"Whatever your hands find to do, verily do it with all your might" Ecclesiastes 9-10

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Spring is in the air...

She says ! WOW, we'd better prepare...




soon the tulips will colour our gardens...

This reminds me of a gorgeous quilt made by LUCY

some years ago...

Of course I fell in love with that quilt,

and Lucy had generously shared her pattern with me...

Now it's about time to finish it !

Still 3 more blocks to applique, then piece the whole top together ,

and choose a nice border...


And you know what ? I'm still even more in love with it !

;>)

Yesterday, our grandson Andrea (5 years old) was spending the afternoon with me

here's his own contribution...



13 comments:

  1. What a beautiful quilt it is going to be, Nadine!
    ...and what a special memory, sharing stitching time with your precious grandson!
    :)

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  2. I too have a couple of the tulip blocks made, your one going to be wonderful. I love the picture your grandson made, it would make a great label for the back of the quilt.

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  3. How gorgeous Nadine...love the little drawing...
    I love Tulips,,your quilt is going to be beautiful.
    Julia ♥

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  4. I love tulips..... also because they are very Dutch ofcourse.....
    Already this a quilt(not even finished...) with memories! And she´s a real beauty!
    Also love Andrea´s picture!! A real artist!
    Have a great day!

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  5. Yes Spring is definately in the air thank goodness... your quilt is going to look great so hurry up and finish it so we can see it ..lol....
    Karen

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  6. Your tulip blocks are bright and cheery. Your grandson is an artist - what a great interpretation from a 5 year old. I hope you post lots of photos of your garden tulips. They are one of my all time favourite flowers.

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  7. Hello Nadine,
    I found little sprouts of tulips in my garden - love those little red & yellow early kind!

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  8. Andréa a magnifiquement interprété
    cette belle tulipe comme sa Mamie. Et aujourd'hui sur la revue Quiltmania le quilt de Lucy est à l'honneur , on peut même le réaliser ces dames nous donnent le patron ! C'est vraiment un joli quilt pour annoncer le printemps ! Merci Nadine de nous montrer le tien . Amitié Mamifleur

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  9. This is certainly a beautiful quilt Nadine, I like the yellow sashing also, so pretty! Your grandsons picture is delightful, always put away those pictures with a date on them. I treasure the small drawings my children have given me over the years.

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  10. Wat een mooie bloemen! Dat wordt een fantastische quilt. En je kleinzoon kan erg goed tekenen! Hoe gaat het met je klosjes? Ik ben benieuwd!

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  11. Oh I love your tulip quilt! I loved Lucy's as well. I was afraid I couldn't make the flowers scrappy enough!

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  12. Wow Nadine! I love your version of the Tulip quilt! It is a fun block to sew hè. And the drawing is beautiful as well! Thanks for sharing

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Thanks a bunch for your comments, they just make my day !