A Thank You & Big – Little Project

Good Monday Morning! It is so stormy here thundering rain, and lots of it :) It is a nice change of pace really. And I managed to get quite a bit done this morning, which is odd, usually I slow down when it is gray outside. . .

My Thank You is to Melissa and Jaimie. A few weeks ago, I casually asked if anyone had hand-me-downs that they would part with for Owen. I am happy to say that I have been blessed with a great supply of super cute clothes for my little man :) These piles represent about a third of what I received from these beautiful ladies, the rest are waiting for Owen’s legs to get a bit longer :) Thank you both! I am so thankful for and blessed by you both!

This is the cut pieces for my project. A friend asked if she could purchase 35 of my quilted bookmark after seeing it posted here. Get this – she is in the midst of planning a quilt themed retreat for her church ladies, next month! I wish we lived closer :) Each lady will receive a quilted bookmark at the end of the retreat. So the top row represents the yo-yo flowers, then below is the stem and front. I need to find a backing fabric today. . .if the rain lets up. So that’s what I’m working on! Getting everything cut and with interfacing is usually the most challenging so I am looking forward to smooth sewing all week.

Now to go see what you have been working on – Happy Monday!


By | 2017-02-06T09:19:14+00:00 September 22nd, 2008|My kids, Thankful, work in progress|7 Comments


  1. Kim September 22, 2008 at 12:40 pm - Reply

    Love the sharing of the clothes…kids are in and out of them so quickly at his age, makes sense to share. I have some of the fabric that you are using to make your bookmarks. It looks really pretty used this way…so until now I hadn’t thought to make a quilted bookmark, what can I say? LOL, love what you have created here. WOW! You have a lot of those to make for your friend.

  2. melissa s. September 22, 2008 at 2:39 pm - Reply

    you’re welcome! glad to pass the clothes on. i love the bookmark fabrics. and oh how i wish i could attend a quilt themed retreat. someday!

  3. Penny September 22, 2008 at 6:23 pm - Reply

    Congratulations on your order Amy! What a blessing your two friends are to send all those clothes! They are so generous!

  4. Dana September 22, 2008 at 6:59 pm - Reply

    hand-me-downs are the way to go. i don’t know what we would do without them.

    GREAT news on the order for the bookmarks. Your so creative!

  5. Tipper September 23, 2008 at 12:19 pm - Reply

    I love hand me downs-for me and the girls!

    Congrats on the book marks!

  6. Marrdy September 23, 2008 at 7:07 pm - Reply

    I love these colors! Can’t wait to see the finished product!

    Thank goodness for great friends with a supply of clothes! And how grateful we all are for their little boys growing out of them!

  7. april September 23, 2008 at 7:26 pm - Reply

    Your quilts are amazing!

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