Monday, April 28, 2008

April Showers

Well, today is Monday and it's April and it's Raining! So it seems like a good time to show you the postcards I have received this month from my PC pals across the sea. This month's theme was appropriately "showers".


The woman sitting on the park bench in the rain is from Jenny in the UK and the clothesline picture is from Brigitte in France. I just love how we all interpret the theme differently and with different techniques. These ladies are super talented! They really set the bar high every month!!

The kiddies under the umbrella are from Annette in the UK. I love the background fabric and the little 3D flowers! The landscape is from Christine also in the UK. She painted this on Pelmet Villene and the border is Angelina fibers!

And here is my interpretation! If you are one of the PC ladies DON'T LOOK ANY FURTHER IF YOU WANT TO BE SURPRISED!!


I went with an old favorite, Sunbonnet Sue, even she has to deal with April Showers! These are on their way to my PC pals.



This weekend I worked a bit on my borders for my quilt. I should have the top finished in the next couple of days. I also worked on my snowman bluework. I have four blocks done so maybe I'll show those tomorrow.

As is my way, I have overextended myself quiltwise. I have decided to drop out of the Take it Further Challenge. Although I really enjoyed the challenge, I just don't have the time to do it with other commitments. Next up is making valances for my living room and a new window seat cover. The fabric that I ordered came in this weekend. After that, I have a RR challenge to work on as well as a little quilt swap, the mystery quilt I have started, the graduation quilt for my son, and forty jillion other projects!! Oh, so many quilts, so little time!


6 comments:

Libby said...

Now we just wouldn't be quilters in our hearts if we didn't try to do everything *s*
Your little Sue reminds me of the Morton Girl.

Juliann in WA said...

The postcards are lovely! We had rain here today too.

Juliann in WA said...

The postcards are lovely! We had rain here today too.

julieQ said...

What pretty postcards! I am with you there...too many quilts and too little time. And...too many ideas!

Screen Door said...

Fantastic postcards... Talk about inspiring...I've start an inspiration folder for pics on my pc.

Wendy said...

The postcards are so cute and how fun to get them from around the world. The little girl with the red umbrella is adorable.