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LindaSchiffer
Columbia, Maryland
Jill of many skills from Eastern KY via TX and WI; owner of Seminole Sampler quilt shop (now closed).
Interests: quilt making (especially art quilts), making altered books, science fiction (lifelong reader; movies and tv), gaming (as in role playing, etc), human prehistory and other archaeology
Recent Activity
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On Friday, my friends Barbara B., Patty S. and I set out to do our first Row By Row daytrip for this year. You can click on that link to get more details of the whole - suffice it for... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Fiber and Pulp
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Today was hot and humid. I had a dentist appointment for routine teeth cleaning early in the afternoon. It was damp, damp and hot, hot when I left my house. Given that my PT Cruiser has no a/c, the drive... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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I sat down on Thursday evening to sew a block for this month's Quilt In A Box swap. The fabrics belong to Rose D. and are fun colors - the focus print is a rainbow-colored butterfly print and the background... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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I'm going to start with Tuesday (today's) adventure as it is very fresh in my mind. It is hot, hot, hot here in Maryland - we've been having very pleasant days in the 80's until Saturday. The temperature shot up... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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One of the reasons I came back from my trip to the midwest at this time was to attend the memorial luncheon for my friend Genie Corbin who died while I was away. I've known Genie for many years and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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On Tuesday while I was in Madison, I had a day to explore on my own. Eva and Alan were both at work and O was in day care. I had to go out to the east side of Madison... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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I have been here in Madison since Wednesday (the 31st?). The weather has been wonderful - 70's and 80's, gentle breezes and sunshine. My daughter's house has wonderful planting beds around it along sith a number of large trees -... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Stephanie decided to travel with me from Cincy to Kansas. She wanted to see her mom (my sister, Dodi) and visit other sibs and friends from school. We stopped for the night in Wentzville (?) Missouri. Had dinner at an... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Today I did a bit of 'touristing' in Cincinnatti. I am here visiting my niece Stephanie and her husband. Yesterday I stopped to see family in Ohio and then my brother in the nursing home. Stephie and her husband both... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Friday was a day filled with me-time. In the morning I dropped by Springwater Designs to pick up an equilateral triangle Go die that I want to use to cut up my Tabby Road fabrics. I've been considering some kind... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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See the color on that card? I painted that - it is not a printed sheet. :) Yesterday (Wednesday), my friend Patty and I drove out to Sykesville (maybe 45 minutes away?) to Photoscraps to attend a watercoloring-on-cards class. Photoscraps... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Sunday afternoon was the monthly get together of the Sew&Tell group. I've been part of this friendship circle for several years now and I always enjoy our meetings. I took my new Featherweight, Blue, along so I could sew on... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Yesterday and today have been different views on taking chances. Yesterday (Friday) evening I went with my friends Patty and Barbara to Quilt Bingo. This particular one was held by Everybodys Quilt Guild in Westminster, MD. This was my first... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
LindaSchiffer is now following Ellen Robinson
May 5, 2017
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First, Happy May 4th! :) I am a Star Wars fan right back to the premiere of the first movie, low these many years ago. :) Today has been a surprising day so far, in a VERY good way. I... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Today was very pretty - sunny, breezy and mid 70's temperatures. I had my annual cardiology appointment in the early afternoon. I am quite fond of my doctor - Lili Barouch - and always enjoy my visit with her. This... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Here is an array of all the Sweetpea Pods that were sewn on Saturday night at the MidAtlantic Mod retreat. Mine are quietly in the upper right area. :) That's a lotta cute in my book! Sunday was a busy/quiet... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Here is the Lines progressive quilt in the late afternoon of Saturday. Here is the Quadrants progressive project at about the same time. On Friday, I took two classes. First was Improv Trees by Jill ? The border squares as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Janet picked me up around 10:15 a.m. this morning and we were on our way. It was cloudy and had been raining at home. As we drive north, the clouds cleared away and the sun was out by the time... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Today was kind of wild and more than a little crazy. Shivers. I woke up fairly early for me - which was a surprise since my iPhone had run out of charge and my alarm did not go off. Shrug.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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This is the 965th post I have made to this blog! I rarely actually look at my 'statistics' as I keep this blog for my own records (and to let friends and family know what I'm up to:) ... I've... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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I have no idea where this tulip came from (well, a bulb, obviously, but who planted it?:). It just appeared in my yard - I thought the squirrels had eaten all the tulips I planted. I'm happy to see it,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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Bonnie Hunter has been creating daily visual 'lessons' or maybe 'good words' this year; the one above spoke to me especially as it has always been my mantra for dealing with children. :) This has been a busy week, household-wise.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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As you can see, spring flowers are blooming all around us here in Maryland. One of the things I _like_ about living here is the protracted and heavily flowered spring. :) I did not get photos of the redbud and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp
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I went out on Wednesday and when I got home from my errand, one of these little critters was standing square in the middle of my front walk, staring at me. For those of you who do not live in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Fiber and Pulp