I am so pleased that you stopped here on the Quilters Meet and Greet Hop. I am new to this group this year, but so happy you are here.
Morning Glory Mosaic is the quilt I wanted to share with this group. I am so pleased with this newest quilt and love telling its story. Some of the backstory of the challenge and making the quilt is here. But, like many good things there is more.
My grandmother had morning glories like this at her house. She wasn’t a gardener but his was always gorgeous and I loved seeing them bloom when I was there. It reminds me of sitting under the sycamore trees on that beautiful street of row homes. It is not the kind of house that would appeal to me know, but because she lived there it was perfect.
For those of you new to this blog, I spend all of the year (part time) in Maine on an island off of Portland. Fog is one of my favorite things and this was the scene a few nights ago, returning from our date night. My hubby and I try to go once a week – it is one of the things that keeps us connected in a good way.
I recently got a small long-arm, I call her Tabitha, and you can read about her here. I try to share patterns and tutorials and am opening a shop this week so please do stop by. Some friends from a blog hoping 2017 are called Partners in Design and we are just completing our 3rd blog hop! I designed a star block, an acorn block and a stitches block. Also, I design all my quilts that I do for my Island Batik Ambassadorship (see Island Batik tab) – it is my personal challenge – and I love making things that I design.
A Month of Meet and Greet and Contest:
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Coming Upon the Blog:
9/4 Barn Quilt BOM Month 1
9/11 My Favorite Quilt Block Blog Hop
Color Block of the Month
September Island Batik Challenge
Tutorial on Converting Picture to Mosaic in EQ8
2019 Quilters Meet & Greet
Hi Kathleen! I can certainly see the inspiration of the Morning Glory in your mosaic piece. And, I just love your logo and that block! ~smile~ Roseanne
Thanks for the love and admiration! It is funny what the little things are that remind us of those who are gone – nail polish, morning glories and peach pie are 3 that always bring MumMum back to me.
You know I’ll be checking my mailbox with enthusiasm until those lovelies arrive! You live in a beautiful place, my friend! Love the story behind Morning Glory; it makes me smile.
I will mail tomorrow. I was hoping for someone else’s address today, but it hasn’t come so I am not waiting another moment! Thank you again for your compliments and support.
I love the mosaic block. I signed up to follow via email.
Thanks, Susan. I hope you find lots of things that interest you here. Let me know if there is anything you need to see/read about.
Amazing quilt, looks like some great tiles.
Thank you, Christi.
You’ve made a gorgeous mosaic quilt. I enjoyed learning more about you.
Thanks for visiting and I am glad you enjoyed it!.
Morning Glory Mosaic, I have always admired. Very beautiful quilt. Sounds like you live in a wonderful area (Maine) as well.
Thank you; I feel very fortunate to live here.
I loved seeing your mosaic quilt during the Island Batik hop. It is awesome.
Thank you! I wasn’t sure how different the audience was, so I wanted to share it again. I really love the way it turned out.
Love the morning glory.
Morning Glory Mosaic is lovely – great place to photograph it.
Thank you – it is a beautiful spot.
The mosaic piecing is a wonderful way to interpret all the tones in a morning glory blossom. I can picture where you live — we lived in Portland and then in Auburn for some years. (And my husband is a graduate of Bowdoin and Bangor Theological Seminary.) Nice to meet you!
This quilt does brings me joy and I am glad it does others. Nice to know you spent time here – its a beautiful part of the world.
Love your morning glory quilt- just beautiful!
I really love that mosaic quilt; I don’t remember if I told you that during the IB hop because August was rough and I didn’t keep up with blogs and comment as much as I like to. Your fog photo is lovely.
Thanks Emily! Sometimes it just is tough to get to everything. As you can see, I am a little behind but should be all caught up in a day or two. Then finishing a bunch of sewing will become very important.
I, too love fog and look forward to it returning this time of year. I live in the Willamette Valley, Oregon snuggled up to the coastal hills (of which we cannot see today because of fog <3. I am now following you via bloglovin. Glad to meet you!
Thanks for the follow! I have not made it that far up the west coast – do hope to one day as I hear it is gorgeous!
Happy to see you on the Meet and Greet, Kathleen! Thrilled to get another look at your mosaic quilt. LOVE it!!!
Thanks, its fun to be on the hop!
I love your Morning Glory Mosaic quilt, pretty colors, and beautiful story!
Thank you, Frederique!
LOVE your Quilt! & Picture of the fog too. I already follow you thru Bloglovin 🙂
Thanks for commenting and following! I love knowing that people enjoy my blogging and quilting.
I love morning glories and fog too, (instead of coastal fog I now get tullie fog) low to the ground fog. It was nice to learn about you and your journey,
That is a new work for me – tullie and glad you enjoyed my blog!
Greetings from a fellow Mainer!! The islands are beautiful, any time of year, although my favorite is fall. I just love the brilliant colors, which I tend to use in a lot of my quilting projects.
I am so sorry that this got lost in my email. I do go back just in cast this happens and I do remember seeing it. I do love fall and today as we drove towards Boston the change in leaves is happening – one of my very favorite things. Maine is such a big state – where are you?
Love seeing that quilt again, Kathleen. I love also what you said about your grandmother’s house, about it not being one you’d gravitate to today, but it was perfect then because she lived there. Takes me back to my grandma’s house on the farm…. Wow, cool pic of the fog!!!
I love that beautiful morning glory quilt and the beautiful photos of the morning glory and the fog.
Your mosaic quit is really cool and interesting. Thanks for sharing
Glad you enjoyed it and sharing is so much fun.