Sunday, August 26, 2018

Monday Making

It is SO, SO nice to see the quilts I've given being used.
Ooooh! So nice.
Nothing, I think, makes a quilter happier
than when she knows her quilts are USED and loved.

The first was a wedding quilt for my older girl.
It's a Jacob's coat pattern that is ALL hand appliqued.
yes. It took me a long time to make it queen siZed!

The second is a wedding quilt for my second girl.
I pieced hexagons and then appliqued the edges onto a white border.
I really like the look of it on their bed and am happy BOTH quilts
are being used.

I just finished this sweet little vest.
I loved adding the extra color to finish it UP
The ball of variegated yarn I had wasn't quite enough.
I think I'd like to begin another this week
JUST using my yarn stash and creating
a lot of stripes of color!!!

I think quilters knit like quilters.
what are YOU making this week???


  1. Your quilts are lovely, and loved! That's indeed a great gift for the quilter

  2. Both of those quilts are so beautiful, and they look happy. I think the quilts like being used, too. :-)

  3. Beautiful quilts! I agree, it's so nice to see your quilts in use and being loved. The SIT refers to her quilts as hugs from home, which is nice. The vest turned out beautifully. Happy stitching and knitting this week.

  4. I made that first quilt you show too - all by hand - love that pattern but was a challenge for sure - it is such a great feeling to see quilts we make by hand I so agree with you on that

  5. Both quilts are lovely--and I agree, quilts are made to be used--nice works hugs, Julierose

  6. I love your quilts. And I love when they are used and appreciated.

  7. I couldn't agree more! I don't want anyone to be scared of using a quilt. That's one of the reasons why I always wash my quilts!

  8. So sweet!!! AND they are gorgeous quilts - they deserve to be shown off!

  9. I agree with both of your statements. I am so happy when my quilts are being used and whether knitting or quilting....scraps make lovely stuff.

  10. There is nothing better than seeing the quilts used and loved.

  11. Your quilts are amazing! I agree. It is lovely to see that the quilts we have made are used. The knitted west very cute. :-)

  12. I also love to see my quilts being used and loved. Yours are so pretty and tender....hand sewing is such a gift of love. Thank you for sharing and hosting!


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