Thursday, September 10, 2009

Colour addiction

Making a patchwork quilt is like having children.

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I forget the tedium and the drudgery, and pretend to myself that it’s nothing but fun and satisfaction.

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But I always give in to the yearning to make another quilt. And then, when the last thread is fastened off, I say,  “Remind me NEVER to make another quilt.”

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But then autumn comes and the days for sitting outside get fewer and fewer and I think “Ooh, it would be nice to do a sewing project,” and I get out my fabric collection, and the joy of working with colour and fabric takes me over.

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Thankfully, the weather is still lovely enough to dismiss this kind of foolishness. Long may it last.

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1 comment:

Wendy said...

Dearest Sue,
I am loving the newest quilt,. It stuns my eyes and makes my mouth smile.