Early morning walks…

I love old barns. There’s a few in my town that the local historic society has been able to preserve. My favorite is this one, Slemmer Ranch Barn. The barn was built in 1918 by Edmund and Anna Slemmer. The barn contained a hayloft on the second floor and horses and dairy cows on the main…

Santa Fe…

  Santa Fe means Posole…. Posole means a stop at my favorite restaurant in Santa Fe… The Shed. Santa Fe is one of those towns that I visit every couple years. It’s an easy drive from the Denver area, straight south on I-25. The drive there is full of wide open landscapes, the kind that…

Staying current…

  I’m so happy that I’m staying current with the Farm Girl Vintage sew along. Over the holiday weekend I worked on the 2 latest blocks; Canning Season and Chicken Foot. Those jars are so darned cute, but I found this block to be challenging. I had trouble getting the strips with the jar lids…

A sewing machine…

That was me this weekend. I accomplished SO much using my… sewing machine. First I finished the next blocks in the Farm Girl Vintage sew along. Aren’t those mixing bowls adorable? The Butter Churn block called for a Flying Geese method that I have never seen before, but I have to say it was effective. I’ve…

Sewing Progress…

It’s May, and I’m in Colorado. That means one thing… Mother’s Day was interrupted by a Flash Flood Warning due to the rain we’ve had for a week straight and we were also under a Winter Storm Warning that resulted in 10″ of snow the morning of Mother’s Day that was all melted by 4:00 only to add…