First I wanted to cover just a bit of business. I promised you a slideshow in my last post, just click here and turn on your volume (if you would like to hear the music). Lots of quilty goodness!
Also, my newest Podcast episode is NOW available, click here or go to my sidebar and click on the link to listen to some great tips. You can also check out my June Newsletter here. Lots of stuff going on!
Now on to more fun stuff and some great colorful inspiration. I recently finished this Pineapple quilt that I began about 7 years ago. Don't forget to click on the pictures to enlarge for a closer look.
I had the body of the quilt done, it was just waiting for a border to be sewn on... talk about procrastination. About 7 years to get that task done. Then another 3 months to quilt.
Another 3 months to bind. Boy, I am just a slow poke. Either that or it just wasn't top priority.
I do love it though. You can tell these are older fabrics too. They are definitely calicoes. I don't think I own any of those anymore.
I really like the quilting that I did, it was a floral edge to edge pattern. Now speaking of flowers, I took my camera outside on the one sunny day this week and took snapshots of some of the flowers growing around my home.
First up, my wonderful pink petunias in hanging baskets.
I just love them! They bring a smile to my face every day and remind me that spring is here.
Petunias in my window boxes too. I have window boxes on every window. It just cheers up the house and makes up for such a long dreary winter.
Pink Geraniums. Can you tell I love pink???
A white iris...
A beautiful purple bearded iris, just look at that color...
My Baptista is blooming. Hubby calls this my asparagus plant, because when it first starts to come up it looks just like it.
The next 3 photos are from the retreat that I was on. These iris were at the entrance of our retreat building and had the morning dew on them. I had to take some pictures and was really pleased with the outcome.
You can really see the dew drops...
Look at that pool of dew in the center of the iris. Very cool!