A Journal of my life that includes family, friends and quilting.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Baby Quilt and Blooms in April
The last few evenings have been spent designing (trying to design) a baby quilt for my soon-to-be granddaughter. Nothing I had in mind worked out so I am back to nine patch and snow balls. Those are always a "safe" bet. I have most of the nine patches completed, but still have about 16 snowballs to make. The picture below shows the two blocks.
This project will be put on hold for a week. I am going for a visit to see my grandkids. This will be the first Easter that I have spent with them since I moved to MS in 2004. I usually go earlier in the year for the grandkids birthdays, but this year it worked out for me to go now. With a new grandbaby due in early May, I will be making this trip again soon. Seeing Nana two months in a row will not be a bad thing. Huh?
My Christmas cactus plants, in my window at work, actually bloomed again this week. I love these plants. While the blooms are not as many, they are still beautiful.
I forgot to post the picture of my first daffodil bloom. It bloomed the middle of March. I had planted several bulbs in December, but we have so many squirrels I expected to never see a single flower. Mother Nature prevailed. There is something about a daffodil that gives you hope that Spring is just around the corner.
Happy Easter everyone. Have a wonderful time with your family.