Thursday, May 10, 2007

Graduation and

My oldest has graduated from Indiana University with an English writing degree. The ultimate irony was her red velvet cake writing was spelled wrong.

Now the hunt begins for a gainfully employable job, or for her to decide if she wants more schooling. Life is so good, but she's not one to make a snap decision so, we are praying for the right thing for her, whatever that is that makes her happy and some money.

Anyway, I'm still working on my pink and brown scr
ap quilt. It's a king size scrap quilt and I will be adding a border to be appliquéd next. I think my favorite quilts are those that mix appliqué and piecing in one quilt. I haven't done that many with that combination.

Also on my list of items to work on is a
blooming rose quilt that was a signature quilt in our group and we will be showing off the finished tops at our June party at Shirley's house. Quilt groups are great. There's so much support and encouragement in them. If you can find one with the right chemistry for you, it's a great thing.

Happy Quilting!


Vicki W said...

Thanks for visiting my blog today so that I could come visit yours! Congratulations to your daughter and I love, love, love that scrap quilt you are making.

Carol E. said...

What a great blog! I love your free spirit. Guess what, I think you have a rose-breasted gros beak in your yard. Check out this blog on the May 6 posting:

Esteemarlu said...

I just love this quilt.What pattern is it? It's so pretty. My style.

Leigh said...

"CongraTulation's" to your daughter!What a wonderful achievement. I wish her every success for the future :-)
Your scrap quilt is looking fabulous, I love the pink and brown together.
Combining appliqué and quilting is my favorite thing. Looking forward to the end result.

Betty said...

congrats on DD's graduation!!
How clsoe to Lexington are you?
my DD has her degree in English too!

Patti said...

I'm with you - I love piecing and applique together. It's especially effective with a nice nine patch like this one. Don't you just love the nine patch block!

Lilli said...

You must be so proud of your beautiful daughter :)

I'm loving the brown and pink quilt! Reminds me of strawberry and chocolate ice cream.

Butterfly said...

Hi. Thanks for visiting my blog :o) , glad you liked the pirates pillows. I think the world would be a better place if there where more "bad" girls, we are all too nice..

Congratualtions on your daughter's garduation, good work.

Last but not least, I love your pink and brown scrap quilt. Gives the feeling of late summer evenings...

Enjoy your weekend.

Deb Geyer said...

The pink and brown scrap quilt is great!


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