Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Samantha's Quilt

It is done and it is gifted.  After many years of changing directions, starting out with a pattern from an older magazine then having to make changes and adding my own ideas to change the quilt from one size to another to yet another, I have finished my middle daughters quilt and she came by a couple of weekends ago to pick it up.  I could not deliver it myself as planned because my car was in the shop, where it has been a lot in this last year.  I think I am going to have to break down and go car shopping soon.  Car payments, bah humbug.  The quilt fits my daughters king size bed and it was so large that hubs had to wrap the top around a board and hold it as high as possible so I could get a picture.  He is over 6 feet tall and he was on his tippy toes.
The local quit shop, Patchwork Dreams, did the quilting.  I had planned to hand quilt my daughters quilts, I have three, but time has gotten away and it was so large I decided to have it quilted so I could move on.
Ladybug was feeling left out. 

This daughter is the mother of our four grandsons and we are so proud of her.  She was very happy with the quilt and could not wait to get it home.

Blessings from our home in the woods.

16 comments:

GardenofDaisies said...

What an absolutely gorgeous quilt! And lovely daughter too!

Kateri said...

Gosh, it is beautiful!

Thanks for stopping by my blog. We are near Jackson, MI. We have sandy soil as well, but I love it. It is the first time I have gardened in soil that isn't heavy clay and I am amazed at the big difference sand makes. So much easier to grow most vegetables...at least so far (this is only my second year gardening on this property).

Vicki said...

It really is a wonderful quilt and your daughter will love it for years to come. It took me several years to hand quilt a queen so a king size would take, well, forever. Nice job!!

From Beyond My Kitchen Window said...

I have a feeling that this gorgeous quilt will be treasured for generations to come. What an amazing gift.

Anke said...

Beautiful, stunning, gorgeous, an absolute treasure!!!

Bee Lady said...

Hey there. Love your quilt! I mean your daughter's quilt. No wonder she is happy with it. It'll look beautiful on her bed.

I also enjoyed the vacation photos. I'd like to go back there and give that area a try again. It wouldn't be as far for us as the South Carolina area, and they are both beautiful places.

Don't forget to make apple walnut delight from the city farm girls blog!

Cindy Bee

Camille said...

Beautiful quilt, Brenda! I love the butterflies. You must have put a lot of work and love into this quilt. It shows.
Have a good weekend ~

Deborah Jean at Dandelion House said...

Brenda!
your quilt is just beautiful... You did a fabulous job and the quilting is lovely... Your daughter looks thrilled... Nice job with her too :) You should be proud of both acomplishments!
Deb

mrs. c said...

Just got back from a little trip to Virginia, it was lovely and I will be posting photos soon. Your quilts are so lovely!! I think you are so talented to incorporate your own ideas into your work. I know you are getting ready for the holidays, are all the kids, grandkids coming to your house? Hope all is well with your hubs, Ladybug, and yourself!

Karen said...

Your quilt is beautiful. Definitely worth all the time and effort. A wonderful gift!

Holly said...

Oh, that turned out so nicely!!! What a special gift for your daughter. Now she can feel your love around her all the time!!!

Kelli said...

That quilt is amazing! Found you via the FNSI link. What a wonderful gift for your daughter. So special! Gonna follow your blog. Nice to *meet* you. :o)
xo
Kelli

Barb said...

What a lovely quilt...great job!!

Mary Ann said...

Thank you so much for visiting my blog. You asked about the homemade laundry soap. Yes, I would say you can use it for the front load washer. It does not make very many bubbles at all. I really like the soap and will continue to make it.

I love your blog. You are very creative!!!

Faith said...

Hi Brenda, thank you ever so for stopping at my place and paying me a visit...hopein you'll come back again sometime. Beautiful quilts...what a gift...

Mama Spark said...

Awesome job!! I can see why she wanted to get it home!!