As winter hovers, we Midwesterners are eking out every outdoor activity we can. My Urban Sketching group met at the UW Arboretum on Sunday. My sketch is the ugly one. I can't seem to get the hang of trees.I'll sure miss seeing these folks over the winter.
I finished a project that is making me happy. Of course, it is: It's a coffee-themed mini quilt. The background is from cotton scraps left on my cutting board from a throw I'm quilting. The cup is felted wool, and the "steam" is made from beads.
I am also happy with these mitts that will be making their way to my daughter in Denver.The pattern is Align Mitts. It's free and well-written. I zipped through these with a Madtosh speckled yarn.
And there are some good things about working from home. Sometimes I have company while I'm teaching:
She slept all through a Biology class!