Signs of Spring

Well, although it was 11 degrees below normal yesterday - I'm finding signs of spring in the garden. There are white geranium flowers, freezia blooms, allysum, one Cecil Bruner rose and these: Are these marguerites? Anyone know? Guess I'll have to search the Web and see if I can find a name - can't remember, but they do brighten my kitchen window with their soft periwinkle blue.


UFO #4

I haven't been organizing cuz I've been quilting, but I will get back to it soon. Here's ufo #4 - another charity quilt which will go to another preemie who will be home soon. It started from 4 leftover blocks from when we were BOM ladies for the guild. Measures the required minimum of 30" after I added a wide binding. I used a dotted multicolor for the back. Have started on ufo #5 and it's a biggy.


Got a Ribbon

I entered a quilt in the Hemet Valley Quilter's Show last month Feb 12-13th. And surprise - I won a ribbon! My Oriental Spring won a 2nd place in Small Wall Hangings - Mixed. This is a quilt I made in 2000 that was a guild challenge. We got 5 fabrics and were told to do something Haiku and this is what I came up with. The background is machine pieced. The cherry blossoms are hand appliqued and the quilt is hand quilted. It measures 22 by 30.