Saturday, April 30, 2011

A Finished Promise

"Each morning I gaze at the eastern horizon, and if the sun keeps its promise, I keep mine." ~Robert Brault
"Thou ought to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises, and therefore equally cautious in making them." ~Thomas Fuller
"Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform." ~William Penn

Friday, April 29, 2011

Apple Blossom Time

"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” -- Martin Luther

"Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings" --Psalm 17:8

Friday, April 22, 2011

Happy Earth Day

You can be sure that I [the LORD] live. You can be sure that my glory fills the whole earth.

~Numbers 14:21

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Through the Garden Gate

The side gate opens on woodland ephemerals and a path of (Pennsylvania) stones in my narrow tea garden. Many of the plants that bloom in this garden I love for their names as well as their flowers and foliage.

Jacob's Ladder

Bleeding Heart


King Solomon's Seal

Friday, April 1, 2011

Father's Heart Quilt

~ sketch and calculate ~

~machine pieceing ~

~ center panel tree ~

~ freehand machine quilting ~

~ straight grain quarter inch binding ~
~ label and hanging sleeve on back ~

~ quilt getting raffled tonight ~

Friends of mine are putting on a talent show and raffle to raise money to benefit Father's Heart Foundation please follow link to learn more about the plans to build family-modeled, sustainable orphanages in El Salvador.