In this time of year to reflect on what we have to be thankful for...
I'm thankful that my mom taught me to sew, so long ago that I don't even remember learning. I'm thankful that creativity was valued and cultivated in my childhood. I'm thankful that my quilting is something that helps me find balance in my life. I'm thankful that my kids share my love of quilting. (Photo above: I took them to see my friend Mel Beach's Challenge Yourself lecture and trunk show and my daughter enjoyed the fact that Mel used the same fabric in her mini quilt that R had used on the back of her own quilt.) I'm thankful for the countless quilters and artists who inspire me, both at my guilds and online through blogs and Instagram. I'm thankful for the individuals in the online quilting community who I'm able to connect with through blogging and Instagram.
In a month that has been very hectic for me, I am thankful for those few minutes when I can sneak away to the sewing machine. I've made the smallest of progress on this project which I hope to finish in time to submit to QuiltCon.
Thank you for visiting!
tisha @ quiltytherapy
Good luck getting your project finished, hopefully this week gives you a few extra minutes.
Thanks, Tisha. We're hosting Thanksgiving dinner, but I anticipate some good sewing time over the weekend.
Such a lovely post Sarah. We have so much to be grateful for and it is nice to think about all we are blessed with. Have a fantastic Thanksgiving with your family.
Thanks, Bernie. I need to find a way to better focus on the good year round.
Wonderful things to be thankful for!
I agree! Thanks for visiting, Amber.
Yvonne @Quilting Jetgirl
And I'm thankful for blogs for connecting us all from great distances. Happy Thanksgiving and I hope you find more moments of sewing to finish your quilt in time.
Me too! I had three quilts (in progress) that I wanted to submit, but I've had to pick my favorite to focus on. Thank you for visiting, Yvonne.
Hot damn those are good points.
Thanks, Nicole! Sometimes my perfectionist nature pays off. ;-)
Anja @ Anja Quilts
Happy Thanksgiving. I, too, am very thankful. Can't wait to see your QuiltCon project.
Thank you, Anja. Well, thankfully I got it finished and submitted in time! I'm waiting to share it online for now. ;-)
yes, you have been blessed in many ways. Lucky you!! Me too!!
Thank you, Bo. I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving.
I am thinking there is a gratitude quilt in your future! I'm thankful for classroom parents who quilt!
Thank you, Cathy. That's a lovely idea for a quilt.