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Friday, January 13, 2012

SNOW GIVES ME A REASON TO SEW


Isn’t this beautiful?  I woke up this morning to this breathtaking site out my front window and wanted to share it with you.  
I think this year some of us in Michigan have felt neglected.  Where is our snow?  Where is our reason to hunker down in our sewing room and sew? Look at the apples still clinging to this tree.
When I hear the weather forecast, I start planning my next day.  If snow is predicted, I shout Whoopee! because I know I won’t venture forth.  I will roll out of bed, maybe even stay in my robe and slippers, make my coffee and head for my sewing room. This is the view from my back window. 

Hope you are enjoying your day no matter where you are. 

Don’t Forget:
·       Snow Days at the Attic Window Quilt Shop all during January. Get a free snowman pattern and snowflakes. 

·       Heart of Winter Tour is Feb. 11.  Reserve your place now! 

If you are snowed in (or not), you might be interested in making these little blocks at Quilters Corner.
Stay Calm! Stay Kind! Stay Positive!
Caroll

12 comments:

Lots of Fabric 2 said...

Love you pictures of the snow on the trees is a winter wonderland just beautiful, I know that a lot of people dont like sonw,but where we live it is just nature I live one state down I like your trees.hape a good day Happy Quilting jinnie

MB in MI said...

It IS beautiful Caroll! We're just getting dusted down here--not as pretty, but headed to the sewing room too! :-)

Sue said...

Well, I love your view better than ours. We got about an inch. I'm still feeling neglected :(

Thank you for sharing though :)

Lisa Martin said...

I lived in MI from the time I was 10 to i was 22, when i moved to the Seattle area... I miss real snow. if we get 2" here it is a reason to stay home. if we get 6" we stay home for days.

Just Ramblin' said...

Beautiful snowfall. We haven't had much snow either. One storm a few days back but otherwise we are very dry. I love it when it does snow because I know, like you, they are perfect sewing days.Nola

Bev said...

Beautiful pictures!

Connie said...

Beautiful! We got some snow too and I'm like you......what a perfect excuse to stay in where it's warm and quilt!

Ivory Spring said...

Beautiful - all the more to inspire you in your sewing.

Stay warm!

Mama Pea said...

It WAS a good day to stay home and sew, but I had to go to a faculty retreat. Bummer. It was very beautiful, though. Elsa had a snow day. I might get some sewing in tomorrow!

Linda said...

Looks like you got a bit more than us! Umm, doesn't break my heart either!! :-) LOL!! It is pretty, though.

Allie said...

Wow, you did get some snow! Wish my view looked like that, lol. Beautiful!

Lynn said...

Beautiful snow! Wish we have a snow day soon!

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