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

Monday, January 31, 2011


Indeed !

I purchased this wonderful pattern from Helen Stubbings (see my sidebar)
and started it last July 2010...
Today, I can happily report that my quilt top is ready for handquilting


Some close-ups...

This quilt is very special to me.
I pieced and embroidered it in a particular moment of my life,
and the little sayings were very meaningful...
No need to say I enjoyed each and every stitch.
I just can't wait basting it, tomorrow evening.

And then... on to the handquilting, yeppppppeee !

THANKS for your lovely encouragements,
enjoy your sewing, my friends !


  1. BEAUTIFUL!! I have just started to stitch on mine, so it will take some time to have mine finished. But I love those sayings :)

  2. Congratulations ! It is a very beautiful top !

  3. Then this beautiful quilt will be a treasure for life!! I love the colors you used...
    hugs, jolanda

  4. Stunning, stunning, stunning!!

  5. Very beautiful top. I love colors and blocks. Good luck for quilting.

  6. Sew beautiful! We all need those little reminders from time to time. Enjoy the journey. I know the destination will be fantastic.

  7. Bravoooooo, 't is een pracht van een quilt!

  8. Wow, what a beauty, Nadine!! I also bought the pattern and still didn't start it...... Just haven't found the time yet.....
    But when I see yours; what a gorgeous quilt and all those lovely sayings....!I'm sure I'll start it one of these days.....
    First another peek at yours!!! :))))
    Love, Ria. xxxxxxxx!

    I am so excited to see it finished, Nadine, this is a great accomplishment. I really love the colours you used and love the warmth that comes from your quilt. Very excited for you. I think the quilting will be very enjoyable as well.

  10. I am a fan of Helen Stubbins designs as well. Your quilt looks great!

  11. Hi Nadine. Your quilt is beautiful, congratulations on finishing it. That is one quilt that is on my list to also do one day in the far off future.

  12. J'avais manqué ce post ; Je suis heureuse de voir que tout va bien et quel super patchwork avec des broderies qui parlent si bien ! Dans ta chaumiére au coin du feu j'imagine ton plaisir de broder et monter tes blocs ... Félicitations Nadine . Toute mon amitié .

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  14. I have just found your blog and look forward to seeing more of your beautiful quilts!!!!

  15. beautiful stitcheries and beautiful patch, i update my english on your blog ! thanks for your nice help and advices !!! maya


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