Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Knit for the Penguins

[Katie Rose here] has a story about a knitting emergency involving penguins. I'm sure you are all interested, so I'm linking it here.

Here are the penguins: writes:

Skeinz, a yarn store in New Zealand, is calling on knitters throughout the world to knit sweaters for the penguins affected by a massive oil spill that occurred earlier this month.
Go check it out.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Peppermint & Polly on a Vintage Quilt

I have no idea who made this quilt. It was in my parent's house for as long as I can remember, and now Penelope is enjoying it with her friend Peppermint. I love the mismatched floral fabrics used in the quilt. 

Penelope loves that they match her elephant and her outfit! Does anyone know what quilt pattern this might be? 

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Quilts in my Office

My office at the law school is chock-full of my mother's quilts. First there is the one that she loaned to the law school to put in the lobby of my office suite:

It makes it easy to give directions to new 1Ls. We just say: "Turn right at the giant yellow quilt."

Then, I have two quilts in my office. One is by the door, predominantly gold and "Carolina Blue":

And the other is in my reading nook; this one is warm tones, browns and beiges, but also with light blues: