Praise !


The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear?The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
When the wicked came against me to eat up my flesh, my enemies and foes, they stumbled and fell. Though an army encamp against me, my heart shall not fear....Psalm 27 1-3
Psalm 31: 7, 8
I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy; for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities;
And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy; thou hast set my feet in a large room.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

A tribute to my grandson, T.J.

He was so cute the other day........he was playing with his transformer, and going down a whole checklist (I just know he'd heard his daddy or someone doing this before)......

bags packed.......check
wings out........check
motor powered up......check  (I'm sure this is not what he actually said, but you get the picture).

So, here goes.......

fabrics chosen.......check
design determined.......check
pieces cut.......check
layout pieced......check
top basted........check !

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh............I could not figure out how or where I was going to baste this booger, measuring 53 x 65.  It was too cool to baste outside in the windy yard today, and I called both the church and the senior center but could get no live person to answer at either place   I even moved things around in my sewing room to no avail........just not enough room. 

Hubby wanted me to measure and see if I could use the living room, even though I'd be in the way of his football game.  I told him that there was no way, but we persevered, and by putting one of the frame's legs at each end of the back of the couch, I was able to baste all around 3 sides while standing, and then scoot my rear along the back of the couch, sitting, while I basted the fourth side.  It was funny, but it worked !  Lousy photo because these old trailers have no overhead lighting.)
But.........quilters will prevail, praise the LORD !
I wanted a rectangle/square sequence, simple blue and white quilt, like the above photo, but it was going to take a gazillion of these boogers, and I figured out that if I added the big center square, I could go with about half as many. 
So here's the actual block........(and, no, it isn't a swastika, and I don't even want to go there.....I saw something like that get out of hand on another blog, and it's uncalled for.  That's why I'm glad the design of the finished quilt isn't real clear.)

the finished quilt is nice-looking to me......I'll show you a better photo once it's quilted, LORD willing........I mean, it's a bright, clean-looking and happy quilt.  I found a nice blue plaid to go on the back of it, very men's-shirting-looking, that measured 60 inches wide, so I didn't have to piece anything.

1 comment:

  1. Keep to the goal, sofa or no!
    Fun picture, Dolly.


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