Showing posts from May, 2012

Too Nice A Day to Not Go For A Ride!

The weather was absolutely gorgeous today!  I had to mail a couple of patterns anyway, so decided to ride the motorcycle.  Monte went along & we wandered around the countryside for a couple of hours. 

Up Thomas Creek Road
 Thomas Creek

Broken Dam on Thomas Creek next to where the Jordan covered bridge was.  The dam once provided electricity to the town of Scio, several miles downstream.  At one time, there was also a cheese factory, two mills, and a general store. 

More scenery by Thomas Creek.  Snow Peak
Well, time to get back to work now that I'm home.  What a nice break the ride was :)

The Winners Have Been Picked!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the blog tour and left comments on my blog.  Wow, what a beautiful garden it would be with all the wonderful blossoms you all mentioned!  Can't you just picture it?  I hope you all had a good time with the tour.

The winners of the giveaways from my blog have been randomly picked.  Each has been notified.

The winners are:

Free Issue of Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, Volume 5
Glenna R

Free Pattern - Stars Over the Valley
Debbie S

Free Pattern - Woven Rails Bed Runner
Carol S


How to Make My Block That's in Quiltmaker's 100 Block Vol 5

Welcome to the Blog Tour as part of Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks-Volume 5kickoff!  I'm still so excited about my block being included in this issue!!  It's block #404 called "Afternoon Frolic" on Page 25. 
And more excitement for me......a picture of the quilt I made showcasing the block is included on Page 18!!

The magazine should be on the news stands on May 8th.  If you want a chance to win a free copy of the Volume 5 issue, leave a comment on this blog byNoon on Friday, May 4th, tellingwhat is your favorite Spring blossom.  I will randomly select one person to receive the free copy.  If your email address is hidden in your posted name, be sure to include it in your post so I will have a way to notify you.  I will forward your mailing information to Quiltmaker magazine and your free issue will be sent from there.

***MORE FREE STUFF*** In addition to the winner of the free Volume 5 issue, two other names will be randomly s…