Tuesday, October 20, 2009

My Quiet Place

This is a little place in my living room that I really love!! I enjoy rocking in the rocker and reminiscing. After all when you get my age you have more past than future.  This quilt is one of many that I have made just for this space. The quilt rack is a gift from my husband many years ago. I have two places in my house where I hang quilts and I change them out periodically. Seasonal quilts are my favorites and I love to create them. This is one of my favorites and was really fun to make. It was suppose to be 12 blocks but I only made 9 so it would fit the space. I believe the fabrics are Thimbleberries. Actually I made the vest on the wall. That brought me a quilt show ribbon. I made the silky throw on the rocker and the pillow, so much fun!!

14 comments:

bingo~bonnie said...

oh wow! what a beautiful space... I saw it listed with the photo in my Google Reader and before opening up to the post, I thought this was a photo taken at the recent Quilt Festival in Houston of one of the booths... but this is YOUR LIVING ROOM! ;) LUCKY YOU! :)

thanks for sharing - I hope you will again when you change out the quilt.

Love from Texas! ~bonnie

Anelise said...

Este é um lindo lugar!!
Beijos brasileiros!!

quiltsbylee said...

Jerre, that is an awesome quilt.

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Love your quilt. It is so warm and cozy looking. And your little spot is very inviting. What a wonderful place to sit and reminise.

lisa said...

I have come to realise, there's no "supposed to be" or right or wrong in quilting, just new ways of doing things!

Kim D. said...

Lovely corner with such beautiful quilts. Congrats on the ribbon on your vest.

searchfamilies said...

Love the quilt it really nice well done
Hugs Janice

quiltingnana said...

love your quilt on the wall...I like to change out with seasonal quilts too....

Greg said...

That is a nice area to relax in. If I were to sit there, I don't think I'd get up. Thanks for sharing!

sewmeow said...

You captured your beautiful corner perfectly....great picture of a beautiful area and quilt!

Millie said...

Beautiful quilt and what a lovely corner in your home...so perfect just to relax!

Aurora's Quilting Corner said...

absolutely awesome, wow, i understand now why you say quilting has saved your life a few times!!!
have great day

The Other Barb said...

love this quilt! such a cozy spot! enjoy...

Melinda Cornish said...

this looks like a storefront...so pretty.....

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When my sisters and I were very young all three of us loved to make things. I think that was the way kids entertained themselves in those days. Our mother sat us down with old clothes and needles and thread and we made our dolls clothes.
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