Posts Tagged 'quilts'

Zaumzeil Quilt

Can you imagine how much patience this required??

Applique quilt by Ernestine Eberhardt Zaumzeil, c. 1865
from The Quilt Engagement Calendar Treasury


Holiday List Edition

My Favorite Albums of 2008

10. Women – S/T
9. Grouper – Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill (I only discovered this today)
8. Benoit Pioulard – Temper
7. Beach House – Devotion
6. Crystal Castles – S/T
5. Fleet Foxes – S/T
4. Crystal Stilts – Alight of Night
3. M83 – Saturdays=Youth
2. Deerhunter – Microcastle
1. The Raveonettes – Lust, Lust, Lust

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Xmas Lessons

Deck the hallz. Personally, I think Paperwhite Narcissus are just as important as a tree in channelling the holiday spirit in one’s home. If you want them to bloom by Xmas, you’d better start forcing them this week (it’s Dec. 4th). Here’s how!

You will need:
Shallow container(s)
Small package of pebbles, marbles, or stones
About 5 paperwhite bulbs per container (about $1 each)
Optional: Vodka

Galilea Paperwhite Narcissus

"Galilea" Paperwhite Narcissus

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