The Hand Quilt Along and My One Monthly Goal

WaterMark_2018-10-28-20-46-25Honestly, I did not get much hand sewing/quilting done.  THe only thing I can truly take credit for is the binding on the back of this baby quilt.  I find the hand sewing on the back very relaxing.  It just so happens that this also Mo One monthly Goal Project. So to see all the fabulous project where people actually get stuff done, please visit all these lovely ladies who make way more progress than me on a regular basis.

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I did manage to complete my One Monthly Goal Project.  Not the best photo, but I like the quilt.  It came out pretty good.  Simple but cute.  My manfriends sister is having a baby, so this will go to her.  I am also working on a dinosaur quilt for her, since that is her watermark_2018-10-28-20-37-26-1-e1540775539573.jpgtheme.  I pieced the back.  This was my second time attempting this.  It was supposed to have an orange piece at the bottom also, ut that did not go as planned.  It is still OK, just a little odd, but tolerable.

So, what lesson did I learn this time????? WHen you are hand binding and it is raining outside, do not forget to put the doggy door in, because the Moka Monster likes to stand in the rain and get muddy.  Then she runs in, down to the family room and jumps on me with her muddy paws, which means watermark_2018-10-26-23-57-13.jpgshe just jumped all over the quilt I was binding.  The things that came out of my mouth. I will not repeat here.   So, yes it has been washed.

Kellie – This has been hard.  I thought it was supposed to get better with time.  Not so much.  For me the image of her laying in the casket is stuck in my head.  I constantly see it.  That is not how I want to think of her.

I have not dreamt of her.  I finally had a dream last night that I remembered.  We were living in my Old condo and it was burning down.  Have no idea what that is supposed to mean.  She was not there.

This was the one time I remember Kellie having short hair.  She had such beautiful long hair.  If I remember correctly, the dog on the right was stuck in her bag (by Mom) when she went on her honey moon.  It was her favorite.  Happy Sewing, Happy Quilting, Love the ones you are with.

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10 thoughts on “The Hand Quilt Along and My One Monthly Goal

  1. Hi Lori! I think Chela makes a fabulous suggestion. Writing in a journal about Kellie may just help you to get that casket image out of your head. You two had loads of fun over the years, and maybe writing out some of those fun times will help your mind to create a ‘movie’ to replay when needed. Congrats on finishing your October OMG. I am sure that your friend’s sister will love the quilt. That’s very kind of you to make two of them for her! {{Hugs}} a bunch for you. ~smile~ Roseanne

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  2. Every quilt needs a binding, and while some think them tedious, I enjoy that final finish time when I can really look at the quilt for one last time. The colors are so fresh, a lovely baby quilt! You hang in there friend, grief is a process and every round has a different time table. I do love the idea of journaling about your favorite times with Kellie to give you a new “movie” to replay. It may not be now, but soon you will have a little more breathing space, even if it is only an inch, and after that a little more, and one day you will feel strong enough to write, and after that, even enjoy writing down a few things. You are doing amazingly well, I think. XXOO

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