Tinker Verve

creating with spirit & enthusiasm…often with great results

Being mindful of our winter needs….

When I moved to the cold country this year, I moved with several unfinished quilts…3 of them just needing the binding sewn on.  This quilt I started about 3 years ago on New Year’s Day and finished just a couple of days before New Year’s this year.  It’s a small quilt but beautiful, wintry & warm for snuggling on this -10* morning.

wintry quilt

woodpeckerMr T went to a butcher to buy suet for the birds.  He came back with these big hunks that he hung in a variety of places.  They make the dogs go crazy but the birds are also LOVING it.  Way to go, Mr T!!!

Don’t forget to leave a comment on my last post to participate in my give-a-way!  I’ll choose a WINNER Monday morning.


January 3, 2009 - Posted by | home life, quilting, sewing, wild life


  1. Hi!

    Thank you so much for your sweet comment! *big hug*

    And it was great that you wrote it, so I could find your blog, it´s really great!

    I just love quilts..can´t get enough of them 🙂

    I also love the things you you us, so I´m very curious about your shop.I´ll have a look right away 🙂


    Comment by Mia | January 3, 2009 | Reply

  2. What a beautiful quilt! I love the design and the blue is very pretty. The more ways to cover up the better. It’s just so cold, and more snow on the way!


    Comment by Fielding | January 4, 2009 | Reply

  3. Hi Elaine,
    You have me hooked on keeping up with you. I so enjoy all of your ideas, projects and your appreciation for this way of life, in your new setting. I keep up with your projects a lot more this way than face to face. Love you and keep up the good work.

    Comment by Aunt Kaye | January 4, 2009 | Reply

  4. That quilt is just gorgeous!!! Great job!
    ~Tam 😀

    Comment by Tam | January 5, 2009 | Reply

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