tans of the field. Smug that I was probably the only soul besides him and maybe the mouse he was stalking, that knew of his presence.
Parting shot: Zen Master