Wednesday, October 12, 2016

It's that time of year again............

 Bean harvest is finally under way. The combine needed a few repairs that took more time than Greg thought it would. All's well that ends well. I am thankful for the neighborhood repair shop, and told him so when I dropped Greg off to get his combine:)
 In between harvest the guys have been weaning calves so far so good.
 I haven't heard any reports of sick calves so that's another good thing!
 I rode once around the bean field the other day when I took Greg lunch. I think it is a boring job, but  it has to get done.

 I used up most of the rest of this fabric to make a smaller size pocket pillow.
 Sue and I made our yearly trip to Linda's garden. It's always so fun to see all the fruits of her and her crew's labor:)
 Next year we thought we might have to go twice one time earlier in the season for sweet corn,beans ect.

 A fraction of the potatoes they raise.
We got this the other night SNOW I am not ready for that yet good thing it didn't stay long....JMF

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Old west roundup................

 When I took these pictures of the roundup of the cattle it made me think of the westerns I grew up watching:)

 Until the guy on the 4wheeler came over the hill:)
 Those horns are taller than the corral.

 These don't belong to us we just rent the pasture they live in:)

 I came across this fabric in my stash and thought it would make a perfect pillow to donate.
Fall is in the air so I pulled this out and hung it up hopefully I'll get a few more fall decorations  out.
 I used up what was left of the purse fabric.

 and the back sides of some jeans for pockets.
Have a safe harvest and weaning calves................JMF

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Blogger's Quilters Festival...........

I love looking at all the quilts on the festival site just click on the link below to visit.

Blogger's Quilt Festival

I started this quilt many years ago and just recently had a friend quilt it.
 It didn't take long to put the binding on it and get it finished up:)
 The flowers are hand pieced and  appliqued  on to the background squares. It measures 33x39.

 These are a few of the things I have sewn in the last year.
 Lots of purses.
 A few aprons.

 Yet to be finished quilts.

 A few pillows:)

Thanks for visiting and be sure to visit some of the other quilters....JMF

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Fall work..

 The fall cows are calving now so I took my camera the other night when we checked for new babies.
 The grandsons still have their ponies even tho they are too big to ride them. They don't want to part with them.
 These two aren't sure of what to make of Greg he was making noise so they would perk up their ears, but she looks scared to me:)

 Good crop of sunflowers in the alleyway.
 My newest succulent it has grown alot for the first season.
 I love all the different hen and chicks.

 This cat has been around for years it's still not a tame one which is fine with me. If I have table scraps I put them out otherwise he hunts mice, which is a good because I don't, I'm scared of them:)
 The guys got all the bulls pulled from pasture and brought home. Calves have their first shots so next time they will be weaned and brought home.

Silage is cut, still some hay to haul but all in all plenty of feed for the winter:) As Martha would say "It's a good thing".............JMF