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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Hey look at me!

Bonnie Hunter
has featured my quilts made from her books and patterns on her blog today :0)
Wasn't that a nice thing to do?  I'm so proud of my quilts,  thanks so much Bonnie for
teaching me to be a scrappy quilter.

Happy Sewing,
 My two "Roll roll cotton boll" quilts ( another Bonnie Hunter pattern) came back from being quilted by Debby brown last week!
Kim

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Winding Ways

Winding Ways wedding quilt.
I'm not just watching out the window for owls.......I am making some progress on this winding ways wedding quilt too. :0)  Happy Sewing, Kim

Monday, July 25, 2011

Last nights Barred Owl visit

The barred Owl  was chasing down a rodent when the rodent hid under our fence, the owl sat there waiting for the little tasty morsel to come out!  Look at those black eyes and sharp talons.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Wildlife in Banff national Park

 
Caribou

Grizzly Bear

Black Bear Momma and cub

Momma goat and three babies

sleepy baby

Deer     We loved seeing all the wildlife and beautiful sights in Banff National Park, the place is a true treasure.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Barred Owl...one more time .

Barred Owl comes to visit

Lake Louise

Lake Louise from the gondola

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Peyto Lake in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Peyto Lake
This Lake was really this color, even on a rainy day it was just a beautiful site.  It is considered to be one of the 10 most beautiful lakes in the world.  It gets it turquoise color from the glaciers, we got there by driving on the "Icefields Parkway" on our way to the "Columbia Icefield" to walk on the "Athabasca Glacier" just a few more miles up the road.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Baby Barred Owl

He's watching me!

Morning visitor

 A baby Barred owl sitting on the fence

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Ardis James Dies at 85

Ardis James,
a Nebraska-born philanthropist who with her husband established what is now the largest public collection of quilts in the world. ( NY Times 7-17-11).

How many stories have we read about this remarkable couple over the years?  They have done so much to further the art of quilting ....click on Ardis's name for a slide show of their collection.

(quilting .....click here for more on the James collection)

Happy Sewing,
Kim

Monday, July 11, 2011

I might not be in Poughkeepsie!


Banff, Alberta, Canada