I had the gift of a lifetime! My sister bought a trunk full of quilt tops for $10 at an estate sale and gave them to me. These beautiful tops were pieced in the 1930s and 1940s. I just completed this Dutch Girl. It included 30 beautifully pieced 12″ squares on buff colored cotton sugar bags. I added borders to make it into a king-sized quilt for my son. Each square is different and meticulously pieced, a work of art.
Daddy took his hunting very seriously. This was a man’s sport, an entitlement. Real men hunted and fished. A man’s outdoor gear was a reflection of him. Daddy would have sooner worn lace panties than not follow the unwritten rules. His hunting gear was a necessity, not an extravagance like a dependable car, bills paid on time, and clothes for Continue reading