Friday, November 14, 2014

The Grieving Quilt

Did you know that quilting is grieving therapy? It is and it has kept me focused on making a Oh My Gosh Quilt. I used inch and a half strips instead of the original inch strips. I'm loving it and its using lots of fabrics.


How do you like my design wall? It is a outside table cloth with a hem sewn. Presto design wall. The backside of the table cloth is flannel.


And I've been stitching along on ole Benjamin Biggs blocks. Just for fun I added pink flowers, a nice surprise.



My sewing machine is calling me...

Frog Quilter

6 comments:

  1. Hang in there, at least you have quilting. Hugs

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  2. Yes! When I was helping my parents this summer with serious medical issues, quilting kept me sane and out of depression. I am glad it is there for you, Liz. Your Omigosh! is incredible. You know I love it!
    Ah, the pink flowers on your BB block is a fresh look! : )
    Still praying for you!

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  3. I'm so glad you have quilting to help you through this terribly difficult time. Your quilt is looking beautiful.

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  4. I'm so sorry about your son and prayers for comfort and peace for you. I had the total opposite effect..when my husband passed away just over two years ago, I wanted nothing to do with quilting. I've just recently started doing much of anything but my heart's still really not in it!!

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  5. The quilt is looking lovely. I will continue to pray for a healing, comforting spirit to surround you.

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  6. The last few days I have been sewing with friends at our local LQS. One friend brought back Omigosh from Houston, a test block was made at the original size. Then I made one of the nine patches and one of the four patch inside a square using 1 1/2" strips. It convinced a few of them to join in the fun.
    I'm sorry to hear about your son, I will keep you in my thoughts.
    Helen

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