fair fun

I went to the state fair with my friend Lissa & some of her family. We had SUCH a great time [as usual] & it turned out to be such beautiful day!  I am upset with myself for not taking more pictures but hey i was busy eating & eating & when i wasnt eating i was feeding the animalls! [not even kidding]
So here ya'll go some views from the day!

Lissa & I yep i'm the pig!

kids in the combine

Sheep are my favorite!!




Making cornmeal

The circus at the Fair!?!

These two models are built from Legos! Was amazing in person!

The above model is of the stadium that our COLTS football team plays at! [built exact from Legos] Below are pictures of a Lego model of our famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway where the Indy 500 is held!

thanks to ya'll for looking & thanks to Lissa for asking me to go!


a few more

I wanted to share my next  FW blocks with ya'll! I also meant to tell you about Amanda a sweet blogger/twitter friend that is doing an amazing Farmer's Wife quilt along over HERE! She also does amazing stitch work, cans like a pro and loves country music! See why i like her! :)
So go say hello & tell her i sent you!
Ok here they are..

 Block #7 Birds in the air

Block #8 Bouquet

Block #9 Box

Block #10 Bowtie

Block #11 Broken Dishes
Ok thats all the blocks for tonight! I have to get up early for church. xoxo


farmers wife

Hiya! Awhile back i bought the book The Farmer's Wife. It is similar to the Civil War Love Letter book.
They are great books that give you a quilt block to make & tell a story that goes with it or gives actual letters from that time period!
Super neat to read how things were SO different back then! Very inspiring as well!
I decided that i wanted to make this using ONLY from my scrap bin..which is kinda the whole foundation that quilitng is from but also a nice challange as we ALL know we have so many lines of fabrics to choose from these days! So i started grabbing fabrics, trying not to be too picky!
This is what i have done so far....go easy on me!

Block #1. Attic Windows

Block #2. Autumn Tints

Block #3. Basket

Block #4. Basket Weave

Block #5. Bat Wing

Block #6 Big Dipper
I have not trimmed them up yet. I will be sure and share them as i go!
Thanks for looking!


getting there..

Well i am almost finished with the new look...still not exactly what i want but i will get there! I have some font issues still..so hang in there as i try and sort them out! I am super excited to start filling up my pages! Please send any q&As you may have as i am planning a Q&A post soon!
back again later loves!

{another} test post

I want this NOW it looks super yummy!


hard work

I have been working on giving my blog a new look! Its kinda hard work!
So please hang in there..posts soon! Until then enjoy a "what i wore" photo for my early morning chicken duties!!
xox h

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