Lefty & Fifty-six

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Sunday, January 1, 2012

The Egg Money Quilt

after three years, I finished my first "quilt of the month" quilt.

I took this 8 month class down at the local Cotton Shop
here in Provo, Ut.

I had only made a Christmas wall sized
quilt before taking on this project.
(this was before I started working full time)

Quilting is not for the impatient person.
Quite frankly, I never thought I would have
patience to do this art form.

First, you have to love fabric
Second, you have to love sewing
Third, you have to be a good mathematician
Fourth, you have to have good design
I have learned and matured into all four.

Below is an "EGG MONEY" Quilt-
A 1930's Vintage Sampler

If you want the pattern and the
origin of egg money quilts click here.
Here are a few of my favorite blocks.

The quilting was done on a machine by my cousin
Joanna, she quilts for a living.
Here is her blog.

I was very interested in quilting in my twenties but,
I had to wait until my daughters were
raised before I could start this hobby.

On to the next one and the next one...

1 comment:

joelswenson said...

NICE WORK. EMPHASIS... nice. The quilt looks sweet on our bed. Too bad the cat will think it's his very own domain. And he matches the quilt.

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I am a Lefty. I was born in the Fifties. I am a multi-faceted non-reproductive woman. Mother of four daughters. Married to the "swede" Three handsome/beautiful grandchildren! Love: Family, Christianity, Friends, Home, Garden, Cooking, Pets, Pop up Books, Humanitarian Service,the Great Outdoors,Life and a whole lot more. Yikes I turned Fifty-four this year..... 1958-2012.. Do the math!

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