MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Friday, May 10, 2019

And......the obsession continues......

I really don't think my obsession is going to stop anytime soon because there are just far too many great buildings out there that want to be immortalized.  So....



The start of attempting to do this...

Original photo by John Phillips and used with his kind permission

- THIS falls under an 'oh wow' for eye candy!  Be sure you scroll down.

- For those who have family or friends that use walkers, perhaps making them one of THESE might be helpful. 

- HERE is a handy dandy (and cheap!) helper for machine quilters.

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY
TO THOSE WHO CELEBRATE
THIS WEEKEND!

The quote is from Mitch Albom... "Behind all your stories is always your mother's story, because hers is where yours begins"





25 comments:

  1. Happy mother's day to you, and to your daughters in law.

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    1. Thank you! And a very happy day to you as well.

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  2. That saying is so true. And thanks for all the links.

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    1. You're welcome Jocelyn - I have fun searching out interesting links (at least they're interesting to me!!)

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  3. I bet it will be another beauty! Ooooh, those crochet paintings are awesome. Happy Mother's Day.

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    1. I was blown away by those crocheted paintings - amazing work!!!

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  4. Love it when you find your passion! Love your shaving cream sky! Happy Mother’s Day!

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    1. Sometimes I think I have altogether too many passions, but I guess that's a good thing. Enjoy your weekend!

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  5. Already excited! :) I, too, love the shaving cream sky. It's perfect!

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    1. Gosh - it must not take much to make you excited!

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    2. lol... Considering that I think you're something of a genius with fabric and thread I'd say your work amounts to a great deal. I'll try to use fewer exclamation marks next time, though. (chuckling)

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    3. lol - if you keep saying these nice things it will go to my head!!!

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  6. Back again. Having read someone comment on crocheted paintings I had to check the first link (I had by passed it originally). Those are so FUN! Glad I took a peek. :)

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    1. Glad you saw that one Becki because I was thinking of you when I posted it. They're certainly not something I would ever tackle doing but they're fun to see.

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  7. Happy Mother's Day Mary Anne and to your followers also.

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    1. Thank you my friend! It's already been a nice weekend - treated to breakfast out by the Resident Chef yesterday, flowers from #2 son & daughter-in-love, and a phone call from #1 son. Today Resident Chef is making me bread.

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  8. Your sky looks amazing! This will be another Masterpiece. Great crocheted Works of HeArt. Thank you for the Happy Mother’s Day wishes.

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    1. Thanks Sherry - dunno about the masterpiece part but it's not looking too bad.

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  9. This is looking good already Mary Anne! I am glad there is no cure for your obsession.... I love seeing you create these landscapes and you are getting better and better each time! Happy Mothers' Day to you. Being British, I celebrated in March! Have a lovely weekend! Christine xx

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    1. Sometimes I think my readers must get tired of seeing the same old types of things, but it is what it is! I wonder why Mother's Day is at such different times around the world.

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  10. Another project adventure begins! I enjoy watching the progress. And Happy Mother's Day to you too. It's wonderful to be a mom isn't it?

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    1. Yes, it is special being a mom - and being a grandma too!

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  11. I always love visiting you and one of your beautiful buildings, Mary Anne. I hope you enjoyed a lovely Mother's Day♥

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    1. I had a lovely Mother's Day weekend, thank you. And I'm so glad you enjoy visiting and reading my mumblings!!

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  12. How did I miss the original photo you are working from? !!!! Nice

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