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Thyme flies…..

April 25th, 2013 | Posted by admin in fabric designer | garden | quilt samples | stitchery - (0 Comments)

 Thyme does fly….. Don’t you wish you had more  of  it. It could be so easy,  we could just add 12 more hours to each day. Because we can’t, the only way we can extend our days, is to get up earlier, and go to bed later.   So now that spring is here, and …
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Summer at last!

July 4th, 2012 | Posted by admin in fabric designer | garden | quilting - (0 Comments)

Summer at last! Summer for us on Mayne Island has finally arrived and we’re loving it. You can finally sit out on my back porch.  this is one of the first fresh cut flowers from the garden other than the roses. I’m just waiting for the Strike off’s from Anna for  my next line of fabric coming out at …
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Happy Mother’s Day……. Happy Mother’s Day from Rabbits Haven to all the wonderful Mothers out there.  Have a wonderful day.                                                                                                                                                              back soon,  Arlene

Everyone’s home….. At last everyone’s home…..which  means that my 3 sisters are all back from their winter sojourns to sunny places, and  the four of us are together again. Close up so you can see that I’ve used  a fabric with a design on it for the background This stitchery design is from a pattern called “Summertime”.  …
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Last Rose

November 12th, 2011 | Posted by admin in garden | quilting | Rabbits Haven | stitchery - (0 Comments)

Last Rose This is the last rose from my garden.  I’ve put it on the kitchen island under the light and it’s already starting to open. I’m off this morning to babysit my grandson for the weekend.  Yesterday we had 100 mile an hour  winds and all our ferry’s were cancelled to and from the  the …
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Drawer full of UFO’s I love my UFO’s!  It’s  always  a good feeling to open those drawers and see what you started, never finished, and fall in love with them all over again.  Today I pulled two of them out of the drawer.  The first one is  a quilt I am  making using up  left over 5″ …
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Fall clean up! Fall clean up is made easier when you let the island deer help you out. I’m following my sister’s idea of putting all her hanging baskets outside the garden gate. They also clean up free falls from the fruit trees! You  never get tired of seeing these beautiful creatures, ok, well maybe …
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Homecoming….. It’s always exciting when quilt samples come home .    I get to enjoy them for awhile  before they’re off  again to another  shop.  These two came home today. “Sisters are Forever” and  “Thyme in the Garden”  I’m going to put her back in her frame and keep her home for awhile.   I dream that  one day …
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Summer continues….

September 11th, 2011 | Posted by admin in fabric designer | garden | quilting | rabbits | stitchery - (0 Comments)

Summer continues…….. front porch at Rabbits Haven  We’re still enjoying wonderful warm weather here on Mayne Island and loving every minute of it.   It’s my favourite time!    I love the long warm evenings  and being able to leave everything out on the veranda overnight. I’ve   just picked some roses from the garden for drying. …
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