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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Wildflowers, June stash report, and some acquisitions -- and a new project


I took a short walk on the beach at Hosah Park this afternoon.  The rain was over the lake and the storm brought a stiff northeast breeze.







Early July wildflowers.
Top: black-eyed Susan, hoary puccoon, cow parsnip.
Center: Butterfly weed, milkweed, boneset.
Bottom:  fleabane, unknown.




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June quilting report:
Fabric in:  2-3/4, $28
Fabric out: 19-1/2
YTD fabric in: 140-1/4, $749.69
YTD fabric out: 247-5/8
Net fabric reduction: 107-3/8
Pieced back for Paths and Stiles

I quilted two flimsies -- Path Through the Forest ( here )
and Paths and Stiles.









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Though I didn't acquire much fabric I did acquire some other treasures.
This vintage glassware came from an estate sale.  (Ivy and apples are Hazel-Atlas. Juice pitcher is Anchor Hocking.)











The Toby jug is Old Charley.  It was a bargain at an antiques mall. (Another vendor had the same one for twice the price.)












And, finally:  a new project using 2" squares.

Monday linkups:
Main Crush Monday
Monday Making
Design Wall Monday



7 comments:

  1. What a beautiful beach!! and the 2 inch square project.... sounds enticing!

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  2. 2" squares? Must keep watching to see what you do with these. Glad to see you back to blogging. Missed you last week.

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  3. Gorgeous lake and flower shots! What fun to find treasures in the shops. and some sewing, that's the best. I'm working with 2" squares too, but mine are becoming 4 patches.

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  4. Hi Nann,
    Love the vintage glassware. I recall my mom having some of that, but alas it is long gone. The 2" square project is lovely! I love it and have always wanted to make one myself . . . it is on the 'mental' list, you know?! ~smile~ Roseanne

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  5. love your glass finds nann...i've got some vintage pyrex too...glad to see you are keeping busy...check out my blog for the new border...thanks again for your input!

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  6. The 2 nch squares quilt looks very pretty-and so peaceful. I'm looking forward to seeing your progress on it.

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  7. Hi Nann, i've enjoyed a nice catch up! Good Luck with your July goal, it looks quite modern. I have quite a few Toby's, most were my Grandmother's, but my largest looks like Charley there. Is he like 6"?

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