Friday, March 30, 2012


So... I had this great plan to finish a quilt top last night - so I would have something wonderful to show for Finished Friday - and since I procrastinate - I thought I could totally get it done, and then I didn't... and I ran out of bobbin, and my bobbin winder on my favorite machine doesn't work, and I would have to go downstairs to wind another bobbin..... and its dark down there at night - and Wrangler Man was in LA, and well... so ... I didn't get it finished.

I woke up this morning with Plan A - to finish it and post it before breakfast and then I wouldn't look like such a procrastinator, and I looked outside and saw free roaming animals - that were not supposed to be quite so free roaming... so off to Plan B - Chores first.

I got everything but 1 mare gathered, and went to get her and noticed that she looked a lot sick..., so now Plan C - ran to call the vet ( it can take them 45 minutes to get here - so I always err on the side of caution)  And then I called my Horse Friend - who happened to be driving by - And bless his family's heart - they let him come help me...  ( I OWE them big time)

He helped me get her up and walking, and we decided to keep the vet coming....

We worked on her all day - but apparently it wasn't to be, she is now in Heaven roping with Grandpa -I decided he must have needed a good mare ....and my quilt top is still sitting in the same place..... *sigh*

So I thought -after boring you with my oh poor me story - that a little more Quilty Inspiration might do us all some good.... at least it makes me happy ..

This quilt was made by Connie and Kathy in Longmont and Quilted By Liz Taylor Davis

I am going to be honest and tell you - I think... okay I know - I want this one - there is something about the contrast in this quilt that makes me go *ahhhh*
It was made bu Connie and Kathy and Quilted by Liz too.

This one was made by Connie and Kathy too - isn't it amazing?
Quilted by Liz Taylor Davis  in CO

This one was made by Barb W in MN - This is probably her pattern - but you can find free similar ones 

And it was quilted by Rita A in Colorado Springs CO

The last inspiration for today comes from Miracles , and was quilted by Karyn Furch in Colorado Springs CO

Thanks for reading all the way - hope you were inspired too - I love seeing the beautiful quilts - they make my heart happy.


Nancy said...

Sorry to hear that you lost a mare today especially after all your attempts to help.

Thanks for the photos of the lovely quilts.

Impera_Magna said...


Thanks for sharing the photos of the QVCs... inspiring as always!

QuiltinLibraryLady said...

So sorry to hear you lost a horse today. Sometimes you do everything you can & it just isn't enough.

Always love some quilty inspiration. I got one quilted today and tomorrow will either load the next one or put the binding on today's.

BunkHouseQuilts said...

So sorry to hear about your mare. The quilts are very inspiring!

Pat R said...

You've had a hard day, and the beautiful quilts really do help make it better. Tomorrow is another day, and it will be brighter!

swooze said...

Hugs. Sorry for your loss.

Anonymous said...

So sorry to hear about your mare. that is heartbreaking and rough! :-(

The quilts are gorgeous as always. Thanks for sharing them!


Barb in Mi said...

Real sorry to hear about the loss of your mare!
I always love to come by to be inspired by the beautiful 'QOV quilt shows' you put on.
Thanks for sharing!