Monday, July 15

What's on the line?

There are dinosaurs "on the line" today!!!  This is a fun quilt that I made for my son, Devlin, when he was a little boy..........
 
I bought a set of sheets and used the flat top sheet to make a quilted comforter. I hand-quilted around each of the dinosaurs. The quilt was used on his bed for several years (1980's) until I made a black and red comforter when he was in Junior High. I kept the quilt and the matching sheets. Tucked it all away but then when our grandson, Jacob, came along, I got it out again. I put it on the bed in the room he would sleep in when he'd come for a visit. ............
That was when he was about seven years old. And then this past May, he turned 14 and sleeping with toys and dinosaurs wasn't so cool. Instead, he happily slept on the old couch in the basement family room. I decided it was time to put the dinosaur quilt away again. Took it out to the line and took that photo, then brought it in and washed and dryed it. And now it's tucked away once again........perhaps to await a great-grandchild! You never know!
In the meantime, I decided to take a quilt that was one my folks bought and put it on the bed.........
This is actually two twin quilts that are on the bed........one serves as the main bed cover and then I folded the other twin quilt over the pillow. They are store-bought quilts but are actually really well made. The room is still filled with toys and awaits any young kids that might come for a visit. I have some great-nieces and nephew that would love to play in this room!  It's such a cheerful room that sometimes I like to go in there just because the dolls, bears, and toys give me a smile. There are lots of memory-filled things in the room!

And now, I need to announce the winner of the summery fabrics.........and it is..........
Mary of Mary*on*Lake*Pulaski !!  Congrats, Mary!  I think I'll do another giveaway this weekend so pop back on Friday and see what it might be!
The weatherfolk are telling us that it's going to be hot, hot, hot this week. That's okay as long as storms stay away and there are no power outages. I've got plenty of sewing and other projects to do. Never ever bored! :-)
Have a good Monday!
Sandi

3 comments:

Beth said...

The dino quilt is so adorable. It looks so good on the bed surrounded by toys. Too bad those kids out grow all the cute stuff. The room looks very inviting with the quilt you used to replace the dinosaures.

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

All too cute and sweet!

Lillian Shriver @Split-Site PhD said...

My, I certainly believe that your parents are really proud of you for having a daughter that’s purely artistic, skillful and talented. Kudos to you! I really love the works you have posted on your site. The dinosaurs look so alive and adorable. Even my daughter adores it too and wants to have one for herself, too.

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