Friday, December 12, 2008

Thanks So Much and Christmas Past

Thanks so much for all of your best wishes, comments, and internet links.


The Quilt in my header was one that my kindred group "Friends in Stitches" made and donated to "The Quilt". Our group is so proud of it. It was chosen as one of the quilts that they used in there print advertising, (in the Creative Needlework Catelogue) and eventually sold at there auction for $850.oo We adapted a pattern from Quilters Newsletter and actually made it as a Quilt as you Go pattern. We all donated our Batiks and worked together on it.


As for Shadow's Quilts, I made four Crazy Quilt Squares, around photo's of her from my collection of Black and White fabric (many of them Dog themed) I then used my sewing machine to cover all of the seams with fancy stitches; then sashed and bordered it with the black white and red. Sometimes I think it is a little over the top. It is on the top of my list to quilt it for the New Year so that it can hang with the quilt I have of our last furry friend.


I have several small projects in the works. None that I can photograph and post as they are Christmas presents.


Christmas Past

I found this picture the other day on the Internet of a medical trolley and supplies. It is identical to one I received for Christmas when I was about 5yrs. I clearly remember my grandfather allowing me to remove his appendix with my new instruments.


Here is a photo of the trolley and my brother and I Christmas 1960, yes that makes me 53.




1 comment:

karenfae said...

thank you for telling us about the quilt in your header, it is just so pretty and bright & cheerful. I think I might eventually make one something like it - using the same concept but some blocks of my choosing.
Karen
http://karensquilting.com/blog/