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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day from the Baby Quilt Lady! With Mother’s Day just a few days away, the thoughts of moms and even grandmothers are on everyone’s minds. I am a mother of 4 wonderful children, who has also been blessed with 3 beautiful grandchildren.     Life with my own children has had its ups and downs …

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Mother’s Day

Mother's Day

With Mother’s Day just a few days away, the thoughts of moms and even grandmothers are on everyone’s minds. I am a Mother of 4 wonderful children, who has been blessed with 3 beautiful grandchildren.   Mother’s Day is time stop and reflect.    Life with my own children has had its ups and downs but my …

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Grandma’s Advice on Learn to Quilt

Grandma’s Advice on Learn to Quilt A wide-eyed 8 year-old stands by the quilt frame watching her Grandma and friends ply the needle over the quilt blocks.  How I remember just waiting for the opportunity to try a few stitches.  The joy of threading needles for Grandma as she chatted and sewed with her friends …

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Quilting is a Passion

Quilting is a Passion As I just sat watching the Olympics from Sochi, Russia, I was reminded of the passion in the eyes of the players, the coaches, and the fans.  The love of their sport goes far beyond the point in the goal or the trip down that mountain .  As a “soccer Mom” …

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Happy Birthday, Abby!

The sonogram has confirmed that the baby is going to be a girl! It seemed like yesterday, but actually yesterday was my granddaughter’s 1st birthday. A year ago this Grandma started to pull out the fabrics choices and designed a baby quilt.  Actually, Grandma made two for Abby. With extra fabric, burp cloths in the …

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Baby Quilts – Not For Cuddles

handmade baby quilts

Did you ever see a baby start to learn to try to roll over? Of course this proud Grandmother watched her new grandson perform this feat for the first time, yesterday, over the Internet using the Skype. How magnificent to have the technologies to be able to capture those first moments that would otherwise have gone unseen due to the miles that come between grandmother and grandson. Yet today, this proud grandmother is not only able to witness the first but be able to record this significant event to be enjoyed over again, over and over.

The Baby is Coming

Baby Crib

The Baby is Coming!    I’m 59 and this Grandmother is excited to see her Grandson this weekend.  He’s 4 months old and I’ve not held him in my arm since he was born.  Whether is has been months, weeks or justs hours ago, every Grandmother excited awakes the arrival of her grandchild. In preparation for our …

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Birthday For This Grandmother

Happy Birthday Grandma

WOW! Another birthday for this Grandmother has snuck up so quickly.
If you are old enough to be a Grandmother, birthdays tend to show up all too quickly. But as I was reminded, the alternatives to birthdays are worse!


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