Finding time to quilt lately with all my other responsibilities has been difficult. Quilting is relaxing after a long day. The joy of designing a unique baby quilt, one that has new and different pattern and color design gives me a fresh new feeling after a long day. Here are my latest two baby quilts made of …
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You have a special baby shower and you need just the right gift. A gift certificate is always needed which allows the new mom to purchase diapers, wipes, and other necessities but that is not the special shower gift you have in mind. A gift card is not personal or extra special. Though the wipes …
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 …
“Once Upon A Time…” I have told those tales and read those wonderful and colorful stories, as a Mom, to my own children hundreds of times when they were youngsters. Today, I finished a handmade quilt by the same name. I captured those special memories of reading to my children, in years past, in this special handmade quilt I called, “Once Upon A Time…”
“When life throws you scraps, make a quilt.” Well my stash is full of scraps. I have spent the better part of yesterday trying to clean up the not one drawers, but the many locations where those scraps are kept. I tell myself to keep them you might just need that piece for something. Drawers and boxes later, those lonely lavenders, bored blues, and sulking silvers and shades of every other hue imaginable are waiting their turn to be a patch in one of my handmade baby quilts.
A new baby on the way, an anxious mother is in labor; the nervous father sits and waits for news on his long-awaited child. This is a familiar tale told each day in hundreds of hospitals around the world by millions of families and their respective doctors.
Quilts tell also many stories. Only this one will tell a different tale. This story has a new baby on the way and a mother giving birth, though there is no father with her by her side.
“Friendships are sewn… one stitch at a time…”
Quilting may not be one of those “team activities” where you have dozens of ladies sit around all the time and join you in your sewing room. Now don’t get me wrong, you will always plenty of friends to keep you company while making that baby crib quilt. Surround yourself with some of my favorite quilting friends. Let me introduce you to some of them.