Sep 21, 2009

Six, Seven, Eight & Nine - ish!


I am still the mad quilter, but finally got the computer set up in my studio thanks to my daughter, Molly. So now when I am about to quit for the night, I can perhaps visit some of your blogs as well as post some of what I have been doing.
Here is the Tulips with a new border on it. It needed something to fill the background a bit.

Next is "Mother in the Meadow" done in lavender as required.


"The Sailboat" is again a mother with her baby.

To take a break from the mother's and babies, I did "Pelicans" with babies of course.

And in progress......"Egrets". Mother and baby on a stroll.

So are you grasping a theme here? Yes, the commission is for all the labor and delivery rooms in a hospital. I have 20 more of these to do! Luckily they do not ALL have to be of
mothers and babies, just some of them.

I have to say this is very hard work. I am getting such great support from my dh, Bob.
He has taken over much of what I do each day and I think when this is over he will have a new respect for what we women handle on a day to day basis. That is always a good thing.

Well....I am taking a break tonight so I think I will close for now.
PS. None of these have their bindings on yet, but the first five do!

13 comments:

Linda Zimmerman said...

Stunning! Your work is beautiful......the hospital will be a warmer place for sure.

Exuberant Color said...

Wow that is a lot of pieces and they are coming along really well.

I'm curious how they are going to hang them. I donated quilts to our hospital and they refused them because they considered them a fire hazard. We came up with a solution to hang them in a metal frame with plexiglass on both sides of the quilt with spacers so the quilts were not squished.

Beena said...

Thanks for sharing these...they are all stunning pieces! I love the "Mother In the Meadow" and the mother with the baby and sailboat.

Libby Fife said...

Twenty more? Yikes! They are beautiful though and very delicate looking. Just perfectly serene for a maternity ward. Great results as always and I know you are working hard:)

Susan Turney said...

Beautiful work and a great project by the hospital!!! It looks like you're having fun!

Kay said...

The quality of these is as impressive as the quantity! Beautiful! I hope you're not totally burned out when you're finished.

Barbara Strobel Lardon said...

Thank you all....it means a lot to me to have your support through this project and to see you are enjoying what is being done.

Debra said...

Holey Moley! What beautiful work! I hope they are appreciating them greatly with the appropriate compensation. Your work is worth it!

hapsew said...

I just love your work. You are so talented! You have really been an inspiration to me.
Thanks!

Nellie's Needles said...

Whew!
Lovely!
Interesting subjects!
Whew!

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Loreen Leedy said...

Wow, the moms and hospital staff are going to love these. Hang in there, you‘re doing a wonderful job!

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