pieced together… how a quilt and a government hold steady

Last year I had the privilege of completing a quilt that began its life over 70 years ago.  Maybe even 80 years. In the mid 1940s, while visiting the woman who would become her mother-in-law, my mom was given several unfinished quilt tops.  Mom thinks it was Grandma Vera's way of bribing her to marry …

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Created To Give

A new thing created ... finished with care .... nothing feels better to me. Last week I spent time with a group of women who are movers and shakers in the quilt world.  Their mission field is the sewing machine and they meet every Tuesday for most of the year.  They create beauty and warmth, sending tangible hugs far, far away. …

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