Friday, March 29, 2013
Adding to my resume
I'm thinking of replacing the pieces with a dark purple print if the Etsy shop I communicated with can find something for me.
There doesn't seem to be much other damage to the fabric in the Double Wedding Rings on the front and minimal staining on the back. The batting has migrated badly throughout as the quilting is not dense. I've been searching on the Internet for information on repairing old quilts and have gotten some good information. So after this project I'll be able to add "simple quilt repair" to my resume.
This little fellow is called a cattle egret. When I first came to Florida there were some cattle ranches in the area and if you drove by the pastures you would see these birds in among and sitting upon the cattle. With urbanization in this area, you now see them in parking lots and on sidewalks looking into the bushes trying to find the anoles that are common here.
Usually they are completely white, except in breeding season when the feathers on the top of the head and on the breast are a light peach color and the feathers on the back are a different texture that I'm finding difficult to describe