The Jo Morton HST for the broken dishes quilt are completed. I used triangle paper for the first time and the completed HST were very accurate. Will definitely be using this paper for other quilt projects. Had to make a trip to the quilt store to find border and backing fabric for the broken dishes and Valentine quilt. Has anyone seen the new Indigo Crossing fabric by Minnick and Simpson?
After consulting with my gardening guys, I have taken their advice and have removed the rose which fell victim to the rose rosette disease. The rose rosette disease is carried by a microscopic mite and once the rose gets the disease it is a goner. I have dug up the rose and will give the soil time to rest and recover from the mite and diseased rose. Will be starting this gardening season with a challenge: has the mite spread the rose rosette disease to the other roses? Time will tell.
Stitching on the Stacy Nash Hollyberry Farm sampler has begun. Am so very determined to have a Christmas sampler for Thistle Manor 2013. On a very sad note, I learned today the owner of one of the LNS died from lung cancer this week. When I moved to Music City twenty-six years ago, she was one of the first people I met.
AppleJack has requested Morning Glory muffins. Sis shared the recipe with me many years ago and is one of our favorite treats. If you like carrott cake this is the muffin for you. In addition to making muffins, our Miss Callie Mae will soon be celebrating her birthday. She does have a birthday wish list. So, time to stitch, quilt, garden, bake and . . .