I have reblogged this post from Mia Manumit’s site: http://calledtobeawriter.wordpress.com. She is a fellow Texan and I love the analogies in scripture she uses when blogging about her quilting.
Almost eight years ago, I tried my hand at making a quilt for my firstborn grandchild. Although I knew how to sew, I’d never made a quilt before, but I thought I’d give it a shot. I didn’t follow a pattern. I figured I could wing it. After all, how hard could it be?
I just chose coordinating materials, cut out squares allowing for a half-inch seam on all sides, and sewed them together in some semblance of order. I then put a cushiony insulating layer in between the patchwork layer and the fleece layer and trimmed it with ribbon all the way around to finish off the edge. Now, I don’t know if that’s the way you’re supposed to do it or not, but I think it turned out pretty well, don’t you? (see below)
That started a tradition and now I’m working on a quilt for my third…
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