Later in his life, Thomas Edison lived in Fort Myers, Florida and worked to find a natural alternative to rubber.
You don’t see many of these hotel keys anymore.
As I was flying to Florida, the Gulf and the sky merged together and I couldn’t even tell which was water and which was sky.
Another cool bug! I think this is a walking stick.
I finished this Alma blouse by Sewaholic. It’s a simple pattern and I love the contrast peter pan collar. Highly recommend!
Today is Talk like a Pirate Day, Mate! Arggg! We had a staff meeting today and had to celebrate. As a surprise, I brought in newspaper and we all made pirate hats.
Never seen one of these before! It was sitting on our window this morning. Can someone tell me what kind of bug it is? All I know is leaf bug.
I spent today reading, studying and baking. Good day.
The roofer left these rolls of nails behind. Cool.
We are getting a new roof! Yay! My grandma’s pitcher fell on the floor and broke as a result of the pounding. Boo. Makes me sad.
Based on this pattern.
I based my color choices off of Robert Kaufman’s Boy Toys that I bought at my favorite fabric shop, Pink Chalk Fabrics. Using this fabric as inspiration made for an easy way to match the colors for a fun modern quilt.
A few more images showing the process: cutting, piecing, pressing, and finally twin needle quilting.