Thursday, March 23, 2017

Is It Spring Yet?


The winter storm ten days ago not only caught the humans off-guard but also seemed to have confused the birds and the plants. Though the days are sunny and bright there is still snow on the ground. The birds are quiet and the early spring flowers are dormant. Everything seems to be in a holding pattern.The sketch above and the painting below were inspired by the uncertainty in the air.




In other news, I got me a new sewing machine Ever Sewn Sparrow 25. Using the new machine, I made two pairs of draperies for the bedroom. There was a little bit of learning curve especially in the threading of the bobbin. But once that was overcome, it was a smooth sailing. 




Thastnks for visiting. Linked to Paint Party Friday. Thanks to Eve and Kristin for hosting.



12 comments:

  1. Ooh a new sewing machine, how fun! It's the same here, the weather, nature, and us humans are ratger confused!!

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  2. Isn't it thrilling to be able to make things all by yourself? Those drapes look spectacular. :o) The birds look lovely, I wish we had birds outside our window, we could use some spring. Happy PPF.

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  3. Beautiful art, have fun with the new machine. Hugs, Valerie

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  4. Super art and enjoy your new sewing machine

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  5. Fabulous sketch and painting - and a great sewing machine ! Congrats on it - super looking draperie!
    Happy weekend!
    oxo Susi

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  6. lovely bird drawings. Looks like a fab new machine-mine is very old and doesn't work so well any longer. Your curtains are so airy and pretty! Happy PPF!

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  7. Love the birds. Envy you your sewing machine. I would get one only I can't sew a stitch:-)

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  8. Lovely artwork and the draperies you made are very pretty. I don't even know how to use a sewing machine!

    Happy PPF~

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  9. Beautiful birds! I never learned to sew on a machine, good for you!

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  10. Lovely art and wow a new sewing machine. How much fun is that?

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  11. Your spring bird art is so beautiful! We are having the same problem here in the North west with unpredictable weather. The birds are confused I'm sure! Your drapes are so pretty love them! My daughter made two sets for our house in the last few months. Sewing is such a great creative outlet! Enjoy!

    Hugs Giggles

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  12. Love the art, my fave. . .the birds. For some reason we had quite a mild mild winter and everything is coming out (Robins, buds blooming, leaves) and they aren't confused at all, just about 1 1/2 months early, but they started and haven't stopped. Gorgeous as are your drawing and painting. Blessings, Janet

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