Cathy was my introduction to blogging. I found her blog through pictures she had posted to the Kaffe Fassett Collective group on Facebook, and I wrote her an email asking how I could follow or subscribe to her blog. She was still fairly new to blogging herself and wasn't sure how to help me, but I finally figured it out and Cabbage Quilts was my first blog subscription. And it remains one of my favorites. If you follow Cathy's blog, you know what I mean.
Anyway, Cathy and I share more in common than just quilting, so without any further ado, Christmas pictures for Cathy and everyone else:
I love all things blue and white. Always have, and probably always will. Cathy has recently shared some pictures of her blue and white pottery. I have more china than pottery, but it's in just about every room of the house. Right now most of looks like this (storage)...
...so that I have room to put out this...
I guess I also have a thing for Spode (Blue Italian, Blue Room, Christmas Tree, Trapnell, Billingsley Rose...) -- it's all good!
And, I also love nativity scenes. Cathy and I have this same one by Willow Tree on our pianos. Here are a few others from around the world:
Cathy also posted a picture of a wonderful old spool she found. I have some old spools, too, and usually use them as candle holders. But I love the colorful ribbon that she keeps on hers.
I have some spools that are more similar to Cathy's with the large, flat ends, but they are at the beach cottage right now.
And, of course, we both share a love of arguably one of the most beautiful fabrics ever designed (by Kaffe or anyone else): August Rose.
Thanks, Cathy, for introducing me to blogging, making such gorgeous, inspiring quilts, and giving me something to post about today. I'm back!
With wishes, true and kind for a wonderful holiday season with family and friends -- Joan