Quilt Treasure

imageI 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.

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HO! HO! HO! Deer Season Doesn’t Come But Once a Year

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