Tuesday, August 19, 2008

City of Roses...

My dad was in town for a couple of weeks recently, which gave us a great excuse to drive around up in the hills and explore some of the Portland sights we hadn't quite made it to yet, like the International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park... who could resist five acres of perfectly dew dropped experimetal blooms?

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Oh hai...

Here's Maybelle sharing my obsession with late 60s / early 70s patchwork.

I really really want a huge collection of quilts made kind of exclusively by teenage girls in the 70s but they always seem to be the hardest to track down. This one has the most amazing bits of striped velveteen, candy colored denims and printed corduroy and is pretty much my new favorite blanket ever: