I honestly don't know where to begin this post , I have been so busy this past while that blogging has taken a back seat and even visiting other blogs has been sporadic at best ,I am hoping that things have calmed down somewhat in my life now and I may be able to keep up just a tad better but don't quote me on that . Our son Rob is still in the province with the Musical Ride so until he leaves for home we will try our best to see him a few more times .He is presently at the other end of this fine province so much too far to travel but will be returning closer next week .
I had a really great visit with his daughters (our granddaughters ) and his wife for the three weeks they were here and we really miss them now , the house sure seems empty . I didn't have time to share the fun things we did together but they included going to the beach , baking including making bread , I did take a picture of that venture which I might share later on , they had a blast with that dough and the bread was great , we also did a little stitching , I taught them to make hexie flowers , they sure enjoyed that and went home with fabrics to make more :-0 I also taught the girls to make postcards which I will share now as I was so proud of them , they decided on their own what they wanted their cards to look like and for Alyssa it was a landscape which you can see on the left hand side of this photo , she chose the fabrics to make it look like a sunset and did all the stitching except the outer boarder which I completed for her, fantastic job I thought . Then Caitlin designed this great card with things she loves , first off she is a happy child so the happy face is appropriate , the heart is also appropriate as she is a very loving person , the music notes , well they both love music and are very talented in that area and the symbol in the right hand corner to show that she has some Chinese heritage , a definite original card and I was so proud of her for her creativity . I enjoyed this little teaching lesson probably more than they did , it was truly a dream come true for me to share my knowledge of sewing with them as well as their mother .I think we have some future quilters on hand :-)
Talking about landscapes i am thinking that I will do a little tutorial on making them , not that I am any expert but I will show how I go about the process and I have a little idea that I would like to share . Is there any interest in having a postcard swap , I would coordinate names and give you a partner to swap with , this will not officially take place until Sept. but I would like to know if there is any interest and in the mean time I will do that tutorial and it might just peak your interest , they re really fun and fast to make and can be anything your heart desires as Caitlin and Alyssa so easily have shown . Let me know if you are interested so I can make the necessary plans . Thanks and I guess I best get going for now .Enjoy your day , it is a wet one here , I think I am growing web feet ;-)