Mushrooms After Storm

IMG_9888After we had a nice view days doing things around the house over the Labour Day Weekend…part of hurricane Harvey must have made its way up to us …with rain and Thunder. So the grounds are all wet this Tuesday Morning.  A perfect day to doing some more cleaning I thought and getting ready for the colder season again.

So as I am waiting for the water to drain from Hot Tub ….I noticed a cluster of beautiful Mushrooms had grown on our front walk way…so delicate and pretty.

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See how only 20 minutes of lighting makes a difference in the picture ….and one hour later they are all drying up and shriveled up looking…..I guess by noon they are gone again…

So two hours have past since I started this post ….and you should see how black the sky is right now…..lol I am getting soaked by rain and hail….

 

 

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Yehh ALL Quilted

2017-01-27-08-54-28As promised here is the picture of my fished

“Log Cabin Quilt”

All done in light, medium and dark Orange Cotton Fabric and light, medium and dark gray Cotton fabric.

See previous post on this Log Cabin Quilt here!

Love, Love, Love these colours!!!

For the back I used this black soft and heavy Sued Minky  fabric we have at the moment at The Quilt Store  Sooo soft and cuddly great for any winter!

I free motion quilted this Queen Size 90″x 91″on the HQ Fusion at the store too … It is amazing what all the longarm machines can do when you program the patterns into them and have IT do the quilting. However, I myself like to work it in free motion so it is truly all done by my hands….well just not “hand sewn” I know ….smiles enjoy  ahh and as for the binding. That is my absolute favourite last thing on the Quilt …Really like sewing binding on…just like my grandmother was sewing the napkins for soooo many, many decades.2016-12-30-17-33-29

And if you really like this queen size quilt and like to buy it from me….just send me a note!

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Log Cabin Queen Size Quilt 90″ x 91″ all done.
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picture from earlier post without the back and quilting done

 

Do You See What I See

img_7816A hike through the forest…

So peaceful this is!img_7723

You should see the rocks and the crevasses, many covered with all kinds of moss.  Just love all the little things I see when taking time to look. Perfect moment.

Eine Waderung durch den Wald …

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So friedlich ist das!img_7704

Du solltest die Felsen sehen und die Äste, viele mit allen Arten von Moos bedeckt. Perfect den Foto Aparat  mit zu bringen. All die kleinen Dinge, die ich sehen, mann muss nur die Zeit nehmen zum schauen. Perfekter Moment.

Rattlesnake Point

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I was taken back by all big crevasses in this Forest.

Rattlesnake Point by Milton, Ontario.

 part of the trail was also on  The Bruce Trail..

Amazing my hubby walked all of the Bruce Trail in the past two years and this in all kinds of weather…Congratulatons to him and his buddies. What a accomplishment!

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As whe had lunch we had a visit by this Garter Snake

 

What a perfect place for a Sunday hike with my hubby.I was able to take my camera along and WOW I have to say my hubby truly has to slow his walking pace down with me.  Just like to see things from a different view. Close up mostly I have to admit. See my next post coming soon…

It reminded me a bit of some places back home. I think I remember somewhere in the “D’Hölli” ? Some of you back home perhaps you can help me out on this one. But I remember someplace like this in one of the Forest by Möhlin, Switzerland.

 

img_7657Nun darf ich doch sagen ich war in einem “Mähriwald”! Rattlesnake-Point bei Milton, Ontario ist so bezaubernd mit all den grossen Felsen die gespalten sind und offene  Höhlen zeigen. Teil der Strecke war “The Bruce Trail”  den mein Mann währent den letzten zwei Jahren bewandert hat von Anfangs bis Ende in jedem Wetter. Congratulatons an Ihn und seinen Kumpels. Was für eine Leistung!

Was für ein perfekter Ort für einen Sonntags Wanderung mit meinem hubby.  Meine Kamera kommt natürlich mit dabei.  so musste mein Mann halt auch etwas langsamer laufen…und geduld mit mir haben.

  Es erinnerte mich ein wenig an einen Wald bei uns zu Hause. Ich denke, dass ist  irgendwo in der “D’Hölli”? Einige von euch zu Hause ,vielleicht können Ihr mir dabei helfen wo das war. Aber ich erinnere mich an so ein Ort in einem der Wald nur nicht sicher wo…

 

Chalet Wrap

Wishing all of You

A very Happy Holiday Season and a wonderful New Year.

 Enjoy my New Pattern

Chalet Wrap

 This Chalet Wrap is my first pattern published in

“A Needle Pulling Thread

magazine this past October 2015 in the Anniversary Issue. I am very happy  to make this  pattern available to all of you

I do ask for you to please link back any knit “Chalet Wrap” pictures you knit up to my blog or on Ravelry under Knitswiss.

Love to see your amazing Hand knit Wrap too.

And many thanks for following y blog and all your comments, visits and likes through the many years of my blog posts.

Hugs and Smiles always

Jacqueline

Fall Rag Quilt

We sew quilts together and as we all know there is always leftover fabric from the quilt we just proudly finished. So no surprise I had a view pieces of flannel left from a previous quilt I put together.

Working at The Quilt Store , I get to see new fabric coming in and believe me the colours and prints are very hard to resist.

Truly believe with Clodagh our new Owner of the store, that the supplies will be gorgeous and you too will find what you are looking for your next project.

File 2015-11-21, 12 01 11 PMSo here is what I just put together this morning. This Rag Quilt is not finished as I am looking for a border to go around the edge.

Kind of got the sewing bug yesterday while I helped out at my friends booth “Divas Quilting Studio”

at the Seasons Christmas Show 

Ursula has some amazing quilts for sale till tomorrow November 22nd. Great Christmas gifts at really good prices.

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Thanksgiving Hike AT Boyne Valley Provincial Park

2015-01-12 Thanksgiving Monday hike Bruce Trail 077 Boyne Valley Provincial Park is part of the Bruce Trail.

Where I only have gone on two hikes with my Hubby. He and his friends have almost completed all of the Bruce Trail that goes all the way from Niagara, Ontario to Tobermory2015-01-12 Thanksgiving Monday hike Bruce Trail 151 a small community located at the northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula in the municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula. It is 300 km northwest of Toronto.

So he has only two or three hikes that he needs to still walk and with it being so nice and warm on this past Thanksgiving Monday. The opportunity to go and hike the 15 km in this Boyne Valley was just perfect. Off I went on a perfect day together with my Hubby.

Just had to sit on top of one of these hay bales
Just had to sit on top of one of these hay bales with a little help from my Hubby as they are a bit high….and yes I am not a spring chicken anymore..lol

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