Putting All The Pieces Together

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.

Called to be a Writer

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)

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That started a tradition and now I’m working on a quilt for my third…

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2 Comments

  1. Totally impressed! I’ve always wanted to try doing that. Like you, I’ve sewing skills, but no quilting skills. Your quilt turned out beautiful and sure to be an heirloom 😊

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