Friday, May 24, 2013


I would love to say that I have been busy?

I would love to say that the world is filled with sunshine and roses, daffodils, and poses.

Skipping before I walk,
jumping before I run.

The world as we know it always takes a turn of events that interrupts our various plans and programs.

Say tornados for one. (truly sad with the devastation in Oklahoma)
Sickness for another (hacking and sneezing here)

People have left comments on my giveaway about needing this fabric for the sick and the needy.

  Have explained what good they can do with it.

This I know to be true.

  All of you have the "quilter's heart"

but unfortunately I am not rich and can not shower all of you with fabric sunshine.

The one winner is babscorbit​t (known as Barb)...doesn't that name have a ring to it? 

 Instead of an envelope, I will send a box. I decided that not much can be made from a prepaid envelope.

thanks to all of you who have come by and commented, I did try to respond to you by email and via your blogs.


The one thing I have been doing is working on this quilt.

It is a shame that all of you can not come to my home and look at this quilt, it is soooooooooooooo much more bright, cheery, beautiful up close. 

I would even let you pet it.  This quilt is for a California King bed, my bed is just a standard King.

I have one row of triangles to quilt, that is today's job and then onto the last two borders.  I am so excited to get this done. 

Fourth son has a birthday today, he will be here tonight, third son is coming to visit for a week.  It just doesn't get much better than that.   So I guess you can say that sunshine has spread it's way to my home via my children.


  1. Your quilt is beautiful! I hope you feel better soon! :0)

  2. Barb, your quilt is wonderful! I am happy for you that your sons will be home for a bit.

  3. So sorry to hear you have been sick. The quilt is beautiful! Enjoy your sons!

  4. I wish I could see that quilt in person too Barb. It is beautiful.

  5. Beautiful quilt Barb. Enjoy your sons

  6. The quilt is gorgeous Barb ! Enjoy your visit with your sons :-)

  7. Your quilt is absolutely beautiful!

  8. The quilt looks amazing!! Enjoy the boys :)

  9. Sorry to hear you are not well. Your quilt looks beautiful. Enjoy your son's visit.

  10. I hope all are getting better there, Barb. Enjoy the boy's visits.

    Love your pretty quilt. That will be gorgeous on your bed.

  11. What a gorgeous quilt! Everything your fingers touch, turns out so nice. Enjoy the time with your boys and I hope you feel better soon!

  12. I'll trade you the poison ivy on my toes for whatever crud you have. lol Your California King is gorgeous! I'm in awe that you would make something so gigantic. Good luck with it, and with your respiratory affliction.

    Happy trails,
    Susan in Texas

  13. Sons everywhere, I know the joy! Be well.

  14. Hi Barb beautiful quilt I love the colours. How big is a California king? The weather up here is crazy with one day being 90 degrees and the next day going down to 45 . It is very hard on the body, I hope you are over your colds or are they allergies. Allergies very bad this year . Enjoy your sons I know that you always do . Take care and feel well soon

  15. You are so kind to say that I could pat it if I were there....some quilters won't let others do that! Reckon I could talk to it, too? LOL Seriously, Barb, it is just beautiful. I'm sorry you've not been well, and I hope having the boys in and out of the house will cheer you. Hugs!

  16. Lovely quilt and congratulations on the sunshine that blesses your family.

  17. Sorry you've been ill. Hope you feel 100% better very soon. Glad that you are getting a chance to visit with some of your sons. Very special.

    And your quilt is very beautiful. What a fun design with cheerful colors.


  18. Barb, that quilt is stunning. I would so love to 'pet' it. And having your sons there--nothing could be finer. Hope you enjoyed their visits.


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