Making Stuff Two Weekends Ago

AWOL, red and green quilt, snowan quilt, Pat's stuff 175Two weekends ago I wanted to just play and not make a big anything. Fannie had given me a heart out of candlewicking and I made a pin cushion out of it. She, also, gave me some very small red machine embroidered  pieces and I made a little red bell pull.   I had two pieces of  machine embroidery and I made two square pin cushions pillows. There was a piece of army green with some red and pink machine embroidered roses and I made Pat a covered journal with graph paper in it. That week at school I was on another potholder kick. I finished up all the old loops and made these. I gave them to friends at AWOL and then gave a few for door prizes. I’m so glad  that  20 years ago, Eleanor Peace Bailey gave me permission to play as I grew older. If I think about it, I’ve been playing for 62 plus years. HA!Stuff 1PotholdersAWOL, red and green quilt, snowan quilt, Pat's stuff 191


About Jim Gatling

Artist: primitive watercolors, colored pencil. Quilter: Original designs, Scrap quilts. Craftsman: Woodburning, Recycling Teacher: Retired MHS, SHCS K-12 Part Time. Collector: Antiques, Quilts, Glass, Buttons, Petit Point, Needlepoint, Hankies, Figural Perfume Bottles. Son, Father, Grandfather, Neighbor, Friend.
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