June 20, 2011 archive

The Blossoming of the World – Book Review

I imagine you, my present reader, as an anteater in an endless prairie, a prairie with a thousand anthills just visible through the grass, each anthill ebbing and flowing with thousands of succulent ants. I imagine you as an astronomer climbing into the observation chair of the 200-inch Mount Palomar telescope and wondering which star …

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4th of July Challenge Block

My local quilt shop has offered up a challenge to customers. They provided us with a 14″ square of either red, white or blue fabric (I chose the gorgeous batik red) and our job was to stitch a block (using our own stash for the other fabrics) which measured 12.5″ X 12.5″. Everyone who turns …

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Mailbox Monday – June 20, 2011

Welcome to this week’s edition of Mailbox Monday, hosted this month by The Bluestocking Guide. Make sure you visit Bluestocking today and add your link in the comments … you’ll also find links to other readers’ mailboxes there. To see the schedule of this meme’s host, please visit the dedicated blog. Here is what arrived …

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