• 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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Many Hands, One Charity Quilt

One of my Mom’s customers brought her an old quilt top recently.  I believe the customer said she had made it long ago and put it away with no plans.  It was unearthed and was found to be a bit stained and no longer anything she wanted, but she thought it should be finished, and so she brought it to my Mom.

They both worked – successfully! – to get all of the stains out, and then my Mom quilted it up.  The customer really didn’t want it back, so my Mom next handed it to me to bind and I have since given it to my mother-in-law, who has given it to a shelter for recent immigrants that she often supports.  My mother-in-law was thrilled, and the rest of us were happy.

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It is a nice twin-sized quilt, and I’m sure the shelter is putting it to good use.

It’s a good reminder for all of us that someone will love and appreciate those no-longer-loved half-finished quilts we have sitting about, so it is always a good thing to finish them up.

Yay for quilts on beds!  (Sorry – no better picture!  I only thought to snap this one picture the morning I handed it to my mother-in-law.)

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