I Was Bitten by the Quilt Bug

We went to Phoenix, AZ for vacation for 17 days. I visited a quilter friend. One day we looked through old quilt magazines together. Another time she shared several old quilts made by her mother and grandmother, and  some quilts she had made.  I ohhhed and ahhhed and got bit.

One quilt a sixteen patch block set with a snowball block got my attention.  I could see it made up with the 30’s fabrics waiting in the stash shed.   I bought the fabric for the snowball block.  For great niece, Jaden

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A quilt in the window of quilt shop, Fabric Garden,  called to me. I had plenty of 30’s in the box. I bought setting corner and binding fabric. For great niece, Anya.

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And then, my compulsive/obsessive gene kicked in and somehow fabric came home; Atkinson’s Yellow Brick Road, a quilt designed to use fat quarters  (a 18X21″ piece of fabric) is the designated pattern.  For great nephew,  Jacoby.

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At the first of the year I had 5 quilts on my ‘hope’ to do list for 2014, One of these quilts wasn’t on the list . . . then.

Right now not a whole lot of knitting is getting down, hhhhmmmmm.

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  1. a home made quilt is a thing of joy. My friends Mum made one for my son and we will never part with it. 🙂

  2. I never learned to quilt, I wish my mother would of taught me anything.
    I did how ever teach myself to crochet,and knit 🙂

    • I love to knit – always have several projects going on at one time


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