Longing for Spring Felt Robin Ornament
It’s going to be some time before Robins make an appearance here. Spring is a ways off – according to the calendar and to Mother Nature. A snowstorm has everything cancelled in our little corner of Maine today, so I whiled away the afternoon making this felt robin ornament. A little wishful thinking on my part!
You can download the pattern here. If you make the little Robin, share your picture here in a comment!
Note: It’s almost 70 miles to a craft or fabric store to purchase felt from where I live. Since running out to buy felt wasn’t an option, I poked around the Internet and found beautiful wool felt atÂ Estsy Shoppe 3130.Â I ordered 20 new colors youÂ won’t find in stores (at least up here). Until my package arrived in the mail I didn’t realize that felt could be so thick and rich and beautiful. Check it out of you need felt for any of these patterns!
The Battle for Blueberries
I’m not a country girl by upbringing, so it’s no surprise that I’m excited over a patch of wild blueberries that are thriving around the pond. Last year about this … Continue reading
Heron on the Harrington
On the drive home from Hannah’s summer basketball league, much to her dismay, I pulled over when I spotted this great blue heron in the Harrington River. The ear buds … Continue reading
This Weekend in My Garden
Snapshots from the garden this weekend… My hugulkultures are doing great. You’re looking at pumpkins, zucchini and cucumbers. In hindsight, I may have placed them a little close together and … Continue reading
Your Most Wished for Bird Pattern: Winner
Update 7/26/14: The winner is Lea Ellis! The next bird pattern will be an indigo bunting! Stay tuned. I’ve never done a giveaway here. My blog started as a chronicle … Continue reading
The Captivating Calliope Hummingbird
The Calliope Hummingbird is touted as the smallest bird in the United States. I think the the male’s pinkish-red beard is perfectly endearing! Hope you enjoy this new hummingbird! Right … Continue reading
This young doe was “bagged” on the bluffs in Eastport this morning. She didn’t seem to mind as I pulled the car to a stop and rolled down the window … Continue reading