MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Spring pillow cover

Over the weekend I put the finishing touches on my spring-themed pillow cover.  Many of you might remember seeing this piece in progress on my blog earlier.  I thought, being that the first day of spring has arrived, that it was time to put it on display.  Now I have to get busy and do a summer cover.





Here's another in the series from my mother's autograph book; this one is dated July 17, 1938...

At first I thought it hard to see
What life was really meant to be.
Sometimes I thought it simply grand,
Again so hard to understand.
Then I happened to discover,
That all are out to kid each other,
and now since I have found that out,
I think I know what life's about.



15 comments:

  1. That's very pretty! I love the little robin in the corner.

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  2. Oooh your spring pillow is very pretty!

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  3. A beautiful cushion, with so much detail and I love the prairie point edging.

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  4. I could look at your spring cushion cover for ages, Mary Anne. There is so much intricate and beautiful detail. You are the queen of crazy patchwork!

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  5. The pillow is absolutely beautiful. After reading your post, I wondered how a Summer pillow would be different than a Spring one. Beaches? Summer Sun? Maybe a Ferris Wheel. I'm going to be interested in see your design.

    Happy Easter
    xx, Carol

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  6. Your Spring cushion cover is fabulous Mary Anne... such beautiful colours and stitches... lovely! Christine x

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  7. it is a beautiful cover have a very nice springtime

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  8. Beautiful finishing MA!!! Love the Prairie Points! This has to be one of my favorite pieces that you've done. But you know how much I love Spring!

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  9. Your spring pillow is gorgeous! Love it. Now, if only spring would arrive.......... :-O

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  10. Your spring pillow is over the top!
    The prairie points, wow, just the right touch.
    The robin is beautiful.

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  11. Your Spring pillow cover is very pretty! Sure wish the spring weather would appear! It's cold down here.

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  12. Oh that pillow is so delightful! I love all the delicate embroidery and SRE - GORGEOUS!!

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  13. Your pillow is just beautiful. Your embroidery is amazing.

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  14. What a stunningly gorgeous pillow cover! Beautiful, beautiful work!

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