Thursday, June 9, 2011

A wedding gift!


My old neighbor's daughter is getting married this weekend. She was in fifth grade when we moved into our home back in Seattle. It seems like yesterday when all the kids were in the woods making forts and digging wells. Rolling each other on computer chairs on the street and playing flashlight tags.
Chandra Barton was the oldest one of the five kids between the two families that played all summer long. 
I made her a quilt for her wedding. Hope it keeps the newly weds cozy in the Northwest as they begin their life's' journey as a couple. 




I am glad that the hand quilting is done for my cranberry sauce quilt. I am ready to do some machine work... it is way too hot out here in the northeast. Binding and sleeve this weekend and it will be really done!
 

23 comments:

  1. Your wedding gift will be treasured for a lifetime, it's beautiful!! Your Cranberry Sauce, love that name, is so amazing!!

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  2. i'm sure the lucky couple will cherish that wedding gift, and pass it along to their children what a lovely gift. your cranberry sauce quilt is beautiful i love hand quilting.

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  3. Both quilts are wonderful ... I particularly love Cranberry Sauce!!

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  4. Cranberry Sauce - I like it. Your story about kids rolling in the street with their computer chairs, it's so NOW. When I was a kid life was so different. That is a lovely wedding quilt, too.

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  5. What a beautiful quilt! Contemporary and soft at the same time. And your Cranberry Sauce is looking wonderful too. How nice to "see" you again!

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  6. It's a gorgeous wedding gift for the young couple, one which'll be treasured for the warmth and love you poured into it. Your Cranberry sauce quilt looks very delicious and fabulous! Your hand quilting makes it even more beautiful!
    Hope you are keeping cool as the temps. are rising :)

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  7. Hw nice of you to make such a wonderful gift for them. I am so glad I got to see it in person!
    Love Cranberry Sauce, what a paerfect name.

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  8. What a lucky couple! The wedding quilt is beautiful. And your Cranberry Sauce quilt is amazing!

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  9. A very generous wedding gift!
    Your Cranberry Sauce is amazing, just glowing... love how you have framed it.

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  10. The quilt is beautiful. What a wonderful wedding gift, from the heart too.
    oh my Cranberry Sauce is just amazing I tell you just amazing
    I can't wait to see it in person.
    soon
    Kathie

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  11. amazing how different the quilt looks under different lighting. almost thought you had made two!

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  12. How lovely the wedding quilt is! Loved hearing your stories from their childhood - nice to think of those happy memories, and now they will be making new memories with their beautiful new quilt. Memories to tell their chilcren about - so special.

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  13. Sujata, what wonderful memories. I know that this quilt will be cherished forever. What more can be said about Cranberry Sauce. It is is to beautiful for words. You are such a talent, my dear friend.

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  14. I don't think you can give anything nicer than a quilt for a wedding gift. The Cranberry Sauce quilt is stunning. It's hard to hand quilt in the summer. It's winter here and I am trying to do as much of it as possible now.

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  15. What a wonderful wedding gift that will be treasured for years!!

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  16. I love the wedding quilt and know they will love it too! Your cranberry sauce quilt is to die for... Can't wait to see it completed!

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  17. A lovely, lovely wedding quilt. A true gift from your heart! I hope you sew in a rolling chair and by flashlight too ;) OH,the fun of our children's games and friendships..they are priceless!!!

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  18. What a lovely and generous gift! I am sure it will be treasured for many, many years!

    (They all grow up so quickly... thank goodness for happy memories!)

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  19. Such beautiful work! I LOVE the cranberry quilt especially.
    It's raining again today...I asked my husband this morning what the weather was going to be..he said warm and rainy...I asked how warm and he said 63. 63 degrees is warm?? Only in the Northwest! :D

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  20. You have a wonderful gift of making quilts that have light and sparkle to them and these are two more beautiful examples of this!

    Doesn't time fly? This week I realised that it was 40 years since I met one of my friends for the first time...and I don't even feel 40!

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  21. Wow! Lovely quilt... Am sure they are going to love this...!! Love your designs and the choice of colors...so creative and talented !

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  22. Well, Both quilts are wonderful. The colour selection is perfect as well as the arrangement is magnificent. I also do the same work with black and white colour.
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