Monday, May 11, 2020

SANTA QUILT

Seeing we got a whole bunch of snow overnight, I thought I would post one of the latest custom quilting I did.
I thought it would be appropriate today.
Hope you are all doing well.
Blessings.
~Janet


Saturday, May 9, 2020

SNOWY SATURDAY

Greetings everyone. Snowy here today so I did some long arm quilting this morning and some cleaning and vacuuming. It was too cold for gardening. It is supposed to warm up by the end of next week. I started cutting and piecing a Halloween Quilt that I bought as a kit last fall. This one is called "Costume Maker's Ball". I think I'll have fun with this one.
I hope you all have a great weekend.
Blessings
~Janet


Thursday, May 7, 2020

VINTAGE NINE PATCH

I just finished this quilt up this morning. It is called Vintage Nine Patch by Primitive Gatherings. It is wool applique on cotton. I started it 7 years ago, so I guess it was time to get it finished. I am having it hand quilted. I think it would lend itself to hand quilting vs machine quilting.




Sunday, April 26, 2020

PROVISIONS FOR THE WEEK

Good morning friends. Up early today baking bread. I just love the way the kitchen smells when the bread is baking. A little rainy and cool here today. I hope you all have a great week.
Blessings
~Janet

Saturday, April 18, 2020

APPLE PIE

Happy Saturday everyone! I was out the door this morning at the crack of dawn and went grocery shopping. I love how they have the 7 am opening for seniors to shop for the first hour. Our apple orchard up the highway opened up for curb side pick up this week so I got some nice apples to make a pie.
I hope everyone is staying safe during these scary times.
Blessings
~Janet


Tuesday, April 14, 2020

VEGETABLE GARDEN 2020

Good morning everyone! I hope everyone is fairing well due to all of our new restrictions. I sure hope this will be over soon so we can enjoy the way of life we had not long ago. I've been busy planning our vegetable garden for this year and I've ordered some seeds. I plan on doing lots of canning and freezing the harvest this year. Who knows when we will all get back to our jobs. Gardening is a great way to spend the days and it is very rewarding to say the least. Have a great day everyone!
Blessings
~Janet




Sunday, April 5, 2020

MAKING MASKS

Happy Palm Sunday my friends. I spent today making some masks. I had some black crow fabric so I made one for myself.

Sunday, March 29, 2020

TABLE TOPPER

My latest design. Checker Board Sheep table topper or wall hanging.  It is wool applique on cotton. 
Just listed the pattern in my Etsy shop for digital download.
https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/OldeCrowsMercantile


Saturday, March 28, 2020

HOME MADE BREAD

Made some home made bread today. It was the only thing I needed, so instead of going out the store, I made my own. I hope everyone is staying safe during these trying times. Stay home and if you have to go out, make sure you practice social distancing.
Have a great weekend.
Janet


Wednesday, March 11, 2020

AUNT MILLIES KITCHEN

My favourite place for Artisan soup mixes, jams and jellies and lots of other great dip mixes galore!


Saturday, February 22, 2020

A SPECIAL BIRTHDAY DINNER

Tonight I made a special dinner for my Husband. His favourite. Steak with mushrooms and onions, sour dough bread and a glass of red wine. He really enjoyed it.



Monday, February 17, 2020

DYEING FOR SPRING

Good afternoon everyone. I just can't wait for Spring to get here and get the Shop open for the season.
I thought Blue would a great colour to Dye for this month as everyone seems to have the Winter Blues this month. This should cheer me up.


Thursday, February 13, 2020

VALENTINES

I came from work tonight and this was waiting for me from my sweet husband. They smell wonderful and they are beautiful.


Sunday, February 9, 2020

A SPECIAL GIRL'S BIRTHDAY

Today is Kit's 11th Birthday. A few grey hairs around her face, but she is cuter than ever.
Happy Birthday to my sweet girl.


Friday, February 7, 2020

SMOKED PORK CHOPS

One of my husband's favourite meals.


Sunday, February 2, 2020

HEARTS

Happy Groundhog day everyone. So happy the critter didn't see his shadow so we can expect an early Spring! I decorated my kitchen table with some Valentines hearts that I made and put them in my old wooden bowl.
Have a great day everyone!
Blessings
~Janet


Wednesday, January 29, 2020

KOALA QUILT

I just finished binding this Koala quilt that I made and made a cute label and sewed it on.
Love this quilt.




Saturday, January 25, 2020

SEWING HELPER

I had a little sewing helper today. She didn't do much, but she was good company. I hope everyone is having a great weekend!



Thursday, January 16, 2020

ANTIQUE OPEN HOUSE

Good day friends. I was commissioned to design an add for the Open House for an Antique shop in Indiana. So if you are in the area, you might want to check it out. Sounds like they have a nice shop. I really enjoying designing this add featuring their 2 cats.
It is snowing and blowing here tonight. A real blizzard tonight.
Stay warm my friends.



Tuesday, January 7, 2020

WORKING ON AN OLD PROJECT

I am working on an old project that I found when organizing my sewing room. I love this piece and can't wait to get it finished. Vintage Nine Patch by Primitive Gatherings.