Category Archives: Quilting

Christmas Eve Quilts!

Every year on Christmas Eve, I prepare some sort of family heritage gift for the kids.  This year I worked on their Life Chronologies which need to be updated for the last 6 years.  I’ve simplified the process by creating … Continue reading

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A Matter of Bequeathal by Helen Mar Cook (1916-2015)

I have recently been introduced to the poetry of Helen Mar Cook.  Her son, David Cook, was our son, Aaron’s Mission President in Santiago, Chile.  Pres Cook has been sharing her poetry with me and with others and I have … Continue reading

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Farewells Underway

Today I went to my quilt group for the last time before we depart.  I love these women and I love our hours together each week, visiting, creating, lifting and sharing.  These are women of faith and goodness.  And they … Continue reading

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A Year of Quilts–38 Total Finished!

I’ve promised to post a gallery of the quilts I’ve finished since returning from our mission in Washington.  I think they total 38.  These quilts are all ages–some were started more than 20 years ago, some were started just before … Continue reading

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Friends and a Quilt Retreat at Sundance

I had a full week of quilting bliss with my good friends at Sundance.  We started on Tuesday and didn’t stop until the cows came home on Friday!  It was such a delight.  I’ve been stitching with this quilt group … Continue reading

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Around the Quilts I Go!

My favorite two weekends of the year revolve around General Conference, a time when Prophets and Apostles of Jesus Christ speak to us and instruct us for the times we are living in.  Our family tradition is to spend these … Continue reading

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How we used to find people

I have been sorting and organizing the piles in my sewing room.  In the last week I’ve uncovered about 20 years of quilting magazines that I could never bear throwing away.  I’m not a clutter-free sort of person, I’m a … Continue reading

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Dropping in on my Quilt Group

Every Wednesday my quilt group meets in Orem.  I’ve been stitching with these ladies for about 20 years or more.  I surprised them this week by dropping by while I was home.  It was delightful.  These ladies are some of … Continue reading

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Quilts in the Mission Home

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Adam’s Mission Tie Quilt made by Melinda King and Penny Stephenson

Here’s a really fun Mission Quilt  made by the wife of Adam’s Mission President, Melinda King.  My dear quilting friend, Penny Stephenson helped her put it all together.  It was a fun process to watch.  Melinda gathered ties from each … Continue reading

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