Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Friday, April 28, 2017

a month of stitching::day 27::and the giveaway winner

 Do you remember Folkwear patterns?
 All the rage in the '70's, they are still available today.
You can see their website here.
 I made this little jacket for our daughter 
Lindsey in 1985, from pre-quilted fabric.
(She's almost 33 now!)
Today I'm creating my own pieced and quilted fabric 
to make a more modern version of the jacket
for a wee baby due in June 
in far away Sweden.

I love using a very old pattern, scraps of fabric from my stash
and pieced bits of batting leftovers.
Very satisfying.

There were four comments and several e-mailed
I randomly drew a name...

It will find it's way up and over the ridge here 
in Vermont to Katja
of Raven Hill Farm!
(be sure to read about their maple syrup!)

Congrats, Katja!
I know where to find you.
xo

PS Special birthday wishes to our Stewart,
who turns 35 today.
I really don't know how that happened.

2 comments:

  1. Congratulations Katja! I just love that little jacket, Karen, and I'm sure it will be darling with your own pieced and quilted fabric. Hope you'll share the finished jacket with us! xo

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    1. For sure, Judy, I will show you the whole jacket when it's done. It's so funny remembering when I made one for Lindsey all those years ago...

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