Not sure how the week has gone, but surely full with fresh motivations and goals here. It has been a busy week for me, mentally and physically! Lots writing, lots editing, lots sewing, lots press, lots cutting, lots moments to self and lots singing sounds when the afternoon time is awfully quiet by myself then mood swings down again around the time to leave the house to pick up S. Time to close the application forms and swing the mood back for a little peace.
Yesterday morning, my dear friend and I met for a cup of coffee then I talked a lot and she listened; talked lots possibilities and lots encouragement. It is always, almost a treat to myself to spend a few hours outside the house at this ups and down moments, gain new fresh air and fresh mind... after our coffee time, we headed to the local fabric store to pick up the sashing fabric for the quilt and I did not go crazy, indeed.
It was love in first sight when I saw the tiny blue rose print. It kept calling me after I walked around the store. It works so nicely with the nine-patch blocks; almost a little French blue and a little sweet country elegant to me. The blue rose print is soft and humble at the same time and this quilt is so about my dear friend E that I am making this quilt for! Generous, kind, humble and endless warmth each day, really!
There are various blue prints that really catch me and I am thinking to make a blue quilt for the summer and yes, more tiny blue rose print for the blue quilt that I am thinking, just simple squares, maybe just like this quilt, but smaller block size?? perhaps start with a mini quilt ? The quilt top is finished and ready to transfer into a cozy quilt. I am thinking... maybe I need to hand this quilt to her before we move away. It might cozy her up with this unusual cold winter season and a label for the back of this quilt is a must!
Having a new quilt in process made each day delight! Next quilt to start is S' quilt. She is quietly waiting for the special 10th quilt of hers. Another day full with accomplishments and it feels fulfilled indeed. This quilt makes me sing~