Tuesday, August 7, 2012

scrappy quilt gift

I have a neat story to share with you all tonight:
We have a lady in our quilt group. Her name is Kay.
She makes scrappy quilts on her serger. She doesn't use her sewing machine except for binding. and her long arm for quilting. she has made hundreds of these quilts.  she has been with us a little over a year and I know that she has made15 scene then.  She had mentioned one night that she was reaching the end of her scrapes. I got to thinking about all the scraps that I have. Now those of you who know me,know that I will never use my them.  I went to the storage shed(yes everything is still in storage) and brought her one of the very large totes of scraps.  she was so excited.  Tonight at our monthly meeting during show and tell, She showed a lap size quilt made out of some of the scraps that I had given her.  After showing it to everyone, she brought it to me and said. "this is for you so that you will have a memory of all the quilts you have made.  I darn near burst into tears. It is wonderful. And I will use it well.

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