Monday, May 9, 2011

another finish!

doll quilt for online swap finished! approx 14 in by 17 in. each block is 1 1/2 in . I used left over HSTs from another quilt I made for the shop. mock binding was used, made from scraps. machine quilted using the stitch in the ditch technique. its called, flying geese, east meets west. it is being sent to texas from virginia!
not sure what mocking binding is? here is a tutorial that I did back in December:

Keep On Stitch'n On!

(mauh) Liz

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Happy Mothers Day yall!

Wishing everyone a Happy Mothers Day and some words of inspiration:

25 things my mother/dad/grandma taught me:

1. My grandma taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE .

"If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning."

2. My mother taught me RELIGION.

"You better pray that will come out of the carpet."

3. My grandma taught me about TIME TRAVEL.

"If you don't straighten up, I'm going to knock you into the middle of
next week!"

4. My dad taught me LOGIC.

"Because I said so, that's why."

5. My dad taught me MORE LOGIC .

"If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, you're not going
to the store with

6. My mother taught me FORESIGHT.

"Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you're in an accident."

7. My grandma taught me IRONY.

"Keep crying, and I'll give you something to cry about."

8. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS.

"Shut your mouth and eat your supper."

9. My grandma taught me about CONTORTIONISM.

"Will you look at that dirt on the back of your neck!"

10. My grandma taught me about STAMINA.

"You'll sit there until all that spinach is gone."

11. My dad taught me about WEATHER.

"This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it."

12. My dad taught me about HYPOCRISY.

"If I told you once, I've told you a million times. Don't exaggerate!"

13. My dad taught me the CIRCLE OF LIFE.

"I brought you into this world, and I can take you out."

14. My mother taught me about BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION.

"Stop acting like your father!"

15. My mother taught me about ENVY.

"There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don't
have wonderful parents
like you do."

16. My grandma taught me about ANTICIPATION.

"Just wait until we get home."

17. My mother taught me about RECEIVING.

"You are going to get it when you get home!"

18. My grandma taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE.

"If you don't stop crossing your eyes, they are going to get stuck that way."

19. My mother taught me ESP.

"Put your sweater on; don't you think I know when you are cold?"

20. My dad taught me HUMOR.

"When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don't come running to me."

21. My grandma taught me HOW TO BECOME AN ADULT.

"If you don't eat your vegetables, you'll never grow up."

22. My mother taught me GENETICS.

"You're just like your father."

23. My dad taught me about my ROOTS.

"Shut that door behind you. Do you think you were born in a barn?"

24. My grandma taught me WISDOM.

"When you get to be my age, you'll understand."

25. My dad taught me about JUSTICE.

"One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you!"
Keep On Stitch'n On!
(mauh) Liz