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Married 39 years, mother of 3 and grandmother of 5. I'm a seamstress and I've worked at a alteration shop for about 17 years. It's been real interesting working with women from 6 different nations. Jesus is the center of my live. He is my peace, my refudge, my beloved. My prayer is that the work of my hands, the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart are pleasing to Him.
Saturday, September 11, 2010

More from "Peanut's Garden"

Eliana, an adorable Rose.







I'm working on a Raspberry, Grape and an Acorn.

Yes, they are "For Sale."
Monday, September 6, 2010

Quilt Challenage

This is one of the quilts I did. It's a 1952 Styleline Deluxe Sheriff Patrol Car, which just happens to be my brothers car.
This year, the American Sewing Expo is having a quilt contest. This years theme: Classic American Automobile. I can not however enter this quilt, as it's to big.(45" x 35"). The entry can only be between 20" x 20" to 30" x 30".
I searched Google images and found a car that meant my challenge. I contacted the artist, John Hayes, for permission to use the image of his painting. To view Johns work, go to
Mind you, my quilts are not the traditional quilts. I use fabrics that best create what I'm trying to make. Take for instance my brothers quilt. The backseat of his car is corduroy. The steering wheel, his shoes, and hat visor are vinyl. The car is satin and the chrome is both silver lam'e and silver spandex. I used clear plastic for the windows and corduroy for the tires.
Well, my entry is almost ready. I just have to put the binding on and mail it out. The thing is, I wont even be able to see the quilt display, as I will be in Florida when the Sewing Expo is going on. There's a $2,000 grand prize. I can only hope, right?
I promise to post pictures after the contest is over, as it's a local contest and I don't know who the judges are and don't want to take any chances.