Friday, January 22, 2010

My Granny Quilt

Most of you have seen my ‘Granny Fan’ button on my side bar. My friend Valorie, from Life’s Little Garden often shows us her visits to her Granny’s house, and we have all fallen in love with her, and her love of quilting, but especially, her love of the Lord.

Granny has really been sewing up a storm in the past few months, but especially since she got her ‘new’ Singer 401A. Click HERE to see her in action!

The sewing machine in the following picture is her old Domestic machine. She had it for many years, and for a long time, had been making one quilt a week with it. She wore it out.                             granny button                                             This is her ‘new’ sewing machine (new in the 50’s). Since Valerie has started helping Granny sells her quilts, and since she got this machine, she has been making TWO quilts a week. I think that is fantastic for a 96 year old woman, don’t you? granny 021                                  Here is the quilt I bought from Granny. It arrived today, and it is WONDERFUL!  It is so soft, fluffy and warm! I know I will spend many an evening covered up with it in my chair (and sleeping!) Thank you so much Granny! I love it, and I will think of you each time I cover up with it. Granny Thrift store 2 004

Be blessed,

Michelle

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12 comments:

Julie said...

I LOVE your Granny Quilt!!! I am sure you can literally fill the love quilted into it!!
By the way I LOVE the new blog look!! I am going to go check the site and look at some of those layouts!
Have a great weekend!! Hugzzzzz

Hazel said...

This lady is amazing I love her blog .Your quilt is beautiful what a treasure to have .

Amelia said...

I also enjoy Valerie's posts about visiting Granny. Remarkable that she is in her 90's and still quilting at such a high speed.

The new layout is so cute.

Enjoy the weekend with your honey Louie.

Valerie said...

Oh Michelle, I am so glad that you got your quilt. And this post was so sweet. You are an angel. Thank you for being such a sweet friend to me. Thank you for blessing Granny by loving her enough to buy a quilt.

Bobbi said...

i LOVE that granny quilt!!! i have to get one! there stories touch my heart and always make me teary eyed. i love their relationship. great post!

StitchinByTheLake said...

It's beautiful Michelle, just like you and just like Granny! blessings, marlene

Kristie said...

I also read this blog! Granny is AMAZING! I'm glad that you are enjoying your quilt! It will always be a treasure for you! Imagine how happy that makes her.

Have a wonderful day!
Kristie

Gina said...

I hope I'm half as active as Granny when I'm her age. She puts me to shame.
Enjoy cuddling under that lovely quilt.

Love and hugs Gina xxx

jillquilts said...

Granny puts me to shame, too!! lol

Enjoy the quilt! It's gorgeous!

Libby said...

Good for you! That was one of my favorite "Granny" quilts! I know that you are enjoying it! She is a quilter's Hero for sure!
Libby

Candace said...

What a wonderful quilt and a wonderful lady. Wonderful amazing lady.

Marilyn said...

Hi. I caught up with you over at Amelia's blog. Your blog title is so similar in meaning to mine that I had to stop by. Lovely blog you have here.

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