Started 2008 and finished 2014…
Sometimes it takes a long time to have a finish…
but for some reason I think this quilt was meant to be finished
this year and for a special purpose
 
You see this quilt is now not in my belongings …
it now has a new owner…
 
A friend that have come to mean a great deal to me…
we have shared so much in these years we have learnt to know each other…
and to finally meet her now when going to Birmingham…
that was a special moment…and to have a quilt with me…that filled me with joy!
And of course I am talking about Shirley
 
And after having met her…
I know we will share lots more these coming years…
So nice to have good friends both near and far
and knowing distance isn’t all…and with Shirley …
she’s just an email away!! :)
 
Pattern designer of this Quilt is Rosalie Quinlan
And it was such a joy to applique
And it sure was quicker to get together than I thought…
and what was fun …
is that I discovered how much I really enjoy the hand sewing part…
I thought it was lost forever…
not being able to do this again with my aching fingers and all that have bothered me…
I still can do it…and that fills me with so much JOY!!
 
Think this quilt have given both of us joy…
my newly discoveries and for Shirley the fruit of it!!
 
Thankyou Shirley for becoming my friend …
for all the emails and all the support during my recovery …
it means the world to me…
And sure have given me the Joy of life back!!
 
 
 
 
 

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11 Thoughts on “Joy of Life Quilt…

  1. What a wonderful gift :) …Shirley is a very lucky friend indeed :) this quilt looks absolutely BEAUTIFUL.

  2. There you go. I am crying again now. You gave me the most wonderful gift. I am proud and happy to be your friend and here is definitely looking towards a greater future. I think I definitely am the lucky one here.xx

  3. Karin borgman on 17 August, 2014 at 21:14 said:

    Den är så otroligt vacker! Lyckliga Shirley! Men när jag läser vad du skriver förstår jag att hon är värd den!

  4. What a gorgeous quilt !! it’s a wonderful gift !
    Florence

  5. karenlogcabinquilter on 17 August, 2014 at 22:15 said:

    A beautiful quilt, Stina. Your style of color well chosen. The quilting design brings life to your applique.

  6. how special……….and I love the quilt……….and I am sure she will treasure this for years to come………..

  7. What a fabulous quilt and so nice to hear of a wonderful friendship!!

  8. Sooo beautiful – perfect gift for a valued friend :)

  9. Wow — you’re such a sweetheart Stina. That quilt is beautiful and I’m sure Shirley will love it!!!

  10. It’s absolutely stunning! I can’t imagine a more deserving recipient…Lucky Shirley!!!

  11. That quilt is beautiful. Would you be willing to sell me the pattern? Linda Olsen.

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