Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Bits

 This is going to be a mixed up post...so beware.


First a sunset from the other night at the strip pits.  I don't really like the sun being almost dead center, but I wanted the clouds as they are in this shot, so that is how it is.  Other than the sunset, not much was happening out there.  


Older daughter and I went to a quilt shop on Saturday.  We immediately saw fabrics that Lorelei's mom would love as pillow cases....


The above two pillowcases are the result of that trip.  I was finishing the bottom one at 2:00 a.m. this morn.  


How about a tattered Tiger Swallowtail?  It is the only one I have photographed this year.  


And here we have my new hibiscus...just planted in early summer.  It has been well worth the money, even if it does not survive the winter.  
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I had a sort of bad week last week...I had to go to the dentist, and the ordeal is too long to tell here.  But believe me it was an ordeal, and not over yet.  That was Tuesday of last week, and yesterday just started to feel half normal.

That is about all the time I have...had more to say but this is enough.  I have to get busy...hope you all are having a nice week....

24 comments:

Nancy Chan said...

Nice fabric for pillowcases. After finishing the pillowcase, what time did you sleep? Lovely butterfly and beautiful hibiscus. Hope it will survive the winter. Hope you will get back to normal soon after the ordeal at the dentist.

Laurel Wood said...

I am sorry about the dentist ordeal. I really love the pillowcases. You know I love butterfly photos and oh, that hibiscus is so lovely. I love the sunset you captured.

Bonnie said...

I love the pillowcases. You are right, the fabric is perfect. I'm sorry to hear you had dental problems. Dental issues are the worst in my opinion. I do hope you are feeling much better and will soon be completely done with any return visits.

Martha said...

Beautiful sunset and those pillow cases are perfect. I love the butterfly and pretty Hibiscus too. I recently had dental issues too and it also took me a week to feel back to normal. I was supposed to go back but I canceled. I'm not ready for more yet. I hope your next visit goes smoothly. Have a great day :)

Cheryl Kimbley said...

Cute pillowcases. Love the pictures.
Glad you are feeling better.

Jeannie said...

Any trip to the dentist is an "ordeal" which really means "nightmare!" I hate going because something is always wrong.
Sorry.
Jeannie@GetMeToTheCountry

eileeninmd said...

Hello Rose,

Your sunset is gorgeous, I love the dramatic clouds too.
Your pillowcase fabric is pretty. Love the Swallowtail butterfly.
I love hibiscus blooms, it is a pretty plant. The dental visits are a pain with this covid precautions. I have multiple dental visits too. Take care, enjoy your day!

Beside a babbling brook... said...

Do not know if this happened with this photo but.... I find it interesting, that even after a cloudy day, the sun will peek out, as it gets to nearly setting.... Like... Under the clouds, at last.

So sorry about the dental troubles. Do hope they will be less, while they are being completed.

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Sandra said...

love that hisbicus, people pay more for cut flowers that live a week so like you said, you have had it all summer. i love the colors of the pillow cases and the toad stools is my favorite

betty said...

Sorry about the dentist visit hassle. Amazing picture of the butterfly! Always enjoy looking at sunset pictures.

Betty

Ginny Hartzler said...

Oh gosh, sounds like you may have needed a root canal! I have had several. Your pillowcases are gorgeous! And the cloud effect over the sun is truly awesome.

Ruth Hiebert said...

Oh I do hope things are getting much better for you.

Granny Marigold said...

You just bought that fabric on Saturday and the pillowcases are done already? You're a fast worker. They look great.
Sorry about the whole dentist ordeal. Hopefully it will all get done and you won't have to go back for a looong time.

Hill Top Post said...

Your pictures in this post are all so colorful and wonderful. I love the fabrics you chose for the pillowcases, especially the first one.

Catherine:theMaker said...

It's always hard when our body - makes a decision that causes us more grief than we wish - virtual hugs from down under where spring has begun it's journey to reveal those bulbs and buds that seemingly suddenly burst forth.

The pillow case designs look interesting and obviously from your 2 am finish it was meant to be & fun to create...

Maybe to help you over this rough time, you take a chair out into your garden and just blob out with the plants, let nature help you heal.

Marie Smith said...

The plant is gorgeous and sewing at 2 a.m. is not something I would be doing. You are a dedicated sewer. I have a dental appointment tomorrow...ugh!

Henny Penny said...

My posts are always mixed up. I seem to jump from one thing to another. You always have good posts. Can't imagine being awake enough at 2:00 am to sew. :) The pillowcaases turned out pretty. Love the fabric. That Hibiscus is beautiful. I was at the dentist yesterday getting two teeth filled but it was an easy trip. Hope yours wasn't too awful. I sure dread dental work.

Dee said...

UGH! Going to the dentist is my least favorite thing in the world. Hope you are feeling better soon and that everything works out quickly.

At Home In New Zealand said...

I'm sorry to hear you have had such an ordeal to face this last week, and I truly hope you will soon be much better.
Love the colour of your hibiscus, it's gorgeous.
Sending hugz, Mxx

Hootin' Anni said...

love, love, LOVE the hibiscus & beautiful pillow cases.

Dentist? that's gotta be a four letter word in our household (I hate dentists)

Himawan Sant said...

All the photos here are beautifully detailed one by one.
Greetings from Indonesia.

Ida said...

Lovely shot of the sun and clouds. I like the fabric too. The 2nd pillowcase reminds me of some patterned card stock that I just got yesterday and am working of a card design with it. Love the gorgeous hibiscus flowers and your butterfly.

Betsy Banks Adams said...

Gorgeous sunset picture --but I know what you mean about the sun being in your face... Sometimes, when we are driving, the sun will hit us right smack in the face... BLINDING for sure!!!!!

Love your hibiscus. It will come back next year. They are very hardy plants...

Love the pillowcases... Those daughters are SO lucky to have you, with all of your talents.

Hugs,
Betsy

Lowcarb team member said...

So sorry about the dentist ordeal.
I do like the hibiscus and the pillow cases are great.

All the best Jan