I can’t help myself. At this view, my heart sings and I scared Sadie silly by yelling “Whoowhooo!” inside the closed confines of my van, Shamu.
Sadie was not amused.
But I was EVER so excited.
This is my first SOLO trip to the Cabin. Of course, I have Sadie for company --- check out her eager “ready to go” face:
Are We There Yet?!
And yes, there is a stack of quilts on the seat next to her. ((She is actually on her dog bed on the floor.)) The nights are getting cooler up in the Blue Ridge, and I like the weight of many quilts on me for deep peaceful sleeping in chilly temperatures.
Look! I’ve got mums!!
These bushes were just GREEN when I was here last. I pulled up to a corner overflowing with yellow….NICE!
Setting up house for the weekend means hanging out the flag.
This is a sure sign to our neighbors that we are here for the weekend. Or at least ---Sadie and I are! I’ve met a few of our neighbors. Most of them are part timers too, but I’m hoping to run into some of them this weekend. It would be great to get to know them better.
First things first though…Sadie wanted to do some of this!
And some more of this! Oh, it smells so good outside!
The humidity is gone. The bugs are disappearing – they were not bothering me at all on the walk, so I thought…well…why not? It’s too beautiful OUTSIDE to want to be sewing in the basement INSIDE…
This is the downstairs patio, off of the walk out basement.
((I really love that porch swing hanging at the far end, see it?))
What if I were to just roll that treadle machine outside? There are no steps…it’s right on the other side of those double green doors!
PERFECT! Quilting Al Fresco!
The rolling microwave cart was left here by the previous owners, and though ugly and outdated, it has made the most wonderful quilting companion! I can put all my stuff on it and roll it around to where I need it.
The green door mat is there to catch my chain piecing so it doesn’t land in the gravel. Sadie is cozy on her bed….
And best of all…I get this view, All afternoon! We sewed a good 4 hours out here until the light was too far gone and the bugs were getting bothersome as the evening light began to settle in.
Everything is moved back inside those double doors, and I’ll sew inside tonight – but if the weather is as pretty tomorrow as it was today, you will find me back out on the patio again, treadling away and enjoying my piece of the Blue Ridge!
Have a great evening, everyone!