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Germaine Wells, Mardi Gras queen

We heard there was a museum upstairs at Arnaud’s on Bienville Street in New Orleans. The restaurant and bar were closed, but the hostess readily brought us upstairs to take a look. Spectacular costumes...

walls

Viewing the exuberant walls of New Orleans, mostly in the Bywater neighborhood, was a great way to bring in the New Year. Some photos:

parade

We watched the Sugar Bowl Parade. The faces of the young people were quite beautiful.

Alchemist’s apron

My alchemist’s apron is finished! Well, Maybe never finished, but it’s reached the stage where I’ve done all I intended to do and any further work would be sheer wanton embellishment. This is a...

Sumptuous pillows

I made pillow covers. Pleased with how they turned out. And not too difficult to make. Materials: Velvet was a gift from Suzanne, purchased from a fabric store in Wisconsin Piping from Joanne’s fabric...

crazy quilt

I really don’t know what I’m doing, but I’m moving forward. First, extend the batting layer by adding strips of an old pink blanket. This is in progress. I pinned the strips to the...

long stitch with packing

Long stitch with packing This book uses cover and interior papers from the Tibetan paper store in McLeod Ganj, India. I finished the stitching today. I think I’ll add some kind of closure to...