Friday, October 21, 2016

Friday finish - quilts and cookies

I don't use this color combo very often....
but I DO like these reproduction fabrics...don't you??
You may notice they're not ALL reproductions.
I had to sneak some other stuff in there too!

My 2 1/2" drawer is FULL
and I needed to fill a few gaps.


This adds to my collection of table mats
for a spring retreat auction.
My goal is 12.
I am halfway there!!!

I am LOVING these little quilts!!

The weather is warm here...
but I also did some baking.

Don't you LOVE handwritten recipes???
They are so full of memories and LOVE.

This one was given to me a few years ago by 
my friend's young daughter.
It's a sweet memory of time together!!!

I hope pinterest and all the online recipe collections
never replace these handwritten GEMS!!!


  1. I love all of my hand written recipes too - even with their stains. There are such great memories.

    The colors of your quilt are MY colors.

  2. Oh, Beth, those are gorgeous colors to me, but then, I'm a Civil War schlobbo! People will love these table mats. And I love the recipe memories, too.

  3. Love your table mat (I seem to collect a lot of browns) and might borrow your block idea. I have my gr.grans, grans, gr. aunt, and god mother's old recipe books with lots of little 'note' recipes mixed in them - just love them to death.

  4. The table mat is adorable. The hand written recipe makes me smile. It is something to treasure.

  5. Love those warm browns in your table mat. Now I want snicker doodles! My Guy's are very, very good.

  6. Do you have a pattern for the table mat? I have a lot of reproduction fabrics I've collected. This seems o be the perfect pattern to use it up. Dorothy.

    1. Sorry there is no pattern for this table mat. I used forty one 2 1/2" squares, Sixteen 2 1/2 x 4 1/2" flying geese units (with cream triangles) and there are four 2 1/2"x 4 1/2" cream rectangles. You could use my photo for the arrangement. Happy sewing!!

  7. That is very cute - I like the contrast of the light and darks

  8. I one hundred percent agree with you about the handwritten recipes! I use to be an avid scrapbooker before I started quilting...thus incorporated many family recipes...handwritten into my scrapbooks. Sooo glad I did!


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