...How much piecing a quilt's like living a life...
The Lord sends us the pieces, but we can cut 'em out
and put 'em together pretty much to suit ourselves...
-Eliza Calvert Hall, Aunt Jane of Kentucky
I started piecing this quilt four years ago, I think. I needed some bright spots, some lightness to my life. Some sunshine. Some open spaces.
Think I'll finish it these next two weeks. I think I'll sit under that apple tree in the sunshine and stitch the layers together. And I think I'll attach a special tag on the back with the above quote stitched to it.
There's so much on my heart this week. So much I want to say. But something isn't quite right so I delete it all and wander back to my basket of half-realized quilt.
Here's to pieces and the hope that they will one day come together...
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