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Party On The Porch: Great Garden, Recipe, Home & Craft Ideas

Welcome!So good to be back together again for the #partyontheporch! I hope everyone had a great Flag Day and Father's Day. I didn't get to see my Dad this weekend but I'm hoping to over the weekend of the 4th. I mentioned the blossoming in my garden...
by The Shady Porch on Jun 17, 2014

Party On The Porch: Inspiring Banquet for Father’s Day, Summertime & more

Since last report, we did get that wonderful soaking rain the garden so desperately needed. I'll share garden update pictures soon. The hubby has started his summer break, although it will be a busy one. We're enjoying cool, breezy evenings on our po...
by The Shady Porch on Jun 10, 2014

A Summer Quilt for Tiger

Hi everybody, Angela here. I've moved my site feed to a new service to coincide with the demise of Google Reader. I really don't want to lose any of you!!! I sincerely hope you'll resubscribe so you can keep up with all of my shenanigans. You'll fin...
by Cottage Magpie on Jun 9, 2014

Party On The Porch: Food, Faith, Home & Hobbies

Hello! I hope everyone is having a great week. It's been hot, but beautiful here in Bluegrass country. The crepe myrtles have bloomed and are simply stunning. Unfortunately, early in our garden season, rain has become our biggest concern. It's f...
by The Shady Porch on Jun 3, 2014

A Perfectly Fair Day

When I mentioned there were no single riders allowed on the Ferris wheel at the county fair and I lamented having no one to ride with me, a woman from my dance class volunteered to accompany me if we went on Saturday. Such a lovely surprise, th...
by Bertram's Blog on May 31, 2014

Party On The Porch: Hints, How-Tos, Recipes and more

Although it's been unseasonably warm this week, we've really started enjoying evenings on the Porch. (I had hoped to catch a glimpse of the meteor shower this weekend but, unfortunately, although skies were clear, I didn't see any.) I just love this...
by The Shady Porch on May 27, 2014

Party On The Porch: Crafts, Cuisines & Clever DIYs

Hi All! It's been another busy week around our old Kentucky home. Lots of planting still taking place...flowers, berry bushes, and, of course, more veggies, too. The biggest change is virtually invisible: a new 7-foot fence surrounding the veget...
by The Shady Porch on May 20, 2014

Bohemian Squares Quilt

Hi everybody, Angela here. I've moved my site feed to a new service to coincide with the demise of Google Reader. I really don't want to lose any of you!!! I sincerely hope you'll resubscribe so you can keep up with all of my shenanigans. You'll fin...
by Cottage Magpie on May 19, 2014

Party On The Porch: Gifts, Makeovers & Goodies

Hey All!I hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day. Can you believe it's Party time again? We are in the part of the calendar I call,  whirlwind season. There is so much going on around here with the hub's end-of-year school stuff and track season.
by The Shady Porch on May 13, 2014

Medical Records - Part One

This gorgeous picture of my late Mum and the post about Medical Records can be found over at the In Memory of Quilt ~ A Memorial Project...
by Anglers Rest on May 7, 2014

Party On The Porch: Fun, Frugal and Fresh

Hey all!It's been a good week on the Porch. We've had some glorious weather, and I've heard the tiller running up on the hill this week which means the veggie garden is nearly ready for planting. We  replant our canna bulbs each year and now the...
by The Shady Porch on May 6, 2014

HST Baby Quilt - First finish of 2014!

It has been so long since I last posted about quilts that you'd be forgiven for thinking I've stopped making them entirely.Two things are stopping me from sewing. Firstly I've lost my sewing room while our building work is happening (and the kitchen...
by Maybush Studio on May 1, 2014

Party On the Porch: Spring Is Green - food, decor & gardening!

Hey All -I hope everyone is well and unscathed by this stormy weather that's hanging around. Thankfully all is well here. Our prayers are with everyone in the midst of the destruction. Obviously, spring brings much more than flowers, green lawns and...
by The Shady Porch on Apr 29, 2014

Heirloom Quilt

This wonderful quilt was done for a lovely customer who ordered a custom quilt from my etsy shop to give her daughter as a graduation gift.  She requested something timeless but made up in her daughter's favorite colors - aqua, red and pink - an...
by Gold Shoe Girl on Apr 24, 2014

How to Make the Quickest Cutest Baby Quilt Ever

As promised here is my tutorial for a quick and easy baby quilt - perfect for beginners or sewists who don't like to quilt since there's no piecing or quilting involved.  This is a lengthy post with tons of pictures.  I learn best when I ha...
by Gold Shoe Girl on Apr 24, 2014

Work In Progress Wednesday

Just a quick stop in here to share a little Wednesday work. This is a small pinwheel quilt for a nice lady who uses the quilts as window treatments.  Last year I made her curtains and a valance in pink and this time she picked these br...
by Gold Shoe Girl on Apr 23, 2014

Party On The Porch: Helpful Projects for the Hungry, Hurting, Hairy & More

I hope you had a lovely Easter. We had a great day...from beginning to end, feeling blessed and thankful! A feeling I aspire to maintain every day of the year.  I count you among my blessings and I'm thankful that you are here. We had anoth...
by The Shady Porch on Apr 22, 2014

Official Launch of The In Memory of Quilt

We have just had the first bank holiday since Christmas and the New Year here in England. Since December much has happened; it has been quite an emotional roller coaster.Today though, regardless of being Easter Monday marks a special day in our famil...
by Anglers Rest on Apr 21, 2014

Baby Quilts Galore

After making a number of custom orders lately I felt the need to do some quick quilts to stock up my etsy shop.  And just when I was finishing up the binding on my last patchwork quilt one of my favorite online fabric shops, Hawthorne Threads, g...
by Gold Shoe Girl on Apr 19, 2014

Party On The Porch: Spring - Easter Projects & Recipes

I don't know about your neck of the woods but here in KY we had taken some lovely sunny steps forward into Spring just to fall back into the cold muck (ice, sleet, flurries) of what appears to winter. Criminy...will it ever end? Just the other day I...
by The Shady Porch on Apr 15, 2014


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