Work in Progress–Free Motion Quilted Apples on a Tablerunner

Free Motion Quilted Apples

 

Jonathan, Gala, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Cortland, Northern Spy, Crispin, Pink Lady, Granny Smith…What’s your favorite?

Free Motion Quilted Apples

 

Then there’s pie, pancakes, pandowdy, crumble, crisp, dumplings, strudel, brown betty…Can you even chose a favorite?

Free Motion Quilted Apples

 

At this time of year, an apple a day hardly seems sufficient!

Free Motion Quilted Apples

 

Free Motion Quilted Apples

I can’t wait to finish this little table runner…so it’s ready to host a bowl full of apples!

Free Motion Quilted Apples

Are there any apple quilts in your basket?

Peculiar Children–On My Nightstand

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs was just recommended to me by my sister, Gayle.  It is the story of a boy who embarks on an adventure following photographs left by his murdered grandfather. The photos lead him to a remote island off the coast of Wales  where Miss Peregrine’s orphanage is in tatters.   As the boy explores the hallways and bedrooms of the orphanage, he realizes that the children were not just peculiar, they may have been dangerous!   The plot thickens…   While I am just pages into this novel, I am intrigued by the mix of vintage photography and fiction.

A sequel, The Hollow City-with more vintage photography and more mystery is set for publication in January 2014.

Reading, Vintage Camera, Photography

Reading, Vintage Camera, Photography

Has anyone else read Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children?  What’s on your nightstand right now?

Pink Tulip-A Photo Tip

Pink Tulips, Color, Inspiration, Flowers, Photography, Macro Lens

THE best thing about digital photography is that you never have to limit yourself to one photo.

Pink Tulips, Color, Inspiration, Flowers, Photography, Macro Lens

Take the shot from as many different perspectives as you can.

Pink Tulips, Color, Inspiration, Flowers, Photography, Macro Lens

For a different point of view, try a new lens.   (These photos were taken with a 60mm Macro lens.)

Pink Tulips, Color, Inspiration, Flowers, Photography, Macro Lens

I took nearly 50 shots of this tulip…

Pink Tulips, Color, Inspiration, Flowers, Photography, Macro Lens

The only hard part was narrowing the choices…

Pink Tulips, Color, Inspiration, Flowers, Photography, Macro Lens

If you are looking for more color inspiration today…The Color of the Week at Color Route Co is pink…

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