In Search of Color

Como Park Conservatory, Reflections, color, flower, flower photography

Although we know Spring is just around the corner, we continue to be blanketed (and pelted) with snow, snow, and more snow!  I long for COLOR!  If color won’t come to Stillwater…we will go to COLOR.  The Como Park Conservatory in St. Paul has a gorgeous Sunken Garden that provides seasonal displays…

Como Park Conservatory, Reflections, color, flower, flower photography

Como Park Conservatory, Reflections, color, flower, flower photography, star gazer lily

Como Park Conservatory, Reflections, color, flower, flower photography

Como Park Conservatory, Reflections, color, flower, flower photography

As long as the sky is blue…the reflections are gorgeous!

Como Park Conservatory, Reflections, color, flower, flower photography

The prediction:  6 more inches of snow today!

Work in Progress-The Red Flower Stencil

Red Flower Stencil, Free Motion Quilting

This week, I am working on a few stencil projects including this stencil from Quilting Creations. (Cambridge PC3)

Red Flower Stencil, Free Motion Quilting

Red Flower Stencil, Free Motion Quilting

It took a couple of minutes to trace with my Clover pen

Red Flower Stencil, Free Motion Quilting

I love the basic outline, but you know me…I could never leave it there…

Red Flower Stencil, Free Motion Quilting

The stencil is just an excuse to doodle!

Red Flower Stencil, Free Motion Quilting

Now off it goes into the bottomless pile of “quilts that require binding”  (and labels!)

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