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Sunday, 13 February 2011

A Valentine's Surprise

You have to love it when someone arrives at your door and unexpectedly hands you a parcel wrapped in red tissue and tied in white satin ribbon. You have to love it even more when it turns out to be a heart - a quilted heart - made into a mug rug just for you. This sweet surprise was created by Mary Farrow Sinclair, whose work was displayed last fall at Fibre Arts Festival here in Amherst. (It's a funky heart so I shot it on a funky angle.)
Mary used a block designed by Jodi G. Warner which she saw used in a quilt entitled Puzzle Hearts, on the cover of the current issue of Quilter's World magazine. It's perfect for holding a cup of that thing which I love :)

Mary also brought with her some samples she is busily stitching for this year's Fibre Arts Festival in October, where she will be teaching a beginner Hardanger class. The piece she is working on is exquisite. I will post pictures here when she has the finishing touches added.

Thanks, Mary!

3 comments:

  1. Good old Timmy's I have one of those mugs too and that is a great little mug rug.
    Beautiful Canada quilts, congratulations on that.
    Nan in Vancouver

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  2. You just gotta love My Mom!
    Thanks, Karen, for this post!
    Can't wait for the Hardanger post!!!!!!!
    Julia in Montreal

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