Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Quilter's pleasure

I love this quilt. The colors delight me. I'm happy with the pattern.

I started it in England, 13 years ago. The fabrics are odds and ends from British fabric stores. The back is a faded sheet I bought with old curtains on Hand quilting makes it uniquely mine.

Now it's rolled up in our cabin, waiting for me to finish its checkered border. I may have to retrieve it this summer.

The tools of the trade are simple but effective: needle, thread, thimble, hoop, and scissor.

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