Goodness Gracious!! It’s the Letter G!

Living in the “Grand Canyon State”, I tried to find photos on a “Grand” scale.  Driving around town, there were no “Grand Openings”, the schools are closed, so no “Grandstand” shots, and I don’t drive a Jeep “Grand Cherokee”.  But I was able to score a “Grand Slam!…(Oh, that one hurt!)

This picture is a little old but I did take it at the Grand Canyon.Image

Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt that I English pieced and hand quilted.Image

Grandmother’s Fan wall hanging.Image

Granny Square pillows made by my Grandma Hoddy.Image

And a recent trip to Prescott, AZ for a “Grand” mountain bike ride through the Granite Dells.ImageI’m Glad the G is over!  Happy Hunting for H’s!!

See ya!


About psobrien

Hi, my name is Sandy and I am a retired professional quilter turned fiber artist with my main interest in spinning wool , using natural plants to dye fiber to be used in tapestry weaving. I grew up on a dairy farm in Kentucky, travelled around the world and now make my home in Southeastern Arizona with my husband, Pat and Duffy, our Westiepoo.
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7 Responses to Goodness Gracious!! It’s the Letter G!

  1. Cheryl says:

    Great job! Your photos of the Grand Canyon and Granite Dells are awesome! You mountain bike? Me too! So fun! Your quilts are wonderful! I’ve never seen a monochromatic flower garden quilt. I love it! The fan one is spectacular. And, granny squares…perfect! Have fun with “H”! 🙂

    • yellowswing says:

      This whole alphabet Photo Challenge Benita started is great!! The brown Grandmother’s Flower Garden quilt was one of my first quilts. I couldn’t afford new fabric, so I used some leftover drapery fabric.

      My mountain bikes rides are very easy, if a car can drive down a dirt road, then it’s perfect for me. I’ve taken some bad spills on the more technical trails and it takes too long for me to recover. So I ride easy and enjoy the view. Sandy

  2. ordinarybutinteresting says:

    Oh my gosh —- that picture of the Grand Canyon is breathtaking!!! I love seeing that the creative genes are passing down from generation to generation 🙂
    Keep up the great work – can’t wait to see your H’s!

    • yellowswing says:

      It is one of my favorites of the Grand Canyon. I hope to pass on my passion for fiber art to my nieces. Thanks for you kind comments! I really enjoy reading your posts!

      Sandy “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom.” Lao Tzu – Tao te Ching Translation by Stephen Mitchell

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  4. Roxie Matthews says:

    What wonderful photos – and what awesome quilts! I got to the Sisters Oregon quilt show for the first time last weekend, and am blown away at the artistry and creativity of quilters.

    I made my living as a weaver for 12 years, so if you have any questions, just ask. Roxie Use weaving as the subject, so I’ll know you aren’t spam. 😉

  5. Cindy in FL says:

    You have some treasures for the quilts-nice work! I love your scenic photo shots!

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