Friday, September 17, 2010

We have lift-off

Well, that is how I felt today after my lovely 19-year old GD came over and had a look at her cherry tree. (See previous post and I can't believe that it was posted that long ago!) 

She is thrilled, decided it should be a wall quilt, likely mounted on a studio canvas, and "I'll keep it forever." She agreed that her bed quilt could then have a kimono in the place she originally wanted the tree. She loved my selection of Japanese fabrics for it, and we are both happy.

The best part is this: she asked me to 1) make baby quilts in advance for the four kids she plans to have some day, and 2) make larger quilts in advance for them when they grow up. Don't you love the optimism! She made me feel at least ten years younger. Now I have to live long enough...

Btw, the picture is a pattern from Jukebox called "Shear Bliss." I have it, but haven't made it yet. After today, it might get pulled out of the drawer!

4 comments:

Twila Grace said...

I love that pattern and have never seen it before. It expresses such joy. I'm glad to hear that you are joyful too. Sounds like you have enough quilting projects lined up to keep you in front of your sewing machine without pause!

Exuberant Color said...

I was hoping you were OK and just busy that you hadn't posted for so long. I'm happy for you that you have a family member who wants lots of your quilts. I hope she gives you artistic freedom to make them too.

Margo in Maine said...

JOY ...FREEDOM....RELEASE...Love it!!

SueR said...

The picture says it all. Got your work cut out for you, with all the quilts you'll be making for your granddaughter!