Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Sorting Quilt Tops

Well it's been several days since my last post. I have been getting the house ready for Thanksgiving. The boys have been home from school since last Friday! School has been cancelled due to the weather. I just love having them home and spending time with them.

Here is a photo that I took of Donkey this morning while he was snoozing in the chair. He is not very active just lazy!!! :)

After doing some cleaning, I decided to sort through my million quilt tops! :) I wanted to measure each one, label it with the size and color backing needed for it. I also made a list of these to keep with me, just in case I find a good deal on backing. Anyway here is a photo of, I think 12 quilt tops! This is just one small box of them, I have somewhere around 70 quilt tops!! :(

I am sorting through them as I go because some of the tops are crib or small lap size quilts. All of those will be quilted and donated to the Pediatrics office were my sister works and given out on an as needed basis. Sandy, my guild president has offered to quilt them for me so we can get them finished and ready to be given out to the children. So if you read this, Sandy, Thank you so very much!!!

Not alot going on here on the Layne Farm tonight. Richard is already in bed, he is so sick with this cold/flu thing but, love his heart, he will not miss work because of it at all. Hunter is playing with his legos and Andrew has a friend staying over tonight and they are outside playing with his chickens!!! :) I think I am going to do a little more handquilting and head on to bed soon.


Yvette said...

I am sitting here with my mouth wide open looking at that stack of quilt tops. Next time my LQS has a sale on wide backing I will let you know. I was able to back a few quilts for less than $10 each.

Michelle said...

What a wonderful thing you and Sandy are doing. God will richly bless you for it.

Lurline's Place said...

Kristie, one of the best feelings is giving quilts for warmth and comfort to others, so good on you, Girlfriend! Hope Richard get well soon!
Hugs - Lurline!

Carla said...

Won't it be a wonderful feeling to have those tops quilted and given away to children who will love them? Sandy is a jewel and so are you! Hope Richard feels better real soon.

QuiltedSimple said...

Love the way Donkey sleeps - that's one very content cat. And your quilt tops - my gosh! What a great idea to donate them to those who need them! Hope Richard feels better soon!

Regina said...

Wow! That's a lot of quilt tops! So glad you have some help from Sandy - sounds like some of them will soon find loving homes!

I am not surprised, though - you always seem to have a dozen tops going at once!

Amelia said...

Lots of love is sewn in each of those quilts.

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving time. Eat and enjoy it.

Hazel said...

How sweet of you to think of those in need .It's hard sometimes to donate something we have worked on but just think ,some child will be wrapped in your quilts of love .Kind of gives you a warm fuzzy feeling doesn't it .

Anonymous said...

Wow. 70 Quilts! You're amazing.

Happy Thanksgiving.

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ELIN - "The quilt maiden" said...

I wish you a happy Thanksgiving! It's a pity we don't have this tradition in my country.

Cindy said...

Donkey is too funny! He's sooooo cute too :0) The way you whip off tops you should have ton of quilt tops :0) They are your treasure, I'm sure. Hope your hubby is feeling better. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving :0)

Guðrún said...

I hope Richard is better now.