16 thoughts on “For a friend…

  1. Grace May 18, 2016 / 11:31 am

    Those are gifted hands Lillian ~ Reminds me of my grandmother ~

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    • lillian May 18, 2016 / 12:27 pm

      Treasures from loved and loving hands 😊

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    • lillian May 18, 2016 / 12:27 pm

      I couldn’t do this for a thousand dollar bet. It’s a gift! And takes lots of patience!

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  2. Misky May 18, 2016 / 12:24 pm

    My mother is a quilter. She’s appreciate this lovely poem. >

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    • lillian May 18, 2016 / 12:28 pm

      Do share with her😊. Quilting is truly an art form filled with painstakingly patient love.

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  3. katiemiafrederick May 18, 2016 / 6:43 pm

    SMiLes.. mY
    friEnd.. i thInK
    that’s A ticKet
    for me too..
    A Quilter
    of Words
    and a BlankEt
    as wide as A
    UniVerse eYe..:)

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    • lillian May 18, 2016 / 7:36 pm

      …a blanket as wide as the universe…May I use that please for a future poem? I adore those words. So very happy to know you in this space, Katie.

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      • katiemiafrederick May 18, 2016 / 8:02 pm

        Of course
        My friend..
        In my Eyes
        None of
        My art
        Is copy
        Protected as
        When one
        Truly
        Goes to
        Earth Hell
        aLL
        BeComes
        Give and
        Share in heaven
        And I suppose
        ThaT iS
        God of
        Nature
        DArk
        ReaSon
        For
        Art
        Of
        HeLL..:)

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  4. AnnMarie Roselli-Kissack May 19, 2016 / 5:58 am

    Lillian
    as one who can’t sew a button on correctly, I appreciate the amazing art that is quilting
    a dear friend of mine, is a fabulous quilter and I know the painstaking, tedious and passionate process that is quilting – the art of the cloth
    you’ve stitched a lovely homage to your friend here
    am:)

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    • lillian May 19, 2016 / 6:59 am

      I tried quilting once. I could sew and in those days made many of my kids’ clothes. But I’m a lickety-split kind of gal and the patience needed and time needed to quilt – ugh! And you finally got all the pieces sewn together and then you had to back the whole thing, stuff it, and then you still had to sew the “pattern” into the entire thing. Nope — I ended up with lots of scraps of material I had for many years and finally tossed when we moved to Boston.

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