Saturday, September 26, 2009


There's lot's to show and tell tonight--let's see where do I start===What Mrs. Perkins==Oh--she says you always start with this:
SOUNDS and taste good to me!!!!

OK Mrs. Perkins--

It's (past) time to pick our Fall winner--after going over the entries, we decided no body really had done anything really special--so we put all the names on paper --

And we shuffled them up--

and Mrs. Perkins had the fun job of reaching into the pile and picking up a slip--

And she did a very good job of picking out a winner for us--and that is======

ARIANE of Ariane's Crafts---CONGRATULATIONS--ARIANE!!!!  and I know Ariane--you would like to know what it is you won----WELL--Mrs. Perkins and I are still "arguing" over that ?????  But we will see who gets her way soon--so stayed tuned!!!

NOW I GOT TWO PACKAGES IN THE MAIL TODAY--the first one I ordered:

I found some little bird fabrics on esty--and she sent me two little metal bird with it--wasn't that sweet???


Joy of  Joy's quilts and Alice of Alice in Quilterland but of AU--send me this great magaizine from AU--OH what lovely patterns---THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH GIRLS--I TRULY CAN'T DECIDE WHICH ONE TO START FIRST--even little sister found a couple things she liked!!!!!!  these gals were in my Christmas challenge are are good friends themselves and wanted to send me a "thank you"  which was not necessary--but welcomed.

AND I HAVE  A TOTAL FINISH--that is a start and a finish for the month of September--it is our Schnibbles pattern and her is mine in all it's glory--

OPPS--this is the back---

And this is the front--using the Winter Song fabric line and it is all hand quilted---I can't believe I got it all done by the end of the month--have 4 days to rest before the next pattern is announced!!!!!

Weather update---it is now Fall--it is cold and chilly and wet here----oh well--great quilting weather you 'all!!!!!!!

Take care---Hugs, to all--Di


  1. I can't believe I won. I love surprises. Thanks for picking me. I love your Schnibbles quilt. It's wonderful. The fabric you chose is amazing and I love the hand quilting. The bird fabric you got is great and the Aussie girls sent you a wonderful gift. Aren't they great!!!I love that magazine. Hugs Ariane :o)

  2. Congratulations, ariane - you can always rely upon Mrs perkins, Di!
    Hugs - Lurline♥

  3. I love your beautiful Schnibble quilt, and hand quilted...Congrats !
    Hugs from France

  4. Ah! That was quick!! I'm glad it arrived safe and sound! Enjoy!!

  5. Forgot to say, the quilt looks great!!! Well done!

  6. I am having the same problem with the magazine. Too many goodies. Your winter quilt looks awesome. Oh and tell me more about Tilda. Please. Enjoy the beautiful fall colors for me. A-

  7. Your winter quilt is just lovely! Clever you! The magazines look interesting:) hugs, Anne-Lise

  8. Congrats to Ariane!!

    Your schnibble turned out gorgeous! I can't believe you made it and hand quilted it in that short amount of time. Amazing! I waiting very impatiently for the next pattern.

  9. Handquilted???!!!! Wow! And it is gorgeous! Have a great day!

  10. Gorgeous quilt and kudos to you for hand-quilting it...just lovely!
    Congrats to the winner!

  11. Beautiful - great fabric too!! Love the hand quilting =)

  12. Di.. great job..AND you hand quilted it!! I am still piecing. I will have a top done only this month.. but, it won't stop me.. can't wait to see October's surprise.


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