Longarm quilting and snippets of my life

I finished this king sized cross stitched quilt today, and my customer was thrilled. Her mom stitched the blocks while her dad was ill. She put them into this quilt and she’s going to give it to her mom when she’s moved into her assisted living home. Her mom is having a hard time sorting through and getting rid of a lifetime of memories. This will make her mom happy, and give her room a homey feeling. It felt really good to work on this, knowing that this was a family treasure. It’s not always about winning ribbons, or being recognized for what you do. To touch someones life and bring them joy is far more rewarding.  Anyway, here a few pictures. Crossed stitch quilt block and corner block 1 sashing back 1 back 2 I used Deby Levy’s method for doing the piano key border that was shown on MQResource. Thanks Deb for such a valuable tip.

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Comments on: "Cross stitch quilt- finished" (7)

  1. This is very beautiful. I love your quilting. Do you have a board for your crosshatch? I’m practicing that a lot. I’mi relatively new at longarmquilting and love it.

  2. You made this one into something really special!

  3. TeresaL said:

    Carie, it is lovely and what a treasure it will be for the mother.

  4. You did a wonderful job quilting this one, Carie. The quilting really complements the embroidery.

  5. cindy said:

    Wow amazing How the quilting really makes this a treasure.
    Great Job Sis!

  6. carie said:

    Thank you all for your kind comments.

  7. What a gorgeous finish!!!

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