Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Quilting Design, Mystery books & a gift

Vivika DeNegre sent this little Prayer Flag to me, as on the the Fiberactions group. Isn't it sweet? It's always fun to get a little surprise bit of art in the mail. Thank you Vivika!
I've been eating up the books lately. As I quilt on Lily (my longarm), I like to listen to books on my Kindle. Recently, I received an email from Mary Pomponio, who is a publicist for Clare O'Donahue.
Clare is a quilter who also write Mystery books. She has a new book coming out soon, & Mary is asking some quilters who blog to read her new book. Well, since the new book is the 4th, Z& even though she offered to send me all 4, I decided I wanted to get started on them now. The first 2 aren't available to my Kindle, so I'll have to read those the old fashioned way. I found them at Titlewave today. The 3rd,"",Double Cross I was able to get on Kindle. I've already got started on "Lovers's Knot", & I'm already hooked. This will be my bedtime coffee in the morning reading for now. Since I'm a Gemini, I can continue listening to the "Anna Pigeon Series" by Nevada Barr, on my Kindle when I want to quilt. There will be a give-away here soon for the newest book, along with something made by me.
For what I'm working on next, is a quilt by Tracy. These are the designs I offered her, & she chose B (my favorite). She wants it double batted, so it'll not only be really warm, the quilting will stand out well. I loaded it today, tomorrow I hope to start quilting.

As far as what is TERMINATION DUST: it's the first snow on the mountains in the autumn, that marks the termination- hence the end of summer. Time to get ready for winter.


Diane said...

I am looking forward to Claire's next book. Have read all her books. I have also been reading Nevada Barr for years.

Still love the joy of turning to the next page in a good book but also read quite a lot on my IPad.

Sue Henry wrote a book with title "Termination Dust". A great Alaskan mystery writer!

Ali Honey said...

Those look like good reads. ( go Geminis! )
I laughed that you are still having to explain whata termination dust is. I can remember about 5 years ago folk were asking you the same question back then.I guess you have some newer readers now too.

Delighted Hands said...

I have read the first two, will look for the others. You have designed a great design for the quilt-very nice! (Thx for the termination dust def!)

Steph said...

I have fallen behind on my reading, shame on me. I just haven't been in the mood as of lately.

I too love option B for the quilt.

Jen said...

I haven't heard of these books, but now I want to read them! Sorry about the termination dust. Alaska has the shortest Autumns!

CJ Stitching and Blooms said...

Hello Deb.

Happy Autumn!!

The books look great, I will have to look them up. I love to read too.

It is amazing how quickly this Summer ended and now you see the termination dust on the Mts. Soon your snow will be following and ours too!! Love the Moose lounging in your yard. Pics like this always make me smile.
Hugs Judy

MulticoloredPieces said...

Just stopped by from Fiberactions to enjoy your textile work. Really liked your "Texture" piece and glad I got to see the detail work--wonderful variety.
best from Tunisia,