Monday, January 21, 2013
I am so pleased to have a completed quilt top to show you today. I finished my "Hill Farm" quilt top yesterday after a full afternoon and evening of sewing. I cannot tell you how much I love this quilt. The colors of Hill Farm give an instant vintage feel. This pattern does not have a border which was common in vintage quilts. The quilt is twin size, five blocks across and six down. The blocks are 14". I have the quilt folded over in the picture. The pattern is Carousel from the book "Simply Fat Quarters" by It's Sew Emma and can be found here. I'll be dropping this one at my longarm quilter friend, Mary's, so she can work her magic. The binding is strips from all the Hill Farm fabric which I can't wait to sew on!
We are having our first big winter snow. I snapped this picture a few minutes ago from my back porch. I think my neighbors evergreens are so beautiful covered in snow. Taylor is on his way back from the Dominican Republic today. I'm not sure when I get to see him, but I'll be happy when his feet are firmly planted in Michigan. He got sick last week and I've not had any recent updates but I'm thinking no news is good news. Tomorrow he begins his last semester as a college senior. Maddie has finals this week and then begins her last semester as a high school senior. We received an offer on our house on Saturday, my birthday. It was not a good offer and we are waiting to hear the response to our counter offer. I'm thanking the Lord today for a peaceful and trusting heart. Blessings!