• Finished Quilts in 2010

    Click pictures for full details! Julia's Field of Blessings See Mom, I *Can* Make Snowmen in Texas! All Shook Up Pansies & Primroses Vintage Spring Vintage Baby A Bad Copy
  • Finished Quilts in 2009

    Click pictures for full details! Sunshine & Swimming Pools Loving Hands Boy Woogies Carina's Quilt Front Charity Quilt 1 Charity Quilt 2
  • Finished Quilts: Previous Years

    My sister's quilt Elena's Signature Quilt Cosmic Spiral Simona's Flower Garden ...And Everything Nice The Wool Quilt The Original Woogie
  • Finished Craft Projects

    Traveling Car Playmat Brown Bear Matching Cards
  • Finished Girls’ Dresses & Costumes

  • Quilt To Do List

    *Julia's "Baby" Quilt
    *Bethlehem Quilt
    *Kaffe Fassett String Quilt
    *Star Happy Batik Quilt
    *Red & Tan Single Wedding Ring Quilt (blocks made)
    *Batik Charm Square Quilt
    *Lingerie Quilt
    *Purple & Gold Mystery Quilt (just needs quilting!)
    *Eagle paper-pieced Quilt (@ half pieced)
  • Other Craft Project To Do List

    *Alphabet Matching Card Game
    *Apple/Pear Dress for Elena
    *Pillow Case Dress for Julia
    *Knit Dress for Elena (need to do post!)
    *Knit Shorts for Me
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Sneak Peak

A friend’s husband is battling colon cancer right now.  Several others have offered meals or lawn service or whatnot.  Um, I’m a bad cook, and I don’t even like doing my own lawn!  After just finishing my sister’s quilt, and knowing how much it meant to her and to everybody who signed a hand, I knew exactly what to offer the friend: their very own hand quilt!

I only just received all the hands this week and they are sewn onto their squares, but I’m not much further.  My due date for finishing the quilt is his surgery date at the end of May, so in the meantime I thought the family & friends who signed hands needed a sneak preview of all the hands!  The friend can’t put the sneak preview on her own blog because it is still a secret to her husband, but she said she could definitely point everyone in this direction.

So, WELCOME to Jon & MC’s family & friends!  This quilt is blue and brown, and the exact same size as my sister’s down below if you want to get an idea of the finished product.

OH, and before the showing of the hands, I thought you all should know that dear MC, who bugged you all about getting them to me ASAP, was the last to hand in her hand!

Without further adieu, here’s your hands in no particular order (minus MC’s).  Click on each hand to get it to show large enough for you to hopefully read (and apologies if I messed up any names):

7 Responses

  1. I am absolutely bowled over by your creativeness and your thoughtfulness! What a blessing you are for Jon & MC, and all of us to whom you’ve given the opportunity to express our love for them in this beautiful way. Hope I get to meet you but until then…many, many thanks and blessings on you & yours.

  2. Thanks so much for giving all of us the opportunity to shower our love on Jon. What a great idea. I’m looking forward to seeing the finished product 🙂

  3. WOW! This is great! Thank you so much for doing this for my brother 🙂

  4. Everything looks wonderful so far! Thank you for doing this for Jon and MC. What a wonderful idea!!

  5. It looks awesome! Thanks for doing this for my brother, and for all of us. It means the world to us!

  6. thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you.
    you are awesome – and so talented!!!

  7. […] first talked about this quilt here.   It is finally finished, and I delivered it to the surprised recipient today.  He is […]

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