I started this quilt in the winter of 2006. My oldest daughter was pregnant and we planned for me to go to Savannah for the baby's birth. I knew I would be there for a week or so, and I wanted to have something I could do hand work on while I was there. I got the pattern out of Quilter's Newsletter and started cutting and appliqueing and piecing.
So as we watched a ton of TV I worked on this quilt. I hand quilted different things on each heart and the surrounding background. I let the patterns in the fabrics guide me.
Almost one year later I was with daughter number 2 waiting for the arrival of my number 2 grandson J and again I took this quilt with me to work on. Once again some stitching was done, but not much as there was lots of baby cuddling to do. When I came home, the quilt was put aside yet again.
The quilt has been done for almost a year now. It was my facebook profile picture for the longest time. Everyone who has seen it loves it and wants one. I just laugh at them. Then I found it had a job to do.
I guess that's why I loved this quilt so much. It is now a family treasure.
Here is the link to the Blogger's Quilt Festival at Amy's creative side. Check out all the great quilts.
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