This and That

The top of my Christmas quilt is together. I hope to get this quilted and the binding machine sewn before the weekend so I can relax with the hand stitching this weekend.

I’ve been listening to this book. I find it quite interesting. I will say that I feel a bit lost now and again, Temple Grandin is quite a ways above me on the IQ scale.

E1 and E2 helped me trim my tree! Winslow has been doing her best to untrim it. 🤦🏻‍♀️

I have a new quilt inspector.

E3 thought he was pretty funny!

I found this on the inter webs some years ago. It still makes me laugh!

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Have a great day!

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About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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9 Responses to This and That

  1. Love that room – the blue wall with the flag (even at Christmas, ha ha). Looks so crisp and patriotic. Cute puppies too!

  2. Janet O. says:

    Love that Christmas quilt!
    I also have a grandson on the autism spectrum and we were privileged to hear Temple Grandin speak a few years ago when she came to our local university. Very enlightening.
    LOL–great dialogue about the snake.

  3. Sandi says:

    Your room is so pretty and I love all the stockings hanging from the mantel!! You have the sweetest little helpers. Hugs,

  4. The Christmas quilt is beautiful. I love the simplicity of it and that makes it so very striking but the quilt models are the best part of this post. Your home looks so warm and welcoming. I bet your guests extend their stays 🙂 I am familiar with Temple Grandin and her work. I will check for her audiobooks in my library.

  5. rl2b2017 says:

    Hi Katy! Oh, your new quilt inspector is SO CUTE. Your room looks so festive and welcoming. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. Enjoy! ~smile~ Roseanne

  6. Temple Grandin’s work and books/movie unlocked a mystery that had eluded us for years with our younger son – the multiple diagnoses/medications for his mental conditions never fully explained/managed his behavior. Adding in understanding of the autism spectrum made all the difference. He is a much healthier person now.

  7. Watch the Temple Grandin movie now that you’ve read the book. I think you’ll enjoy it. Those littles are delightful (both kids and pups). I love the way the quilt turned out!

  8. Nann says:

    Your Christmas quilt turned out very well — what a great way to use all those red/green scraps! (And such cute grandboys.)

  9. My oldest grandson has significant autism and I have read all of Temple Grandin’s books. She is amazing! Your tree is fantastic and those grandkids are adorable! Happy Thanksgiving!

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