Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

My apologies for not including the information regarding my new hoop.  It is made in Canada by Quilters Woodwork in St. Mary’s, Ontario.  I purchased mine at a local quilt shop in Cookstown, Ontario called Country Concessions.

When I can get my hoop away from the cat, I love to sit and hand quilt in the evening.  Here is my Grandmother’s Flower Garden, which I am currently working on.  I am already thinking about my next hand-quilting project.  I don’t like too much time to slip by between projects, because the callouses on my fingers soften and then I have to go through the whole process again!

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Maybe I will take the time to put the rest of my Grandmother’s Choice blocks together so that I have something to hand-quilt.  These are the fabrics I am considering for the sashing and borders.  Pretty pink!

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I mentioned in an earlier post that my Civil War Bride Quilt won a ribbon at the local Ploughing Match.  The quilts were judged and awarded ribbons back in May and the ribbon winning quilts were kept until the Ploughing Match, which was held in Essa Township while we were in Barbados.  So, I just recently was re-united with my quilt.  Yippee!  I had no doubt that it would be kept safe and sound, but the fact that I had a more than one dream about my quilt disappearing made me think that maybe it was on my mind more than I realized.  I was pleasantly surprised when I came home from running errands yesterday to find that the my Hubby has taken the time to hang the quilt in the livingroom. What a lovely sight!

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Till next time…

Kerry

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3 thoughts on “Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

  1. Your quilt looks gorgeous hanging there – you have such a good spot for it! I’m always thinking about my next handquilting project too but I think I have more time to think about it than you – you’re so speedy!! Happy Thanksgiving!!

  2. I like this lady’s work…she has a good website. The 3rd picture down is the quilt I was working the quilt block for that I sent pic of last night. I wish I would have done lighter background like hers…but did the same darker as in original pattern. It is called the civil war bride quilt.

    Elizabeth Bradley

    May you always have sand in your shoes and a shell in your pocket!

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