Online Quilting Guild

Hosted by Janet Wickell (janma)|ScrapQuilts.com

Welcome to our free quilting forum, the Online Quilting Guild, where you can share ideas about quilting, swap fabrics and other projects, and chat with quilters worldwide.

  • 6031
    MEMBERS
  • 134240
    MESSAGES
  • 2
    POSTS TODAY

Discussions

What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 168751 views.
judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Nov-18

latterberry said:

Is that you name stamped or written in the center?

Yes, Mrs. Eagle Eye, that's my name stamped in the center.  relaxed  There's a guy who makes tiny stamps like that for clayers, leatherworkers, etc.  I sometimes put the stamp on the backs of pieces that I like but this time I put the stamp on a small circle of clay to put in the center of the flower before I baked it.   That's not my real signature; he had about a jillion fonts to choose from and I probably spent two or three hours browsing his fonts to find one that kind of looked like my handwriting. 

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)

Nov-18

judyinohio said:

Is Miss MaryJane friendly or fierce? 

she is stoned....

5dogmom (CRISR5)

From: 5dogmom (CRISR5)

Nov-18

Fantasy flowers are equally lovely as real ones.

Cris in MT

 

MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

Nov-18

I love the idea of these flowers for your pots.  They'll add a lot of color and won't wilt if the squirrels dig around them.

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Nov-18

You've got it! 

As long as I have a neighbor two houses down who puts out unshelled peanuts and hangs dried corncobs for the squirrels and I have my own oak and hickory trees in our north lot I am conceding that the critters will win the Battle of the Pots.

Since the squirrels will dig I'm working on a gold-spotted black clay "varmint monster" for my next bit of creativity. He might even have fangs. (I'm thinking of perhaps a hybrid of a Darth Vader/Wookie kind of thing.)

I might as well have fun with my defeat.

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Nov-18

Thank you, Cris.  I love your thinking.  kissing_heart

MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

Nov-18

judyinohio said:

Since the squirrels will dig I'm working on a gold-spotted black clay "varmint monster" for my next bit of creativity. He might even have fangs. (I'm thinking of perhaps a hybrid of a Darth Vader/Wookie kind of thing.) I might as well have fun with my defeat.

Your varmint monster sounds like loads of fun to make.  I may need some varmint monsters next summer because I plan on having several pots of flowers on our deck instead of taking care of flower beds.  I'll have two new knees but the rest of me still won't like bending over to pull weeds and plant flowers.

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

Nov-18

You will find that you will really miss the "therapy" of crawling around in the flower beds and mindlessly weeding in between the hostas and daylilies and such. I know I still do and it's been three years (or maybe four) since I had our flower beds taken out. It was such tedious work and yet relaxing at the same time ...

My work with pots just wasn't the same and the squirrels just regard my large pots as their safe deposit boxes/playgrounds. They hop from one pot to the next, flicking tails and glancing at the windows of the house to see if I am watching them ...

  • Edited November 18, 2019 3:55 pm  by  judyinohio
bornblesse2

From: bornblesse2

Nov-18

Sure, you can show pics....of your Quilt mama stuff

MarciainMD

From: MarciainMD

Nov-19

judyinohio said:

You will find that you will really miss the "therapy" of crawling around in the flower beds and mindlessly weeding in between the hostas and daylilies and such.

I already miss it because I haven't done any work in the flower beds since early last spring because of all my joint issues.  I will still have some weeding to do but not of the level as before.  I'm having my second knee replacement surgery on Dec. 10 so I'm looking forward to two pain free knees.  Hip replacement in somewhere in my future.  Now, if the doctors would just come up with a way to do spine replacement to cure my stenosis!  But the steroid shots help.  And I foresee squirrel problems if I have a bunch of pots next year.tired_face

TOP