Monkey fabric was my choice for my lastest baby quilt. As I sat and finished the binding, I thought of those monkeys.
Quilters often spend their time in solitude. I mean that they sew and quilt in their own homes or in their sewing rooms, when they are by themselves or alone. This gives the quilter, plenty of time to contemplate or think about quilting. I am sure this has happened more than once to many of you. You pick up that fabric and start to daydream about …
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It may be in the middle of the night or on the way to the grocery store, I can get an idea for my baby quilts sometimes in the most unusual places.
I live in South Florida with a lake in my back yard. It is not uncommon to have the most unusual wild life in and around the water. A beautiful stork flew into the pine tree last week and though he may have flown for miles, chose to stand, as the species always does, on one leg. He or she posed long enough for me to take this photo. How appropriate, a stork came by, as I am looking for ideas for baby quilts!

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 Making a baby quilt is  not only my passion but a very satisfying experience when I have the opportunity to see the baby enjoy the cuddling with, playing on, or just spending quality hugging time with someone who loves them. Little Eloise’s aunt, Maureen,  bought a baby quilt for her fromContinue Reading

“Good friends are like baby quilts, they never lose their warmth.”

Despite the long day at the job that pays the bills, taking time out for my craft group each week is a must. This group of wonderful ladies has been meeting each week with our crafts. There are a variety of talents being showcased from hand quilting to rug making, from crocheting to knitting and even cross stitching to mending. But whatever each chooses to bring with them that evening to keep their hands occupied, the room is always filled with the spirit of friendship and the joy of being out of the house without the kids and husbands for the night!
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