Friday, May 20, 2016

Barn quilts...

Hi.... things have been very hectic around here.
My hubby and I just finishing up a remodel on my parents bathroom. We put in a walk-in, tile shower and oh boy, do I need a manicure!

this quilter needs a manicure!

I think I'd rather deal with that than what Jeff is going through. He had hand surgery the day after we finished the tile. Now he's in recuperation mode.

At last Spring is finally springing here. We are enjoying watching the trees bud out and the early wildflowers popping up out of the now thawed soil. 

The birds are busy building their nests and I think I can put away our snow boots.
Hard to believe it's been a year since we made the big move!
took a short road trip to Sturgeon Bay and saw a few great barn quilts.

barn quilt- Wisconsin
Wisconsin Barn Quilt

Wisconsin Barn quilt

barn quilt - wisconsin
Wisconsin Barn Quilt

There is a barn quilt trail map for Wisconsin, though I doubt we'll see them all, there are so many wonderful ones we have seen so far. My hubby is now trained to pull over for barn quilts, along with quilt shops of course.

We did fabulous at our booth at the Winter Quilt Show, everyone loved my demo's for using my Whisperlite tracer/foundation. 
On that note, I will be sharing a new technique with you next week. I call it Wool Smoothies.
By using Whisperlite with woolfelt or felted wool you can create pieced wool projects without the lumps and bumps.
But right now I have to go make supper for everyone.
Apricot chicken is on tap for tonight.....yummm.